Top 10 Strategic Board Games for Adults – Games & Accessories

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1. Plan B Games

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Azul Board Game | Strategy Board Game | Mosaic Tile Placement Game | Family Board Game for Adults and Kids | Ages 8 and up | 2 to 4 Players | Average Playtime 30, 45 Minutes | Made by Next Move Games

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Plan B Games #ad - Plan carefully to score big points while disrupting your opponents’ plans. Tile placement game: azul is a tile placement game in which players become artisans tasked with creating the most beautiful tiled mosaics. Competitive and challenging: every tile you claim affects what your rivals can take next.

Randomized setup and drafting gameplay make Azul infinitely replayable. Compete for the highest score by claiming tiles and arranging them on your board to score points. You’ll have to make choices that help you without helping them too much! Easy to learn: strategic but simple to learn with subtle depth, Azul is a perfect gateway game for gamers new to board gaming or those looking to expand their collections.

Earn extra points by collecting sets of the same color tile and creating particular patterns. The average playtime is 30 - 45 minutes. Number of players and average playtime: this board game for adults and family can be played with 2 to 4 players and is suitable for ages 8 and older. Be careful - there are penalties for taking tiles that you can't use. Strategy board game: draft tiles from a central market and place them into rows on their boards.
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ManufacturerPublisher Services Inc (PSI) #ad
Height2.75 Inches
Length10.25 Inches
Weight2.44 Pounds
Width10.25 Inches
Part NumberPBG40020
ModelNMG-600010EN
WarrantyNo Warranty

2. Jax

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SEQUENCE- Original SEQUENCE Game with Folding Board, Cards and Chips by Jax Packaging may Vary White, 10.3" x 8.1" x 2.31"

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Jax #ad - Play a card from your hand, and place a chip on a corresponding space on the game board - when you have five in a row, it’s a SEQUENCE. Each player or team tries to score the required number of five-card SEQUENCES before their opponents. For 2-12 players, ages 7 and up. Easy enough for children, challenging for adults! Exciting gameplay develops STEM skills like strategy.
BrandJax #ad
ManufacturerJax Ltd Inc #ad
Height10.38 Inches
Length8.08 Inches
Weight0.44 Pounds
Width2.18 Inches
Part Number8002
Model8002
WarrantyNo Warranty

3. Z-Man Games

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Pandemic Board Game Base Game | Family Board Game | Board Game for Adults and Family | Cooperative Board Game | Ages 8+ | 2 to 4 players | Average Playtime 45 minutes | Made by Z-Man Games

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Z-Man Games #ad - Your team must work together and plan carefully to stem the tide of infection while working toward finding the cures. Note: expansions require Pandemic Base Game to play. The average playtime is 45 minutes. Number of players and average playtime: This easy to learn family and adult board game can be played with 2 to 4 players.

Everyone must work together applying their unique character skills to benefit the team—and the world. Strategy game: players must work together playing to their characters' strengths as they plan their strategy of eradicating the diseases before they overwhelm the world with ever-increasing outbreaks. Work together and save humanity: four diseases threaten the world, and your elite team of specialists must find a cure for each of them before it’s too late.

A truly cooperative game where you win or lose together. Cooperative board game: only through teamwork will you keep the world safe from outbreaks and epidemics. Looking for new gameplay and adventures? the pandemic game line now includes multiple expansions and stand-alone titles.
BrandZ-Man Games #ad
ManufacturerPublisher Services Inc (PSI) #ad
Height1.7 Inches
Length12 Inches
Weight2.3 Pounds
Width8.6 Inches
Part NumberZMG 71100
ModelZM7101
WarrantyNo Warranty

4. Libellud

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Mysterium Board Game Base Game | Mystery Board Game | Cooperative Game for Adults and Kids | Fun for Family Game Night | Ages 10 and up | 2-7 Players | Average Playtime 45 Minutes | Made by Libellud

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Libellud #ad - Number of players and average playtime: This family and adult board game can be played with 2 to 7 players. High variability: dozens of different suspects, weapons and locations ensure no two games are the same! LOOKING FOR A NEW CHALLENGE? Expansion sets are available Expansions require base game to play.

Mystery board game: a horrible crime was committed on the grounds of Warwick Manor thirty years ago. Over the course of the game, players work together to solve a mystery by psychically communicating with the victim. Interpret visions to solve mysteries: each player investigates a case assigned to them to determine who the actual murderer is. The average playtime is 45 minutes. The ghost tries to lead psychics to the correct culprit.

Psychics receive numerous visions from the ghost with clues. Can they determine the weapon, location and killer, or will a violent criminal pull off the perfect murder? Now the mansion is haunted by the ghost of the murdered servant and it’s up to a group of psychic investigators to get to the bottom of the mystery. Cooperative board game: one player takes on the role of the victim who is now a ghost and the rest play as psychics.
BrandLibellud #ad
ManufacturerPublisher Services Inc (PSI) #ad
Height11.25 Inches
Length3 Inches
Weight2.2 Pounds
Width11.25 Inches
Part NumberMYST01ASM
ModelMYST01
WarrantyNo Warranty

5. Space Cowboys

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Splendor Board Game Base Game | Family Board Game | Board Game for Adults and Family | Strategy Game | Ages 10+ | 2 to 4 players | Average Playtime 30 minutes | Made by Space Cowboys

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Space Cowboys #ad - The completely variable setup provides nearly limitless replayability. As a wealthy merchant, acquire mines and transportation, hire artisans and woo the nobility. Number of players and average playtime: this family and adult card game can be played with 2 to 4 players and is suitable for ages 10 and up.

