As the cold weather sets in, there’s nothing better than a good old-fashioned game night. Most of us know at least one person who’s a pro at Trivial Pursuit, gets stirred up over Scrabble or unleashes a friendly fury over Monopoly. If you have a board game lover in your life, why not give them a gift that will get their competitive juices flowing? We've selected 32 games that make ideal presents this holiday season, and every time of year.
Whether they’re into card games, trivia challenges, or adventure quests, we've included gift ideas for every type of board gamer. For nature lovers, check out the newly released Photosynthesis game—each player strategically places 3D cardboard trees on the board with the aim to gather the most sunlight. By the end of the game, there will be a forest in the center of your table! Family members and friends will find hours of fun in this creative game. Additionally, for those with an interest in interior design, the Azul tile-laying game is inspired by the patterned azulejos ceramic tiles of the Moors.
If your giftee’s games cabinet is already overflowing, why not get them something to help keep their components organized, such as playing card holders or collapsible dice trays? Each of these practical accessories makes for a great gift that will be used time and time again. Just remember to keep an open mind when you're shopping, because you might find products that surprise you with their high-quality design and unique premise.
Scroll down to see all 32 gift ideas for board game lovers.
Check out our selection of 32 gifts for board game lovers.
Wingspan Party Game
Menara Building Game
My City Legacy Game
Cathedral Strategy Game
Personalized Hearts Four-Across Game
Colorku Logic Puzzles
Who's She? Guessing Game
Underwater Cities Board Game
Barrage: The Leeghwater Project Strategy Board Game
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Mystery Board Game
Art Oracles Cards
Photosynthesis Board Game
NYC Skyline Chess Set
Cascadia Board Game
Do You Look Like Your Dog? Matching Game
The Fox in the Forest Board Game
Azul Board Game
Dixit Picture Card Game
Dinosaur Island Board Game
Disney Villainous Game
More Accessories and Items That Board Game Fans Will Love
Board Game Coasters (Set of 4)
Playing Card Holder (Set of 4)
Pair of Forged Iron Dice
Board Game Log
Vintage Board Games Patent Wall Art Prints
Scrabble Tile Initial Necklace
Patchwork Board Game Accessory
Collapsible Board Game Bits Bowls
This article has been edited and updated.
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