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As people have said before "unplayable" may be too far, but the thread is "least playable." And I think we can agree there is a spectrum there. A game that's missing key rules is less playable than one that's complete.I'm pretty sure the topic is supposed to be games that are somewhat objectively unplayable, not games that are unplayable by the original poster. Otherwise it's just a topic about what games did people give up on.
I don't believe in unplayable games. Provided the thing is a game by some measure, someone can play it. You might not like it, and you may fail to learn to play it, but that says something about you, not the game.
But to me, for something to make it on the "least playable" list, it's not enough that I can't find the value or whatever. Trying to learn all the rules for Burning Wheel overwhelmed me - but I wouldn't nominate it as one of the least playable. Plenty of people play it. It's just not for me.
But some of the games mentioned in this thread, due to missing chunks or extreme complexity, those are going to have low playability for a lot of people.