Check out our list of the top 10 best board games of all time. There are some boards games that you just have to own. We have put together a list of the top 10 best board games, which include classics that we know everybody would love to play. These games are the best ever made, they are culture-defining, nostalgic go-to’s that always deliver a great game night.
No. 1 – Risk
Feel what it’s like to rule the world in a game of Risk. In this game, a map of the world is spread out on the game board, and all of the continents are broken up into territories. The end goal is for one player to conquer all 42 territories and eliminate the other players along the way. But first, a little diplomacy is required to get there. Make alliances (and then break alliances) as you slowly start to conquer more territory, but be cautious—if you’re willing to break an alliance, then you know your opponents will be, too.
No. 2 – Catan
Welcome to the beautiful, resource-rich island of Catan. In this award-winning game, you and your fellow players are settlers on the island working to build up your settlements and cities. Different parts of the island provide different resources and you will have to barter and trade with your opponents to get what you need.
No. 3 – Monopoly
The first official Monopoly game hit the market in 1935, and this game of buying property has been creating real estate titans ever since. The board game requires risk and luck, as players buy and trade properties and try to not get thrown in jail. If you have the funds, players are allowed to buy available properties. You can then make income during the game by charging the other players’ rent if they land on any of the spaces that you own.
No. 4 – Pandemic
Pandemic is a cooperative board game, based on the premise that four diseases have broken out in the world, each threatening to wipe out a region. The game accommodates two to four players, each playing one of seven possible specialists: dispatcher, medic, scientist, researcher, operations expert, Contingency Planner, or quarantine specialist. Through the combined effort of all the players, the goal is to discover all four cures before any of several game-losing conditions are reached.
No. 5 – Ticket to ride
All aboard! The stakes are high in this game to see who can visit the most cities in North America in just seven days. In Ticket to Ride, players lay claim to railroads across the United States and Canada and compete to connect the most cities with their trains. The player with the most points wins. You have a ticket to ride, so where will your journey take you?
No. 6 – Carcassonne
Watch fields, roads, and cities rapidly expand in the Medieval-themed game Carcassonne. Players take turns placing one of the game tiles in an attempt to build up their land. With every turn, you’ll have to decide if it’s worth it to place a tile that adds to your property, or if you’d rather strategically place a tile that messes up your opponent’s plans.
No. 7 – Clue/Cluedo
Clue is a suspenseful murder mystery game that turns everyone into a detective. There’s been a murder in the Boddy Mansion and it’s up to you to find the culprit. There are only six suspects and you are one of them.
No. 8 – Battleship
In this two-person game of strategy, players secretly arrange their ships on a lettered and numbered 10×10 grid and then try to locate and destroy their opponent’s fleet. There are two grids for each player. One grid is used for placing your own vessels and tracking hits made against you, while the second grid is for marking the hits targeted at your opponent. Take turns firing shots by calling out one of the grid’s plot points
No. 9 – Stratego
Stratego is like a Napoleonic version of capture the flag. In this two-person game of military moves, players arrange all 40 of their game pieces in whatever order they choose. There are 12 different kinds of pieces, and each plays a different role that needs to be considered during setup. Once all of the pieces have been arranged, game play commences as you make your way into enemy territory in an effort to locate your opponent’s flag. Tread carefully—there are bombs planted to throw you off track and spies doing recon for the enemy.
No. 10 – Trivial Pursuit
Put your knowledge to the test with the classic game of Trivial Pursuit. There are more than 2,000 questions covering sports & leisure, science & nature, art & culture, geography, entertainment, and history in this ultimate game of trivia. Players travel around the wheel-shaped game board and answer questions from the different categories.
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