The Best Board Games of All Time

Are you a fan of strategy games? What about board games? Do you still play the games you play when you are younger? Or are you looking for a board game to buy for your children?


If you answered at least on the questions asked, then you are in the right article. Here, you can see a list of all the best board games of all time. Meaning, board games from way back before up to the latest trends as long as it is enjoyable and easy to play. Get your pen and paper, find the best board game that will challenge your ability.


1. Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid. The game is played by millions of people worldwide. This is a good board game for kids with age range from 6 to 10 years old since they are to develop their thinking skills.


2. Risk

Just like Chess, Risk is also a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest for two to six players. The standard version is played on a board depicting a political map of the earth, divided into forty-two territories, which are grouped into six continents. The goal of the game is to occupy every territory on the board and in doing so, eliminate the other players.


3. Settlers of Catan

This is a multiplayer board game where players assume the roles of settlers, each attempting to build and develop holdings while trading and acquiring resources. Each of them is awarded points as their settlements grow; the first to reach a set number of points, typically 10, is the winner. Sometimes, it is also called as Catan or Settlers.


4. Cluedo

Cluedo, called as Clue in North America, is a murder mystery/strategy game for three to six players. The object of the game is to determine who murdered the game’s victim where the crime took place, and which weapon was used. Each player assumes the role of one of the six suspects and attempts to deduce the correct answer by strategically moving around a game board.


5. Battleship

This board game is good for kids because it can really test their ability to think and imagine that they are really into a battlewagon. Battleship is a guessing game for two players. It is played on ruled grids on which the players’ fleets of ships are marked. The locations of the fleet are concealed from the other player. This game has its own free online game site so you can practice anytime with your smartphone or any gadget.