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Jules2011 · 25/11/2020 21:31

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good board game for a pre teen and a just teen. We have:
Trival Pursuit
Escape from Atlantis
Game of Life

So looking for some others to play at Christmas, ideally not too likely to cause an argument 😂

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MagicMatilda · 26/11/2020 06:06

Don’t panic...can get a bit loud and shouty but great fun!

MyGhastIsFlabbered · 26/11/2020 06:09

There's a family version of cards against humanity which is very popular round here

Seriouslymole · 27/11/2020 13:50

I'm getting Taskmaster for us for Christmas this year. I hope it's good - I have heard good things about it.

Mylifeisboring · 27/11/2020 14:09

We like Logo here, good for a range of ages.

silverbubbles · 27/11/2020 14:11

labrynth is really good.

silverbubbles · 27/11/2020 14:12

also pictureka is great

Aroundtheworldin80moves · 27/11/2020 14:12

Scotland yard

mklanch · 27/11/2020 14:29


There's a family version of cards against humanity which is very popular round here

totally agree...i love this game....simple but very fun and people of all ages can play. also uno is great
BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz · 27/11/2020 14:30


AgentProvocateur · 27/11/2020 14:31


PlanDeRaccordement · 27/11/2020 14:32

Castles Mad King Ludwig
Tiny Towns

Bells3032 · 27/11/2020 14:36

Settlers of Catan
7 wonders

LemonGreen · 27/11/2020 18:07

Settlers of Catan
My Little Scythe (includes miniatures that they can paint)

user1493413286 · 27/11/2020 18:07

Logo and 5 second game go down well with ours

user1493413286 · 27/11/2020 18:08

5 second rule it’s called

GreyishDays · 27/11/2020 18:09

Ticket to ride has been popular here.

Carouselfish · 27/11/2020 18:10

Old school ones we like

The Garden Game
Sherlock Holmes

JauntyMcGinty · 27/11/2020 18:16

Monopoly Deal. Much more fun than the original board game.
My DD telling me we should play Among Us at Christmas.

MyGhastIsFlabbered · 28/11/2020 14:31

@JauntyMcGinty I have had to ban Among Us here but it still doesn't stop DS2 talking about it non-stop Hmm

Jules2011 · 29/11/2020 10:17

Thanks everyone!

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JiltedJohnsJulie · 29/11/2020 18:57

Why've you had to ban Among Us MyGhast?

footchewer · 03/12/2020 10:41

Ticket to Ride seems good (just learning it with DCs at the moment)

Seconded re Carcassonne - long term fan here.

Forbidden Island also good (a co-operative game where you all either win or all lose)

The family version of Cards Against Humanity is called Apples to Apples and is more fun than the toilet-humour one IMO.

Onitama is also nice - a bit like mini-chess that takes much less time.

FWIW quite a lot of these can be tried out on Chromebook / iPad first - check out Asmodee Digital games on the app stores. HTH

CuteOrangeElephant · 03/12/2020 10:45

Ticket to Ride
Settlers of Catan
Machi Koro is also really fun and quite easy to understand

XelaM · 11/12/2020 20:57


bendmeoverbackwards · 17/12/2020 12:42

Set card game

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