Family Games

Easy-to-learn games that are perfect to play as a family or with friends.

Game:Description:Players:
3 WishesWith simple rules, this memory, intuition and bluffing game is as much about playing the game as it is about playing the other players.
3-5
5-Minute Dungeon5-Minute Dungeon is a chaotic, co-ooperative, real-time card game in which players have only five minutes to escape the randomized dungeon. Communication and teamwork are critical to survival because there's no time to form a carefully considered plan and no predicting what dangers lie ahead.2-5
A Tale of PiratesPut on your captain's hat and navigate the 3D pirate ship using sand timers in this unique real-time cooperative game.
2-4
AzulAs a tile-laying artist, you have been challenged to embellish the walls of the Royal Palace of Evora. Players take turns drafting colored tiles from suppliers to their player board. Earn the most points to win!2-4
BarenparkBarenpark takes you into the world of bears, challenging you to build your own bear park. Would you like another polar bear enclosure or rather a koala house? The park visitors are sure to get hungry on their tour through the park, so build them places to eat! Whatever your choices are, make sure you get the next building permit and use your land wisely!2-4
Burgle Bros.Burgle Bros. is a cooperative game for 1-4 players. Players are unique members of a crew trying to pull off a robbery of a highly secure building without getting caught.1-4
Camel UpIn Camel Up, up to eight players bet on five racing camels, trying to suss out which will place first and second in a quick race around a pyramid. The earlier you place your bet, the more you can win, should you guess correctly, of course. But who knows when each will move...2-8
Camel Up: Supercup
Caption ItThe crazy caption game where the funniest caption wins. Select one of your caption cards and match it to the picture card in play. Score points by creating the most humorous match.3-8
CarcassonneThe rules are simple, no one is ever eliminated, and the play is fast. Be wise when placing tiles and meeples, and score the most points to win!2-5
Catan: JuniorSimplified building rules, child-oriented trading, and a more innocuous robber equivalent called the “Ghost Captain” provide access to the world of Catan games.2-4
Century Spice RoadPlayers are caravan leaders who travel the famed silk road to deliver spices to the far reaches of the continent for fame and glory.2-5
CitadelsIn Citadels, players take on new roles each round to represent characters they hire in order to help them acquire gold and erect buildings. The game ends at the close of a round in which a player erects his/her eighth building. A point based game.2-8
Colt ExpressIn Colt Express, you play a bandit robbing a train at the same time as other bandits, and your goal is to become the richest outlaw of the Old West.2-6
Cottage GardenIn Cottage Garden, you compete in the art of gardening and are working two beds with a variety of flowers. An easy-to-learn, peaceful game.1-4
Deep Sea AdventurePlayers take on the role of a group of poor explorers, hoping to get rich quickly. They're all rivals, but their budgets have forced them into a single submarine, sharing a single tank of air. Who will bring home the greatest riches?2-6
Destination: HogwartsAs a Hogwarts student, you will visit famous destinations in and around Hogwarts collecting House Points as you go, whilst trying to avoid the hazards along the way.2-8
Dice ForgeIn this dice crafting game, players build their own dice. Roll your dice, manage your resources, complete ordeals before your opponents and explore multiple winning strategies.2-4
DownforceDownforce is a card-driven bidding, racing, and betting game. 2-6
ElementosElementos is about setting traps and thinking ahead. It's a head to head challenge taking place in a natural setting.2
Escape: The Curse of the Temple - Big BoxEscape: The Curse of the Temple is a real-time, cooperative game in which all players must escape from a temple after awakening an ancient curse. Players navigate through the temple by rolling dice and matching symbols to rooms, thereby gaining entry and visibility into adjacent rooms. So the temple "map" randomly unfolds as you explore further...every game is different!1-6
Evolution: ClimateIn Evolution: Climate, players adapt their species in a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce, predators lurk, and the climate can swing between scorching hot and icy cold.2-6
Exit The Game: The Abandoned CabinIn Exit: The Game - The Abandoned Cabin, players must use their team spirit, creativity, and powers of deduction to crack codes, solve puzzles, collect objects, and earn their freedom bit by bit.1-6
Exit The Game: The Pharaoh's TombIn Exit: The Game - The Pharaoh's Tomb, players must use their team spirit, creativity, and powers of deduction to crack codes, solve puzzles, collect objects, and earn their freedom bit by bit.1-6
Fabled FruitYou live in this forest and are in search of the most savory fruits. Friendly forest dwellers will help you in different ways. You are greedy and thirsty. Who will be the first to satisfy their appetite for Fabled Fruit?2-5
