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Can you name the board games from the second sentence of their Wikipedia article?

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The words are formed across and down in crossword fashion and must appear in a standard dictionary.
The playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice, and players win by removing all of their pieces from the board.
Its main distinctions from most board wargames are its negotiation phases and the absence of dice or other game elements that produce random effects.
It is named after ****, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police Service.
It is played on a large plastic mat that is spread on the floor or ground.
The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters.
It was invented by French film director Albert Lamorisse and originally released in 1957 as La Conquête du Monde ('The Conquest of the World') in France.
The objective of the 2-to-6-player game is to score points by uniquely naming objects within a set of categories, given an initial letter, within a time limit.
The game is noted for being rich in strategy despite its relatively simple rules.
The game is a modern and simplified variation of Halma.
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The X player usually goes first.[citation needed]
The modern game with pegs was invented in 1970 by Mordecai Meirowitz but resembles an earlier pencil and paper game called bulls and cows that may date back a century or more.
During the game, players take turns to remove a block from a tower and balance it on top, creating a taller and increasingly unstable structure as the game progresses.
The pieces fall straight down, occupying the next available space within the column.
Each player controls 40 pieces representing individual officers and soldiers in an army.
The game is named after the economic concept of ****, the domination of a market by a single entity.
There are 64 identical pieces called 'disks' (often spelled 'discs'), which are light on one side and dark on the other to correspond with the opponents in a game.
Players assume the roles of colonial governors on the island of **** during the age of Caribbean ascendancy.
**** players describe words from different categories to their team as quickly as possible.
**** was America's first popular parlor game.

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