questionswhen was the last time you played a board game?

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Does tabletop gaming count? If so, just a few weeks ago.

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My wife and I play them regularly. Mostly Scrabble and Rummicube. We also play with her family when we visit, then it's usually something like Apples to Apples or Scatergories.

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Classic board games, hardly ever. Newer strategy board games, like Settlers of Catan, quite frequently. Can't remember the last time I played Monopoly. It was never fun. I wonder if the Woot theme could change that??

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Whenever I babysit the grandkids.

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Over the holidays. We usually play a game or two every time the family gets together. Some of the newer board games are actually pretty fun. If you haven't tried Quelf yet, you should...

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Monopoly on occasion. Sorry! every once in a while. Risk ... just played on Friday with the Mrs.

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I play Monopoly, Risk and Scrabble all the time on my computer and tablet (solo play). My gaming group plays more challenging games such as the various Catan games and the various Mayfair crayon rail games quite often, at least once a month. We also occasionally break out the old Avalon Hill games such as Advanced Civilization, Diplomacy, Wizards and Wizards Quest, etc. I recently came into possession of a game of Shogun, which we haven't played in years but will probably be put into the rotation. During the holidays we play the party board games like Scattergories, Guesstures, and Apples to Apples, along with regular Charades. We tabletop roleplay Fridays and Mondays, I was game-mastering a horror game just 12 hours ago.

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@pitamuffin: I've always liked Monopoly. When I was in 3rd or 4th grade my mom worked as an accountant at a mall department store, so I spent my after-school hours hanging around the mall waiting for her to get off work. One of the stores had a kiosk where you could go and play against "the house" on various games including chess, backgammon, checkers, Monopoly, the Game of Life, Sorry, etc. If you beat the house you won cash. I made quite a lot of spending money as I could routinely win against adults at any of those games.

If you don't like basic Monopoly, try this variant, which borrows from the game Cosmic Encounters:
http://www.kahnhome.org/thorin/Games/MonopolyPowers.html

I have been trying to get my gaming group to try it but they won't play me at Monopoly any more.

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Do card games count? If so, about a week ago (Game of Thrones).

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I played Runebound(Second Edition) with a couple extra expansions on Saturday, so... 2 days ago?

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It does seem a pasttime of an era gone by. Grew up loving them. Now kids (and adults) have other things to do. Usually alone. It is sad to see how little we actually interact. And no, I don't count texting or playing the same video game on different devices as interacting.

Give me a few family members and a Game of Life or Parcheesi or euchre or shanghai (contract rummy), and I am one happy camper. Miss it a lot. I've tried to get family game night going in my house, and everyone just wants to get on their own devices and play Minecraft "together". Sigh.

I even asked for a game night for my birthday, and no dice. Literally. Heavy sigh.

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Stratego just this weekend. Often play Othello, Tetris (thanks woot!), and Trouble with our kids.

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New Year's Eve at a friend's party. He designed a board game - it is something like Sorry, but with a pirate/nautical theme - he calls it Cut Throat. He made a large laminated table-top board and laminated cards that are drawn in turn to advance the game.

He is also an award-winning home brewer and had 5 or 6 of his brews on tap. So it was a fun evening.

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@nmchapma: I'm not the second-to-last Rummicube player left?! Hurray!

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New Years Eve. I believe it was called The Battle of the Sexes or something like that. Lot of fun.

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I love board games, but rarely get to play them with grown ups anymore. The last game I played was Ant in the Pants and Hi Ho Cherry-O! with my 4 year old boys.

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I play board, card and party (like Apples to Apples and Catchphrase) games regularly. I have a small group of friends who get together at least once a month and spends at least an afternoon playing. Last time we played Pandemic, Arkam Horror and Ruk Shuk. All sorts of fun. I have some other friends who love to play Clue.
With my nephews, I play some more classic board games (Sorry, Monopoly) but also more recent games (Ticket to Ride is a favorite). Sometimes it takes while to convince people to try the newer board games but most really enjoy them.

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Last night we played, uh, Last Night On Earth. Monopoly we played on New Years Eve.

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@bnbsouthworth: I agree, a sadly fading hobby...I believe I last played "Trivial Pursuit" 25 years ago in college.

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Well let's see...Runebound, Arkham Horror, Dominion, Settlers of Catan, Pandemic and a new favorite Dixit. Some of those are card based, but same idea. For one-on-one action there is always Lost Cities.

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We played a couple of games between Christmas and New Year's Day.

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My wife played Monopoly Millionaire (much shorter duration, but still fun for an adult!) while I worked with my eldest on an erector set crane. I live for these kind of evenings!

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When we visit my sister and teen-age nephews we play a lot of games, either card games or board games. But they tell me that's the only time they play. Their friends won't come for overnights unless they can play video games. Sad.

I play a lot with the grandkids; Payday, Uno, Sorry, card games.

With adults, we play Tripoley, hearts, euchere, Five Crowns.

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Actually had a bunch of game nights with friends and family in January. We had a lot of fun. Played Settlers of Catan with the little brother and friends of ours are enthralled with Small World Underground http://www.daysofwonder.com/smallworld/en/underground/ from Days of Wonder. I like the Small World gameplay and want to pick up a copy. Also played an electronic Monopoly variant that involved zoning which was a bit weird for me.

I miss playing Pinochle. The other card players in my family play bridge now and won't go back.

I had an "I'm the adult and I can make them play with me" moment over Christmas with my nieces and nephews, made them put down their handheld games, and introduced them to Fluxx. It got very silly and loud : )

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@lonelypond: Hmmm, I hadn't heard of this Small World game set. We don't play too may war games as our group can be contentious (we have some pretty competitive people, myself included) but it looks interesting. Does anyone know if the IPad app would work on a PC tablet? I'd like to give the game a try before buying the actual board game. I have an Asus Transformer T101 running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). I'd also love to get the Ticket to Ride app, I have been wanting to try that game.

http://www.daysofwonder.com/online/en/smallworld/ipad/

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Last night! Played my current favorite board game, Battlestar Galactica. It always ends up being a four hour awesome screaming joyfest of accusations, double crosses, sneaky sabotage, speeches, etc. My voice is hoarse this morning from all my shouting and arguing. I was Gaius Baltar and everyone kept thinking I was the Cylon but I wasn't and no one would believe me so I kept getting impeached and thrown in the brig and I just knew who the Cylon really was but no one would believe me and trusted the actual Cylon instead AND HUMANITY DIED BECAUSE NO ONE WOULD LISTEN TO ME AND AREN'T THEY SORRY NOW HUH. It's one of those games where you look at the rule booklet and your mind goes into a blank panic because it looks and reads like a jumbled mess of complex nonsense, but then once you sit down and actually play through it, it is ridiculously simple and fun.

I also love Settlers, Munchkins, Scrabble, 7 Wonders, Uno (the version where everything stacks), and a bunch of others.

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We played Zooloretto last night. It's a fun game but we discovered it is more fun with more people. We only had two players.
Then last weekend we played Munchkin, Cards Against Humanity, Athletic Athlete (very silly,) and a strategy board game that my father-in-law invented in the 80s.