Most Popular Adult Board Games
Which Are The Best Adults Board Games This Year?
Are you looking for the Best Adult Board Games for 2014? Then you have come to the right place!
Board games are not just for kids, in fact in this technology obsessed age board games are still widely played among groups of adults.
They are a great way to spend time with friends and family offline. Board games are not only great exercise for your brain but encourage communication, test your strategic skills and can be a great form of friendly competition.
Many adults enjoy spending time away from computers and other distractions playing games like scrabble and monopoly among others.
Of course nowadays you can play most of these games online against strangers and while this is also a good way to play nothing beats sitting around a table enjoying a drink or snacks and real human company.
Below are a selection of the best board games for adults, some are traditional games that you already know and some are new. Next time you are having people over, pull out a board game and get playing and you will soon realize that playing in person is so much more fun than playing online.
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TV and Movie Themed Board Games for Adults
TV and movie board games are a pretty new type of board game that have become popular in recent years, great games like
The Big Bang Theory party are a fun way to share a common interest with your friends and family and test your knowledge of your favorite shows and movies. Other great titles are Gossip Girl, A Game of Thrones and Dexter.
If you are a zombie fan then The Walking Dead board game is great fun. Play as either survivors or zombies and fight your way through Atlanta. Run out of supplies or be resourceful, if you fail you will become a walker but don't worry, you can still play and make it your mission to thwart the best efforts of your friends. If you like the Walking Dead, you will love this game!
Monopoly Board Games for Adults
Classic board games like Monopoly remain popular years after their first release. Monopoly now has lots of different versions available as well as themed sets like The Lord of the Rings monopoly. The basic game is still the same, play to buy property, build houses and hotels, earn money when people land on your property or when you pass go and be careful not to land yourself in jail.
The newer versions are just as fun as the traditional game but with some new twists like fortune cards that can make it more interesting to play. Monopoly can take hours to play though there is usually a quick version, for instance in Lord of the Rings monopoly the one ring moves one space around the board each turn and when it has gone the whole way around the game is over.
Word Board Games for Adults
Word games are possibly one of the most popular types of board games for adults, they are great fun to play and each time you play you are developing your skill in the game. They are challenging and if you find a good competitor you will enjoy the competitive nature of games like scrabble.
Most people will enjoy these types of word games and games like boggle and scrabble are great to play when family are visiting. Remember to keep a dictionary on hand for these games, there will always be that one player who comes up with words that no one has ever heard of and it's handy to be able to check how honest they are with a dictionary!
The History Of Board Games
Discover more about the board games we all know and love with some of the History Of Board Games!
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