Best Board Game | List of Popular Board Games in the World

The game of "board game" is a game in which counters or coins are kept, removed or run according to some rules on the pre-marked board. The board game is usually a mental game, or depends on luck, or both. The game is based on a strategy, opportunity or a combination of both, and is usually based on a goal, which each player wants to achieve. There are records of board games for about 5000 years in civilizations like Egypt and Mesopotamia. Although it is difficult to date what was or what were the first games of humanity, Mancala game is presented as one of the oldest, with over 7000 years of existence. They were very popular in Greece and Rome from where they spread throughout Europe and then to America.

Board game is very famous in all classes, whether it be kids, elderly, women or men, everyone likes to play it. Board games are considered as family games. In which the members of the house interact together and enjoy this game. There will be some board games that have been played a lot in your home.

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The Carrom is played on a square wooden board with holes in its four corners. It can play two, three or four players. In addition, a red or queen carrom is used, 9 white and 9 black Carrom men. There is a large striker that each player has to push the slings in one of the holes on the four corners of the carrom board. It originated in the Indian subcontinent.

2. Chess

Chess is an intellectual and entertaining game played between two players. Some unknown person gave this game to the intellectuals of the world in the fifth or sixth century. It is believed that this game is essentially the invention of India, whose ancient name was 'Chaturanga', which went UAE to Europe through India and then became popular and famous in the 15th - 16th century.

3. Snakes and Ladders

The game of Saanp Seedhi is a game played on board. This game is very popular among children. It was invented in India. In India it was called 'Mokshpatam' or 'Param Padam'. Earlier it was used to teach children the basic principles of Hindu religion. The British named it 'Snakes and Ladders'. It is believed that Saint Gyaneshwar had invented it during the thirteenth century. But according to some sources, its roots go up to the second century BC.

4. Ouija

Ouija board or witches board is a flat surface wood with letters, numbers or other symbols on it and a movable gauge is placed. It was created to be used as a method of necromancy or communication with spirit, consider followers of spiritism as an aid to contact spirits.

5. Checkers

Draughts is very ancient game. Its ancient name is Checkers. This was a very favorite game of Greek and Roman people. Its popularity can be estimated by the fact that the pictures of the board of this game have been seen in many places in Roman's historic buildings.

6. Monopoly

Monopoly is a board game based on the exchange and purchase of real estate (usually inspired by the names of the streets of a certain city), nowadays produced by the American company Hasbro of Rhode Island. Monopoly is one of the best-selling commercial board games in the world.

7. Ludo

The Ludo is a board game for children, bringing together two to four players. The goal is to have the four pawns go around the circuit and bring them home before the other players. The Ludo is a descendant of Pachisi and Parcheesi.

8. Scrabble

The Scrabble is a board and word game where the objective is to collect points on the basis of random letters prints, creating words on a square grid. Scrabble is very popular with family and friends, but also on the Internet. It is also practiced in clubs and in competition.

9. Pictionary

Pictionary is a famous board game created by Robert Angel that consists in guessing a word through a drawing made on paper. The player or team guessing more words or phrases wins.

10. Travel Go

Travel Go is a fun board game, based on worldwide tour, which was manufactured by Waddingtons Ltd from 1961 onwards.

11. Quoridor

Quoridor is a strategy game for two or four people by Mirko Marchesi. It appeared in 1997 in various countries by the game publisher FX Schmid, Gigamic and the Great American Trading Company. The game was awarded in 1997 with the Mensa Select, a prize awarded annually by the American Mensa to five board games.

12. Downfall

13. War on Terror

14. Scoundrels of Skullport

15. Android: Netrunner

16. Camelot

17. Careers

18. Chaturanga (Indian chess)

19. Great Train Robbery

20. Coin Hopping—Washington D.C.

21. Hare and Tortoise

22. Star Wars Tactics

23. The Mad Magazine Game

24. Keltis

25. The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game

26. Backgammon

27. Mississippi Queen

28. Concept

29. Puzzle

30. Kerplunk

31. Time's Up!

32. Sequence

33. Upwords

34. CirKis

35. Hungry Hungry Hippos

36. Blue Max

37. Transformers

38. Star Wars Epic Duels

39. Janggi (Korean chess)

40. Clue

41. Aladdin's Dragons

42. Parcheesi

43. Wooper

44. Kill Doctor Lucky

45. Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

46. Löwenherz

47. Connect 4

48. B-17, Queen of the Skies

49. Hijara

50. Zombies!!!

51. Zoophoria

52. Dorn

53. Yut

54. Rummikub

55. Agon

56. Ghosts

57. Hotels

58. Elfenland

59. Java

60. Betrayal at House on the Hill

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