Posted Tuesday, 23-Jun-2015
If you’re looking for something interesting on a $40 budget, here are some of the best options that you’ll find on BoardGamePrices.com.
Few games evoke the atmosphere of a horror movie as well as Betrayal at House on the Hill.
Explore the haunted house tile by tile, looking to see what’s there, but beware – at any moment, one of you could turn out to be a monster. With dozens of different scenarios, you never know until it happens what horror your characters might face.
The options available are decided at random, so that you might end up using berserker halflings, flying orcs, peaceful amazons or any one of dozens of strange combinations. Spread one civilization, see it go into decline and then start up the next as you try to make the biggest mark on a small history.
Being a peasant farmer might not sound exciting, but Agricola turns it into a thing of nail-biting tension, as you struggle to expand your farm and feed your family.
With limited resources available, each player’s choices limit those of the others, meaning you have to keep an eye on your opponents as well as your own farm. And on a $40 budget you could buy the original game and the Belgium Deck to give extra variety to your gaming.
Humanity is on the run, desperately searching for a new home in this board game of the TV show.
Players cooperate to deal with the crises afflicting the exodus fleet and its flagship the Galactica. But there’s a traitor in the mix, a cylon agent looking to prevent the other players from winning, and uncovering their identity could be the most vital move of the game.
Return to the ancient world as ruler of a great city looking to grow toward glory in 7 Wonders.
Select a card from the hand passed to you before passing the rest on, and then reveal your card as you develop your city and the wonder that will make it famous. A satisfying card development game of ancient grandeur and epic monuments.
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