Collect raw gems in the form of unique poker-like tokens. Use those to acquire cards with mines, boats, caravans and even guild storefronts throughout the world. Looking for new adventures? try cities of splendor Expansion Note: this Expansion requires Base Game to play. By accruing more ways to produce gems, players work to accumulate victory points in a race for prestige and power. Countless replay opportunites: fast and intuitive, this strategy game is a fun game for game nights.

Easy to learn: while splendor is quick to learn it offers a different challenge everytime. The average playtime is 30 minutes. Strategy game: compete to build renaissance europe’s most lucrative and prestigious jewelry business. Create the most fantastic jewelry to become the best-known merchant of them all! Fun and friendly competition: players vie for control of gem mines, trade routes, and storefronts to master the gem trade and attract the attention of nobles.
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ManufacturerPublisher Services Inc (PSI) #ad
Height10.82 Inches
Length8.46 Inches
Weight2.26 Pounds
Width2.36 Inches
Part NumberASMSCSPL01US
ModelSPL01
WarrantyNo Warranty

6. Underdog Games

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Trekking The National Parks: The Award-Winning Family Board Game Second Edition

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Underdog Games #ad - Simple, families, grandparents, teens, elegant rules: easy to understand for older children, and everyone in between!. Created by national parks enthusiasts: parents who had traveled to every single National Park worked together with their board game designer son and created a game to inspire others and help families share their love of the National Parks in a fun way.

While the game is being played, be sure to reminisce about your visits. Share the joy of the national parks: a game that helps share the amazing memories of your visits.

Best-selling & award-winning national parks game: Winner Of The Mensa And Parent's Choice Award, check out what our customers have to say in the reviews. One of the top educational board games for families. Fun + educational: the perfect recipe for a family game night! Appeals to a wide range of people: outdoor lovers, board game players and gift givers.
BrandUnderdog Games #ad
ManufacturerUnderdog Games #ad
Height2.8 Inches
Length11.6 Inches
Weight3.75 Pounds
Width11.5 Inches
Part Numberunderdog00002

7. Latice

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The Multi-Award-Winning Smart New Family Board Game. Intelligent Fun for Creative People., Latice Hawaii Strategy Board Game

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Latice #ad - Advanced players will play both offensively and defensively based on their knowledge of remaining tiles. Age: 8 and up. Fast start: easy to learn rules! includes a short manual with pictures. For everyone: no language, color-blind accessible through patterns on the tiles.

Educational gaming: concentration - follow the course of the game and the other players' turns. Game duration: 20-40 minutes about 7-10 minutes per player. Contents: 84 acrylic tiles, 16" board, box, 4 tile racks, component organizer, 36 acrylic stones, sand timer, and instructions. Players: for 2 - 4 players plus 4 players per additional game set. This game should be a staple in every board game collection!" -Andrew Ferguson.

A turn-based and time flexible game. Other languages available for free on the Latice website. This is the best game ever. 3 minutes to learn, quick to play, a lifetime to master. Interpersonal skills - taking turns and communicating with other players. Latice hawaii combines simple rules with evolving complexity for a unique game that’s easy to learn, with strategic potential to last a lifetime. Lane-Stott.
BrandLatice #ad
ManufacturerAdacio #ad
Height2 Inches
Length8.5 Inches
Weight2.4 Pounds
Width8.5 Inches
Part NumberLATICE-HE

8. GIGAMIC

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Quoridor

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GIGAMIC #ad - High quality wooden game very durable. Abstract strategy game. For 2-4 players and ages 8+. Easy to learn with simple rules. Short playing time of 15 minutes.
BrandGIGAMIC #ad
ManufacturerGigamic #ad
Height11.03 Inches
Length2.21 Inches
Weight1.34 Pounds
Width11.03 Inches
Part NumberGCQO
ModelGCQO

9. Wizards of the Coast

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Lords of Waterdeep: A Dungeons & Dragons Board Game

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Wizards of the Coast #ad - Game play: 1 hour. Perfect for 2 to 5 players. An exciting euro-style board game set in Waterdeep, the greatest city and jewel of the Forgotten Realms. This immersive game casts players as Lords of Waterdeep who hire adventurers to complete quests.
BrandWizards of the Coast #ad
ManufacturerWizards of the Coast #ad
Height2.88 Inches
Length14.13 Inches
Weight3.66 Pounds
Width11.13 Inches
Part Number388510000
Model5513165
WarrantyNo Warranty

10. Repos Production

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Concept

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Repos Production #ad - Engaging and fun for the whole family. Use your creativity and imagination to solve the riddles from the visual clues. Easy rules have everyone playing in minutes.
BrandRepos Production #ad
ManufacturerPublisher Services Inc (PSI) #ad
Height10.82 Inches
Length10.82 Inches
Weight1.94 Pounds
Width2.24 Inches
Part NumberASMCONUS01
ModelCONC01
WarrantyNo Warranty