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60 Board Game Gift Ideas

From Honesty-Encouraging Party Games to DIY Board Games

— December 24, 2017 — Unique
Board game gift ideas this holiday season are perfect for promoting family and friend bonding time, both during season, and once it's over. This year, examples range from playful party games to board games that have incorporated the ever-growing DIY trend.

An example of the former is 'Truth Bombs,' which is a party game that can be played by 4-8 people that encourages players to reveal "awkward admissions and random revelations" – working as an experience that enhances bonds and that is fun and interactive.

With the DIY movement expanding in everything from decor to tech industries, the board game industries have taken note. One result of this is the White Box game, a "workshop in a box" that allows consumers to design their own game.
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Hospital-Based Dice Games
Hospital-Based Dice Games
Dice Hospital Allows Players to Manage a Hospital
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Goofy Painting Board Games
Goofy Painting Board Games
'Bob Ross: The Art of Chill' Uses the Late Pop Painter's Style
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Adventurous Woodland Creature Games
Adventurous Woodland Creature Games
'Root' is a Fantasy Board Game That Requires a Strategy
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Miniature Burger-Making Games
Miniature Burger-Making Games
Celebrity Web Personality iJustine Played 'Burger Mania' for YouTube
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Bottle Flip Board Games
Bottle Flip Board Games
YouTube's Matt & Amanda Showed How to Win at Flipping Water Bottles
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Spooky Ghost Hunter Games
Spooky Ghost Hunter Games
The 'Haunt the House' Board Game Has Players Working to Scare Spooks
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Children's Biology Kit Games
Children's Biology Kit Games
The Cytosis Board Game Takes Place Inside a Single Cell
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Bilingual Intergalactic Board Games
Bilingual Intergalactic Board Games
Star Trek Klingon Monopoly Can be Played in English or Klingon
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Math-Centric Board Games
Math-Centric Board Games
The 'Race to Infinity' Game Helps Children Fall in Love with Mathematics
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Sleep-Inducing Hotlines
Sleep-Inducing Hotlines
Casper Created a Hotline to Call When You Want to Be Put to Sleep
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Smart Speaker Board Games
Smart Speaker Board Games
'When in Rome' is a Trivia Game Reimagined with Amazon Alexa
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Honesty-Encouraging Party Games
Honesty-Encouraging Party Games
Big Potato Created 'Truth Bombs' with YouTubers Dan & Phil
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Freestyle Rapping Games
Freestyle Rapping Games
The 'Vers' Card Game Lets Players Partake in Freestyle Raps
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Anime Strategy Apps
Anime Strategy Apps
'Pokemon Duel' is a Strategy Board Game Played on Users' Smartphones
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Sci-Fi Horror Board Games
Sci-Fi Horror Board Games
'The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31' is Based on the Famous B-Movie
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Anti-Hero Board Games
Anti-Hero Board Games
The Guardians of the Galaxy 2-Themed Monopoly Immerses Players in Both Films
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Voice Assistant Buttons
Voice Assistant Buttons
Amazon's Echo Buttons Allow Alexa to Participate in Gaming Experiences
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Word Association Board Games
Word Association Board Games
The 'Concept' Board Game Involves Teaming Up and Strategic Guesswork
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Pirate Treasure Hunt Games
Pirate Treasure Hunt Games
The 'Jackal Archipelago' Strategic Board Game is Quick to Learn
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Robot Apocalypse Board Games
Robot Apocalypse Board Games
The Terminator Official Board Game Revives the Movie Franchise
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Active Engagement Board Games
Active Engagement Board Games
The RWBY: Combat Ready Game Has All Players Playing at Once
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Board Game Subscription Services
Board Game Subscription Services
The Hasbro Game Crate Delivers New Games Every Three Months
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Board Game Brand Snacks
Board Game Brand Snacks
Original Prongles are from the Makers of Card Against Humanity
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Obscure Scenario Card Games
Obscure Scenario Card Games
The 'OR?!' Card Party Game Forces Players to Make a Tough Choice
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TV-Themed Board Games
TV-Themed Board Games
'Clue: the Golden Girls' is a Limited Edition of the Popular Board Game
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Customizable Sci-Fi Games
Customizable Sci-Fi Games
This Bloxels Star Wars Game Lets Players Make Their Own Entertainment
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Choose-Your-Adventure Board Games
Choose-Your-Adventure Board Games
'The 7th Continent' is a Cooperative, Narrative-Based Journey
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Digital Crossover Board Games
Digital Crossover Board Games
