Every board game you should gift this holiday season.
The holidays are here and it's time to shop for the board gamers on your "Nice" list. Or, you know, just shop for yourself (we won't tell). To help you pick some great games for "a friend" we've selected some of our favorite board games from a variety of categories.
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|For New Board Gamers|
|Need something to introduce a friend, parent, or lover to the wonders of board games? These five games are easy to learn, simple to teach, and are (almost) guaranteed to drive anyone into the eager embrace of board games.|
|Shopping for someone who likes to have big groups over to play some titilating games? Look no further than these top-notch games that are great with six or more players.|
|The holidays are all about love and sharing, so we have a selection of cooperative board games. No need to duke it out - everyone can play nice with these games. Remember, you can live together or die alone.|
|For gamers who like to keep close company, here's a list of stellar 2-player only games. That's right, these games are designed just for two players. Hopefully the recipient of these gifts invites you to be that second player.|
|Star Wars Games|
|This indie movie Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is gaining some buzz. Latch onto the trend before everyone's talking Star Wars and get some cool games manufactured in a galaxy far, far away.|
|On the Hunt|
|Asymetrical games (1 player vs. many) are really picking up some steam. Enjoy battling wits with your buddies in some truly great and challenging games of hunters and the hunted.|
|Perhaps there's someone on your holiday shopping list who strictly wants card games. All those miniatures and carboard... gross! Here are five sure-fire picks for your picky friend.|