To pick a board game, you may want to consider the following factors: The number of players required, The participant’s age and interests, the game length, the games’ complexity, and reviews and recommendations of games.
Some classic board games include:
Catan: A strategy game where players collect and trade resources to build settlements and roads on an island.
Ticket to Ride: A game about building railway routes across North America (or other regions in various versions).
Codenames: A word-based party game where players try to guess words based on one-word clues given by their team's "spymaster”
Scrabble: A word game where players create words on a game board using letter tiles and compete for points.
Monopoly: A classic real estate trading game where players buy, sell, and trade properties to build wealth.
Cluedo: A murder mystery game where players investigate who committed a murder, with what weapon, and in which room.
A good board game should be engaging and have clear rules that aren’t too complicated to understand. Enjoyment of the game will usually be enhanced if it combines strategy, luck and social interaction between players. And don’t forget – no cheating!
One of the easiest board games to play is Connect Four, a simple strategy game where players take turns dropping coloured discs into a vertical grid with the goal of being the first to connect four of their discs in a row, either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. You can buy Connect Four on easons.com.