The Uncharted: Monopoly Board Game Expands the Franchise
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Multi-Terrain Domination Games
Multi-Terrain Domination Games
The 'Heroes of Land, Air & Sea' Multiplayer Board Game is Immersive
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Hilarious Dancing Board Games
Hilarious Dancing Board Games
'Mad Moves' Makes You Dance Out Humorous Combinations
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Angular Board Game Bars
Angular Board Game Bars
HUB Board Game Bar Applies Contemporary Design to a Novel Concept
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Addictive Elemental Board Games
Addictive Elemental Board Games
The 'Four Elements' Tabletop Board Game Requires Quick Dexterity
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Mixed-Reality Board Games
Mixed-Reality Board Games
'Echelon' is a Hololens Game That is Like Star Wars' Holochess
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Zombie Domination Board Games
Zombie Domination Board Games
The 'Zombie Tsunami' Party Board Game Has Players Form Undead Hordes
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Chessboard Flower Holders
Chessboard Flower Holders
'Chess Vase' Turns the Strategy Game into a Lively Battle of Minds
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Child-Distracting Playsets
Child-Distracting Playsets
These Toys for Kids Help Adults Watch the Versailles TV Show in Peace
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Futuristic Racing Board Games
Futuristic Racing Board Games
The 'Neon Knights' Board Game Lets Players Build Cars and Courses
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Board Game-Themed Wine Labels
Board Game-Themed Wine Labels
8 TICKETS Seeks to Target Younger Demographics With Its New Labels
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Board Game Token Votes
Board Game Token Votes
The Vote Monopoly Site Lets Fans Vote on the Next Generation of Tokens
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Conversation-Starting Board Games
Conversation-Starting Board Games
The 'Personalitree' Conversation Game Gets Participants Chatting
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Disguised Artwork Board Games
Disguised Artwork Board Games
The Mr. Pips Liar's Bluffing Dice Cup Game is Meant to be Displayed
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Emoji-Based Board Games
Emoji-Based Board Games
The 'Emotify' Board Game Challenges Users to Communicate in Emojis
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Card-Based Wine Tasting Games
Card-Based Wine Tasting Games
Read Between The Wines! Offers a Playful Experience for Vino Lovers
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Pirate Lifestyle Games
Pirate Lifestyle Games
The Tortuga 1667 Pirate Game of Mutiny, Plunder & Deceit is Adventurous
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Sci-Fi Cartoon Board Games
Sci-Fi Cartoon Board Games
The Rick and Morty Clue Board Game Features Custom Sculpted Pieces
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Intentionally Embarrassing Board Games
Intentionally Embarrassing Board Games
Buzzfeed's Social Sabotage Makes You Post on Social Media
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Vacation-Edition Board Games
Vacation-Edition Board Games
The Game of Life Now Features Vacation Cards Inspired by TripAdvisor
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Premium Tabletop Shuffleboard Games
Premium Tabletop Shuffleboard Games
The Woolsey Shuffleboard Table is Made from Quality Materials
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Politically Incorrect Card Games
Politically Incorrect Card Games
The 'Freedom of Speech' Card Game Encourages Players to Loosen Up
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Cartoon-Themed Board Games
Cartoon-Themed Board Games
The Bob's Burgers Monopoly Special Edition Board Game is Loads of Fun
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Glowing Electric Tube Games
Glowing Electric Tube Games
The Nixie Chess Set Game Uses Nixie Tubes for a Glowing Experience
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Strategic Maze Navigation Games
Strategic Maze Navigation Games
The 'Mazing' Board Game Has Players Battle to Reach Home Base
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DIY Board Game Prototypes
DIY Board Game Prototypes
The Board Game Creative Kit Helps People Produce Professional Prototypes
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Dry-Erase Board Games
Dry-Erase Board Games
This DIY Board Game Kit Boasts a Reusable Base and Cards
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Handmade Balancing Board Games
Handmade Balancing Board Games
The Wood Balancing Game is Crafted from Premium Materials
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Opulent Sci-Fi Chess Sets
Opulent Sci-Fi Chess Sets
The S.T. Dupont Star Wars Chess Set Has a $128,000 Price Tag
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DIY Board Game Kits
DIY Board Game Kits
'The White Box' Lets You Create Your Own Board Game Designs
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Chromatic Domino Adaptations
Chromatic Domino Adaptations
'The Grid Game' is a Colorful Reimagining of Classic Dominoes
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Gaming App Pop-Up Cafes
Gaming App Pop-Up Cafes
The Candy Crush Cafe Was Hosted Over a Two-Day Period in London
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Alcohol-Accompanying Board Games
Alcohol-Accompanying Board Games
The Brand 'Stranger & Stranger' Has Released a Board Game
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