Board Games for Date Night

Let us preface this by saying – board games are an AMAZING thing to bring to a first date, if you can slip them in. Both men and woman across the world agree that board games are a great social experience and they offer a variety of benefits above and beyond simply entertainment – but there are some games which are better than others for getting to know your partner better.

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We have broken games into 4 categories in order to give you the best opportunity to decide what games are best for you and your date. The categories we choose are:

  • Cooperative – These games pit the players against the board in some way and they must work together to survive and win. Games like this typically encourage cooperation and are a great first date game too make you and your partner feel like a team.
  • Competitive Games: These are games which pit you and your partner against one another. For some, these are the perfect game for couples to build some excitement, for others they are not.
  • Party Games: These games are designed for a few people or occasionally a large group and are typically very simple to learn.
  • Get To Know You Games: These games are designed to help you learn more about your partner and enjoy the thrill of a game at the same time. Continue reading “Board Games for Date Night”
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Why Play Board Games in a Digital Age?

Why, in the 21st century, would anyone ever want to play a board game? What possible point is there to sitting down in a room and playing a game?

I’ll give you one, good reason –  Positive Human Contact. 

Board games give you that chance, that ability to disconnect your cell phones and actually talk to the person across the room from you.

It doesn’t matter if you are sitting down to play a spirited game of Uno or the newest expansion to Warhammer 40k, board games, by definition, require interaction.

Continue reading “Why Play Board Games in a Digital Age?”