Board games for two players

Four months ago I asked on Twitter for suggestions of board games that work well with two players. Here are the suggestions.

I’ve linked to the games’ pages on BoardGameGeek and included their average rating on the site. I’ve also added the names and comments, if any, of those who suggested them. Thanks to all of you!

We’ve yet to even look through them properly and choose what to start with, but getting a list together seemed like a good, if belated, first step.

26 Oct 2017 at Twitter

  • 08:21am: @FakeDaveGreen How have you found them? We got a bit bored and stopped after the first 4 or so. I’m not quite sure what was missing.
  • 10:40am: As someone else pointed out (I wouldn’t have noticed) also it’s amazing they *still* use “white authors” but “black… https://t.co/Ve3Pxdf5ue
  • 12:49pm: @genmon I’d love a chart of some kind showing each era’s callbacks to things of decades ago, made in attempts at “authenticity”.
  • 01:27pm: @Paul_Regan I’m already queueing!
  • 01:30pm: @Paul_Regan Wait, I thought I was queueing for the new iPhones…
  • 01:32pm: @Paul_Regan Bugger. Well, whatever I’m getting soaked for here, I hope it’s worth it!
  • 01:52pm: @genmon The Wonder Years was also set 20 years earlier. I think plenty’s been written about 20ish-year cycles of nostalgic revival.
  • 01:53pm: @Paul_Regan @fortyvenus Wait, that was you stealing my coat?! Why I oughtta…
  • 02:50pm: @Preoccupations “off-board”
  • 03:18pm: @iamdanw Have you finished those sausage rolls yet?
  • 05:11pm: Months ago I asked for suggestions of board games that work well with two players. Here’s a list: https://t.co/UUdxH9ndge Thanks everyone!

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