Posts tagged harry potter
Short Reviews: Favorite Board Games for Two Players

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it seems like the perfect time to tell you all about some of the best board games for two players— especially because I have mostly been playing two-player lately, so a lot of these are fresh in my mind.

If you don’t have a big gaming group, you have probably noticed that two-player games are hard to find, and really great ones that are just as great for two players are even more rare. I’ve wracked my memory (and pestered my friends) to come up with a bunch of tabletop games that are a blast for two— not just technically playable without more.

Includes reviews focused on two-player play of Monarch, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle, Consentacle, Vast, Pandemic, and Scythe, plus some more games we recommend for you and a partner.

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(Game Night Ready)™ Review of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle (USAopoly)

My first rule for the (Game Night Ready)™ line of upgraded and protected games is that I only sell games that I love. The second is that every game needs to belong in any well-rounded collection of great games for social game nights.

For a little while, I bent the first rule for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle, because it came highly recommended by friends, and checked so many boxes to balance out the perfect game night collection: Deckbuilding, Cooperative, Campaign, a Familiar Franchise, and Family-Friendly— with bonus points for involving Wizards!

(I know what I’m about.)

The game recently came down off of my Shelf of Shame, and it was even better than I expected.

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