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Top 10 Board Games That Should Be In EVERY Home

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The Spring Spectacular continues with Mike, Tom, and Zee discussing the Top 10 Games That Should Be In EVERY Home.

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70 Comments

  1. LOVE Mike List, agree with 80 % of it (I just didn't play the other 20%). Love the games on Tom and Zee list as well, I just haven't played many of those yet. GReat list, great job always a pleasure to watch. Thanks guys!

  2. Thanks for your list. I have many of them. Point salad and Marvel United are on my short list.

  3. It's interesting how when people list their favorite games, there's never much overlap.Of the little overlap, it seems the ones to check out:Codenames [Pictures], Trekking Through History7 Wonders ArchitectMarvel Unitedbut the ones that seem interesting : Just One, Dixit / Wavelength, Downforce / Heat… are there any games mentioned in the video available digitally that you'd recommend?

  4. Love El Dorado, easy to teach, not stressful to play, and everyone I’ve played with so far, has really liked it as well!

  5. Anyone else find it weird there is zero crossover between this list and the top 10 best games of all time? Or is this supposed to be the top 10 games for families with kids? Or top 10 games that are fun and easy to teach?

  6. Don’t they have spirit island at Barnes and noble? That’s not a good measure for complexity.

  7. Just one is an amazinggame, we've played it for hours. But most of the time is SOOO SIMPLE to guess the word.

  8. love the channel guys, but the video title is misleading as this video's suggestions are mostly heavily family orientated games!

  9. @34:40 maybe thats an old version of coup? But I picked it up recently and it definitely says what your card does on the actual card and you always have a reference card for bluffing purposes.

  10. DixitTicket to rideNo thanksCartographersCamel upCastle panicThe dukeAnimal upon animalAwkward guestsA game of thrones LCG

  11. Anyone can pickup dice throne. You have a character with powers, thats it.

  12. Man, what a good list. I skip a loylt of TDT's topn10 lists because the depth of knowledge of the hosts, while great, often features games that can't be easily found. I also like that games like Dice Throne are included, which offer challenges to those who can handle slightly complicated rules.This gave me an idea for my next Top Ten list.

  13. Everyone I teach Dice Throne to loves it and wants a copy, and a lot of those are not geeks.

  14. Roll for it is a FAR FAR better Yatzee alternative…. Lets be real here 99% of all non gamer families would not understand dice thrones…

  15. I think Fluxx deserves a space in the homes! So easy to understand, Draw One Play One, follow the instructions. Plus with all the themed versions and some new mechanics they add, it’s a great game for just about anyone.

  16. The co-op dungeon crawl version of Dice Throne is great. My group and I played through the whole campaign a few times to unlock all the unlockables.

  17. I would add Camel Up to the must have list. Easy to learn, fun for all ages and larger player count.

  18. My pick in no particular order:- dixit- sagrada- project l- ticket to ride- camel up (2nd edition)- king of tokyo- hive- coup- the resistance- jaipur

  19. I would add Camel Up to the must have list. Easy to learn, fun for all ages and larger player count.

  20. The Dice Throne debate at starting around 12:40 was REALLY interesting. Is it "Casual" enough to be in "every home"? I would argue that the base set "Barbarian vs Moon Elf" is ABSOLUTELY simple enough. I've taught it to total non-gamers. Heck, you can actually teach it to kids without even using the cards at all, just rolling for the abilities alone. The game has "complexity ratings" for each hero, and I think this debate kind of glossed over that fact. YES, I'd say there are absolutely Dice Throne heroes that are too complex to, for example, teach your non-gaming relatives. But, if you play a 1v1 Barbarian v Moon Elf match, you can play with anyone. Then, if they like it, there are a bunch of slightly more complex heroes you can slowly introduce them to. That, in a way, makes it one of the better games to have in people's homes, because it can start simple and ramp up as you learn it more and more, and want to try new things.

