There’s nothing better than getting a group of friends together and enjoying a good meal, a few drinks and some games. These days, the number of board games has exploded. You have so many choices from classics like backgammon and Jenga or some of the new ones that are taking the market by storm. Here’s a list of our favorite board games for adults that are sure to delight your guests and create the perfect night for everyone!
Backgammon is perhaps the oldest board game in the world. It dates back over 5,000 years where archaeologists have discovered ancient boards. This two-player game involves using two dice and moving fifteen pieces between twenty-four triangles. It’s a combination of skill and luck and players most enjoy its balance of pace and challenge. Check out our beautiful luxury backgammon sets so you can have an amazing board to play on.
Most people don’t realize that monopoly was actually intended as an educational tool for people to understand that problems of monopolies in economies. Since launching nearly 100 years ago, people have loved the game for the combination of skills and real-life skills needed in dominating the board. It both tickles our love of nostalgia and with its hundreds of different editions, it’s sure to be a game night favorite.
Let’s go old school. Put down the phones and try out this word classic board game for adults. Don’t worry, Scrabble isn’t a game just for word nerds. It’s about those who know how to deploy the right combination of letters and bonuses to create the best leads possible. Scrabble also tests your ability to bluff. Think you can trick your friends into thinking some random combination of letters is a word?
4) Settlers of Catan
A few years ago, there was a revival in board games for adults in Europe. Settlers of Catan has dominated this revival for a variety of reasons. It’s based on a simple premise—build a settlement on an island that is complete with resources along the way of developing your society. With an ever-changing board, the game is full of endless exciting twists. Best of all, there’s no real skill-gap between experienced and newbie players with most people being able to pick up the rules after watching the short tutorial provided by the game’s creators.
Sometimes the best games are the most simple ones. Tic-Tac-Toe is the old favorite. Everybody knows how to play and games last only minutes. It’s great for groups of large parties where you might tie it into other challenges and twists. For example, many people do a Tic-Tac-Toe bartending hybrid board game for adults where the winner of a certain number of games gets to decide the next cocktail of choice. It’s definitely a great way to spice up an old classic.
The Best Board Games for Adults
More and more people are spicing up their dinner parties and other gatherings with exciting games. With these fantastic board games for adults, you’ll be sure to have an amazing evening. Check out our collection of luxury backgammon, tic-tac-toe boards and more. We have a collection of luxury board game products that are both fun and visually stunning making them the perfect addition to your home.