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Favorite Classic Board Games
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Favorite Classic Board Games

Good Morning everyone!  Are you tired of these gloomy, cold days yet?  Staying inside all of the time can wear on everyone’s nerves so a game night with the family is the perfect solution!  Not just any game night though – let’s go back to our own childhood and teach our little ones some fun new games from when we were growing up and have a classic board game night!

Favorite Classic Board Games

Favorite Classic Board Games 

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Classic board games just don’t go out of style, no matter how long they’ve been around.  These days the games all seem to be electronic or virtual but planning a vintage board game night will show your children that they don’t have to be plugged in to have fun.  Below is a list of vintage board games for both older and younger kids.  Some of these games aren’t traditional board games but they still fall into the vintage game category and are family favorites so I couldn’t resist adding them to the list.

Older Games-

  • Uno (age 7+) Uno is a card game played with 2-10 players where the winner is the first person to reach 500 points.
  • Monopoly (age 8 +) Monopoly is a board game played with 2-6 players where the winner is the person with the most money and properties at the end of the game.
  • The Game of Life (age 9+) Life is a board game played by 2-8 players where the winner is the person with the most money and Life Tiles when they reach the end.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Yahtzee (age 8+) Yahtzee is a dice game played by 1 or more players where the winner is the person with the highest score.
  • Trivial Pursuit (age 15+) Trivial Pursuit is a board game played with 2-6 players where the winner is the first person to earn all of the pieces of pie and answer a final question correctly in the center of the board.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Scrabble (age 8+) Scrabble is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the person with the most points when all letter tiles have been used or no more moves are left to play.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Clue (age 8+) Clue is a board game played with 2-6 players where the winner is the first person to guess who the suspect is, what weapon they used, and where the crime occurred.
  • Pictionary (age 12+) Pictionary is a board game played with 4+ players where the winner is the team with the most points at the end.
  • Battleship (age 7 +) Battleship is a board game played with 2 players where the winner is the person who sinks all of their opponent’s ships.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Twister (age 12+) Twister is a floor game played with 2 + players where the winner is the last person on the correct colors.

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Younger Games-

  • Hungry Hungry Hippo (age 4+) Hungry Hungry Hippo is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the person to get the most marbles in their hippo’s mouth.
  • Candyland (age 3+) Candyland is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the person to get to the end first.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Chutes and Ladders (age 3+) Chutes and Ladders is a board game played with 2 + players where the winner is the first person to get to the end first.
  • Connect Four (age 6+) Connect Four is a board game played with 2 players where the winner is the first person to get four of their pieces in a row.
  • Operation (age 4+) Operation is a board game played with 1 + players where the winner is the person who removes the highest number of game pieces successfully.
  • Trouble (age 5 +) Trouble is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the first person to move all of their pieces into a Finish spot.
  • Sorry (age 6+) Sorry is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the first player to get all 4 of their pawns onto their Home.
  • Mousetrap (age 6 +) Mousetrap is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the last player with their mouse still in the game.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Backgammon (age 5+) Backgammon is a board game played with 2 players where the winner is the first person to move all of their pieces off of the board.
  • Hi-Ho Cherry-O (age 3 +) Hi-Ho Cherry-O is a board game played with 2-4 players where the winner is the first player to fill their bucket with cherries and yell “Hi-Ho Cherry-O”.

Bonus List: Top 5 Current Favorite Board Games

  • Apples to Apples (age 12 +) Apples to Apples is a board game played with 4-10 players where the winner is the player with the most green apple cards.Favorite Classic Board Games
  • Sequence (age 7 +) Sequence is a board game played with 2 + players where the winner is the player with the most points at the end.
  • Hedbanz (age 8 +) Hedbanz is a card game played with 2-6 players where the winner is the first player to get rid of all of their chips.
  • Pie Face (age 5 +) Pie Face is a board game played with 2 players where the winner is the person who isn’t splattered with whipped cream.
  • Exploding Kittens (age 7 +) Exploding Kittens is a card game played with 2-5 players where the winner is the last person who has not “exploded”.Favorite Classic Board Games

I hope you’ve enjoyed this list and are excited to plan a family vintage board game night!  Do you have a favorite game that didn’t make the list?  Leave a comment to share your favorite vintage board games below.  And don’t forget to share this post through your social media sites so your friends and family can plan their own family vintage board game nights!

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