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

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The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters.
The X player usually goes first.[citation needed]
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 played on a large plastic mat that is spread on the floor or ground.
The game is a modern and simplified variation of Halma.
The game is noted for being rich in strategy despite its relatively simple rules.
Players assume the roles of colonial governors on the island of **** during the age of Caribbean ascendancy.
**** was America's first popular parlor game.
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.
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.
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The game is named after the economic concept of ****, the domination of a market by a single entity.
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.
It is named after ****, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police Service.
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 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.
**** players describe words from different categories to their team as quickly as possible.
Each player controls 40 pieces representing individual officers and soldiers in an army.
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.
The pieces fall straight down, occupying the next available space within the column.

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