Board games certainly don’t have to be boring. These are some great choices to play on a wet Sunday afternoon. Fun for all the family!
Atlas Adventures

 

 

Atlas Adventures

How quickly can you rebuild your world map? Atlas Adventures is simple in concept. All you have to do is replicate the map of the world on your playing board. Seems easy enough. But beware! Continents or oceans may have to be traded with other players and advanced players have to answer challenging multiple-choice questions to earn a continent, sea or ocean. Learn and improve your knowledge of the world in this geography and general knowledge based game. With 2 different levels perfect for 7+ and 12+ players, this game is great to play with the whole family. So do you know your maracas from your mojitos? – This game is made from recycled materials. – All questions are in English, French and Spanish. – 48 Puzzled pieces.- 4 Player boards.- 200 Question cards.- 1 Spiner.- 1 Rules Booklet.

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WizKids Mage Knight Board Game: Ultimate Edition

 

 

WizKids Mage Knight Board Game: Ultimate Edition

Designed by one of worlds leading game designers, Vlaada Chvtil, WizKids is pleased to announce the Mage Knight Board Game: Ultimate Edition is arriving this fall! Current or new fans can find all of the released content plus a few new and exciting components all in one place! The critically acclaimed, award winning Mage Knight board game combines elements of RPGs, deckbuilding, and traditional board games while capturing the rich history of the Mage Knight universe. Now, after wowing solo game players and groups of up to 5, this Ultimate Edition brings it all together in a self-contained gaming experience. The Ultimate Edition includes the original base game plus all three expansions: The Lost Legion, Krang, and Shades of Tezla. It features comprehensive integrated rules text, 5 all-new cards, alternate paint jobs, and a great price that cant be beat!This is the Ultimate Edition fans have waited for! For 1-5 Players. Ages 14 and up. 1+ hour playing time. The Ultimate Edition includes the original base game plus all three expansions: The Lost Legion, Krang, and Shades of Tezla. It features comprehensive integrated rules text, 5 all-new cards, and alternate paint jobs. Now, after wowing solo game players and groups of up to 5, this Ultimate Edition brings it all together in a self-contained gaming experience.

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Batman Road Trip Board Game

 

 

Batman Road Trip Board Game

The Bat-Signal is in the sky! You are the DARK KNIGHT, sworn protector of Gotham City. The criminals are loose and causing panic through the city. Do you have what it takes to foil their evil plot? Gotham City needs you. Will you answer the call? You receive word from Commissioner Gordon that the criminals of Gotham City have banded together in an effort to take control of the city. A master plan has been set in motion designed by four of your most feared and dangerous villains: Two-Face, The Penguin, The Riddler, and the Clown Prince of Crime himself – The Joker. How or why these criminal masterminds have come to work together is unknown. What is known is that the damage to Gotham City and its citizens will be catastrophic unless you can stop it. So strap on your best cape and cowl, and head out to defend your city. An epic game of fun and strategy! Travel through Gotham City collecting information on the villains’ master plan. Carry out board actions, collect Batarangs, and acquire checkpoint toll passes while dishing out hard justice in thug battles. Gain access to criminal controlled roads that lead to villain strongholds in your search of evidence. Return the evidence to your Batcave for analysis to help you foil their sinister plot. The first person to complete their score card by acquiring 4 unique evidence pieces and return them to their Batcave is the winner. Brand: Aquarius Game: Batman Road Trip Board Game Age recommendation: 12 and up Number of players: 2-4 players

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Argue! Board Game - Argue! Board Game

 

 

Argue! Board Game – Argue! Board Game

Argue! is the fun, topical game where all you need is an opinion to win! It’s that simple. Everyone has an opinion and everyone enjoys watching a good argument, so this game will satisfy simply everybody! Players roll the dice to determine the topic they will argue and the identity of their opponent. Then it’s time to have at it, with each player getting 30 second slots to make their case and then respond to their opponent’s claims. Players score points by winning votes with their argument. Everyone plays every turn as an arguer or as a judge. After each player has argued twice, whoever has the most points, wins! Brand: University Games Game: Argue! Board Game Age recommendation: 16 and up Number of players: 3-6 players

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Talicor The Ungame Board Game

 

 

