Gone are the days when board games were considered boring. If anything, card games and board games are all the rage nowadays. Here's a primer on some fun ones that you can play with your Christian family and friends!
Dixit is an illustrative card game where you can use your imagination to your heart’s content! It’s an international award winning game and the rules are quite simple. Each player holds 6 cards in their hand, there are nothing on these cards except illustrations. On your turn you act as a storyteller.You have to think of a title for your card and say it to everyone, other players would then have to pick one of their cards which matches your description the closest. Next, shuffle all the cards before placing them face up.
Everyone votes secretly and tries to guess which one is the Storyteller's card. Points are earned when you guess correctly or if other players voted for your card. If everybody or nobody guesses correctly, the storyteller would not get any points.
Check out their official site: http://en.libellud.com/games/dixit
Codenames is a fun game for team players and guessing game lovers alike! Codenames is played with 4 or more people broken up into two teams. There are a total of 25 cards on the table which represents the two teams' secret agents. Only the spymasters from each team know which cards are which. They give one-word clues for their teams to guess which cards are theirs correctly. The team to guess everything first wins. It’s a fast and competitive game good for building teamwork.
Link here: http://codenamesgame.com/
King of Tokyo
This award-winning game is perfect for strategic players who love action and adventure.
“At the start of each turn, you roll six dice, which show the following six symbols: 1, 2, or 3 Victory Points, Energy, Heal, and Attack. Over three successive throws, choose whether to keep or discard each die in order to win victory points, gain energy, restore health, or attack other players into understanding that Tokyo is YOUR territory. The fiercest player will occupy Tokyo, and earn extra victory points, but that player can't heal and must face all the other monsters alone!
In order to win the game, one must either destroy Tokyo by accumulating 20 victory points, or be the only surviving monster once the fighting has ended.” Fortune favours the bold!
BibleOpoly - A Biblical Game of Faith & Fun
A biblical game of fun and faith, Bibleopoly combines the fun of a property trading game with remarkable cities of the Bible. Players start "in the beginning" and journey through Bible cities, Meditation, Community Celebration and occasionally The Abyss. Players of this biblical game earn a cornerstone by helping a fellow player or doing Community Service. They then make offerings in order to earn the bricks and steeple needed to build a church. The fun bible game not only provides a lot of entertainment but also teaches important Bible stories. This Bible board game is suitable for 2-6 players, which means you can play it with a friend, with your family or even at a party. You can choose between two options: traditional play or the one-hour version.