Big Book of Board Games
Great for beginners or those looking for something short and sweet. Rules are short and easy to learn. Play-time is generally 30 minutes or less. Start with Sushi-Go!, Tsuro, or Zombie Dice.
|Azul||Get the MacGuffin|
|Century: Golem Edition||Love Letter|
For those interested in games with more depth and strategy, as well as stronger themes attached to them. Start with Carcassonne or Ticket to Ride.
|Bohnanza||King of Tokyo|
|Eternal: Chronicles of the Throne||Steal the Show Act II|
|Ex Libris||Ticket to Ride|
For those who want to work as a group instead of in direct competition. Start with Forbidden Island.
|Betrayal at House on the Hill||Pandemic|
|Flash Point Fire Rescue||The Resistance|
|Forbidden Island||Scotland Yard|
For those who want head-to-head competition. Start with Lost Cities.
|7 Wonders Duel||Lost Cities|
|Command and Colors: Ancients||Santorini|