9x Best Card & Board Games


It’s time for game night. Play with your partner, flatmates or family you live with. Some games can also be played via Houseparty or another video-calling app with friends who you’re not with right now. Prepare for some good old fun. Tactics, speed or knowledge? Every game has its own traits and you decide what type of game you’re in.

We listed our favorite board and card games below.

1. Dixit

This game is made for daydreamers and fantasizing-fanatics. It includes a board, cards and bunny-pawns. The stories you tell about the beautiful and sometimes a bit odd cards stimulate the creative mind.

2. Set!

Nerve-wrecking, intense and fun. Set! is a card game you’ll be able to master the more times you play it. You can play alone or start a game with a maximum of eight people. It seems easy; just collect the right combinations, but don’t let your brain fool you.

3. Black Stories

When you ask the right questions, you can solve the spooky riddles. The game includes 50 stories, 31 crimes, 49 dead bodies, 11 murders, 12 suicides and a deadly meal. Your job is to find out how all of this could happen. Black Stories includes morbid, fiddly and mysterious riddles for adults.

4. Catan (Settlers of Catan)

A very popular board game where strategy is key. In this game, you take on the role of a settler and grow your settlement with trading and acquiring resources. The game is typically played with three to four players, add an extension pack and you can double the fun.

5. Ligretto

An extremely fast-paced game. Speed, the right combination and a quick response are essential for this card-game. Almost unexplainable on paper, so we advise you to just buy the game and discover yourself where all the Ligretto fun comes from.

6. Monopoly – Amsterdam edition

Does this classic board game still need an introduction? We don’t think so. Just make sure to opt for the Amsterdam edition and you might come across your favorite hotel in Amsterdam. Did we say too much?

7. What do you meme?

Do you always reply in memes instead of a normal sentence? Then this game is for you. If you are familiar with Cards of Humanity, you’ll know how to play this game. Lots of fun and laughter is guaranteed.

8. Ganzenbord (Game of the Goose)

Many think this is a traditional Dutch board game. Think again. It’s actually a typical European game. The game originates from the 16th century and has been around ever since. Roll the dice and let’s hope your wooden goose is the winning one.

9. 30 Seconds

This game brightens up everyone’s evening. Knowledge and a clear explanation are the key to success. When you already know all the cards by heart, it’s time to add an extension pack. Need to safe a penny? Just download the 30 seconds app in the app store for free!