Forget Monopoly: These 8 Best-Selling Board Games Will Have You Rolling With Laughter

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Monopoly might be the most popular board game in America, but it’s not the only one. Check out these 10 best-selling board games for an unforgettable game night. From strategy games to deception games, these board games are sure to provide hours of fun and entertainment for everyone. So grab your friends and family and get ready to have a blast!

1. Get ready for a wild ride with The Sock Game! This fast-paced, interactive, and competitive board game will have you spinning the wheel to see which object you have to find. Race against your opponents to find an object in the sock. Who knew that a sock could contain such a variety of objects that would all feel so similar?

  • Game play duration: Approximately 5–30 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for 2–10 players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 8 and above

2. An unsolved murder mystery game to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes and dive into a world of suspense and intrigue. Put on your detective hat and crack open this cold case file game! Take the challenge, track down clues, and bring the criminal to justice.

  • Game play duration: Approximately 2 hours
  • Number of players: No limit on the number of players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 14 and above

3. The Wingspan board game is a laid-back game that will not cause family arguments. You’ll get competitive without the pressure by attracting the best birds to your aviary and collecting points that are all counted up at the end of the game to decide the victor. And you’ll always learn something new and expand your knowledge of birds when playing this game.

  • Game play duration: Approximately 40–70 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for 1–5 players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 14 and above

4. Try your hand at The Blokus board game to give your brain a workout while having a blast with your family and friends. In this strategy game, you need to outsmart your opponents and place as many colored pieces on the board as possible. Prepare yourself for a great night of gaming!

  • Game play duration: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for 2–4 players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 7 and above

5. This game is so much fun it should come with a warning label! In The Chameleon board game, everyone knows the secret word — except one player. That person must try to play it out as if they know the word too. Get ready for an evening of light-hearted lies and laughter with this entertaining game of deception.

  • Game play duration: Approximately 15 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for 3–8 players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 14 and above

6. Get ready to experience the ultimate game night with Ransom Notes. In this game, you’ll use word magnets to respond to outrageous prompts and get creative with limited words. With different outcomes every time and straightforward rules, you get endless hilarity.

  • Game play duration: Approximately 30–90 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for 3–6 players or larger groups that team up together
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 17 and above

7. Sussed is the perfect game to get to know new friends better! This wacky “would you rather” card game is a great icebreaker and will have you laughing and challenging each other with interesting, ridiculous questions. You will be thinking about things you never would have imagined!

  • Game play duration: Approximately 15 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for ‎2—8 players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 9 and above

8. Hues and Cues is the perfect game night choice for family and friends. Not only do you get to test your knowledge of 480 colors, but you also get to challenge each other with only one and two-word cues—it’s like playing charades with a twist! It’s super easy to learn, yet still exciting to play—a win-win for any game night! “A gag game that ended up being the favorite board game,” writes one of the buyers.

  • Game play duration: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Number of players: Recommended for 3–10 players
  • Age restrictions: Suitable for ages 8 and above

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Preview photo credit Amazon, Amy Madden / Amazon

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