Top 10 Best Board Games Ever

by Natasha

Here's a list of the top 10 Board games ever made. Take a look and let me know if you agree.

Are you an avid game player or simply looking for a cheap entertainment idea for the family?  Playing games is listed as one of top favorite past times for families everywhere.  If you are looking to add to your collection of board games, the information below may be helpful for you.  The top 10 best board games ever should without a doubt be a part of your game collection. Look through your game closet and determine if you have the following games. 

Note:  Games are not ranked on the basis of their popularity.  The list is overall and it may differ according to individual preferences.

This board game is one of the most popular games of all time.  If you love all things to do with money and buying and selling property, you will love this game. 


Everybody remembers the Monopoly game - that's why it's still the most popular, most widely played, and best-selling board game in the world! Across the generations and around ...

$22.0  $13.8

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2. Checkers

This two player game is great for a tournament with friends. Adults and children can quickly become addicted to the game. 

Jumbo Checker Rug Game

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3. Backgammon

Backgammon is a popular two player game where eliminating the other player is of key concern.  It is a “must have” of every gaming collection. Will you come out on top? 

Backgammon Attache 18"

When it comes to winning backgammon, are you all business? Professional game briefcase opens to reveal a felted play surface, game pieces included. Vinyl case is great for ...

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4. Scrabble

While this game caters mostly to adults, those who are up for the challenge can try out their spelling and English skills. 

Scrabble Crossword Game

The classic crossword game played by millions around the world! Use your seven letters to build crosswords and use bonus spaces to add to your score! Genuine wooden letter ...

$37.94  $12.99

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5. Chess

The game of chess is difficult to learn at first but once you get the hang of it, it can provide hours of enjoyment for you and a friend or relative.  Most who are willing to put in the time to learn the game, love it.  Do you know how to play chess? 

Classic Wood Chess Set

All the kings horses and all the kings men are proud to grace this deluxe set with attractive inlaid, wooden chessboard. Board folds and latches shut to house all the chess ...

$22.15  $10.3

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6. Life

This game represents exactly what it says – life! It’s a great way to live out a semi-realistic life without all the stress. 

Game of Life

In this classic game of fortune, your goal is to dodge bad luck and make a buck. Along the way, you'll also earn valuable Life Tiles by doing good deeds, helping your ...

$42.54  $12.98

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7. Operation

The classic game of operation will have the entire family laughing as you strategically try to complete a successful operation. 


Beep, beep! Tweet-tweet! Ribbet! This all-new game of Operation offers a full multi-sensory experience like never before. In this game of silly skills, it's all about the ...

Only $18.99

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8. Chutes and Ladders

The younger members of the family will enjoy a game of Chutes and Ladder.  Add this to the list of games to play during family game night. 

Chutes and Ladders

This delightful game is simple and easy to play, even for children who can't read. Fun pictures help kids understand the rewards of doing good deeds as they climb up the ...

$12.99  $23.0

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9. Pictionary

Put your drawing skills to use with this popular board game.  You will quickly find out who in the family does not have artistic ability.  Be prepared for fun times and lots of laughter if you choose to add this game to your collection. 


Pictionary brings the fun of charades to pencil and paper. Draw clues to describe the secret word or phrase before the time runs out! Be the team with the most correct guesses ...

$53.5  $10.58

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10. Trivial Pursuit

Do you know all about the everyday world and popular culture? Share your knowledge with a game of trivial pursuit.  You can buy this popular game in different editions such as Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings. 

Trivial Pursuit Master Edition

For the trivia buff who loves to show off how smart they are, this edition includes 3,000 all-new questions that will challenge even the savviest Trivial Pursuit player. With ...

Only $99.90

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What is Your Favorite Board Game Ever?

Chances are that you already have a few of these games in your collection.  The games listed above can be played by people of various ages.  They serve as a great way to connect with the family and can even keep your mind sharp.  Which one of the top 10 best board games ever do you need to add to your collection of games?  Continue to build a love for board games in your life and the life of the members of your family. 

Updated: 02/02/2012, Natasha
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