12 Games of Christmas: Board Games Everyone Will Love to Receive

Male or female, old or young, there is one type of gift that everyone will always appreciate and love when they receive it: a board game. And the best part? It can be shared with the entire family and with friends, so more people will be able enjoy the beauty of each game when it is given.

In case you aren’t well-versed in the world of board games, Gaming Library has helped us come up with a list of 12 great games to give this Christmas, depending on what your budget looks like.

12 Games of Christmas: Board Games Everyone Will Love to Receive

Below Php2,000

Ghost Blitz

2-8 players / Playing Time: 20 minutes / Ages 8 and up

Ghost Blitz is a game that will test your wit, reflexes, and speed. (If older players are up against each other, this game can get quite physical.)

Codenames

2-8 Players / Playing Time: 15 minutes / Ages 14 and Up

Codenames is a game that will test your wit and your closeness with people by checking how well you know how the other people in your family or barkada think.

Kingdomino / Queendomino

2 – 4 Players / Playing Time: 15 – 20 minutes / Ages 8 and Up

A simple yet fun game, Kingdomino or Queendomino involves a little arithmetic, strategy, and a tiny bit of luck in order to win.

Forbidden Island / Forbidden Desert

2 – 4 Players / Playing Time: 30 Minutes / Ages 10 and Up

Forbidden Island or Forbidden Desert will test your skills in terms of teamwork. Since it involves everyone working together in order to win, it will really make the family or barkada come together.

Go Go Gelato

2 – 4 Players / Playing Time: 15 Minutes / Ages 6 and Up

Go Go Gelato will test your skills in terms of balance, patience and overall greatness. The cuteness of the game props is enough to make anyone love it right from the start.

Organ Attack

Organ Attack is a lot of fun for everyone and will test your knowledge, your tactics and your loyalty all at the same time.

Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens is another addicting game that will really test your friendship and will really make you think hard on how to win the game without exploding!

Sushi Go Party

2 – 8 Players / Playing Time: 20 Minutes / Ages 8 and Up

Sushi Go Party will test your customization skills and your patience of not craving for sushi straight after. :p

Above Php2,000

Splendor

2 – 4 Players / Playing Time: 30 Minutes / Ages 10 and Up

Splendor is a game that will test your brain to the nth level. It involves cards and gems, and will really make you think hard to win it.

King of Tokyo / King of New York

2 – 6 Players / Playing Time: 30 Minutes / Ages 8 and Up

King of Tokyo will test your battle skills with the help of monsters, robots and aliens, instantly spelling fun for all!

Telestrations / Photosynthesis

4 – 8 Players / Playing Time: 30 Minutes / Ages 12 and Up

Telestrations or Photosynthesis will test your drawing skills, your creativity and your level of fun. If you love to sketch, draw and guess, this is the game for you!

Catan

3 – 4 Players / Playing Time: 1 to 2 Hours / Ages 10 and Up

Catan will test your ruling skills in terms of building settlements, cities, and roads. It makes use of dice, tiles and pawns to help you build the perfect island.

Regardless of what kind of game you prefer, this list should help you find the perfect one to give to your loved ones or even to yourself this holiday season! What’s your favorite board game so far? :)






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