In this time of the pandemic, everyone is worried. People are working from home. It is quite a challenging time for couples, as well. Earlier they used to go to their jobs and come back and spend some time with each other, but now they are together 24/7. This seemed a positive change, but with time things have become difficult. To ease the tension and add some fun elements to your couple life, you should play board games.
Board games are a perfect way to spend some quality time together with your partner. It’s an awesome way to make your quarantine not so boring.
Playing games together bring people closer, and they develop empathy. Below we are providing you with some awesome board games that you can play as a couple:
7 Wonders Duel
7 Wonders Duel is solely for two players. It’s a popular Board Game Canada. In the game, players acquire cards to get resources and advance their scientific as well as military development for developing civilization and complete wonders.
In 7 Wonders Duel, players don’t draft cards; instead, they are arranged in a face-down and face-up manner from the start. Players can take a card if it’s not covered by any others. The players have to start with four wonder cards. When a player constructs a wonder, he gets a special ability. Only seven wonders can be built. The player who is able to build seven wonders is the winner.
Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small – The Big Box
In the game, you are an animal farmer who has to extend his farms. Players are required to hoard maximum animals on their pastures and in their stables. Players can use unlimited strategies as there are 62 buildings from the base game and the two expansions provide for each gaming round. Players end up with a story full of surprises – guaranteed to raise a smile!
Different sea animals are forming swarms, which is a cause of turbulence. In every turn, players select one of six stones and then place those stones on an empty field.
One player makes a group of the same color; on the other hand, the other player is making groups of identical sea creatures. Players are provided with an opportunity to move a stone before they put a new stone to form new swarms. The bigger the group, the more points the player gets.
Arkham Horror: The Card Game
You have to stop evil in Arkham. Arkham Horror: The Card Game is full of mystery, madness, and monsters. In the game, players/characters have talents as well as flaws.
Maybe you feel compelled to hide any signs of otherworldly evils, and for that, you are hampering your own investigations to protect the population.
It doesn’t matter what haunts you or compels you; both your weaknesses and strengths get reflected in your custom deck of cards. These cards will act as your resources as you unravel the terrifying mysteries of the world.
Adventures in Arkham Horror carry you deeper into the mystery. You’ll find strange creatures and haunted houses.
Atlantic Chase imitates the naval campaigns fought between 1939 and 1942 in the North Atlantic between fleets of the Royal Navy and the Kriegsmarine. The game uses a system of trajectories to model the fog of war that bewildered the commands during this period. Without resorting to hidden movement or dummy blocks, players experience uncertainty in the game.
This wordy game is played between two players. Each player gets 12 letter cubes.
You are required to place banana cards with their face down, and they need to be within reach of both players. Banana cards are used as theme cards and score cards.
CLASSIC DUEL: Every time a player wins a round, he/she gets one banana card. The payer who gets 10 cards first wins the game! In this game, players are required to use the banana cards to keep score.
Codenames: Harry Potter
Codenames: Harry Potter requires players to work together to reveal all the right cards; they have t do so before they run out of time. Cards have a word or phrase on one side and an image on the other.
DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Rivals – Batman vs. The Joker
Can Batman take down The Joker, or will he fail to do so? The action is fast and furious. Players have to choose the right components to their decks and launch attacks.
The first player who drops the opponent three times wins the game. But the thing is, every time an opponent drops, he rises up even stronger than before. i
Europe Divided is a game of a new Cold War. After the end of the cold war, Central and Eastern Europe wanted to consolidate their democracies. They sought a European union to save themselves from Russian influence. But then things changed.
The prices of oil increased, reinforcing Russia’s economy. Putin came to power, and in 2008, war broke out between Russia and the NATO-aspirant, Georgia.
As a player, you control one of the two powers: Europe (controlling both NATO and the European Union) or Russia.
Fog of Love
Fog of Love is a game for two players. In the game, players play two characters who meet, fall in love and face the challenge of making their relationship work.
The game is like a romantic comedy. There are awkward situations, roller-coaster rides, lots of laughs, and many difficult compromises.
Like in real-life relationships, goals might not be the same for both players. There is no certainty of a happily ever after; the game is full of surprises.
Board Games Canada is a perfect way to add fun to your lives. This quarantine period is a perfect time to play board games and some fun during the boring days. Board games are a perfect way to spend some quality time together.