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Board Games

Board games are available for 3 week checkouts. Explore our collection below!


Alhambra

A palace, fortress, and a small city, all-in-one, Alhambra is made up of the world’s most beautiful gardens, pavilions, chambers and towers. Employ the most talented teams of builders to construct your Alhambra. Hire stonemasons and gardeners, who all want a fair wage. Compete against your opponents to build the greatest and most impressive Alhambra.


Apples to Apples Junior

Players take turns being the judge. The judge begins each round by playing a Green Apple card that features a one-word characteristic, such as Crunchy, Smelly, or Excellent. The other players must then look at the Red Apple cards in their hands and select the one they think is best described by the judge’s card. Will you play Pickles, Monkeys, or Flip-flops?


Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate

The shadow of Bhaal has come over Baldur’s Gate, summoning monsters and other horrors from the darkness! As you build and explore the iconic city’s dark alleys and deadly catacombs, you must work with your fellow adventurers to survive the terrors ahead. Can you and your party survive the madness or will you succumb to the mayhem and split (or slaughter!) the party?


Betrayal at House on the Hill

Take a deep breath before you enter. It might be your last. Your fear will grow with each tile you place as you investigate a house filled with dreadful monsters and deadly secrets. With 50 fiendish scenarios and dozens of danger-filled rooms, you’ll return to the house again and again—as often as you dare—and never face the same game twice.


Can You See What I See?

A visual game of hide and seek just for you! Reveal a Find Me tile and try to find the featured object among your set of Keep Me cards. Look carefully as objects may be hidden and you may have more than one match on your cards. Be the first player to collect all of your cards and you have one sharp eye!


Coup

Your goal is to be the last player standing. Each turn, a player can take an action from either a set list, or a special action based on what character cards they were secretly dealt. The key is, players can lie about which character they have. However, if you are caught in a lie, you will lose an influence (character card). Whoever is the last player to have a character card left is the winner.


Dixit Journey

Each round one player takes on the role of Storyteller, choosing one card from his hand, then telling a story, singing a ditty or otherwise doing something that in his opinion is associated with the played card. Each other player then chooses one card in her own hand and gives it to the Storyteller in secret. These cards are shuffled and revealed, then players vote on which card was played by the Storyteller.


Forbidden Desert

Players take on the roles of brave adventurers who must throw caution to the wind and survive both blistering heat and blustering sand in order to recover a legendary flying machine buried under an ancient desert city. Featuring cooperative gameplay based around an innovative set of mechanisms such as an ever-shifting board, individual resource management, and a unique method for locating the flying machine parts.


Forbidden Island

Join a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise. Your team will have to work together and make some pulse-pounding maneuvers, as the island will sink beneath every step! Race to collect the treasures and make a triumphant escape before you are swallowed into the watery abyss!


In a Pickle

Does a sofa fit in a shopping cart? It all depends on how you size it up in this game of creative thinking and outrageous scenarios. Try to win a set of cards by fitting smaller things into bigger things—a baby goes in a bathtub, which is in a house, in Hollywood. Play the fourth word card to claim a set, unless one of your opponents can trump with a larger word! The player with the most sets at the end is the winner.


King of Tokyo

You play mutant monsters, gigantic robots, and strange aliens—all of whom are destroying Tokyo and whacking each other in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo. The fiercest player will occupy Tokyo, and earn extra victory points, but that player can’t heal and must face all the other monsters alone!


One Night Ultimate Werewolf

A fast paced game where everyone gets to be a different role. In the course of only one night and the following morning, the players will determine who among them is a werewolf—hopefully! There’s no elimination and each game lasts about 10 minutes.


Pandemic

A co-op race against time for two to four players, this board game tasks you with nothing less than saving the world. A clutch of diseases threaten to overwhelm civilization, so your job is simple—hunt down the cure before it’s too late. You’ll need to move fast or be overwhelmed.


Room-25 Ultimate

Trapped in a prison in which each room has four doors but apparently no exit, the players must try to find Room 25, the supposed exit to this nightmare. In this cooperative game, not everyone wants to escape from imprisonment—but who is the traitor? Each turn, the player moves are preprogrammed, requiring discussion, negotiation—and possibly betrayal.


The Scrambled States of America

Quick! Find a state that ends with the letter A. Now find one that borders Tennessee. Have fun learning about the United States in this madcap game of observation and quick reflexes. Win the most cards and call yourself the Head of States!


The Settlers of Catan

An award-winning strategy game where players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements, and cities on their way to victory. The board itself is variable, making each game a little different from the last. Each round of The Settlers of Catan is intended to keep three or four players ages 10 and above engaged for up to 90 minutes.


Splendor

A fast, elegant, and intuitive way for two to four players to compete to build Renaissance Europe’s most lucrative and prestigious jewelry business. Collect raw gems to fund the development of mines. Once you’ve mined gemstones, you must acquire the means to transport them, artisans to shape them and finally a storefront where you can sell your polished jewels. The player whose business earns the most prestige wins.


Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure in which players collect and play matching train cards to claim railway routes connecting cities throughout North America. The longer the routes, the more points they earn. Additional points come to those who can fulfill their Destination Tickets by connecting two distant cities, and to the player who builds the longest continuous railway.


Werewords

Players guess a secret word by asking “yes” or “no” questions. Figure out the magic word before time is up, and you win! However, one of the players is secretly a werewolf who is not only working against you, but also knows the word. If you don’t guess the word in time, you can still win by identifying the werewolf!

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