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5 fun board games like Clue you’ll love to play

5 fun board games like Clue you’ll love to play

Clue is one of my favourite games to play and I have very fond memories of playing this from my childhood. I am looking forward to introducing it to my children soon too.
Here are 5 fun board games like Clue that you’ll love to play. The first three are even excellent to play with 2 players. So if you have been trying to play Clue with 2 players then definitely check those out.
The best board games like Clue are:
Chronicles of Crime
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
Whitehall Mystery
Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
5 Minute Mystery: The Museum of Everything
These games are all whodunnit style games where you will either be solving murders or thefts. They also have other elements that you will see in Clue such as murder weapons, locations and suspects.

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11 best legacy board games 2022

11 best legacy board games 2022

If you don’t know what a legacy board game is then it is a game that typically can be played for only so many times and then you can’t play again. This doesn’t sound like a good game to play but the rewards are often a completely unique experience that you can share with your friends that no one else has experienced.
You will also have strong storylines that will carry through the entire game that will have surprises and new challenges that will be a pure delight to play. As you play through legacy games they change in that items and mechanics may be introduced but also there will be things removed. Yes, even cards torn up and boards written on.
This sounds scary but actually what it does is invest you more into the game and make this game yours and yours alone. For example, you may name a character, monster, or even a place on the board. No other board game will have that name.

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Azul vs Patchwork | Which board game is better?

Azul vs Patchwork | Which board game is better?

Azul and Patchwork are both quite similar in that they have a very unique theme and gameplay. They are both definitely family games that can be played from 8 plus and that makes them very accessible.
So, which one should you choose? In this article we go through a brief overview of the games and their differences and then recommend the best game.
For those who just want the answer then I recommend Azul as the game to choose.
These are both excellent games in their own right and for those that would like to know why then read on to find out why I chose Azul.

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11 board games like Codenames

11 board games like Codenames

Codenames is a superb board game pitting two teams against each other. The objective is to find all your agents before the other team. At its heart it is a deduction game where you have to guess the codename for the agents from the word given by your spymaster.  

If you love Codenames and are looking for something that is equally enjoyable then take a look at these 11 board games like Codenames below. All these games are based on deduction. My recommendation would be Decrypto but all these games will be a great addition to your collection. If you are looking for something with more than 8 players then The Resistance will be an excellent choice as it is conveniently sized and lots of fun.

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What is the difference between Pandemic & Pandemic Legacy?

What is the difference between Pandemic & Pandemic Legacy?

In this article we will look at what is the difference between Pandemic & Pandemic Legacy board games.
Four deadly diseases are ravaging the world. As a crack team your job is to prevent an outbreak and develop cures that will save humanity.
All the Pandemic games are co-operative and played with 2-4 players. Each player has a character with certain traits and skills. You must work together to fight the four diseases and prevent outbreaks.
This is the aim of both Pandemic and Pandemic Legacy board games.
The difference in the games lies in what a Legacy game is. Legacy games are designed to play through once. This means that you will be able to play Pandemic as many times as you want. Whereas Pandemic Legacy games have a limited life.

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Can you play the Clank! board game solo?

Can you play the Clank! board game solo?

Clank! is a fantastic deck building adventure game released by Renegade Game Studios. In the game you creep around an angry dragon’s lair stealing precious artifacts. If you stumble then you will have to bear the wrath of the Dragon! So beware.

Clank! is sold as a 2-4 player game but can you play the Clank! board game solo! Well, yes you can and there is a companion app which enables you to do this. So you can play the Clank! board game on your own. And it is real fun too.

This article will lead you through the download and initial setup of the Clank! board game for solo play.

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Can you play board games by yourself? The answer may surprise you!

Can you play board games by yourself? The answer may surprise you!

When I was a kid you played board games with others and the thought of playing on you own was unheard of. If you couldn’t find anyone to play with then you were reduced to playing card games like solitaire.

Well, you will be surprised to find out that things have come a long way since I was a kid.

Can you play board games by yourself? Yes, you can and there are plenty of great games to choose from. Many of the games you can play with friends and family are also designed to play solo.

Additionally it is very popular for people to play regular board games solo. These games are not designed for solo play and so the solo player will set up several players. They will then rotate round each player taking their turn.

