Favorite Board Games

What are your favorite board games? but I've started collecting a few myself and for Christmas I need something to put on my list... so a new board game it is!!

For me and my friends, this is probably the games we like the most:
1. 7 Wonders
2. Dungeon Lords / Dungeon Petz
3. Lords of Waterdeep
4. Blood Bowl
5. Ticket to Ride
6. Game of Thrones
7. Small World

I own a bunch more, but those are the ones we seem to play.



  • TeramonaTeramona Consulting Tea Specialist Best Coast! Icrontian
    Does Dominion count as a board game? If so, Dominion.
  • WinfreyWinfrey waddafuh Missouri Icrontian
    Basically any Rio Grande game. They are pretty boss, I really want to try Puerto Rico sometime.
  • CaffranCaffran Kansas City Member
    Winfrey we have it.
  • GnomeQueenGnomeQueen The Lulz Queen Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
  • GnomeQueenGnomeQueen The Lulz Queen Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
    I take it back. Red Neck Life. Earl Bob ftw.
  • BuddyJBuddyJ Dept. of Propaganda OKC Icrontian
    1. Power Grid
    2. Ticket to Ride
    3. Carcassone
    4. Settlers of Catan
    5. Tsuro
    6. Dixit
    7. Zombies!!!
    8. Bootleggers
    9. Munchkin
    10. Warhammer Quest
  • ThraxThrax 🐌 Austin, TX Icrontian
    1. Monopoly
    2. Arkham Horror
    3. Risk
    4. Cards Against Humanity
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK Icrontian
    1. Pandemic
    2. Dominion
    3. Power Grid
    4. Fluxx
    5. Settlers of Catan
    6. Dixit
    7. Ticket to Ride
    8. SmallWorld
    9. Tsuro
    10. We Didn't Playtest This At All
  • entropicbeautyentropicbeauty Grand Rapids, MI
    Settlers of Catan
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer board game
    Arkham Horror
    Phase 10
    Last Night on Earth
    King of Tokyo (only played once but am planning on buying it!)

    I love board games, always looking for new ones!
  • WagsFTWWagsFTW Grand Rapids, MI Icrontian
    Ascension, Cards against humanity, Settlers of Catan, Taboo, Balderdash
  • LincLinc Owner Detroit Icrontian
    Vegas Showdown
    Settlers of Catan

    How @Annes feels when we all sit down to play Magic is how I feel when a game of Ascension starts. :-/
  • GnomeQueenGnomeQueen The Lulz Queen Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
    Oh this is hard

    Cards against humanity
    Vegas Showdown

    ....Red Neck Life? haha
  • kimono54kimono54 Fort Wayne, IN Icrontian
    I really love cards against humanity. I hope someone brings it to expo
  • BobbyDigiBobbyDigi ? R U #Hats ! TX Icrontian
    Having trouble picking a favorite?



    Take the chart for a chuckle. People have already pointed out many flaws (see source link).

  • PacifistoPacifisto Turnip Extraordinaire Michigan Icrontian
    Some friends and I get together once a week for board games, have been for several months now. The first night the host introduced us to Zombicide, and I think we've had maybe two weeks since then where we didn't play.

    Also, everyone should be introduced to the stupidity that is The Batman Game. I keep the box in my car.
  • oni_delsoni_dels Drunk French Canadian Montréal, Québec. Icrontian
    risk for the allnighter with coffee
    scrabble for beerscrabble (its a thing)
    else its Magic: The Gathering or Munchkin
  • BandrikBandrik Elkhart, IN Icrontian
    edited September 2013
    Here's some that come to mind. Ordered by how delighted I'd be to jump into a game.

    1. Vegas Showdown
    2. We Didn't Playtest This At All
    3. Apples to Apples and similar (Snake Oil, Dixit, Cards Against Humanity)
    4. Settlers of Catan
    5. Dominion
    6. Munchkin
    7. Monopoly
    8. Carcasonne
    9. Tetris Link (similar to connect four but with tetris pieces)
    10. Poo, Nuts (two card-based party games I just picked up)
  • LincLinc Owner Detroit Icrontian
    I bought Diplomacy two years ago. I was super excited to try it. Then I read the rules and said, "Wow, this will actually ruin Icrontic friendships, I want no hand in this" and put it back on the self. ;D
  • BandrikBandrik Elkhart, IN Icrontian
    edited September 2013
    Lincoln said:

    I bought Diplomacy two years ago. I was super excited to try it. Then I read the rules

    Consider making house rules for it. If the rules suck, edit them. Plus you can put an Icrontic spin on them.

    That means boners, all the time.
    And maybe beer and scotch themes.
    But mostly boners.

  • CBCB Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Der Millionendorf- Icrontian
    Really, Diplomacy is just a very divisive game. The only way to win is to get people to trust you, and then turn on them without warning. You have to do this multiple times each game. Who ever is best at the trust/betrayal aspect wins. It's as if it was expressly designed to make the people playing the game hate one another, like some kind of psychology experiment in the fragility of friendships.

    To change the rules enough to make it work, you might as well just play a different game. RISK is nice (the newer versions are, anyhow) and in the same genre. Just play that.
  • PinkPink Colour Sweden Icrontian
    I like Talisman and Settlers of catan, two games I've spent many hours with.
  • oni_delsoni_dels Drunk French Canadian Montréal, Québec. Icrontian
    and they say our money looks like Monopoly money...

    the game is actually pretty cool. mix of Monopoly and Risk (mostly for the length of the game)
  • ThraxThrax 🐌 Austin, TX Icrontian
    oni_dels said:


  • I only require Chess and Texas Hold Em.
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian
    I didn't see the Mad Magazine Game in that flowchart, therefore flowchart sucks.
  • JokkeJokke Bergen, Norway Icrontian
    I've only ever played Ludo, Monopoly, and one board game with some casinos or something during Lan'09, I think.
  • trooster89trooster89 Are you from London? Icrontian
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