Tabletop 101Boardgame Gift Guide 2021 by Serban, Quartermaster @ The Guild Hall December 16th, 2021Picture this: You need to find a gift for a friend of yours and you need to do so fast. You have no clue what to get them, but you know they like board games. What’s the...
Whether you are a person who wants to find some new games to play or you are an avid player who wants to introduce his friends to his favorite hobby, we decided to make a list of whether you are a person who wants to find some new games to play or you are an avid player who wants to introduce his friends to his favorite hobby, we decided to make a list of 10 games you can learn in 10 minutes.
Worry not! Here is how to survive a Catan night, and even win a couple of games.
Love is in the air! And that is all we’ve ever hated. Here are our 5 favourite games for an awesome Anti-Valentine’s Day board game night.
Love is in the air! And that is all we’ve ever wanted. But, you know, times have changed. Over the past year, we’ve grown more aware of how much more important our time together is than any other gift. So, how should you spend your time together this Valentine’s Day? Well, playing board games, of course! And to help you out, we picked some of our favorites to play with your significant other. So here are 5 great date night board games for couples.
In the world of cardboard and meeples, there are plenty of hipsterish alternatives to popular games. So here they are: 10 popular games and their hipsterish (usually better) alternatives.
There are games everyone hears about. They’re the all-stars, the quarterbacks, the ones with hundreds of positive reviews and raging fans. Then, there are these games. The games nobody talks about, but that doesn’t take away how great they are. These are the sleeper hits, the journeymen, the games that’ll have your back during the most challenging times. Here are some deeply underrated games!
This Holiday season might not be the same as before, but you can still have fun with your family or with a few friends. If you’re looking for ideas for party games for small groups, a list of some fantastic here are our top picks!
Alright… 2020 was a bad year. Nobody can argue with that. But here we are, a pandemic, an election, and some wildfires later – you don’t even remember those anymore, do you? – and we can say that we have survived. However, when our grandchildren ask us if 2020 was complete garbage or not, we at The Guild Hall will say that it wasn’t. Why? Because some AMAZING games graced our tables. And here they are, the top 5 Board Game releases of 2020 (in our humble opinion).
A wise man once said: always use protection. While you might think that doesn’t apply to board games, we’re here to teach you why it does. After all, you don’t want your friends to spread their vanilla iced late all over your precious 100$ magic card. What about that fun game of Root? You should, of course, want to protect all of these experiences. And this is why we’ve come to give you a beginner’s guide into board game sleeves!
Christmas is coming up and although it may seem like it’s still far away now, you’ll most likely end up with less than a day to spare in your workplace Secret Santa raffle. So, to prepare you for that moment, here are 5 reasons why board games make the best possible gifts.
There are times where your brain just wants to turn off. If you’re going to play something simple, casual and welcoming, let us show you the best chill-out board games we love to play. These are 5 games that can give you that calm game night experience.
Picking the perfect gift for your board game-loving friend never been easier! Here’s our ultimate board game gift guide for every budget.
We think board games are the secret ingredient for cozy and relaxing evenings and weekends. If you looking for some tried and tested games to play with your family you came to the right place. Here are our 5 favorite relaxing family friendly games.
Boo! Did we scare you? Well, hopefully not. On the bright side, we do have some frighteningly fun games to show to you, all of them packing the horror needed for a Halloween game night.
Sometimes when you have game nights, you want to play Ticket to Ride, Activity, and Catan, and other times you might want to have fun with some Not Safe For Work games that you wouldn’t play with your family. That’s why we compiled a list of great NSFW party games that will surely make your game nights memorable.
Our world is filled with excellent history! If you want to experience it in a fun way, try one of these 5 board games with real mythology!
Bring your friends into the hobby of board gaming with this curated selection of games of top-notch quality!
Team buildings can be fun. With board games, of course. We’ve made a list for you with our top picks on the blog!
Looking for the perfect party board game to play with your friends or family? We’ve made a list for you with our top picks on the blog!
Board games are fun but they can also improve kid’s critical thinking and puzzle-solving. Here are a few favorites of the Guild Hall team.
Looking for a great Sci-fi board game? Check out our favourites on the blog!
If you like a good story, a puzzle or an escape room experience at home on-off games are the perfect choice.
Do you like bluffin’ and scheamin’ and lying to your friends in games? Well, with these cool bluffing games you can do just that – move contraband over the border, become the most influential family in a futuristic Italian city-state, or help Mordred destroy King Arthur and the knights of the round table to rule Camelot. Here are some great bluffing games that we recommend.
Here are 3 of the best short and fast board games that we can’t stop playing. All of them are under 15 minutes, easy to learn, fast paced games. Perfect for your next casual game night!
Do you like working in a team? Do you want to fight TOGETHER with your friends instead of AGAINST them? Then you should try out cooperative board games! Band together with your friends and embark on an adventure against the game – but leave no man behind!
Sometimes you get bored with small, short games, and you want to take part in an epic experience. That’s why we are coming to you with some long strategy board game suggestions! These are sure to keep you entertained for at least a couple of hours.
Sometimes you feel like playing a board game, but you don’t want to go through the effort of setting up 20 tiles, 30 plastic units, and 6 different decks. Sometimes you want something short, fun, and easy to explain. What you’re looking for are the popular roll & write games that are usually small, have few components, and are fun because you can write and draw on your player sheet! Here are our suggestions.
Dexterity games are great for when you want a more tactile experience out of a board game, and you don’t want to think of complex strategies or read a bunch of cards. They are also really fun and engaging, adding a bit of adrenaline to your gaming night! Here are a couple of cool games we suggest that you try out.
As Grandmaster Oogway once said: ‘Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.’ But what if you also wanted today to be a mystery? Well, then we’ve got some suggestions for you! Here is our selection of mystery games.
Bored of your old and boring card games? Is poker and blackjack getting stale? We’ve got brand new card games for you! Also, we’ve made sure they are cute.
Want to reconnect with your family through a good ol’ night of boardgames? We’ve got some great family games for you to choose from!
Are you alone with the person you love? Are you and your roommate bored in your apartment? Is your brother or sister a little too unsettled for you? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, look at our selection of games for two. Maybe one of them will be your next choice of entertainment.
Here’s our guide to where and how you can play online board games. Rossy, our board game master put together a list of pros and cons of two of the best online board game sites – Tabletopia and Board Game Arena
We’re coming to you today with a list of 8 guessing board games that are sure to make your next game night a hit with your friends!
We live in a golden era of games. We have put together a list that will help you find the games that you would love to play & are worthy of your collection
The Guild Hall Team has put together a list of the most popular mechanics you will find in modern board games, just for you.