Family BusinessFamily Business takes mob warfare to a new level of backstabbing, revenge, and general bloodthirstiness, which is what makes it such a blast to play. Every player controls a 'family' and plays various cards to off other players' family members.2-6
Flamme RougeFlamme Rouge is a fast-paced, tactical bicycle racing game where each player controls a team of two riders. Will your team lead from the front and risk exhastion or will you surprise everyone by striking from the back? Can you time it perfectly?2-4
Flash Point: Fire RescueFlash Point: Fire Rescue is a cooperative game of fire rescue. Extinguish fires and save civilians in this popular game!2-6
Flick 'em Up!: Dead of WinterFlick 'em Up!: Dead of Winter pits players against zombies in a dexterity game that has you using tools in various ways to take out the undead while they in turn shamble somewhat randomly in your direction.1-10
For SaleFor Sale is a quick, fun game nominally about buying and selling real estate.3-6
Forbidden DesertGear up for a thrilling adventure to recover a legendary flying machine buried deep in the ruins of an ancient desert city. You'll need to coordinate with your teammates and use every available resource if you hope to survive the scorching heat and relentless sandstorm. Find the flying machine and escape before you all become permanent artifacts of the forbidden desert!2-5
Forbidden IslandJoin a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise. Your team will have to work together to collect the treasures and make a triumphant escape before you are swallowed into the watery abyss!2-4
Formula DFormula D is a high stakes Formula One type racing game where the players race simulated cars with the hope of crossing the finish line first.2-10
Gogglebox: TV Trivia Board GameAnswer TV trivia, ad break questions as well as questions on the Goggleboxers themselves in this fun packed game!2-4
HanabiHanabi- named for the Japanese word for "fireworks", is a cooperative game in which players try to create the perfect fireworks show by placing the cards on the table in the right order.2-5
HiveHive is a highly addictive strategic game for two players that is not restricted by a board and can be played anywhere on any flat surface. Surround your opponent's queen to win!2
HMS DoloresYou are pirates who just looted a ship and must negotiate how to split the treasure. Do you cooperate and risk getting outsmarted by a greedy player? Or do you compete and risk losing everything?2-4
Ice CoolIce Cool is a flicking game in which each round one of the players takes the role of the Hall Monitor- his aim will be to catch each other penguin and get points for that. The others will try to run through several doors, thus gaining fish (that give them points) on their way. Gain the most points in this ice cool game!2-4
ImhotepIn Imhotep, the players become builders in Egypt who want to emulate the first and best-known architect there, namely Imhotep.2-4
Isle of Skye: From Cheiftain to KingIn the tile-laying game, Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King, 2-5 players are chieftains of famous clans and want to build their kingdoms to score as many points as possible.2-5
JamaicaA pirate-themed tactical race game with player interaction and side goals (e.g. detouring for treasure). The winner is the player who best balances their position in the race with their success at the side goals.2-6
Jamaica: The Crew
K2K2 is a board game in which each player controls a team of 2 mountaineers, trying to climb to the summit of K2 and return before the other players' teams and before the mountain kills them.1-5
KarubaA tile-laying race game with players starting with boards that are identical, and one player drawing tiles that they all will use. They race to get their explorers to temples first and earn points. Along the way they can collect additional points by collecting items off the paths they create.2-4
King of TokyoIn King of Tokyo, you play mutant monsters, gigantic robots, and strange aliens, all of whom are destroying Tokyo and whacking each other in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo.2-6
Kingdom BuilderIn Kingdom Builder, the players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building their settlements, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game.2-4
KingdominoIn Kingdomino, you are a Lord seeking new lands in which to expand your kingdom. You must explore all the lands, wheat fields, lakes, and mountains in order to spot the best plots. But be careful as some other Lords also covet these lands...2-4
Kitchen RushYou've just inherited an old restaurant and you must turn it into a successful business! Hire personnel, order the right ingredients and be ready to serve the customers that enter your restaurant. The success will depend entirely on your efficiency in the kitchen!1-4
Lanterns: The Harvest FestivalThe harvest is in, and the artisans are hard at work preparing for the upcoming festival. Decorate the palace lake with floating lanterns and compete to become the most honored artisan when the festival begins.2-4
