Trying to find the best board games for teenage boys? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ve compiled 14 games that will keep those restless teenage boys entertained for hours!
Let’s check them out…
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Pick Your Poison
Not only is this game rather easy to set up and play, but the fast action ensures that nobody feels left out. Players can go slower if they want to discuss the questions in depth, or they can move quickly through the game if they are more interested in laughing with their friends.
- “Would you rather” questions are exciting, fun, and inspire great conversation
- Contains more than 300 cards for endless possibilities
- Every player gets a turn being the judge, which prevents boredom in the game
- Players match scenarios and reveal who would rather do each one, finding common ground
- Great team building exercise, but it is also great for a few laughs with friends
Each player during this game is important and plays a huge role in whether or not the team will make it off of the island with all of the sacred treasures. Through open communication and plenty of teamwork, players can spend their moves helping advance the cause of the team so that they have a better chance of winning.
- Fun cooperative and strategic game that requires conversation
- Players must work together to capture treasures and escape a sinking island
- Modular board is different each time the game is played
- Since waters keep rising, players must fight to stay on dry ground
- Setting the beginning difficulty level makes this great for player of all abilities
Card Against Humanity
Matching card games became incredibly popular with “Apples to Apples,” but this adult version takes it one step further. It’s a great option for players who are not afraid of being inappropriate, and it allows players to push the buttons. Sure to elicit laughs, this wild game is great for older teenagers who aren’t afraid of adult humor.
- Great for a huge group of people
- Available expansion packs make it possible for even larger groups to play
- Original set contains both sensible and ridiculous alternative rules
- Players have 500 white cards as well as 100 black cards for maximum playability
- Adult themes are not appropriate for younger teens
There aren’t many games where players try to hurt their characters, but this is one great option for players looking for something a bit different. The dark humor in the game is sure to appeal to a wide range of teenagers who want to try something a bit macabre.
- Players act as family members, trying to make them suffer before dying
- With horrible mishaps to play on characters, each player tries to make their character suffer the most
- Cheering opponent’s characters helps improve standing in the game
- The transparent plastic cards won’t be damaged in the event of a spilled drink
- Card design makes seeing modifiers added to the card easy
Zombie fans are sure to love this fun and difficult game. When every second counts, between one and six players can try to survive the zombie apocalypse. Every decision plays a huge role in whether or not the team survives, making each moment count.
- With 10 difficult scenarios to choose from, this game offers great replay value
- The modular map tiles ensure that the game is never set up the same way twice
- Different boards can be used to fit the abilities of the players in the game
- Various zombies and high-quality survivors make for impressive miniatures
- The simple AI system of the zombie’s movements ensures that all players feel fully immersed
The Lost Expedition
Anyone who has ever wanted to venture deep into the jungle will appreciate the drama and suspense that this game has to offer. Because it can be played in a number of ways and features many decisions that players must make, it is a great option for gamers looking for great replay value.
- Players act as a team of explorers searching for a lost explorer
- Since food and ammunition can run out, all decisions must be weighed carefully
- Choosing the wrong path can result in death
- Players get to choose to play cooperatively or solo
- Attractive drawings on the cards add to the fun of the game
Last Night on Earth
Staying alive is never easy when faced with a hoard of zombies, especially on this modular board. Zombie players try to attack and eat their opponents, the survivors who are banded together in a last-ditch attempt to save each other and the world. Perfect for between two and six players, this can has great replay value.
- Longer playtime of between 60 and 90 minutes
- Heroes compete with zombies in this fun survival horror game
- Features optional expansion packs to make the game more involved
- Players can decide to be heroes or zombies in this fun game
- The cinematic feel of the story makes the game very immersive as it unfolds
What Do You Meme?
The thick premium cards in this game give it a great feel and allow it to stand up to regular use, which is great, since it is sure to become a favorite. The fast-paced action is grownup and not appropriate for younger kids, which teenagers love.
- Perfect for older teenagers, ages 17+ due to adult content
- Players compete to make the funniest memes out of all of their friends
- A rotating judge picks the winner of each round, which means that all players participate in every found
- 360 caption cards and 75 photo cards can be reused endlessly to create new memes each game
- Great for a crowd, as it can support up to 20 players
Not everything that is on the internet is true, and this fun game tests how much players know about conspiracy theories as well as cover-ups from the government. Gaining a matching set of cards by answering trivia questions seems easy enough, but some of the theories discussed are a little out there.
- Fun game tests the knowledge that players have about Internet conspiracies
- Players answer questions to collect cards and win, but must be wary of cover-ups
- QR code on every card allows players to learn more information about the conspiracy theory, if desired
- 25 cover-up cards and 250 conspiracy cards are included
- With five categories of conspiracies, this game is sure to be a hit
Any teenager who has dreamed of taking over the world will want to play this fun and interesting game. While the gameplay is a bit slower than with other games, it requires a lot of concentration and a willingness to risk everything to win. Taking time to plan attacks is key.
- Each player competes to try to take over the world via strategic conquest
- Rolling and moving armies allow players to advance their teams across the continents
- Included 12 secret missions can help speed up the game
- Strategy game requires patience and planning to win
- Updated figures are attractive, and the new map is bright and colorful
Monopoly: Fortnite Edition
A spin on the classic game, Fortnite Monopoly pits players against each other as they battle their way around the board. With 27 Fortnite outfits to choose from and fun graphics and cards, players will enjoy the feel of the video game while playing a board game with friends.
- Based on popular video game, this combines the action of the video game with the classic Monopoly game
- Players claim locations, battle opponents, and fight to survive
- The last player standing in this game is the winner
- Well-known locations are included, but players earn health points instead of money to survive
- Battling opponents is easier thanks to the action die and chest items
Dungeons & Dragons: Temple of Elemental Evil
Using spells, magic weapons, and abilities, players work together to fight their way through a modular dungeon in search of monsters and treasure. By leveling up after killing monsters, players become more powerful, allowing them to go deeper into the dungeon as the game continues.
- Can be combined with other D&D board games
- Offers around an hour of play time
- Players work together to fight their way through the dungeons, battling dragons and other monsters in a quest for victory
- Each player chooses a different hero and then uses the benefits and powers of that hero to help aid them in battle
- Every scenario has a different goal, ensuring varying games each time
…I Should Have Known That!
No matter whether teenagers want to play individually or as a team, this game is sure to make all players struggle to remember fun facts. Trivia has a new twist, thanks to the way this game is played and how quickly players must answer questions so that they don’t lose points, which can be challenging.
- Entertaining trivia game with more than 400 questions about things people should know
- Great for a minimum of two players
- Fast game action ensures that all players feel involved
- Instead of gaining points, players lose them for the wrong answer
- Great for highly competitive teenagers
With action cards that are sure to throw a wrench in the best laid plans and hurried play that keeps everyone on their toes, this fun game is great for highly competitive teenagers. The fun graphics and humor of the game keep players coming back for more.
- Great for three to six teenagers
- Fun card game involves a lot of laughter and light-hearted enjoyment
- Players compete to become lord of the goats by having the biggest herd at the end of the game
- Giving birth is one way to add more goats to the herd
- Other players may decide to duel each other for stacks of goats to win