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How to play Wingspan solo.  Read before playing on your own

How to play Wingspan solo. Read before playing on your own

Wingspan solo uses a virtual opponent called the Automa. The automa is common for Stonemaier Games. You will be glad to know that the Wingspan Automa is one of the easiest to learn and play with.

The game has separate rules for multiplayer and solo play which can sometimes be a bit confusing to try and put together. So here we go through the gameplay for solo from setup to end game.

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How to play Mysterium with 2 players –  Explained and Solved!

How to play Mysterium with 2 players – Explained and Solved!

Trying to play Mysterium but the instructions for two players are a bit vague? In this article we will take you step by step through how to play Mysterium with 2 players. It is worth noting that if you love Dixit then Mysterium is a great alternative for 2 players.
With two players Mysterium is still collaborative. The aim is to work together as ghost and clairvoyants to work out who murdered the ghost. Thus releasing the ghost from their anguish and allowing them to rest in peace.
Yes, you read it right, there are two clairvoyants in the two player rules. Both played by the non-ghost.
In this how-to we will assume that the ghost cannot speak. This is not required and if you choose the ghost can speak but must not give any clues other than the vision cards.

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Do you sleeve your board games?

Do you sleeve your board games?

I know we are among friends and I should stay away from taboo topics. You know, things like Politics, Religion or Do you sleeve your board games?
Yes, there are times when I sleeve my board games and I think you should too. Sleeving your board games is a personal choice and it doesn’t just come down to a cost/benefit decision. Let’s investigate this a little deeper.
In this article we’ll find out what sleeves are and why they can be useful. You’ll discover the pros and cons of card sleeves and leave you with the ability to decide if you want to invest in them.

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Can you play Pandemic Legacy more than once? Find out!

Can you play Pandemic Legacy more than once? Find out!

The quick answer to, “Can you play Pandemic Legacy more than once?” is yes but there is a finite number of times.

There is a storyline that follows 12 months. Once you have played through that storyline and have either won or lost then you cannot replay the story. You will be able to play between 12 and 24 games.

Pandemic Legacy is a fantastic genre of games that are very popular. As of publishing this article Pandemic Legacy is sitting at number 2 of the Board Game Geek charts. This has got to be one of the games you should check out.

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Strategy for Forbidden Desert board game | Triumph over the Forbidden Desert

Strategy for Forbidden Desert board game | Triumph over the Forbidden Desert

As all survival games should be, Forbidden Desert is a challenging game. The storm doesn’t seem that bad. Your water is OK. You’re doing great and in a couple of turns you’ve lost. That is what makes Forbidden Desert so much fun. As you play through you can feel the tension and excitement rising with every turn of the storm cards.

This article is perfect for you if you are struggling to build your steampunk airship and escape. I will reveal secrets and strategies to help you escape the Forbidden Desert. You’ll feel that rush of accomplishment every challenging game gives with success.

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How to play blokus with 2 players | Pro Tips and Tricks

How to play blokus with 2 players | Pro Tips and Tricks

So, you want to play blokus but there are only two of you. Do not despair, here are some variations to delight you.

This article describes two amazing variations on how to play blokus with 2 players. If you have the 4 player version of blokus then you’ll find out the best way to play blokus with two. Make sure you read the second one as this is the best version. Let’s take a look now.

For those who are reading this and don’t know what Blokus is. Blokus is a tetris-like game distributed by Mattel Games. The game is for 2-4 players and for ages 7+.

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How do you score 6 in a row in Sequence? | Solved!

How do you score 6 in a row in Sequence? | Solved!

So, how do you score 6 in a row in Sequence?

The rules state that you can only use one chip in a sequence of 5 to make up another sequence. If you counted a row of 6 as two sequences you would need to reuse 4 chips in both sequences and so this is invalid. Therefore, you can only count a row of 6 as one sequence of 5.

Thus, the smallest valid number of chips to make two sequences is 9. Four chips in each sequence with one chip reused. This would be a valid sequence of two.

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How do you play Ticket to Ride Europe

How do you play Ticket to Ride Europe

If you despair and are struggling to follow the rules to Ticket to Ride Europe. Then here we will explain how you play Ticket to Ride Europe.

Ticket to Ride Europe is a standalone game following on from the base game Ticket to Ride. It has some great mechanics in the tunnels, ferries and stations. Once you understand them you will delight at how this improves from the original game.

