Games that I can always get to the table.
I have a lot of amazing games that are epic and huge and worth every minute of play. Often, though, these games don't get to the table so readily due to their weight, setup time, long play time or something else. I wouldn't sell them because I love them, but there are several games that I can get to the table all the time. This is my list:
#Terraforming Mars: Easy setup, good depth, and the rules are so easy I never have to spend time checking the rule book. Plus the space theme.
#Escape: The Curse of the Temple: Super fast play time, but intense and thematic. Also very easy to teach so it's great for family occasions. Tons of fun. #5-Minute Dungeon is grouped into this one as well.
#Twilight Struggle: I think I'm just a masochist because this game causes so much stress while I'm playing, but for some reason this always gets to the table. Probably because it's challenging but the rules are simple.
#Ethnos: Quick-ish play time with good depth and I always have fun. The random selection of factions leads to enough variability that I don't get bored with this one.
#Mint Works: This one is just a great game for backpacking, so it gets played A LOT. Enough strategy to be engaged and quick enough that I'm not too tired to play it (usually).
LAST BUT NOT AT ALL LEAST!
#X-ODUS: Rise of the Corruption: This is simply my favorite game (hence part of my username). It feels epic, and probably would be one of those games that doesn't get played much, but I LOVE this game, so it gets to the table often. Usually after one play, I want to turn around and play it again immediately.
Would love to hear yours!