About the SGOYT Aggregator

The SGOYT Aggregator combines all the entries of the monthly "Solitaire Games on Your Table" Geeklists from BGG into a single, searchable source for information about solitaire games, games with solo variants, cooperative games, and/or games that may be simply enjoyable by a single player regardless of the number of "characters" or "sides" to be played.

Using the XML API interface of BoardGameGeek, the data is refreshed regularly to keep the site up to date.

When you're looking for information about the solitaire suitability of a game, the SGOYT is a great place to start, but getting to that data for previous months can be a bit of a hassle. In many cases, the lists are sorted at the end of the month alphabetically, which eases the process. However some prefer the organic view of how the list evolved over the month. Since BGG does not presently allow the user to decide how they will see the contents of a given list, this tool will aid in that process. I hope.

With the SGOYT Aggregator, you'll be able to search for a game by title and see all the SGOYT entries created for it. These will be provided as links back to the actual entry on BGG, to view with proper images and formatting. However, statistics and more will be made available here.

NOTE: This is simply an aggregation of all the items listed on the SGOYT. A game appearing on this site should not be perceived as a recommendation or an endorsement of a particular title. In fact, I would say that majority of them I would not ever play due to personal beliefs. So accept this index as just that.

I hope you enjoy this tool and find it useful.

Thanks!
Kevin L. Kitchens
Ones Upon a Game

Recent Updates

May 23, 2017
  • Allow users to rate games in the context of the list by using <rating></rating> tags.
November 9, 2016 August 25, 2016 August 21, 2016
  • Updated Game records with meta data from the BGG XMLAPI.
  • Display game thumbnail when available.
  • Added Game Meta Data page off the game detail page to display the following information: Subdomain, Category, Designer, Family, Publisher, Artist, Mechanic, Minimum and Maximum Players, Playtime.
  • Click a meta data link to display all the games on the SGOYT sharing that same meta value. These are sorted by alpha and unique counts in separate columns.
August 17, 2016
  • Renamed "Commented Entries" to "<summary> Entries" on Geeklist Stats block
  • Added "<summary> Entries" count to user and game pages.
  • Added "Top 20 <summary>" for Users on Leaders page to recognize those actively using the summary feature.
June 1, 2016
  • Added User Name search to the front page.
  • Geeklist page now shows date of last refresh from BGG.
  • Geeklist page now shows number of commented entries (using summary tags).
May 26, 2016
  • Added View of the Top 10 Games for the previous year at a glance: SGOYT Top 10 Games Each Month (Last 12 Months)
  • Added semi-monthly refresh of the past four months of geeklist to capture any edits of summary tags after they are closed.
May 16, 2016
  • Added some more stats to each detail page and moved over the stats box.
  • Added stats and counts to the yearly totals page.
  • Added new leader boards for Top Actual Entries (Geeklists) and Most Users Posting (Games).
April 21, 2016
  • Added Index jump to the geeklist entries detail view to enable navigation to games by starting letter. Plan to expand to other pages as needed.
  • Added Changes list to the front page.
April 8, 2016
  • Added leaders page to show top 100 games and users for a given year.
April 1, 2016
  • Added ability to view all games for a range of publication years.
March 15, 2016
  • Layout alteration to improve appearance on mobile devices.
March 8, 2016
  • Highlight games that are Top 20 now and were Top 20 a year ago.
  • Note the top 10 on each of the drilldown pages, ie. top 10 games and users of a given month.
  • Include all in the top "x" lists that have the same value as the 10th item (so no one is left out).
March 8, 2016
  • Added leaderboard for most recent active users and hot list for one year ago.
March 7, 2016
  • Added sister site for the Wargames on Your Table geeklist project at http://wgoyt.onesuponagame.com
  • Fixed problem with international characters in game names and reloaded all the lists over the weekend.
March 4, 2016
  • Initial release of the SGOYT Geeklist Aggregator