Are you a fan of board games with tiles? If so, then you’re in luck. We’ve hand selected a bunch of games that you won’t be able to stop playing.
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- In this turn-based game, players draft different colored tiles from the supply to their own board.
- Players must try to decorate their board the best that they can using their tiles, because the design and beauty will play a huge role in scoring at the end of the game.
- When the game is over, players get points based on where and how they were able to place their tiles during the game.
- Players can earn additional points when they complete sets or are able to make specific patterns while playing.
- Wasting supplies and not using all of the tiles in the game will work against a player and lower their overall score.
- This two-player game requires players to place a tile, then place a meeple on their turn to create a landscape that will allow them to win.
- Meeple will have different roles depending on where on the game they were placed, and can be thieves, knights, farmers, or monks.
- Every role will result in a different score, so players need to make sure that they understand how to play their meeple for the best possible score.
- The attractive tiles are thick and very durable, which means that they will hold up to a lot of play.
- Players have to build a map that helps them while at the same time trying to interrupt their opponent.
- Players place tiles in rows and columns, building a gameboard as they take turns and compete to be the first to put down all of their tiles.
- Tiles can be placed touching others that are the same color or have the same design, but there can’t be a repeat in a row or column.
- After each turn, a player scores points and they are added to their running score.
- Players can earn extra points when they are the ones to finish a row or column and put down the 6th tile.
- By carefully building rows and columns and trying to get rid of tiles first, players are constantly changing the game’s design and can accidentally block their opponents from being able to make a move.
- Even though this game is very simple and easy to learn, it requires players to make a lot of decisions during the game that can greatly affect the outcome.
- Players are adventurers who have been dropped off on an island and are going to explore, find treasure, and hopefully ransack temples.
- By laying tiles, players form paths in this strategy game, trying to race against other players in an attempt to find the treasure first.
- When players are faster, they are able to earn more points.
- Contains 144 jungle tiles, 16 temples, 16 treasures, 12 gold nuggets, 16 adventurers, 64 crystals, and 4 islands.
- With so much treasure to find, everyone will love playing.
- In this game a dragon, a princess, and a knight are all roaming the lands and trying to find adventure.
- Players move their characters along and help them fulfill their destiny.
- It’s only through correct tile placement and following the instructions on the cards that players will be able to create a cohesive and enjoyable game that allows all of the characters to get what they want.
- Players compete to complete their objective, develop their own store, and read a page in their book.
- After completing multiple objectives and reading their entire book aloud, one player will be the winner.
- Similar to the game “dominoes,” players must play their tiles so that the ends touch other areas on the other tiles that match.
- Players must create large areas of landscape to score the most points, but will only be able to get points for what they have made when there is a crown on a tile.
- At the end of the game, players earn points based on how large the area is that they were able to create, as well as how many crowns are included in that area.
- Players must pay attention to what tile they choose to play, as this will affect when they get to take their turn.
- The 64 hexagonal tiles are great for ensuring that this game can be played over and over without getting boring.
- Great for between two and six players who are 13+.
- Every player starts the game with their home tile and a random group of workers.
- By matching workers and bidding for tiles, players can upgrade their village, generate resources, get more workers, or improve their skills.
- Players can use their own tiles, as well as tiles from other players.
- There are four rounds in the game.
- During the first three rounds, players will have the opportunity to add a lot of workers, but in the final rounds they find more tiles and get their final score.
- Players work together in this cooperative game to try to gather four pieces of treasure and then to escape the desert before a storm kills everyone.
- Since the gameboard is made up of tiles, it is different each time the game is played, which adds to the value and enjoyment of the game.
- Each time a player moves, there is a chance that the storm will sweep up and can overtake all of the players.
- It’s only with a great strategy, as well as the ability to work together, that players will be able to survive the desert.
- The attractive components are very durable and can survive a lot of wear and use.
Dungeons and Dragons: Castle Ravenloft
- This dungeon-crawling game requires players to take on fun quests and can last around 60 minutes.
- Unlike other games, this one works as well for just one player as it does for five, which is great for when a person wants to play by themselves.
- Since the gameboard is created by interlocking tiles, no two games are ever going to be the same, which gives the game great replay value.
- There are 40 plastic figures of monsters and heroes.
- With 200 treasure and encounter cards, this game is different every time.
- The included 20-sided die is necessary for the game to be played.
- Between one and four players take turns during this game to lay tiles in the garden area.
- Each tile has a colored bird and a colored flower.
- Players earn points when they place birds into groups, but will earn points if they are able to place flowers into rows that are formed from their perspective.
- Not only do players need to have a strategy for how they are going to complete the most group and rows, but they also have to work hard to prevent their opponents from being able to score.
- Even though the game looks serene and calm, tensions can easily flare as players compete for the highest score.
- Great game for just two players, although up to five can play.
- Includes both a short version of the game, as well as a simple family variant so that everyone can enjoy playing.
- Very little is left to chance in this game, and players must work hard to overcome the challenges that the game brings.
- While moving is easy, coming up with a strategy can be very difficult.
- Players earn points by building plantations, but have to continually harvest throughout the game to have income.
- It’s only through correct timing that players are able to manage their plantations and score enough points while still getting the income that they need.
The Castles of Burgundy
- Players earn victory points in this game by trading, farming, building cities, or completing scientific research.
- With 164 hexagonal tiles, 42 good tiles, 30 worker tiles, 20 silverlings, 12 bonus tiles, pieces, a board, and dice, players have everything they need to play the game over and over without getting bored.
- Not only do players need to be imaginative when placing their tiles, but they must have a personal strategy for how they plan to win the game.
- Through attention to detail, patience, understanding cause and effect, and a little bit of luck, players test out various strategies that they have to amass the most assets and win the game.
- There are 24 puzzles that are very challenging and great for the entire family to enjoy together.
- Includes 56 tiles, and can be played by one player, but is great for up to six.
- Players try to match their tiles and place them on the table in the perfect place where they will fit as quickly as possible.
- There are many different combinations of how the tiles can be put together, which means that this game has great replay value.
- The different designs on the tiles means that they can fit in many different places, but each time a player places a tile, they change the board and affect future play.
- In the search for gold nuggets, players must lay tiles to build a maze of tunnels while at the same time controlling their miners and moving them across the tiles.
- Every player tries to be the first one to collect the gold that they need to leave the mine and then stake a claim.
- While the premise of the game is very easy, miners can use tricks to try to upset their opponents and make their job mining even more difficult.
- Some tricks that miners can use include scaring them with bats, fighting, and sneaking through hidden passages.
- Since the game board is different each time, each game is a unique challenge for players to enjoy.