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26 Best Board Game And Tabletop Gifts For 2020

Shopping for a fan of tabletop games? Here are the best board games and accessories to surprise them with this Christmas.


There's nothing quite like sitting at a table with friends or family to play a new board game, and these days, there are so many fantastic board games out there that offer complex and interesting gameplay to engross you. Gone are the days when Monopoly and Scrabble were the main options; now, we've got huge legacy games like Gloomhaven and Pandemic that span multiple sessions, asymmetrical war games like Root that require mastery of multiple factions, and Kickstarter campaigns that spawn truly unique tabletop experiences like Fog of Love, a romantic comedy in board game form. Tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons and collectible card games like Magic: The Gathering are still massively popular as well, with new books, card sets, and other products released regularly.

If you're shopping for a board game fan this holiday season, you might not know where to start when it comes to modern tabletop gaming, but fortunately, we've got you covered. Here are some of the best board games, card games, and accessories to gift to someone who can't get enough of tabletop gaming. Most of these games feature in our guide to the best board games we've played, so give that a look for more info on specific games.

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