Rule changes, additions and options proposed by players for players. This is not for officially sanctioned variations - use [tag:variants] instead.

If there is anything boardgamers like better than playing games, it might be thinking about ways to change or tweak them to suit our particular taste.

Discussion about ways to vary a boardgame are definitely on topic here. If the variation originates with an official source (the publisher or designer) then the question should be tagged with .

As with most other subjects, you will get the best answers if you make the question specific. For house rules, this typically means giving a specific goal that you would want to achieve with a house rules. Thus, "How can I prevent [boring yet effective strategy x in game y] from winning by adopting a house rule?" is better than "How do I make [game y] more fun?".

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