Talicor The Ungame Board Game

The Ungame from Talicor is the leading family communications game where players progress along the playing board as they answer questions. This non-competitive game can be a great ice-breaker or a serious exchange of thoughts, feelings and ideas. Brand: Talicor The Ungame Board Game Model: TL1200 Players progress along the playing board as they answer questions such as, ‘What are the four most important things in your life?’ This non-competitive game can be a great ice-breaker or a serious exchange of thoughts, feelings and ideas Recommendation for children ages 5 years and older Number of players: 2 to 6

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Slangology Board Game

 

 

Slangology Board Game

Slangology is the fantabulous, laugh-out-loud party game of slang definitions. In the game, try your hand at this 21st century art form, by combining outrageous images and witty captions. You’ll never know what will come up in this hilarious, off-the-hook party game. Brand: Playroom Entertainment Game: Slangology Age recommendation: 10 and up Number of players: 3-8 players

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Classic Mill Strategy Board Game

 

 

Classic Mill Strategy Board Game

This classic two-player game has been played for some 3000 years. The goal is to strategically reduce your opponent from nine marbles to two. Constructed of beautiful solid oak with smooth glass marbles, this game makes an attractive accent to any decor. Brand: Square Root Game: Classic Mill Strategy Board Game Number of players: 2 players WARNING: Small Parts Not for children under 3 years of age.

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Go Board Game Set - Beginner's Two Player Strategy Game with Reversible Board and Melamine Pieces by Hey! Play!

 

 

Go Board Game Set – Beginner’s Two Player Strategy Game with Reversible Board and Melamine Pieces by Hey! Play!

Add a new challenge to game night with family and friends with the Reversible Go Board Game Set by Hey! Play! This game is a great starter set for both adults and children to learn how to play Go. The wooden board provided in this set is has an 8×8 grid on one side for learning and teaching basic rules and strategy, and a 12×12 grid on the other for more intermediate play. The set includes 180 pieces each of the black and white stones, which come in convenient, snap-lid containers for storage and travel. Each stone is .75 inches in diameter and flat on one side to make them easy to handle during play and be stable on the board. The stones are also made of durable melamine to withstand daily play. The game will provide hours of fun for the whole family and teach children how to think strategically as it hones their hand-eye coordination and math skills. The entire set is compact and lightweight enough to take with you to the park or to parties. GOOD FOR BEGINNERS- The board included with the set has an 8×8 grid on one side for learning and teaching basic rules and strategy, while the reverse side has a 12×12 grid to offer a more challenging game for intermediate players. CONVENIENT STORAGE- Both the black and white playing stones come in their own snap-lid container that keeps them in one place while travelling, in storage and for players to draw from during a game. DURABLE- The board itself is crafted from wood and each piece is made of melamine to be sturdy and durable for travel to parks and parties and to stand up to daily play without becoming marred or damaged. EDUCATIONAL- The game of Go is not only fun, but it will teach children how to think strategically and develop their hand-eye coordination and hone their math skills as they learn the rules of the game. PRODUCT DETAILS- Board Materials: Wood. Board Dimensions: 12.75L x 12.75W x .75H. Stone Materials: Melamine. Stone Dimensions: .75 inches Diameter.

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XCOM Board Game Evolution Expansion

 

 

XCOM Board Game Evolution Expansion

Hello Commander The war continues – at great cost We now believe another force is at work against us If not dealt with swiftly it could destroy us… XCOM Evolution is an expansion for XCOM The Board Game that complicates your war effort with new missions enemies and invasion plans as well as mechanics that make your struggles more dangerous than ever As the alien forces spread and peril increases the sinister humans of the EXALT seek to take advantage of the chaos to infiltrate and destroy XCOM from within Their treachery leads to new challenges and you&39;ll face new crises you&39;ll find your work subverted and you&39;ll have to deal with new threats to the very resources you need to win the war Fortunately your team has also made some advances since the war began The discovery of the mysterious alien substance known as Meld promises to unlock some astonishing breakthroughs in the field of biomechanics And XCOM Evolution allows you to pursue some of these advances potentially bringing formidable new weaponry to the field in the form of MEC Troopers!Players 1-4Playing time 90 minutesAges 14

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Who Dares Wins The Board Game

 

 