You will need at least 31 x 22 ¾ inches (79 x 52.8 cm) of space to place the Ticket to Ride Europe board on the table and extra space for the draw cards and train pieces.

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9 of the best 8 player boardgames for 2022

9 of the best 8 player boardgames for 2022

You’ve got a group of friends coming over for a blissful evening of board gaming.

Wait, you are in peril of not having something you can play with 8 players? Have no fear as we have 5 of the most amazing 8 player board games that will delight you and your friends.

Here are the best 8 player boardgames for 2021:
– monsDRAWsity
– Telestration
– Eldritch Horror
– Tem-Pur-A
– Sequence
Let’s take a closer look at these amazing boardgames.

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Can you play Uno with two people? Is it boring with 2 players?

Can you play Uno with two people? Is it boring with 2 players?

If you are a devoted Uno fan then you’ll know that playing it with 4 or 5 players is a blast. What about two players though?

Surprise! Yes you can play Uno with two people. Let’s take a look at these proven ways to maximise the fun of Uno with only two of you.

Uno 2 player rules

To play Uno with two people the rules are pretty much the same with some obvious variations. Let’s take a look at how to play Uno with two people.

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Can you play Risk with 2 players? | Solved and Explained!

Can you play Risk with 2 players? | Solved and Explained!

Can you play Risk with 2 players? Yes, you can play Risk with two players. By the end of this article you’ll have several fun variations to choose from.

Make sure you read to the end to find out how to play the epic two player variation with 6 armies!

Introduction

I discovered Risk many years ago and enjoyed playing with 4 or 5 players. I can remember attempting to play with two players using the normal rules. You can imagine the disappointment when the game didn’t play as well and was over pretty quick!

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How to play Codenames with 2 players |  Explained and Solved!

How to play Codenames with 2 players | Explained and Solved!

Learn to collaborate against an unseen enemy. I explain how to play Codenames with two players so you will become the ultimate spymaster. Read on and enter the covert world of espionage at your peril.

How to play Codenames with 2 players

Codenames board game comes with a variation of the rules for 2 players and this is what we’ll look at now. The variation works pretty well and is very playable. Keep reading though as we will discuss an even better option for two players later.

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How to play Clue with 2 players | Read before playing

How to play Clue with 2 players | Read before playing

Want to solve the classic murder mystery but there are only two of you? Then this article will delight you. It will teach you how to play three amazing variations of Clue you can enjoy with 2 players.

Make sure you read on to the third variation as it keeps you guessing. And also provides a little suspense at the final accusation.

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How long does it take to play Monopoly? Win in record time

How long does it take to play Monopoly? Win in record time

Wondering how long it takes to Monopoly? It can take as little as 20 minutes and as long as 180 minutes (2.5 hours) to play.

Monopoly is partly a game of luck, which means there is no guaranteeing a win or how long it will take to play.

Yet, I will reveal some secrets and strategies that will reduce that luck. Giving you the best, quickest chance to be victorious.

Number 5 is particularly tantalizing! Read on to find out how to win in record time.

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Can you play Settlers of Catan with 2 players?

Can you play Settlers of Catan with 2 players?

Ever want to play Settlers of Catan but only have the two of you? Do not fear.

You can enjoy playing Settlers of Catan with two players. In this article you learn three amazing variations that you can play with one other person. Allowing you to be able to enjoy this game more often when you can’t rustle up enough players. Don’t miss the Isthmus of Catan and its mind-blowing board setup explained below.

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How to play ticket to ride India? | Strategy and Tips

How to play ticket to ride India? | Strategy and Tips

If you have purchased this game and like many others feel like the instructions were a little lacking. Don’t worry because this article is for you. We go through how to play the whole game here. We even throw in some strategy and tips at the end. So let’s take a look at how to play Ticket to Ride India.

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5 Board game care tips to keep your games pristine

5 Board game care tips to keep your games pristine

There is nothing I enjoy more than having a good time with family and friends around one of my favorite board games. If you are like us then we enjoy the full social experience, including food and drink, when gaming. This can lead to the inevitable accident here and there and a bit of cleaning up to do. Here are 5 tips to help you with your board game care and ensure they last for many more great sessions.

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