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    17 Best-Selling Board Games People Are Loving On Amazon Right Now

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    Amazon has a list of products called "Bestsellers" which is, as you probably guessed, a list of their most-purchased items! Here are some of our fave board games from that list:

    1. To play Articulate, you've got to be pretty (you guessed it) articulate.

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    How do you play this game? Each team or player is given a card with some words on it. They've got to try to explain what those words are using anything but the words themselves (and no, "it rhymes with..." and "it sounds like..." are NOT allowed!) The person who successfully describes the most words by the end of the game wins.

    How many people can play it? It's suitable for anywhere from 4-20+ players.

    What's the recommended age range? 12+

    Rating: This game has 1,332 reviews with a 4.8-star average.

    Price: £14.99.

    2. It's time to face the facts: people are always going to cheat at Monopoly. Stay ready for their sneaky ways with the cheater's edition!

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    How do you play it? This goal of this game is the same as in normal Monopoly – you want to finish the game with as much cash as possible! In the cheater's version though, there are cards which tell you which cheats to try and when! If you cheat well, you get rewarded, but be warned – fail to cheat properly, and you could end up cuffed to jail.

    How many people can play this? 2-8 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 8+

    Rating: 277 reviews with a 4.5-star average.

    Price: £15.99.

    3. You can't go wrong with Twister.

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    How do you play? You're directed to put your hands or feet on different-coloured spots on the mat. Whoever can follow the directions longest without falling down wins!

    How many people can play it? 2-3 people.

    What's the recommended age range? 6+

    Rating: It has over 565 reviews with a 4.5-star average.

    Price: £12.99.

    4. UNO is super fun, and since it's basically just a deck of cards, you can play it pretty much everywhere.

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    How do you play? Every player is given a deck of cards, and there's a discard pile in the middle. To make a long story short, you basically have to try to match one of your cards to the upturned one on the discard pile, and the person whose turn it is next has to follow the instructions on the card you've put down (it could ask them to pick up more cards, for example.) The goal of the game is to 'lose' as many cards as possible by matching them to the upturned cards!

    How many people can play it? This game's perfect for 2-10 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 7+

    Rating: It has 1,114 ratings with a 4.6-star average.

    Price: £5.69.

    5. Suspense? Drama? HEIGHT? Jenga has it all.

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    How do you play this? It's really simple – just keep removing blocks from the tower for as long as you can. Whoever pulls the block that makes the tower collapse loses!

    How many people can play? I mean, there are 54 blocks, so I guess you couldn't have more players than that. Otherwise, this game is open for as many or as few players as you'd like!

    What's the recommended age range? 6+

    Rating: It has 76 ratings with a 4.7-star average.

    Price: £11.99.

    6. Bananagrams is a simple, fun, and super portable word game!

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    How do you play it? Players are given a certain amount of letters to form words that must interlink with those already put down by other players. Think Scrabble, only with less time and less commitment!


    How many people can play it?
    2-6 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 7+

    Rating: This word game has 2,124 reviews with a 4.8-star average(!).

    Price: £15.

    7. The Yes! No! Game is actually a lot harder than it sounds.

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    How do you play it? The game comes with question cards that players take turns asking and answering. The person who's answering can't say "yes" or "no" in any of their replies, and if they do, the player asking the questions rings a bell and gets to keep a card! If they manage to answer all the questions without saying 'yes' or 'no', though, they get to keep the card with the questions on. Whoever has the most cards at the end of the game wins!

    How many people can play it? It's perfect for 2-6 people.

    What's the recommended age range? 8+

    Rating: 603 ratings with a 4.6-star average.

    Price: £8.99.

    8. Are you a huge Friends fan? Prove it with this trivia game!

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    How do you play it? Just roll the dice and it'll suggest a question card for you to answer. The winner is whoever gets the most correct answers!

    How many people can play? There are loads of cards, so it's flexible (as long as you've got at least two people!)

    What's the recommended age range? 12+

    Rating: 976 ratings with a 4.3-star average.

    Price: £9.99.

    9. Tell me you're not intrigued by a game called Exploding Kittens: A Card Game About Kittens and Explosions and Sometimes Goats.

