Tabletop 101

Our Top 5 Underrated Games

by Serban, Quartermaster @ The Guild Hall

December 29, 2020

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 board games you’ll love to play!

5. Dungeon WC

Although it may look odder than most games on our shelves, we’ve learned not to judge a game by its box. Dungeon WC is a cooperative tile-laying game about going to the loo, but we assure you, it is fantastic. Your main goal is to, well, get to the toilet as soon as possible! While fighting monsters and getting through obstacles. The game is played in real-time, providing a 5-minute blast of fun. Short as it is, Dungeon WC is memorable and oh boy, is it intense.

Dungeon WC

4. Star Wars: Imperial Assault

Star Wars Imperial Assault

3. Fireball Island

Fireball Island

2. Hive

Oh boy, do I have a lot to say about Hive! We can all agree chess is a great game. Chess is fantastic, the only problem with it is that it is imposing as hell. Playing a game of chess feels drastic and dramatic and sometimes overbearing. Hive is just like chess, in the sense that you move multiple pieces with different patterns, but instead of the scary checkered star of The Queen’s Gambit, Hive gives you ample room to breathe and have fun, as you’re not limited by a board. It also has fewer pieces, which makes it way quicker. If you’ve never played it, you’re missing out on the 2-player experience of a lifetime.


1. Munchkin Warhammer 40.000

Munchkin Warhammer 40k

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