Posted Monday, 26-Jan-2015
While you may have stocked up on more eggs and bread than you can eat in a month, one thing you shouldn’t leave off your winter storm shopping list is board games.
Now that the first major snowstorm of 2015 is in full swing, let’s take a look at 5 wintry board games to help you weather the storm:
A follow-up to the popular racing game Snow Tails, the hard-to-find Mush! Mush! Snow Tails 2 offers updated game play and illustrations.
# of Players: 2-8
Playing Time: 30 Minutes
Perfect for a cold winter night, A Few Acres of Snow is a deck-building card game for 2 players focusing on the French and British conflict in North America. If you love card-drafting games but Dominion just wasn’t your thing, try A Few Acres of Snow.
# of Players: 2
Playing Time: 60 Minutes
Looking for a strategic Tile Placing game that’s easy for the teenagers to learn yet still interesting for parents? Play with your family as you cover your table in snow…err…ice tiles.
# of Players: 2-4
Playing Time: 45 Minutes
Carcassonne: Winter Edition is an expansion to the Spiel des Jahres winning tile-placement game Carcassonne. The game adds wintry-themed tiles and well thought-out artwork to the classic city-building game.
# of Players: 2-5
Playing Time: 40 Minutes
Take a dive into the darker side of fairy tales in the beautifully designed storytelling game Winter Tales. Easily teachable to young players, this card-based role-playing game works best with a larger group of people.
# of Players: 3-7
Playing Time: 90 Minutes
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