Board Games FAQs

There are so many board games that have been created over the years that if one was to start asking detailed questions about the same it would take months to explain. However, there are some general queries that people have with regards to various categories of games that exist or with regards to some of the popular board games that need paying attention to.

Board games are being used as a medium of education for children these days. At the same time while some games are being designed to teach children, it is also believed that board games have always had some lesson that players can take away. While some of the games may have a more obvious lesson, there are others that teach subtle life lessons. Irrespective of the lesson, the mere playing of a game and the interpersonal interaction that a board game allows helps in development of social skills.

What are the variations of monopoly that exist in the market?

Monopoly is a very popular game that is played by many families on a leisurely day. While gaming has seen a completely new turn with video games, mobile phone games and the like, there are still many people who are hooked on to board games and prefer them for the social interaction that they allow. Monopoly is a game that has been in vogue for many years and over time it there have been various...


What are some of the common terms used in board game?

The jargon that is used in board games tends to be extremely specific to the board game that one is referring to. However, there are some terms that can be considered to be fairly common across a large number of board games. The game board is what the flat cardboard surface is called in all games. This surface typically has different patterns, squares and locations based on the game being played...


What are the characteristics of a German style board game?

German style board games started to evolve in the 1980's and took off in a large way. These are essentially tabletop games that have relatively simple rules so that almost anyone can play them. These are not games that require a large level of training or practice and can be played once you have become familiar with the rules. Typically German style games fall between abstract games like che...


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