Top Thematic Board Games you can buy in Toronto

Boardgame enthusiasts are always on the lookout for new and adventurous board games. In this article, we will share the top thematic board games you can buy in Toronto. These top family board games in Toronto will surely interest you:

Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein

Victor Frankenstein died twenty years ago on the ship in the Arctic. But his vengeful creature lives on. Robert Walton, the sea captain pledges to kill the creature. It’s 1819, and darkness descends upon Paris. A gigantic statue emerged in the scientific community, claiming to possess Frankenstein’s research. He sponsors a competition and offers the prize: unlocking the mystery of mortality.

Scientists from all over the world come to take part, and the captain also comes to fulfill his vow.

Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein is inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic novel of gothic horror. The game can be played by 2-4 players. It is a strategic monster building game and is full of fun. The creature asks for your help in bringing to life an abomination like itself. You will have to gather material from the cemeteries around the city and conduct research at the Academy of Science. This is done to assemble a new form of life.

The game ends when you are successful in creating a life or when the captain kills the creature.

Viticulture Essential Edition 

In Viticulture Essential Edition, players take the roles of people in pre-modern Tuscany who have inherited Vineyards. They have three workers, an old crashpad, and a few plots of land. They want to make their winery successful. Players decide how they want to allocate their workers. Since every season is different, workers are assigned different tasks, and the first workers who get to the job have an advantage over others. People visit the vineyard, and they love to help workers when you assign workers to help them. Visits of people (in the form of cards) are brief but helpful. Players can build structures and fill wine orders with wine order cards.


In the future, there is complete destruction because of the war, and the war has split the people into factions. The factions decide to stop the war and settle their dispute in the arena. The Adrenaline tournament, which is a virtual bloodsport, is created. Every faction has a champion, and champions get a chance to fight and to win. Do you want to take the chance of becoming the next champion of the tournament?

 You play a first-person shooter on your gaming table. Grab a gun and start shooting. 


Gloomhaven is inspired by Euro tactical. Players take on the role of wandering adventurers. They have their own motives for traveling and their own special set of skills. Since it’s a dark world, players have to work together to clear out menacing dungeons and forgotten ruins. Players will improve their abilities with loot and with experience. Meanwhile, they will discover new locations to explore and expand the story. 

 The game is played over many sessions. After each scenario, players will decide what they want to do. It’s like a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book. Players have to play together and show cooperation against automated monsters. Players will use an innovative card system to decide what a player can do in his turn.  

 In every turn, a player has to choose two cards to play out of their hand. Every card has a top and a bottom power, and the player can decide if he/she wants to use the top power or the bottom power when the turn comes. Players need to be careful because, over time, players will permanently lose cards from their hands. 


You will see a celebration of the US National Parks in the board game Parks. It features illustrious art from Fifty-Nine Parks.

 In the game, players take on the role of two hikers. These hikers trek on different trails and take action and collect memories. Memories are then represented by different resource tokens like forests and mountains. These memories in sets allow players to visit a National Park at the end of each hike.

 Each trial represents one season of the year. After each year, the trails grow steadily longer. Trails are represented by tiles and are shuffled in-between seasons. It is not easy to get resources, especially when someone is already in the place you are looking to reach. In Campfires, you share time with other hikers. Canteens and Gear can be used to get access to resources.

One Week Ultimate Werewolf

One Week Ultimate Werewolf is an adventurous game. It takes the gameplay of One Night Ultimate Werewolf and makes it even more intense. You will venture into the special rooms of Ludwig Castle. There is a special power in each room, and with these powers, you can get to know about the mystery of who among you is a werewolf. In the game, players can switch roles many times before the final vote.

As in One Night Ultimate Werewolf, your task is to get to know about the secret roles of your opponents as well as yours. Each day, you get a different room, and every room has some unique abilities. There are 3-7 players; apart from that, there are three staff members who roam the castle, and each of them also has a secret role. A week’s investigation is done (it should take around 45 minutes), and after that, it all comes down to a vote. If you’re a werewolf, you don’t want others to get to know about you. If you are a villager, you want to find about those sneaky werewolves. And if you’re a Tanner, you’re trying to get caught!

 One Week Ultimate Werewolf has more than a dozen unique rooms. 

Final Words

Buy Board Games Toronto to have fun-filled board games sessions with your family and friends. Try the above-board games to have a great time.

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