Board Games to Bust Your Boredom

Board Games for Your Boredom

The lure of today’s high-end graphics and virtual gaming may have once changed our perception of board games to bored games. But these classics are now making a strong comeback.

While some may see technology as a culprit in the decline of playing board games, it’s now actually helping propel the upswing in their popularity. Players can easily find a wider selection and variety of options through simple internet searches, social networking sites, and online versions offering a digital experience.

Top Board Games to Play at Home

Maybe we’ve finally struck the right balance between today’s modern online technology and traditional interactive board games. Either way, they can create great opportunities to bring the family together for some fun, quality time at home. Let’s take a closer look at the world of board games.

Classic Board Games

Classic Games

These iconic games have stood the test of time, being played from generation to generation. It is because of pioneer favorites like these that we continue discovering how timeless this form of entertainment really is.

  • Monopoly
  • The Game of Life
  • Candy Land
  • Risk
  • Scrabble
  • Checkers/Chess

New Favorites

While some may argue that new isn’t always better, these newer games have certainly earned their top spots with classic favorites like Connect 4 and Guess Who. These new favorites have brought even more fun to our family tables.

  • Cosmic Encounter
  • Codenames
  • Catan
  • Apples to Apples
  • Ticket to Ride

Cards and Dice

Dice & Cards

Ok, so we realize that dice and cards aren’t technically considered board games. But because of similarities like playing both at a table, we’ve included them as one of our boredom busters.

Games Using Dice

  • Farkle
  • Poker Dice
  • Yahtzee
  • Pig
  • Liar’s Dice

Card Games

  • Go Fish
  • UNO
  • War
  • Hearts
  • Poker
  • Sequence

Interactive Online Games

And, finally, for those of you that are true digital purists, many board games now offer versions for gaming counsels and interactive online experiences.

  • Hasbro Family Pack
  • Scrabble
  • Clue: The Classic Mystery Game
  • UNO
  • Small World 2


We hope this has piqued your interest and inspired you to give board games another try. These tried and true boredom busters are a great way to bring the people in your home together for lots of good times and laughs around the table.

Do you have a favorite board game? We would love to hear about your favorites on social media.


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