Love LetterLove Letter is a game of risk, deduction, and luck for 2-4 players. Your goal is to get your love letter into Princess Annette's hands while deflecting the letters from competing suitors.2-4
Machi KoroYou've just been elected Mayor of Machi Koro. Congrats! Unfortunately the citizens have some pretty big demands: jobs, a theme park, a couple of cheese factories and maybe even a radio tower. A tough proposition since the city currently consists of a wheat field, a bakery and a single die.2-4
Mission: Red PlanetAs the head of a mining corporation, these minerals and ice found on Mars could make you unfathomably wealthy - if you can reach them before your competitors. You have ten rounds to send your astronauts into space, occupy the planet's most resource-rich zones, and harvest as much celerium, sylvanite, and ice as possible.2-6
Mole Rats in SpaceIn Mole Rats in Space, you and your teammates are mole rats on a research station that has been invaded by snakes. You need to collect your equipment and escape the station before you're bit by a snake or time runs out.2-4
MysteriumUnable to talk, one player (the ghost) communicates with the other players (the mediums) through visions, which are represented in the game by illustrated cards. The mediums must decipher the images to help the ghost remember how he was murdered: Who did the crime? Where did it take place? Which weapon caused the death? The more the mediums cooperate and guess well, the easier it is to catch the right culprit.2-7
Nmbr9Numbers aren't worth anything in NMBR 9, unless they're off the ground floor and looking down from above.1-4
Odin's RavensRace through the landscape in opposite directions to be the first to return to Odin. Focus on speed, or enlist the help of the trickster god Loki to create shortcuts and hinder your opponent. Can you be certain Loki's changes won't help your opponent instead? There's only one way to find out!2
PaperbackYou are a paperback author trying to finish novels for your editor. Complete Westerns, Science Fiction, Romance or even the rare Best-Seller. Live the dream, and maybe pay the bills. Word-building meets deck-building in the unique game Paperback.2-5
PatchworkIn Patchwork, two players compete to build the most aesthetic (and high-scoring) patchwork quilt on a personal 9x9 game board.2
PhotosynthesisThe sun shines brightly on the canopy of the forest, and the trees use this wonderful energy to grow and develop their beautiful foliage. Sow your crops wisely and the shadows of your growing trees could slow your opponents down, but don't forget that the sun revolves around the forest.2-4
Pit CrewPit Crew is a lightning-fast game where up to three teams of players must work together to get their race car back onto the track as quickly as possible.2-9
PointlessBased on the wily and compelling BBC TV quiz show, this game brings all the best features straight from the studio to this board game!2-4
Port RoyalThe merchant players in Port Royal are trying to earn as much as they can out of the Caribbean Sea, but if they set their goals too high, they might take home nothing for the day.2-5
Port Royal: Expansion
Potion ExplosionPlayers play as students taking their final exam for Potion's class. Complete your potions using the marbles you collect, and drink them to unleash their magical power. Remember, though, that to win the Student of the Year award, being quick won't be enough: you'll also need to brew the most valuable potions!2-4
QuadropolisEach player builds their own metropolis in Quadropolis, but they're competing with one another for the shops, parks, public services and other structures to be placed in them.2-4
RaRa is an auction and set-collection game with an Ancient Egyptian theme. Take great risks for great rewards - all for the Sun God Ra!2-5
RaptorMamma Raptor has escaped from her run and laid her eggs in the park. A team of scientists must neutralize her and capture the baby raptors before they run wild into the forest. Raptor is a card driven boardgame with tactical play and some double guessing.2
SagradaEach player builds a stained glass window by building up a grid of dice on their player board. Draft dice and use the tools-of-the-trade in Sagrada to carefully construct your stained glass window masterpiece.1-4
SantoriniSantorini is an accessible strategy game, simple enough for an elementary school classroom while aiming to provide gameplay depth and content for hardcore gamers to explore. 2-4
Shadows Over CamelotEach player represents a knight of the Round Table and they must collaborate to overcome a number of quests, ranging from defeating the Black Knight to the search for the Holy Grail. However, one of the knights may be a traitor, pretending to be a loyal member of the party but secretly hindering his fellow knights in subtle ways, biding his time, waiting to strike at the worst possible moment...3-7
Space BaseIn Space Base, players assume the roles of Commodores of a small fleet of ships. Ships begin docked at their stations and are then deployed to sectors as new ships are commissioned under your command. 