  21. The Dice Throne debate at starting around 12:40 was REALLY interesting. Is it "Casual" enough to be in "every home"? I would argue that the base set "Barbarian vs Moon Elf" is ABSOLUTELY simple enough. I've taught it to total non-gamers. Heck, you can actually teach it to kids without even using the cards at all, just rolling for the abilities alone. The game has "complexity ratings" for each hero, and I think this debate kind of glossed over that fact. YES, I'd say there are absolutely Dice Throne heroes that are too complex to, for example, teach your non-gaming relatives. But, if you play a 1v1 Barbarian v Moon Elf match, you can play with anyone. Then, if they like it, there are a bunch of slightly more complex heroes you can slowly introduce them to. That, in a way, makes it one of the better games to have in people's homes, because it can start simple and ramp up as you learn it more and more, and want to try new things.

  22. My pick in no particular order:
    – dixit
    – sagrada
    – project l
    – ticket to ride
    – camel up (2nd edition)
    – king of tokyo
    – hive
    – coup
    – the resistance
    – jaipur

  23. Thankyou for the Barnes and Noble ref, it's appreciated. You have international fandom here.

  24. A fun, basic, and very very pretty thus draws new people to it… CANVAS !!!

  25. Dice Throne is as easy to learn as Yahtzee…

  26. I love the reviews, and the reviewers, but this is a moment when the dice tower was trying to figure out it's future and it's production value.

  27. I think Sagrada is a great game for all homes

  28. Im confused how Ticket to Ride is on anyone's list. It is like the Rush's Tom Sawyer of board games. Playing it feels like someone grew up playing 18xx train games with Grandpa butbwanted to be watching cartoons the whole time.

  29. Ticket to Ride should really be in all homes. The only drawback is the country-centric thematic, the rest is gold.

  30. So this list isn't really "games that should be in every home"… it's actually "games to introduce the gaming hobby to non-gamers" Not exactly what I expected when the title caught my attention.

  31. I have 4 of the games Tom listed. Two that Mike listed. And two that Zee listed. I've played a number of others mentioned, but do not own them (though I probably should pick up For Sale). My #1 is an incredibly old game, but one that still gets played quite a lot in my area, and that is "Pit!"

    I will also mention, in case you guys didn't know, Codenames Disney has both the pictures and the words, so you can do either or both in the same game.

  32. After crying about Dice Throne with a weight of 2.07, Zee drops Yinsh with a 2.66 weight 😐 I have taught KoT to 7 and 8 yr olds, so I really doubt Dice Throne is heavy.

  33. 1 classic variant, 1 roll-and-write, 4 co-ops, 2 IPs, 1 combinatorial, 1 loosely qualifying, 1 two-player-only, 3 "fantastic" themes, 1 social deduction, 1 engine builder, 1 bluffing, 1 chaotic fun, etc…

    Challenge Yahtzee *
    Rory's Story Cubes
    Forbidden Island
    Skull
    Fluxx
    Onitama
    Love Letter – Premium Edition
    Horrified
    Wingspan
    The Wizard of Oz Adventure Book Game

    * This is Yahtzee perfected.

  34. I don't think "being at Barnes and Noble" is the point Mike thinks it is because I've also seen the old Dune board game there. In the "family game night" section, no less.

  35. Not surprised to see gloomhaven and frosthaven in top spot. Few games i might have to pickup on the list.

  36. Yeah, I feel like Dice Throne is a little heavier than Mike's giving it credit for. I would have put King of Tokyo in this slot.

  37. Love this and the explanation and the chemistry you guys have together, but a 20minute one i think would be great for a christmas wishlist or friends looking for a next game to try out while being more digestible

  38. If this were a Monty Python sketch we DEFINITELY would've cut to a bunch of people screaming "Get on with it!" in the beginning. Y'all need to get to the point quicker if you wanna keep people engaged.

  39. One of the most disappointing top 10, not sure if they really thought this one through. Seems like a lot of random games, and Zee found 10 games he wanted more than Pandemic… Hardly.. But their choices are subjective!!! – sure, but they are still giving advice on what need to be in every home. Either they have a short term memory…

    Your top 10s have been better.

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