Halloween is an excellent excuse to have some fun and let your geek flag fly. Whether you’re in costume or not sitting around a table playing games with friends is a great activity to accompany eating copious amounts of candy. Here are 3 great tabletop games that will make fun additions to your Halloween party or a quiet night in.
What are you doing for Halloween? What will you be playing?
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
“One Night Ultimate Werewolf”: This game is a variation on a traditional Werewolf game where everyone has to figure out who the werewolf is before they get eliminated. This version has more than just werewolves and villagers. There are many roles players can fill which all have a different set of knowledge and ways to manipulate gameplay. More complicated than a traditional game of Werewolf it is almost always nearly impossible to logic out who the werewolfs are in this game making it a great game to play with those players who overthink and strategies the simplest of games. Things devolve into psychological profiling pretty quickly making it a fun party game. It can accommodate a large group of people and is over quickly in one full round that shouldn’t last more than 20 min. tops. An added bonus is the app you can download which will act as moderator for the game so no one has to sit out as well as providing some background noises.
King of Tokyo
“King of Tokyo”: Thematically based around Kaiju monster movies like Godzilla, “King of Tokyo” is a family-friendly board game that lets players battle for control of Tokyo city. The game is pretty easy to learn and an expansion will allow even more players to join in the fun. The Halloween expansion adds holiday appropriate costume cards and spooky monster’s to play as. Yet even without the expansions “King of Tokyo” is a great game for any Halloween gathering.
“Fluxx”: A popular card game, tabletop gamers have probably played one version or another of “Fluxx”. The game has simple to start and ever-changing rules. Players use their hand of cards to change the rules of the game and even it’s win conditions making it fun and exciting. There are a plethora of “Fluxx” editions with various themes, some of which are great for Halloween like Zombie, Cthulhu and Monster Fluxx, any of which can be mixed and matched together for an even crazier game.