Posted Friday, 11-Sep-2015
From the NFL to the Hunger Games, these are the celebrities who love the same games you do.
With board games growing in popularity, more and more celebrities are coming out as gamers. Here are just a few of those star gaming fans.
True Detective and Zombieland star Woody Harrelson is a dedicated gamer who takes Settlers of Catan on location to keep him entertained between shoots. Harrelson met his Settlers match on the set of The Hunger Games while playing Catan with costar Elizabeth Banks.
Settlers of Catan seems to be everywhere, and that includes the locker room of the Green Bay Packers.
Since being introduced to the game by starting tackle David Bakhtiari, many of the team’s players have become obsessive fans.
All that time thinking strategy probably pays off when you’re also the businesswoman behind The Honest Company.
No Catan-themed album is due yet though.
Wil Wheaton. No list of celebrity board gamers would be complete without the Star Trek actor and proclaimed King of Nerds. Wheaton enjoys board games so much that he hosts his own YouTube show about them, with celebrity players including Alan Tudyk, Karen Gillan and Seth Green.
When Rich Sommer wanted to raise money for a board gamers charity, he auctioned an evening of gaming with him and Lost actor Jorge Garcia.
Simon Helberg plays board games on and off screen.
Apparently Howard from The Big Bang Theory has some gaming tendencies off screen as well as on, as he was the third member of Sommer’s celebrity gaming line-up.
Published by BoardGamePrices.com
Can we fit all the photos we took at Spiel into this article? No. But we’ll sure try! Here’s your last look at the last day of the biggest board games show in the world.
The tiredness starts to take hold; but we press on toward Day 3! We’ve got dice! We’ve got minis! We’ve got mechs! It’s Spiel!