Top 5 Family Board Games
Top 5 Family Board Games
Family games are oftentimes the most underrated games. Too often people equate the category as solely Monopoly or LIFE; however the possibilities of family games are endless. I would argue that playing a kid-friendly game with a kid is an entirely different experience when playing with an adult, making a family game all the more valuable for your collection of tabletop games. Here is our list of Top 5 Family Board Games.
Food Fighters is definitely the top of my list for family games. You are engaged in a battle between meats and veggies. It’s fast paced and extremely easy to learn, making it suitable for all ages. The components of the game are done in an extremely charming way, quality being the top competitor. One of our favorites for this Top 5 Family Board Games
Gloobz was something that I purchased on a whim, because it was super cheap at a board game store when I visited Seattle, WA. Safe to say I fell in LOVE with this game the first round. It’s really fast paced, and requires a healthy amount of quickness. Your goal is to grab the most Gloob monsters or colors each round, depending on the current rule. Did I mention you’re playing with 6 squishy things? Yep, definitely family friendly.
The Hare & the Tortoise is a game that is not only family friendly but extremely nostalgic even without the whole gang. Most of us are familiar of some version of the Tortoise and the Hare, and this game is inspired by the idea behind the race. You are betting on characters to win the race. But don’t forget, slow and steady wins the race!
Dixit is a game that requires some creativity, and what better way to get those creative juices flowing than through a tabletop game? Your job is to find creative, but not too creative, ways to describe a card that’s in your hand for that round. If other players, but not all, guess your card correctly, you earn points.
Hey That’s My Fish is very reminiscent of Go Fish, with a reversed objective of collecting the most fish. Although there’s no matching involved in the game, it is pretty straight forward in terms of how to win the game. You have a series of hexagon ice parts that penguins could imaginably slide on, and you collect fish by going in a straight line. Each time a player moves, a hexagon is removed from the ice and a penguin can no longer take that route over the broken ice. The game itself could easily be considered a family game by virtue of the art itself.