Well well well, you’re home with your family, or small Covid-19 safe pod and impossbily have cleaned out the Netflix catalog of tv shows and films. What are you to do? Don’t worry we’ve scoured the internet, and our game closet to figure out what the best board games are to play at home.
You’ll need approximately 5-9 players for this game to really get the most of it, but we can’t recommend Werewolf enough. If you like social deduction games, you have to have this game. The game also plays really quick, so if you don’t like your character, you get to be someone else a few minutes later. Many people also appreciate that it’s easy to understand so younger kids can play too. With all of us at home games that are active and include a variety of ages are key. Check out One Night Ultimate Werewolf for your collection. It is currently on sale at Amazon, and if you shop on Amazon Smile it is the same price but a portion of proceeds go to charity.
A great game that is full of laughs is Hedbandz. You wear a head band and have to guess the picture on your head as others describe it for you. This is designed for some serious gaffs which makes for a night full of laughter. Also available via Amazon Smile which lets you choose a charity for donation off of every purchase.
We can’t have a board game list without Catan. Possibly the most addictive board game of all time, you might find yourself going down YouTube rabbit holes as you search for better strategies. This is a game that leaves you wanting to comeback again and again to reap your world building rewards. The strategy is simple: collect resource cards (sheep, brick, stone, straw, and lumber) in order to build settlements, expand roads, and eventually build cities. Resources can be traded with other players and rewards can be claimed (longest road, largest ‘army’) and as you work your way through the process of developing the land, the first player to reach ten points wins. The game is easy to pick up and the rules are straightforward.
Have you heard of Llama’s Unleashed? It’s a great card game from the creators of Unstable Unicorns. Llamas Unleashed includes 135 brand new cards starring agriculture’s lankiest and most lovable livestock. But Llamas aren’t the only new kid on the block, Goats, Rams, and Alpacas also run rampant in this witty and whimsical barnyard-themed card game. The goal of Llamas Unleashed is to be the first person to collect seven Llamas, Goats, Alpacas, or Rams in your Farm. Snag one on Amazon Smile now.