Games that are good for almost all ages, and therefore suitable for play by members of a family.

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Interesting boardgames to play with children. [closed]

I have two children aged 8 and 6 and they like to play board games. Some of the ones they have are for very young children and boring for an adult to play. Are there any suggestions for games that ...
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Baby shower games [closed]

This question is more of a wiki about what games would be fun to play at a baby shower. My wife is throwing one and the games are fairly boring. I was hoping I could help think of at least one, ...
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Sorry! Move past safety zone or forfeit turn?

In Sorry, if you are 7 spaces away from your Home and you draw a 12 (and your other pawns are in Start or Home), do you have to move past your safety zone like you're going around the board a second ...
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starting player in Tzolk'in?

The rules of the board game Tzolk'in state (page 4, bottom left): "Give the Starting Player Marker to the player who most recently sacrificed something. In case of a tie, give the Starting Player ...
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What are some interesting starter games for a very young child? [closed]

I'm interested in playing some games with our very young (16 months) son. I think he's a little young for most things yet - I'm familiar with Old Maid, Dominoes, and similar games that involve a ...
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Online Rules for Primordial Soup: Freshly Spiced

Are detailed rules for the extension Primordial Soup: Freshly Spiced available online? All I found online is a low quality picture of the cards and an analysis of the new genes. And the linked ...
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Game for 2 payers [closed]

Looking for a good board game for 2 players. We currently have flux, killer bunnies, Settlers of Catan, but these are most fun with 4-6.
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Are there quasi “official” rankings of board games? [closed]

I'm interested whether there are surveys of the best board games put out by board game manufacturers or evaluators such as gaming magazines or boardgamegeek that are considered authoritative. Or is ...