Board games

Battleship

Battleship

Having roots in the French game L’Attaque and American Basilinda, this strategy and guessing game is said to have been played by Russians before World War I. The first commercial version of this game was named Salvo. Battleship is played…
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Backgammon

Backgammon

One of the oldest board games (almost 5,000 years old) combines strategy and luck. Most scholars agree that the word comes from the Middle English baec (back) and gamen (game). The game is represented in art, such as “The Triumph…
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Guess Who

Guess Who

If you like solving mysteries and being a little Sherlock Holmes, Guess Who will quench your thirst. You must examine 24 “suspects” with different traits and accessories and guess who is the “culprit”. Each player has a board with 24…
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Ludo

Ludo

I don’t have a close relationship with the cold season, but Ludo made my winter evenings more enjoyable. While Rummikub eased my hot summer days, Ludo was definitely one game I used to play with my grandmother by the warm…
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Rummikub

Rummikub

When I reminisce about my grandmother, one thing that pops up in my mind is Rummikub. I played this game with her almost every single day during summer break. Alongside crosswords and City-Country-River, Rummikub entertained our long and hot summer…
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Catan

Catan

In such dark times maybe we would like, at least sometimes, to settle on a remote island where we can be protected from the noises of a twilight world. If this thing is just in rare cases truly achievable, we…
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Go

Go

Sometimes maybe you have wondered if there is a game as complex and deep as the game of chess. If the answer is positive, the game he is referring to cannot be other than Go.Created in China more than two…
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Scrabble

Scrabble

I have to admit: Scrabble is one of my favorite games. So I can only be subjective when I talk about this game. And subjectively I say that objectively speaking Scrabble is one of the most educative games ever created.…
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Chess

Chess

Some will say that there is no game on earth so popular as chess. Others will emphasize the ambitions which such a game can awaken in the hearts of immature or imprudent players. In any case, created in India thousands…
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