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What are some great board games to play for 3 or more people?

I suggest looking in to German-style board games. They tend to be quick to learn and extremely well balanced but with a great deal of strategic depth once you get in to them, and they also have running times in the order of 45 minutes to an hour and a half. They’re ideal for games nights, especially if you might be playing with people who think they don’t like board games.

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What boardgame is the best to play for a scheming rat bastard?

Junta is a lot of fun:

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What are good games to get someone who likes Settlers of Catan? is THE place to go for information on good board games. I’d suggest taking a look at Ticket to Ride.

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