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What are some of your favorite card/board games?

Asked by rockfan (8084points) 3 months ago from iPhone

I’ve getting into boardgames lately, and some of the ones I’ve really enjoyed are King of Tokyo, Dixit, Timeline, and Concepts.

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janbb's avatar

hearts is one of my favorite card games. We played it ad nauseum in college.

Zaku's avatar

GURPS tactical combat
Wooden Ships & Iron Men
Ramspeed (ancient galley combat)

longgone's avatar

Dixit is fun. My current favorites are

- Cathedral (a cool strategy game, you win by grabbing space on the board)

- Hive (insects with different powers, the goal is to capture your opponent’s bee)

- Hanabi (fun cooperative game, communicate well so you can win together)

- Chess (because it is good)

- Bohnanza (a weird card game, you’re trading beans to win)

- Ligretto (fast game of numbers)

ragingloli's avatar

Hmm…, Gwent?

anniereborn's avatar

The only words I just understood were Chess and Hearts.

filmfann's avatar

Monopoly, of course. Years ago I beat the Wisconsin state champion.
Whenever the family is together, we play a game of each.

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ragingloli's avatar

Strip Poker. With tampered cards.

seawulf575's avatar

Quarkle, Blokus, LRC (but only with lots of people) and I’ve always been a sucker for Trouble. Love that pop-o-matic.

NomoreY_A's avatar

Slap Jack and Trivial Pursuit. Never cared for Monotony.

SavoirFaire's avatar

I haven’t played many board games lately, but I used to enjoy Battleship and Clue. Fluxx and Apples to Apples are probably my favorite modern card games. If we’re talking about classic card games using a standard deck, I’m partial to gin rummy and a golf variant that seems to have been invented by one of my grandfathers.

rockfan's avatar

Personally, I think Monopoly is the worst board game ever. Repetitive and with absolutely no strategy. I think a lot of kids these days grow up to dislike boardgames because of their bad experiences with Monopoly and Game of Life

Darth_Algar's avatar

Chess. Pretty much just chess.

anniereborn's avatar

I like Boggle.

Axemusica's avatar

When I was a child we had this board game called Hero’s Quest & i absolutely loved it. Dunno if I’d ever play it again, but it was fun when I was younger. There’s a new Dark Souls (yes Dark Souls) board game that is brutally hard. I played it not to long ago & it was quite long to setup but fun nonetheless. You can never go wrong with Card Against Humanity, but only if people are willing to read it correctly in character as a opposed to just reading the answer cards. It give so much more to the humor when you play on the cards.

As for a more passionate portion of my answer….. When I was younger I was more interested in skateboarding, playing guitar, getting high & hanging with my buds. So, when I heard about people playing D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) I brushed it off and lame. Some time over the last year I found out that one of my friends I see at the club I play a lot was hosting (Dungeon Master) a game that happened every sunday. I asked him about it and long story short, I love D&D. I’ve been playing for over a year now & still learning. If you like role playing, excitement, fun & having a good laugh (we play in the back of the club, so we get a bit tipsy when we play) I highly suggest finding a DM (Dungeon Master) to take you under their wing.

Aethelwine's avatar

Cards Against Humanity

MrGrimm888's avatar

I play in Texas Hold ‘em games sometimes. Two tables, $20 buy in. I’ve probably broken even over the years.

I still play Risk when certain friends are around. We have played for money before. I won over $250 one time.

My friends and I play a drinking/card game called Asshole all the time.

Dutchess_III's avatar

Slap Jack! I was the queen of slap jack.

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filmfann's avatar

@rockfan To say there is no strategy in Monopoly means you don’t know a strategy.
Trust me, there are several effective strategies.

Dutchess_III's avatar

What is that one card game where you slap down a card and then slap a card that is one higher or one lower on it? Like, if you turn over a 9 you can slap a 10 or and 8 on it. The first person to get rid of all their cards wins. It’s a wild, wild game and boy was I fast and really good! Played that endlessly through out jr. high and high school.

Adagio's avatar

Cards: 500

Boardgames: I haven’t played for years but really enjoyed Trivial Pursuit. As a child I enjoyed Go to the Top of the Class, I guess Trivial Pursuit is the grown-ups version. My daughter and I really enjoyed playing Cluedo together, amongst other games.

Dutchess_III's avatar

War. That was the name of that game.

tedibear's avatar

Euchre, rummy, spades, hearts, Uno, Candyland, Clue, Trivial Pursuit, Pandemic, Elder Sign, Yatzhee, liar’s dice, backgammon and crazy eights.

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