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Brilliant Board Games for around $40

Posted Tuesday, 23-Jun-2015

 Contributed by Andrew Knighton

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.

 

Great board games for around $40.00

 

Betrayal at House on the Hill

Few games evoke the atmosphere of a horror movie as well as Betrayal at House on the Hill.

 

Players look to survive their own horror story in Betrayal at House on a Hill.
Players look to survive their own horror story in Betrayal at House on a 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.

Betrayal at House on the Hill is available from $34.16.

 

Small World

A game of world domination based on the previous Vinci, the game Small World sees you take control of empires expanding out across beautifully illustrated fantasy landscape.

 

In Small World, it's up to players to create a big history.
In Small World, it’s up to players to create a big history.

 

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.

Small World is available from $32.49.

 

Agricola

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.

 

Put your imaginary farming skills to the test, and see if you have what it takes to feed the family in Agricola.
Put your imaginary farming skills to the test, and see if you have what it takes to feed the family in Agricola.

 

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.

Agricola is available from $39.85.

Battlestar Galactica

Humanity is on the run, desperately searching for a new home in this board game of the TV show.

 

Pilot the Galactica just like you've always wanted in this board game adaption of the TV series.
Pilot the Galactica just like you’ve always wanted in this board game adaption of the TV series.

 

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.

Battlestar Galactica is available from $32.50.

 

7 Wonders

Return to the ancient world as ruler of a great city looking to grow toward glory in 7 Wonders.

 

Can you bring your civilization to glory? Make something epic in 7 Wonders.
Can you bring your civilization to glory? Make something epic 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.

7 Wonders is available from $30.00.

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