Who Dares Wins The Board Game

Could you name the uk’s 10 longest rivers or 10 most popular brands of chocolate? if not all 10 then how many do you think you could name? the new who dares wins board game based on the hit TV show is a game of lists bidding dares and steals This highly entertaining family game will have teams bidding and challenging on how many items they can name from a particular category list but which team will have the courage to hold their nerve and win the valuable places! test your knowledge and skill and see how many of the ten answers you can name from each list Be careful though get an answer wrong and the other players will get a chance to steal! there are also dare cards to be collected along the way that may just help you out but how brave will you be? remember who dares wins! who dares wins is a fun packed game that can be played with 3 or more players or teams aged 8 years and over Based on the hit TV game show Who Dares WinsA game of lists bidding dares and stealsTest your skill and knowledgeSee how many of the ten answers you can name from each listCan be played with 3 or more players or teams aged 8 years and over

Buy for £17.09 from 365games.co.uk

 

 


 

XCOM The Board Game

 

 

XCOM The Board Game

A co-operative board game of global defense for 1-4 players based on the award-winning video game XCOM Enemy UnknownA free and innovative digital app coordinates the escalating alien invasion teaches you the game and serves as your rules referencePlayers assume four distinct roles each of which is vital to XCOM&39;s success Commander Chief Scientist Central Of&64258;cer and Squad LeaderA push-your-luck dice mechanic partners with the use of the app to heighten the game&39;s tension and dramaIncludes sixteen sculpted XCOM soldiers eight Interceptors and twenty-four UFOsIn XCOM The Board Game the alien invasion has begun Early encounters have only served to prove that the worlds militaries are hopelessly out-gunned Panic leads to riots and governments struggle to maintain any control Human civilization is on the brink of collapse As the department heads of XCOM you and your friends must succeed where the worlds militaries have failed You lead the elite members of an international military organisation which is funded by a secret coalition It is your job to destroy UFOs research Alien technology uncover the alien invasion plan and find some way to turn back the alien invaders You must do this all while preventing the collapse of the governments that secretly fund your organisation Paris has fallen New York is a pile of rubble spilling into the Atlantic Alien attacks against Nanjing and Changzhou prompt widespread panic throughout the streets of Shanghai Defense satellites detect UFOs in orbit over Mexico Russia and Brazil Military responses have proven ineffectual Fear and anxiety lead to widespread riots Human civilization stands upon the brink of collapse… You are humanity’s last hope In XCOM The Board Game you and up to three friends assume the roles of the leaders of the elite international organization known as XCOM It is your job to defend humanity quell the rising panic and turn back the alien invasion Where the world’s militaries have failed to stand against the alien invaders you must succeed To do so you must make strategic use of the resources available to you You must launch Interceptors to shoot down alien UFOs assign soldiers to key missions research alien technology and use that technology to defend your base all while you try to keep the world from collapsing just long enough that you can coordinate one final mission to repel the invaders for good Innovative Digital Enhancement The most notable aspect of XCOM The Board Game is the way that it incorporates a free and innovative digital app into the core of its gameplay then uses the app to promote a unique play experience unlike anything you and your friends have previously encountered in a board game This digital companion will be available both as a downloadable app and as an online tool The app’s primary function is to coordinate the escalating alien invasion randomly selecting from one of five different invasion plans Each invasion plan represents a general outline that the alien commanders will use to coordinate the arrival of new UFOs plan strikes against your base and respond to your successes or failures as it seeks to conquer Earth The app manages all of these tasks and heighten’s the game’s tension as it forces you to respond in real-time Then after you move quickly to coordinate your response you engage the enemy in the untimed resolution phase and feed the results to the app Based upon these results the app launches the invasion&39;s next strikes Additionally the app teaches you the rules controls the information that your satellites provide you and tracks the progress of your resistance efforts even as it allows you to enjoy the game at any of three levels of difficulty Easy Normal or Hard A crisis card The use of this app does more than simply streamline your play experience and track your turns in real-time It also permits a uniquely dynamic turn structure While the variety of game phases remains the same from round to round the order in which you and your friends must play through them may change as may the number of a given phase As a result while you’ll want to know where UFOs appear before you deploy your Interceptors the alien invaders may be able to disrupt your satellite intel and force you to deploy your Interceptors on patrol with limited or no knowledge of the UFOs current whereabouts Similarly you may be forced to think about the costs of resolving the world’s crises before you know how many troops you’ll need to commit to your base defense The effect of the app then is to immerse you deep into the dramatic tension at the core of XCOM The Board Game and it ensures that the game presents a challenging and cooperative (or solo) experience like no other Just like the XCOM department heads that you represent you’ll need to keep cool heads in order to prevailPlayers 1-4Playing time 60 – 120 minutes

Buy for £42.99 from 365games.co.uk

 

 


 

BrainBox Board Game.

