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Spotlight On: Word Frequency Analysis on BGG

Here’s a thread on the ‘geek that analyzes how often players use specific gaming terms in relation to a game.  As  data geek by career, I find this type of analysis to be an interesting way to find games that fit a certain style.

http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/181312/word-frequency-most-fiddly-games-and-much-more/page/1

For instance, the word ‘fun’ appears in 269 out of 487 comments for the game Terror in Meeple City.   Does this mean that Terror in Meeple City is the most fun game?  Maybe.

I won’t recap all of the details here, but it’s worth a read if you are into this type of thing.

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