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    19 Board Games Adults Will Actually Want To Play

    Put Monopoly back in the closet. You're better than that.

    Games have come a long way since you were a kid.

    Now they're way more exciting and sophisticated, and some can be finished in 15 minutes.

    Here are 19 of the best games to play with friends...

    1. Sheriff of Nottingham

    2. Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game

    3. Legendary

    4. Munchkin: Adventure Time

    5. Settlers of Catan

    6. Tsuro: A Game of the Path

    7. Takenoko

    8. Lords of Waterdeep

    9. Love Letters

    10. Sushi Go!

    11. Bang! The Bullet Card Game

    12. Pandemic

    13. Smash Up

    Pair up different factions to take over bases, then the world! With 20 different faction decks all with different gameplay powers, the game is different each time you play (unsolicited advice: Always pick wizards and bears — trust me).

    14. Carcassone

    15. The Resistance: Avalon

    16. Puerto Rico

    17. King of Tokyo

    18. 7 Wonders

    19. Arkham Horror Board Game

    For a literal play-by-play of these and a ton more games, check out the Geek & Sundry tabletop page.

    And to celebrate your new favorite activity, check out International Tabletop Day on April 11 to find a place to play with friends.