In this digital age families, friends and couples now tend to shun the classic board games in favour of electronic gaming devices or simply not spending quality time with each other full stop. If you are looking to get back to basics and enjoy an evening of classic gaming, the following board games may be the perfect solution.
This board game is great to pull out and play with friends over a few drinks and is completely addictive! The game requires you to think quickly in order to describe the word on your card without actually saying the word or a derivative of it to your team mate. Split into 6 categories which are object, nature, action, world, person and random, the type of word you describe is dependent on the colour you land on, moving around the board with each correctly guessed word.
This game combines all the traditional values of a board game with the added bonus of a DVD to play the clips. Scene It is available in many different editions with specialist Simpsons, Adult Comedy and Harry Potter games to name just a few. Scene It is perfect for families, couples and friends who want to spend an evening indoors playing a thoroughly entertaining game.
Those who enjoy leaping into a world of fantasy will love Space Hulk. The game is suitable for 2 players recreating the battles fought between the Space Marines and Genestealers. The game is quite fast paced add really adds tension when planning those all-important commands. The game comes with a 23 page rulebook and a 47 page mission book so a little forward planning is required to get the most out of this epic board game.
Zombies are a subject of fascination amongst all age groups and have really boomed in popularity over recent years with people holding Zombie marches throughout cities and dressing up for themed parties. Zombie Town is a board game for 3-6 players that lasts for 10 days and each player represents a survivor of a neighbourhood becoming overrun by zombies. Points are collected by killing the zombies, finding guns and locating fellow survivors.
Whatever your personal preferences you are guaranteed to find a board game to enjoy. In this period of financial difficulty more and more are ditching the expensive nights out in favour of staying indoors and board games make this a truly enjoyable alternative.
Sophie played Articulate with friends the other week and found herself really enjoying it. Since then she has played numerous games and particularly enjoyed Space Hulk from Games Workshop.