Board games. The only “sport” that won’t have you move a muscle. But whatever it is, no one can deny that board games are the solution to a lazy, boring evening. They are addictively fun and Interactive. Which is why today we are going to introduce to you a few known and a few lesser known board games that are going to add heaps of friendly competition and drama between you and your family and friends.
Ludo is one board game is has been popularized recently by Facebook. However, this less than popular is immensely famous and the go-to board game in South Asian countries for the longest time.
Ludo, played among 2-4 people, involves a dice and a lot of luck. Each player has a total of 4 tokens which they must race to finish before the opponent’s token beats them to it. Each are on their own and fighting to the finish line. The throw of the die and how to choose to progress in each of your turn decides your Ludo fate. The player to secure all 4 of their token before anyone else.. . wins! There’s a race to the end line, lots of competition and very calculative moves involved. Think you are up for it?
Ah yes, the good ol’ classic monopoly. Nothing says family drama and an overflow of emotions quite like a go at a monopoly game. Played with 2 double-sided dice with as many as 4 people at once. Monopoly, unlike most generic board games, doesn’t really have a finishing point or end. The person to go bankrupt first is the cue to end the game and pick out the winner based on their assets. But apart from its notorious reputation of tearing families apart, this board game is however a very good lesson on finance, spending and of course, trust. Watch out with this game!
Serial Killer Trivia Game
Okay, this is a personal favorite. Every one of us loves to play cop, but for those who like to think and play like a cold-blooded killer, you have the Serial Killer Trivia Game! This game is played by up to 5 players (or serial killers) where each killer plays a range of trivia cards and scenarios. The player with the most “victim” tokens on their platter wins! It a must-play board game for people who are fascinated by and take interest in learning about serial killers and their crimes. How high is your body count?
Mint Works is literally a board game played out of a mint box! Compact and tiny enough for you to store in your pocket and play anywhere you want with up to 4 players. It involves cards and 30 “mint” tokens among many other things. Each player has a limited amount of Mint Tokens, which represent their workers. The game is over when winner earns 7 points. Lighthearted, easy, fun and play-anywhere-anytime sort of game that you could enjoy with your friends or family on the go!
Chess, although very well-known and a common board game, isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. If you are a true intellect who love to indulge in working your brain and mind, then there not a better board game than chess. Played between 2 players only, each player takes turns into forwarding their army and utilizing their special roles to establish the final move, checkmate. Chess tests you sportsmanship along with your ability to detect the slightest changes, strategy and even read minds. A game for smart, patient and intelligent, only.