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Steve_Bates 12-21-2010 9:05 AM

Good family game/boardgame
Heading to some relatives for Christmas and want to bring a cool board-game for them. Younger couple (mid 40's), two daughters roughly 10 and 14.
Any ideas?

alans 12-21-2010 9:18 AM


Trivial Pursuit

My family used to get pretty serious about the Pictionary and Trivial Pursuit battles over the holidays.

fly135 12-21-2010 9:59 AM

Settlers of Catan - You can thank me later.

The following are card games, but nothing like a standard deck of cards type games....

Bonanza - (nothing to do with the tv show)

jps912 12-21-2010 10:11 AM

Rummicub. Not sure about the ages but its pretty easy to play and tons of fun.

mc_x15 12-21-2010 10:54 AM

Perudo-The ganme of Peruvian liar dice, great game
Mexican Train, really great game
Balderdash-really funny.

these are a little more fun than your classic board games, all easy to learn. Can be use as drinking games as well for the adults.

mjfan23 12-21-2010 11:51 AM


nauti4life 12-21-2010 12:11 PM

Apples to Apples is our favorite. Plays 2-10 people. You cant stop laughing.

duramat 12-21-2010 1:58 PM

Ticket to Ride games are fun with the kids and adults. You cant go wrong wth either one



westsiderippa 12-21-2010 11:21 PM

ill second apples to apples, fun and interactive

travis_briscoe 12-22-2010 1:53 AM

x3 on apples to apples. Everyone loves it, and perfect for any age.

elc 12-22-2010 9:50 AM


Originally Posted by fly135 (Post 1650940)
Settlers of Catan - You can thank me later.

I am not much of a board game person... but settlers is great. I suck at this game and its still entertaining.

pesos 12-22-2010 9:56 AM

+1 for Settlers of Catan
A2A is also fun, but we end up just making up our own categories

helinut 12-22-2010 11:12 AM

The Monopoly card game was a hit last year during the holidays for us. Really entertaining and it only takes about 15 minutes a game... not the 3 to 4 hours the board game used to take us. :-)

psych3060 12-23-2010 9:25 AM

My family loves playing Quiddler. The kids get into too.

ord27 12-23-2010 9:45 AM


fly135 12-23-2010 9:52 AM

You can watch a sample game of Settlers played online here....


misteve 12-23-2010 11:28 AM

Cranium, my family like any of the Cranium style games.

I like "Things"

diamonddad 12-23-2010 11:58 AM

25 words or less is a fun game. Teams bid on words needed to get your team to guess 5 words.

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