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    How do you play? The rules of this game are somehow both extremely simple and incredibly baffling. Players just keep drawing cards until they get an exploding kitten. Unless you have a handy card (like a defuse card) pulling an exploding kitten means you're out.

    How many people can play? 2-10 players.

    What's the age range? 7+

    Rating: 1,764 ratings with a 4.4-star average.

    Price: £19.37.

    10. Prove how well you know your friends and family with Sussed, a game where players guess each other's opinions on things like flying to the moon and time travel.

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    How do you play it? This pocket-sized game includes a pack of cards filled with questions. The players' job is to guess how another team member would answer that question, and if they get it right, they're awarded points. Whoever has the most points at the end wins!

    How many people can play? This game is suitable for 2-10 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 6+

    Rating: 427 ratings with a 4.5-star average.

    Price: £10.99.

    11. Find out how well your brain works under pressure with Tension.

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    How do you play it? In this game, you're given a topic like 'ABBA hits', and you've got to name as many examples as you can until the 30-second timer runs out (players are aiming for ten per round). Whoever comes up with the most examples throughout the game wins!

    How many people can play? There are lots of cards, so as long as you've got at least two players, you should be fine!

    What's the recommended age range? 8+

    Rating: 284 reviews with a 4.7-star average.

    Price: £12.99.

    12. This simple memory game has a fun Avengers theme!

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    How do you play it? Just place the cards face up, look at them for a while, then flip them over and try to remember where the matching pairs are.

    How many people can play? 2-6 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 3+

    Rating: 203 reviews with a 4.8-star average.

    Price: £3.99.

    13. Pop Up Pirate is a classic for a reason.

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    How do you play it? Players add swords to a lil' barrel that holds a pirate head (writing that out is an experience). One of the swords will make the pirate's head jump out – whoever's sword is put into the wrong hole (it changes every game) is eliminated. The last person standing wins!

    How many people can play this? 2-4 people can play this game.

    What's the recommended age range? 5+

    Rating: This game has 1,839 reviews with a 4.5-star average.

    Price: £9.99.

    14. Cards Against Humanity is a really fun (if slightly wild) game. Their Absurd edition is an expanded version of the original!

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    How do you play it? There are question cards with blanks in them that you can fill out with the answer cards. Each player or team is given a deck of answer cards which they use to fill in the blanks with the answer they think is funniest! The person who dealt the answer card then decides which answer they like best, and whoever's answer they pick becomes the dealer for the next round.

    How many people can play this? 3-10+

    What's the recommended age range? Some of the answers can be pretty intense, so this game is designed for folks aged 17 and older.

    Rating: It's got 65 ratings with a 4.5-star average.

    Price: £19.

    15. We can pretty much guarantee you haven't played a game like Pass The Pigs before.

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    How do you play it? Okay, hear me out here. You chuck the pigs in the air like dice, and they way they land determines your score. You get different points depending on whether the pigs land on their snouts, backs, or even on top of each other. Whoever gets to 100 points first wins!

    How many people can play this thing? 2-4 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 8+

    Rating: Over 890 customers reviewed this game, and it's got a 4.7-star average.

    Price: £9.87.

    16. Unleash your inner detective with Cluedo!

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    How do you play it? One player selects three cards (without looking) that determine the person, place, and weapon used in a fictional crime. All the people playing then have to work their way around the board, using the clues they find to eliminate all the false options. Whoever figures out who, how, and where the crime happened, wins!

    How many people can play? 2-6 players.

    What's the recommended age range? 8+

    Rating: This one has 300 ratings with a 4.8-star average.

    Price: £15.95.

    17. True Potterheads will fly through this Harry Potter trivial pursuit game!

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    How do you play it? The game comes with trivia cards, which ask questions based on both the books and the films. Just roll the dice to determine which question you'll be asked! Whoever gives the most right answers by the end of the game wins.

    How many people can play this? It's designed for at least two players – because there are so many cards, there aren't really huge limits on the number of people who can play this game!

    What's the recommended age range? 8+

    Rating: This has 976 reviews with a 4.3-star average!

    Price: £8.47.