 

 

BrainBox Board Game.

In the first BrainBox Board Game the task seems simple enough. Roll the die and move around the board collecting BrainBox cards as you go. The first player to collect one from each category and return to the centre is the winner. So what’s different? For a start, the board magically appears when you lift the lid off the box. There are 160 cards in eight different categories and also squares where you can try to get more than one card at a time, but with all high risk strategies there are downsides. Contents: 160 cards, 1 rules book, 1 sand timer, 1 die, 4 pawns. 2 or more players. For ages 6 years and over. Lifetime manufacturer’s guarantee. EAN 5025822900982. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use.

Buy for £27.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

What a Performance Board Game.

 

 

What a Performance Board Game.

An all action game of fun for all the family. Wipe clean durable board. Includes ‘hidden forfeit’ cards and magic decoder. Great role playing game. Contents: 1 x jigged game board, 1 magic decoder, 1 pack of forfeit cards, 4 playing pieces, 1 spinner, 1 dice. 2 or more players. For ages 5 years and over. EAN 5011860000000. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use.

Buy for £14.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

Cluedo Sherlock Board Game

 

 

Cluedo Sherlock Board Game

The enigmatic series Sherlock retells the tale of England’s most celebrated detective – and now Sherlock Holmes and John Watson’s adventures in 21st century London are the centrepiece for their own version of the classic game of Cluedo! Who killed Moriarty? Was it Mrs Hudson, in the Tower of London with the Wrench, or Irene Adler, in 221B, with a Candlestick? You’ll need all your wits about you to find out! In this special edition of sherlock cluedo – the classic mystery board game sees you become a real detective to find clues and solve the mystery that awaits you. Alongside your favourite characters including Sherlock Holmes, John Watson and Irene Adler, enter special locations including Baker Street, Dartmoor, Battersea power station, and uncover the hidden secrets. Cluedo is fun for the whole family as you decide: who did it? where did it occur? and what weapon did the culprit use? Was it Sherlock Holmes in baker street with a revolver? or Irene Adler in tower of London with a dagger? The classic mystery board game is fun for the whole family. Contents: game board, x6 tokens, 6 weapons, 21 cards, case closed envelope, case file. 2 or more players. For ages 8 years and over. 2 year manufacturer’s guarantee. EAN 5036905019514. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.

Buy for £35.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

Shaperise Board Game

 

 

Shaperise Board Game

Shaperise was the winning game in the Green Board Games 2016 Young Games Inventor of the Year competition, and so impressed the judges that it was decided to put the game into production. It is a game of visual memory and speed. See it, match it, win it! The first player to recreate the pattern correctly wins the card. 2 – 4 Players. Family fun! Multi-levels means that adults and children can play together. Other game-play suggestions included. Contents: 60 Cards, 40 Coloured blocks, 1 Rules sheet, 1 Timer. 2 or more players. For ages 3 years and over. EAN 5025822100184. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.

Buy for £18.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

Smart Ass Board Game

 

 

Smart Ass Board Game

Have you ever played a game and been bursting to shout out the answer, even when it’s not your turn? Here’s your chance! Each question has 8 clues. The first player to shout out the corect answer wins the round and takes a step closer to being the ultimate ‘Smart Ass’. Who’s the smart ass amongst your friends and family? find out with this outrageous, fast-paced party game. Each who, what and where am i? card has ten clues. And guess what? you never have to wait for the your turn just yell out the answer if you think you know it! A game for the whole family to play, listen to the facts and jump in when you think know the answer. Over 500 questions to allow you to play time and time again. Roll the category die to pick your question and roll the movement die to race around the board. Contents: 1 x Games Board, 6 Playing Pieces and stands, 411 Question cards, 1 x Jumbo Movement Die, 1 x Jumbo Category Die and instructions. 2 or more players. (not included). For ages 12 years and over. EAN 5018163003337. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use.