2-5
SplendorSplendor is a game of chip-collecting and card development. Players are merchants of the Renaissance trying to buy gem mines, means of transportation, shops, all in order to acquire the most prestige points.2-4
Stone AgeIn Stone Age, the players collect wood, break stone and wash their gold from the river. They trade freely, expand their village and so achieve new levels of civilization. With a balance of luck and planning, the players compete for food in this pre-historic time.2-4
Stop Thief!A crime has just been committed! Grab your investigator's license and your keen powers of deduction and hunt down the suspect. But watch out because you're not the only private eye on the hunt, and only one of you can slap the cuffs on the suspect and claim the reward.2-4
Stuffed FablesStuffed Fables is the first "AdventureBook Game", in which all of the action takes place in the unique storybook - a book that acts as your rules reference, story guide, and game board, all in one! Each adventure in the game takes place over several pages of the immersive AdventureBook. The book opens flat onto the table to reveal a colorful map or other illustration central to playing the game, with choices, story, and special rules on the opposite page.2-4
Survive: Escape From AtlantisSurvive is a cutthroat game where players seek to evacuate their pieces from an island that is breaking up, while remembering where their highest-valued pieces are located to maximize their score.2-4
Survive Escape From Atlantis - 5-6 Player Mini Expansion(2-6)
Take The GoldPlayers try to be the first to collect four gold coins by using pirates to steal coins from other players. Officers can be called in to stop the pirates, but be prepared for The Kraken who could wipe out everything they have!2-6
TakenokoIn Takenoko, the players will cultivate land plots, irrigate them, and grow one of the three species of bamboo (Green, Yellow, and Pink) with the help of the Imperial gardener to maintain this bamboo garden.2-4
Terror in Meeple CityYou arrive in Meeple City as a gigantic, famished, scaly-skinned monster! Your goal: Dig your claws and dirty paws into the asphalt, destroy buildings, and devour innocent meeples - in short: sow terror while having fun. The monster who has caused the most damage after the carnage finally ends wins the game.2-4
The GamePlayers in The Game try to discard all 98 cards in the deck onto four discard piles in order to win, but they need to do so in the right ways.1-5
The MindThe Mind is more than just a game. It's an experiment, a journey, a team experience in which you can't exchange information, yet will become one to defeat all the levels of the game.
2-4
The Quest for El DoradoIn The Quest for El Dorado, players slip into the roles of expedition leaders who have embarked on a search for the legendary land of gold in the dense jungles of South America. All of them have but one goal in mind: Reaching the golden border first and winning all of the riches for themselves.2-4
The Really Nasty Bankers GameThe Really Nasty Bankers Game brings out all the best family values of double-crossing, scheming, bluffing and greed! Just sit there like a picture of innocence kn owing you've gambled too much of the bank's money and hope that nobody has the nerve to challenge you.2-6
Ticket to RidePlayers collect cards of various types of train cars they then use to claim railway routes in North America. The longer the routes, the more points they earn.2-5
Ticket to Ride: Les Aventuriers du Rail
Ticket to Ride: USA 1910
TsuroA beautiful and beautifully simple game of laying a tile before your own token to continue its path on each turn.2-8
UnearthUnearth is a bend-your-luck game of dice placement and set collection.2-4
UnfairBuild the city's greatest theme park, whatever it takes! Build attractions and upgrade them to match blueprints, stack up towering rides, or simply make the most cash. But watch out - your competitors may pay off the safety inspectors to close your rides or hire hooligans to vandalise your park! How will you get revenge?2-5
ViralYou are a virus that has just infected a human body. Now you have to spread out and mutate your virus in order to infect other organs to gain Viral Points. But watch out for the other virus controlled by other players and the powerful immune system!2-5
Welcome to the DungeonA push-your-luck dungeon delve in which 2-4 players take turns essentially daring each other to go into a dungeon with less equipment than they start off with while filling the dungeon with monsters.2-4
Why First?Why First? is a racing game in which players vie to be second in order to win.2-6