10 Intense Board Games That Will Keep You Playing All Night Long

Get ready for sleepless yet super fun nights with these intense board games that might put your friendship to test in the most exciting way! Playing board games never fails to unite all generations and interests. It’s also a great way to make occasions or a typical bonding moment more enjoyable!

If you’re looking for more board games to play with your family and friends, Gaming Library has a lot of mind-blowing options. Check out these intense board games that guarantee more rounds!

Quarto Board Game

Quarto board game

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Quarto comes with a 4×4 board and 16 pieces, each consisting of four attributes. It may sound chill because all you had to do was to line up four pieces with the same at least one attribute. But here’s the challenge: the opponent chooses the piece you place on the board! Sounds interesting, right? Buy it here!

Just One Philippine Edition

Just One PH edition

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Just One is a good brain exercise, especially for Pinoy geeks! This cooperative party game is ideal for three to seven players. In each round, a player has to guess a secret word with accompanying one-word clues given by the other players. You can write down a simple clue or give the guesser a complicated one! 

Since it is now available in the Philippine edition, players will get to encounter some Filipino words that will be more exciting to guess! Buy it here!

IELLO King of Tokyo: New Edition Board Game

IELLO King of Tokyo

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This intense board game lets you navigate the world of monsters, aliens, and robots! It will challenge your decision-making skills as you have to choose your strategy to win points, gain energy, restore health, or attack to take over Tokyo. The newest edition of IELLO King of Tokyo offers new artwork, easier-to-understand game rules, and improved card abilities. Buy it here!

Katamino Family – Battle Tetris Board Game

Katamino Family

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Katamino will get you really hooked with its addictive concept! It features two-player gameplay and game cards with easy and hard sides that players need to solve as fast as they can! This is among the best games for all ages that will probably keep you wanting more rounds. Buy it here!

Catan Trading and Negotiation Game

Catan Trading and Negotiation Game

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Dominate the island of Catan by building settlements, cities, and roads! Catan Trading and Negotiation Game allows players to collect resource cards through the roll of the dice to build up their civilizations to get to 10 victory points and win the game. With this, you have to manifest for luck! Buy it here!

Cascadia Philippine Edition

Cascadia PH edition

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This abstract, tile-laying strategy game takes players on a journey in the Pacific Northwest, where they will compete in creating an ecosystem by drafting hexagonal terrain tiles and adding habitat tokens to score victory points. If you’re fond of animals or wildlife, you’d love playing the Cascadia Philippine edition! Buy it here!

Kushi Express

Kushi Express

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Loves cooking? You better include Kushi Express in your board game collection! In this game, players need to make barbeque skew, called Kushi in Japanese, as fast as possible. Once the player reveals the top card of the deck, all players should race to prepare the corresponding Kushi. This is indeed a fun and intense board game! Buy it here! 

Tapple

Tapple

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Tapple is a fast-paced word game that will give you an adrenaline rush. Players should give a single-word answer that fits the topic card drawn within 10 seconds, then press down the letter key corresponding to that word’s first letter in an electronic device. This game will surely unleash your inner wordsmith! Buy it here!

Kingdomino Philippine Edition

Kingdomino

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As its name says, Kingdomino is similar to dominoes, which uses tiles with two sections. In this game, you’re a lord seeking new lands to expand your kingdom. You must select a new domino and connect it to your kingdom until you complete a 5×5 grid. Points are counted based on the number of connecting tiles and valuable crown symbols. The Philippine edition includes exclusive Filipino meeple stickers. Buy it here!

Marrakech

Marrackech

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Marrakech is an easy-to-understand board game where each player takes the role of a rug salesperson who tries to outsmart the competition. Just choose a facing for Assam, roll the dice, and pay your opponent if you land on their carpet. It’s actually relaxing to play as you simply have to place your carpet on the board, trying to cover your opponent’s carpets. The game ends once players play all their carpets. Buy it here!

Which board game would you get? Tell us in the comments!

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