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Sequence Board Game.

 

 

Sequence Board Game.

With a little strategy and little luck, you can be a Sequence winner. Play a card from your hand and place a chip on the matching space on the gameboard. When you have 5 in a row, that’s a Sequence, but watch out for the wild Jacks, use them to block your opponents and even remove their chips on your way to victory. Sequence – an exciting game of strategy. Play a card from your hand, place a chip on a corresponding space on the game board. When you have 5 in a row, it’s a sequence. Learn to block your opponents and remove their chips. Watch out for the jacks – they are wild. With a little strategy and a little luck – you’re a winner! Contents: Game Board, 104 Sequence playing cards, 48 Blue playing Chips, 48 Green playing chips, 48 Red playing chips. Game instructions. 2 or more players. For ages 3 years and over. 2 year manufacturer’s guarantee. EAN 5036905010061. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.

Buy for £25.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

DC Comics Retro Monopoly Board Game.

 

 

DC Comics Retro Monopoly Board Game.

Batman and Robin, Superman, and many others have now their own Monopoly game. Pick your own among six customized tokens and travel around the board to collect the rare and sought-after issues that made history in modern culture and turned into cherished collectors items. The world’s best family board game brings you another exciting edition of monopoly – DC comics retro. Battle your way through the different worlds and conquer Lexcorp or Wayne industries. Choose your favourite token from, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash and Martian Manhunter, travel to your favourite sites and accumulate fortunes, but watch out for taxes, jail and bankruptcy. Advance to Planet Krypton, or your favourite heroes and super-villains from Superman, Batman to Darkseid and the joker – will you owe rent or reap the rewards? Invest in detective agencies and hideouts and trade your way to success. The fast-dealing property trading game is fun for the whole family. Contents: Game board, 6 tokens, 28 Title Deeds, 16 Thpooom, 16 Smash Cards, 1 pack of Marvel Money, 32 Green Houses, 12 Red Hotels, 2 Dice, 1 Speed Die and instructions. 2 or more players. For ages 8 years and over. 2 year manufacturer’s guarantee. EAN 5036905022545. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.

Buy for £37.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

Manchester Monopoly Board Game.

 

 

Manchester Monopoly Board Game.

Cities, towns, counties and now even football clubs are celebrated through these special editions of this classic family board game. Featuring many of Manchester’s most famous landmarks and cultural icons, they make wonderful gifts, souvenirs of a trip, or great family fun with a local flavour. Order your limited edition copy of the World’s best board game today! The world’s best family board game brings you another exciting edition of monopoly – Manchester. Choose your favourite token, tour your favourite sites and accumulate fortunes, but watch out for taxes, jail and bankruptcy. Advance to Old Trafford, Albert Square or the Quay’s – will you owe rent or reap the rewards? Invest in houses and hotels and trade your way to success. The fast-dealing property trading game is fun for the whole family. Contents: Gameboard, 8 tokens, 28 Title Deeds, 16 Chance Cards, 16 Community Chest Cards, 1 pack of Monopoly Money, 32 Green Houses, 12 Red Hotels, 2 Dice, 1 Speed Die and instructions. 2 or more players. For ages 8 years and over. 2 year manufacturer’s guarantee. EAN 5036905000017. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.

Buy for £31.99 from Argos Ireland

 

 


 

Let's F*ck XXX Sex Game for Adults

 

 

Let’s F*ck XXX Sex Game for Adults

Let’s F*ck XXX Sex Game for Adults Add some extra fun to your foreplay by playing the Let’s F*ck XXX Sex Game for Adults with your partner. This hot, erotic board game is fast paced and fun. Make your way around the board. Every square you land on will require you or your partner to carry out a sexy action on or for your partner. The winner is whoever reaches the bed first. Use the position spinner to decide what popular sex move you’ll start with. Fancy mixing it up? Why not take another spin. The Let’s F*ck XXX Sex Game for Adults is perfect for adventurous couples that fancy adding an element of chance and fate to their sex play.

Buy for £12.99 from Harmony