Expand Your Board Game Collection With These Bargains

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Over the past few years, board games have made a huge comeback. They’re back in style, and honestly — it’s long overdue. There’s nothing like bringing your family and friends together for a fun night of cooperations, competition and laughter over a tabletop game you can all enjoy. And with so many great options on the market right now, it doesn’t matter if you like the challenge of complex strategy games or prefer the fast-paced fun of simple party games — you’ll find something to enjoy with your friends and loved ones. And with a little digging, you can even expand your game collection on a budget. 

My family and I love board games, so I’m always on the lookout for the best board game deals. I’ll never be a rich man: Every board game deal I see, I end up buying for my gaming table. Now you too can enjoy the feeling of having more board games than you’ll ever need. You’re welcome. Check out our roundup of the best board game bargains available right now below, and we’ll continue to update this page as offers come and go, so be sure to check back often. 

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Qwirkle: $25

Save $10

Qwirkle is a fantastic family game that uses colors and shapes the way scrabble uses words. Combine different lines of colors and shapes to score big against your opponents. It’s a fun and easy game to learn and suitable for your younger players too.

$25 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for Qwirkle Board Game

Funko

The Haunted Mansion Disneyland Edition: $13

Save $12

Haunted Mansion is one of my family’s favorite Disneyland rides and now, it’s one of our favorite board games too. The game itself is a card management game where you try and get as many of certain types of cards as possible while trying to avoid being haunted by the traveling ghost.

$13 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for Funko Disney The Haunted Mansion – Call of The Spirits: Disneyland Edition Game

Ravensburger

Villainous: $35

Save $5

Ravensburger can be hit or miss when it comes to board games, but Villainous is one of its better efforts. You play as one of the notorious villains from Disney’s animated movies, and you have to complete your story before those pesky heroes ruin everything.

It’s a lot of fun for anyone who loves Disney, as we do in our house, and there are a lot of expansions too, including Marvel villains.

$35 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for Villainous: $35

Buffalo Games

Wonka Golden Ticket: $16

Save $4

Golden Ticket is a simple game full of the nostalgia associated with the Roald Dahl classic. The imagery from this game pulls heavily from the 1971 movie, which starred Gene Wilder, and has players moving around the city looking for that elusive golden ticket. 

It’s a lot of fun, especially if you try to embody those characters from the movie who you get to play as.

$16 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for The Golden Ticket Game Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Board Game

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Gloomhaven: $106

Save $59

Gloomhaven is an excellent pick for those looking for a bit more of a challenge. This RPG-lite board game was named one of our favorite co-op games for 2023, and blends dungeon crawling and classic board game mechanics. It’s designed for between one and four players who must team up to explore forgotten ruins and face off against terrifying automated monsters. 

$106 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for Gloomhaven: $106

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Betrayal at the House on the Hill: $28

Save $28

This 3rd edition cooperative board game is definitely for older kids, recommended for ages 12 and up. However, if something a little spooky sounds like the right fit for you, Betrayal at House on the Hill from Hasbro is an option worth checking out. It’s over 50% off right now and allows up to six players 60 to 90 minutes of play in a haunted house they must work together to survive. 

$28 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for Betrayal at the House on the Hill: $28

Iello

King of Tokyo: New Edition: $36

Save $9

If you have a young family, King of Tokyo is an excellent infection vector. You get to play as a giant Kaiju out to destroy Tokyo and you must fight each other for supremacy. It’s a simple dice-rolling game where you “spend dice” to buy cards and use those cards to power up your Kaiju. It’s fast and, more importantly, it’s engaging enough for young kids.

$36 at AmazonYou’re receiving price alerts for King of Tokyo: New Edition: $36

Kids Against Maturity

Kids Against Maturity: $26

Save $4

You’ve probably heard about Cards Against Humanity, a party game that’s often too rude for young kids to play. Kids Against Maturity takes the same game premise — the person who makes the judge laugh the most wins the hand — but makes it just a little naughty instead. This is a great entry to family night and lets your kids feel like they’re getting away with something they shouldn’t be doing, but with your guidance and consent. It’s a lot of fun for everyone. You can also save a few extra dollars by activating the instant coupon on the product page. 

$26 at Amazon

Looney Labs

Looney Labs Fluxx (Special Edition): $13

Save $3

Now I know this isn’t the biggest savings in the world, but Fluxx is just so good that any discount is reason enough to pick it up. The game is a simple card game with just a few rules: draw one card, play one card. The complexity occurs when you play rules that counteract those first rules, or change the goal of the game, or change seats with the person to your left. It all gets very jumbled, which is what makes it so great.

$13 at WalmartYou’re receiving price alerts for Looney Labs Fluxx (Special Edition): $13

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