Tabletop Games for Valentine’s Day
Tabletop / Board Gamer? TICK! Looking for something a little gentler, maybe romantic for the one you love? TICK! We’re here to help you out with a super quick, non word porridge suggestion as to just what games might tick your Valentine’s Day box.
Let’s start with the obvious shall we?
LOVE LETTER – Card Game
All the eligible young men are seeking to woo the Princess in this card game with many an iteration. Perfect game to play on Valentine’s Day because there’s a version for everyone.
PATCHWORK – Tile Game
Create a beautiful quilt with polyomino patches. Earn button money and place your quilt pieces to try and finish your quilt with no holes. Simple two-player fun.
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS – Board Game
A board game of life, including romance! This is a bright, fun game for 1-4 players in which you take on projects, get new jobs, buy items, establish relationships, and raise a family. Perfect for Valentine’s Day?
KARUBA – Tile Game
Finally! After a long boat trip, the treasure hunters have reached the island of Karuba and can go on the hunt for hidden treasures. A clever tile-laying mechanism means it’s competitive, but kind / fun. Perfect for couples.
TIDES OF TIME – Card Game
Super quick civilisation building game, Tides of Time sees players drafting cards over three rounds as they try to build the best kingdom and score the most points, super light, but plenty of depth in this two-player only game.
FORBIDDEN ISLAND – Tile Game
Join a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise. Your team will have to work together and make some pulse-pounding maneuvers, as the island will sink beneath every step!
FORBIDDEN DESERT – Tile Game
Gear up for a thrilling adventure to recover a legendary flying machine buried deep in the ruins of an ancient desert city. You’ll need to coordinate with your teammates and use every available resource if you hope to survive the scorching heat and relentless sandstorm.
FOG OF LOVE – Card / Board Game
Just look at the name? According to the designer “Fog of Love is about finding out how to achieve a happy ending in the love story you create together. It’s all about the choices you make when you shape your story. In the end, each of you can win or lose… individually or together”. Perfect.
LANTERNS: THE HARVEST FESTIVAL – Tile Game
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival is a tile-placement game set in imperial China. Players act as artisans decorating the palace lake with floating lanterns. The artisan who earns the most honor before the festival arrives wins the game.
There are so many amazing games to play, not only on Valentine’s Day, but any day, with your partner. Try some of these and see how you go, Happy Valentine’s Day fellow gamers.