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

  • 5:11pm: Months ago I asked for suggestions of board games that work well with two players. Here’s a list: gyford.com/phil/writing/2… Thanks everyone!
  • 3:18pm: @iamdanw Have you finished those sausage rolls yet?
  • 2:50pm: @Preoccupations “off-board”
  • 1:53pm: @Paul_Regan @fortyvenus Wait, that was you stealing my coat?! Why I oughtta…
  • 1:52pm: @genmon The Wonder Years was also set 20 years earlier. I think plenty’s been written about 20ish-year cycles of nostalgic revival.
  • 1:32pm: @Paul_Regan Bugger. Well, whatever I’m getting soaked for here, I hope it’s worth it!
  • 1:30pm: @Paul_Regan Wait, I thought I was queueing for the new iPhones…
  • 1:27pm: @Paul_Regan I’m already queueing!
  • 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”.
  • 10:40am: As someone else pointed out (I wouldn’t have noticed) also it’s amazing they *still* use “white authors” but “black writers”, as yesterday. twitter.com/NicholasGuyatt…
  • 8:21am: @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.

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