Games that can be played with just normal playing cards that are engrossing enough for a hardcore gamer [closed]
Most of my family likes playing crazy eights, 31, and occasional even go fish. I'm more into games with a bit more strategy and intrigue that require a decent amount of brain-work to play masterfully. ...
Most of my favourite games, such as Diplomacy, have little or no element of luck - either via dice rolls, hands dealt, or other methods. What other games can you recommend that rely on 'skill' alone? ...
I would be interested to hear if anyone had recommendations for 2-player games that are particularly suitable for playing while travelling on trains. (I ask this as someone who mostly enjoys games ...
My wife loves board games, but dislikes very competitive games, and is completely uninterested in aggressive "beat up the other guy" games. We recently discovered Pandemic, where each player works ...
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 ...
A recent Board Games with Scott episode [Breaking Up the Monopoly] has brought up an interesting question: When someone that you know asks to play Monopoly with you, what game do you suggest playing ...
What's a good game for six players? Many games can be played by 6 players, but suffer from a loss of pace, and long waits between turns. What games have parallel planning phases, or lots of ...
Possible Duplicate: What are good games to play during a one-hour lunch break? I'm looking for some games to play in short 10-15 minutes breaks in between classes. Here's some of my ...
There are several 18xx games easily available, maybe 8 or so that have mass produced and a few dozen kits that can be purchased or downloaded. I love 18xx games, but I've found that not everyone I ...
I play games almost exclusively with my wife and older children. They learn and enjoy playing games like Puerto Rico, Diplomacy, 7 Wonders and Dominion so I am looking for gamer games, not Apples to ...
In these games (both from Steve Jackson Games) you build a network of cards you "control" over the course of the game. The main difference between the two is that in Hacker's, the "card network" ...
I love Diplomacy. The alliances, intrigue, negotiation, backstabbing, and the relatively simple mechanics that help emphasize the diplomatic aspect over the game mechanics. However, it can be hard to ...
I like Scrabble for learning a foreign language or enriching my vocabulary in my native language. What other games also help you do that? Please submit one game per answer only - that works best with ...
We're planning a camping holiday and are expecting to be outside for a fair amount of it. Most of the board games we enjoy have lots of small pieces, or require cards to be displayed on the table. ...