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Even good games can have bad names.

-If you wonder "What were they thinking when they produced this..."
-You're embarrased to introduce the game to friends/family...
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-If you have an obviously better choice for game's title...

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1. Board Game: Love Letter: Batman [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:547]
Board Game: Love Letter: Batman
Robert Z
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My buddies were understandably hesitant when I told them to come over and play Love Letter. It seems just as goofy to leave Love Letter it in the title with Batman.
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2. Board Game: DVONN [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:456] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
Board Game: DVONN
Robert Z
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Good luck finding this one if you're unsure how it's spelled. I still remember the confused look when I asked a shopkeeper if they carried it.

...the 2nd 'N' is silent
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3. Board Game: Zombie in my Pocket [Average Rating:5.82 Overall Rank:7687]
Board Game: Zombie in my Pocket
Robert Z
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This box did NOT fit in a pocket...
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4. Board Game: Onirim [Average Rating:6.67 Overall Rank:1145]
Board Game: Onirim
Robert Z
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I suppose the art work required an equally odd/spooky name.
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5. Board Game: Joe Name It [Average Rating:5.34 Overall Rank:17923]
Board Game: Joe Name It
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This seems more like a name they were sitting on than a fit for the gameplay. I imagine there are a number of games that belong on this list where the name came first and a game was slapped together.
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6. Board Game: Wypas [Average Rating:4.45 Overall Rank:18797]
Board Game: Wypas
Michael Debije
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Eindhoven
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Didn't work so well in English.
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7. Board Game: Push Fight [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:5941]
Board Game: Push Fight
Chris Bailey
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Broomfield
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Super cool game with a name that describes the mechanics but really doesn't sound very good.
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8. Board Game: Frog Juice [Average Rating:5.54 Overall Rank:17221]
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That's just, um, pee, right? I mean every frog or toad I picked up as a kid -- which was A LOT of frogs and toads since we lived on a lake and the lot next door was basically a swamp -- peed on me immediately. So that's what I associate with this game.
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9. Board Game: Look at the Schmuck on that Camel [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
Board Game: Look at the Schmuck on that Camel
Joseph Betz
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I always thought this to be an odd name.
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10. Board Game: The Game [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:997]
Board Game: The Game
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The Game isn't exactly imaginative...
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11. Board Game: Imperial Settlers [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:198] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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A great game with wonderful art, it's a shame the name makes it sound like a spin-off of Catan.
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12. Board Game: Spectaculum [Average Rating:6.41 Overall Rank:3780]
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Portland
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It's very hard not to think of that implement that's used when.....
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13. Video Game: Um Jammer Lammy [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:3965]
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There are a lot of video games with unintended rude names -- so I'll skip those -- but this one sounded like no one was trying at all, like it was late on a Friday and the dev team was completely tapped out.

As opposed to trying too hard, like these Monday morning five-cups-of-coffee names.

Super James Pond 2: Codename: Robocod

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and Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People - Episode 4: Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective.

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14. Video Game: Hnefatafl [Average Rating:8.33 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.33 Unranked]
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Those norse people are strange. Hne... Hnefathaffm... what? Try to google that without looking up.
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15. Board Game: Shit! [Average Rating:5.45 Overall Rank:16724]
Board Game: Shit!
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Seems to be an Uno variant with a swear word as the name for no apparent reason.
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16. Board Game: Cape Horn [Average Rating:6.01 Overall Rank:5991]
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I'll let this guy explain this one... whistle

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17. Board Game: Devil Bunny Needs a Ham [Average Rating:5.40 Overall Rank:18845]
Board Game: Devil Bunny Needs a Ham
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What a completely weird title. But I must admit that the weird factor is actually what made me give this one a second look.

The sequel has a pretty odd title too:
Devil Bunny Hates the Earth
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18. Board Game: Cleopatra's Caboose [Average Rating:5.50 Overall Rank:16157]
Board Game: Cleopatra's Caboose
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This is the one that always comes to mind for me.

I mean, who doesn't want to take a turn with Cleopatra's Caboose?
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19. Board Game: Quartermaster General: Victory or Death – The Peloponnesian War [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:2888]
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So I understand that it's the spiritual successor of Quartermaster General and that you want a game's name to describe what you're getting but....
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