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I’m Richard, and I live and breathe board games. For as long as I can remember, tabletop gaming has been my true passion. From the classic games that have stood the test of time to the latest innovations, I’ve explored them all.

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Richard, our resident board game expert, is a passionate enthusiast with an encyclopedic knowledge of tabletop gaming. From classic favorites to the latest releases, he's your go-to source for insights, reviews, and strategies. With Richard's expertise, your board game adventures are about to reach new heights.

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Meet Ramon, a board game guru with an encyclopedic knowledge of tabletop gaming. He's your passport to the thrilling world of board games, from classics to modern gems. When he's not rolling dice and strategizing, you'll find Ramon globe-trotting in search of new gaming adventures. Dive into the board game realm with him, where every move is a new journey.

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Board games are tabletop games that involve counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or “board,” according to a set of rules. Some well-known examples include Monopoly, Risk, and Settlers of Catan.
Some popular board games include Chess, Scrabble, Clue, and Ticket to Ride.
The number of players that can play a board game varies depending on the game. Some games are designed for two players, while others can accommodate up to eight or more players.
The objective of a board game varies depending on the game. Some games require players to accumulate wealth or resources, while others require players to capture territory or eliminate opponents.
Cooperative board games require players to work together to achieve a common goal, while competitive board games pit players against each other in a race to achieve individual objectives.
The average length of a board game varies depending on the game. Some games can be played in as little as 15 minutes, while others can take several hours to complete.
The oldest known board game is called Senet and dates back to ancient Egypt around 3100 BCE.
The most expensive board game ever sold is called “The Royal Game of Ur” and was sold at auction for $1.3 million in 2016.
The best way to store board games is in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. It’s also important to keep the boxes upright and avoid stacking them too high.
The best way to learn how to play a new board game is by reading the instructions carefully and practicing with friends or family members.

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