Keep the Whole Family Entertained with Unique Board Games

Despite the ever-growing move towards technology in every area of modern life, board games continue to hold a place in providing entertainment for families. 

Unlike computer games, there’s something a lot more sociable about classic and modern board games; they bring people together and demand that everyone plays their part. 

For this reason alone they make terrific gifts for all age groups. 

In today’s post, we’re taking a closer look at some new board games on the market and the top manufacturers creating inventive and innovative new game designs. 

So, without further ado, let’s dive into the world of board gaming.


Top Board Games

You can find my board game finds from the industry on a dedicated Pinterest board (shown above) but from this feature, I’ve chosen my top 3 highlights.

Throw Throw Burrito

The world’s first dodgeball card game. Do we need to say more?!

Smashing Pumpkins

Harvest a victory in this simple and sweet card matching game. 

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Board Game Designers to Watch 

There are numerous wonderful board game manufacturers across the world and it’s hard to narrow down a list, but we have to start somewhere.

Here’s a look at a few interesting designers to watch for new and innovative board game designs.

Wild & Wolf – Ridley’s Games

A classic collection of games from fast-paced card games to party games for the whole family.


A selection of beautifully designed games for adults. The high-quality design makes this range particularly giftable. 

Osprey Games

Originally a publisher, Osprey manufacture niche fantasy and strategy games. 


Requiring no pencil, paper or board, Bananagrams comes in a fun, portable banana-shaped pouch. 

Goliath Games

Games designed to inspire children and adults beyond their imagination. 

Big Potato Games

Based in East London, Big Potato Games like to turn their hand to everything from quiz games to party games.

Gibsons Games

The oldest of its kind, Gibsons is a family-owned British board game and jigsaw manufacturer.


A relatively new publisher, Magilano games started in 2016, focusing on games that would bring people together and expand horizons in a playful way. 


Founded in 1995, Asmodee is a French publisher of board games, card games and role-playing games. 

Quined Games

Founded in 2005 by brothers Arno and Frank Quispel, Quined Games specialise in medium/heavy strategic games.

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