Love is in the air, as well as on the board games shelf. Fall in love with these top board games for Valentine’s Day.
Whether you’re looking to spark the romance or just have a relaxing night in, these love-inspiring board games will give you plenty of options. If Cupid hasn’t struck you with his troublesome bow, fret not, you can play lots of these games with a friend too!
Pour a glass of wine and ready the chocolate hearts, after all, couples who play together, stay together.
🏆 Our Top Picks for Best Valentine’s Board Games
In a hurry? Take a quick peek before you go at the Best Valentine’s Day Board Games.
Fog of Love
Playing time: 60-120 mins
Fog of Love — a role-playing game of love or heartache.
Players create two well-developed characters that’ll meet, fall in love, and tackle the hard work it can take to make a relationship work. With many funny and realistic challenges, you’ll experience dramatic, cute, and downright awkward scenarios. A trip to IKEA and the daunting task of meeting the parents are just a few you’ll need to figure out together.
Fog of Love can take a turn for the worst. As the story plays out, players can bluff their way through infidelity or even decide to break each other’s hearts. But you could also stay true and keep the romance alive. Win through heartbreak or create a harmonious union. The latter seems like the way to go on Valentine’s Day!
Playing time: 20 mins
The princess seeks a lover. A confidant, the ideal partner to help her assume the throne. Do you have what it takes to win her heart?
Love Letter is a Renaissance-themed game of deception and deduction. Players will have to do whatever it takes to get their shot at ruling alongside the fair princess. In this highly competitive game, you’ll have to outwit other eligible suitors trying to woo the princess.
Players must strategize how powerful or weak they want to be perceived when drawing one card and playing one card. All this while keeping an eye on the other players.
Can you expose others and get your letter to the princess first?
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Playing time: 30 mins
The harvest is plentiful, the people are preparing their festivities. Will you earn the highest honor by filling the palace lake with beautiful floating lanterns?
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival is a tile-placement game in which players must place lanterns in sets. Balancing the placement of tiles will ensure you don’t run the risk of helping your opponents.
Bring honor to your loved ones or be disgraced in front of the palace and all who know you. The challenge is on.
Playing time: 60 mins
Monogamy — A hot affair… with your partner.
If you looking for new things to try as a couple, Monogamy will spice things up. Have fun together discovering or rediscovering your partner. Monogamy starts with the roll of dice. The squares you land on decide your action.
Starting out with relaxing and fun actions, the game develops to ‘Intimate’ level, ‘Passionate’ level, and finally ‘Steamy’… Monogamy is all about reconnecting with your partner so you can reach whichever level you’re comfortable with.
If the spark has fizzled into somewhat of a burning ember, give Monogamy a try this Valentine’s Day. You’ll be sure to use it for many years to come.
Playing time: 30 mins
Become the Maharaja’s personal trainer and gather all the riches.
Jaipur is a competitive trading game where the two most powerful cities battle each other to amass more riches than their opponent. In this game of buying and selling, you’ll try to monopolize the markets, gather camels, and gain the most tokens.
If you and your partner enjoy competition and love to strategize Jaipur is a fast-paced board game to squeeze into Valentine’s Day plans.
The Ravens of Thri Sahashri
Playing time: 45 mins
A young girl is orphaned and has fallen into a catatonic state. A young boy with the ability to read hearts will try his best to awaken the girl and rebuild her memories. Can you heal her broken heart before the ravens arrive?
The Ravens of Thri Sahshri is a challenging puzzle that’ll have you working together to rescue the girl from the darkness. This game is very unique and blends solving patterns with an interesting narrative and story.
If you’re looking for something refreshingly different, Ravens of Thr Sahshri is a hidden gem.
Loopy Date Night Box
Playing time: 60 mins
Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On will be on repeat while playing this steamy game.
Loopy Date Night Box allows couples to choose how far they want to go by selecting one of four levels. Talks, Kisses, Fondles, and Fun Activities, all with the aim to improve communication and strengthen your bond.
With the bonus of a sexy satin blindfold, couples can be sure to not get bored while ‘working’ through the cards. This is a great game for partners to take some time together asking provoking questions and completing creative tasks to bring you closer.
Let the games begin…
Playing time: 15 mins
A top-secret co-op game, where the pressure is on.
You and your partner are on a secret mission. Contact 15 agents while avoiding an array of enemy assassins. By giving each other one-word clues you’ll try to find all your agents before time runs out.
In this cooperative game, you’ll strengthen your communication skills through word association, deduction, and clue giving. The Codenames: Duet version takes its original and puts more focus on working together as you are essentially on the same team.
It’s a simple concept that’s easy to learn, and can bring intrigue and fun to Valentine’s Day game night.
Couples Question Game
Playing time: It’s up to you!
For an unforgettable date night.
Couples Question Game encourages couples to open up and communicate freely with thought-provoking conversation. Simply made up of question cards, you can start and stop this game anytime. Whether you’re having breakfast or sitting down to spend quality time together, these cards are meaningful conversation starters.
Learn more about each other with this intimate couples card game.
7 Wonders Duel (For competitive couples)
Playing time: 30 mins
Develop your unique civilization.
A game for the passionately competitive couples to battle it out, 7 Wonders Duel is an intense struggle to rule the Ancient World. Successfully building Wonders through three Ages, you’ll need to monopolize scientific achievements, build an army, and fight for the ultimate victory.
7 Wonders Duel will have you managing money, science, and military to prevent your opponent from completing all their Wonders.
Will you crush your partner and reign gloriously this Valentine’s Day?
We hope you enjoyed our list of the best Valentine’s Day board games to play as a couple for a romantic date night or night in. Have you tried any of these games? Have a lovely Valentine’s Day and let us know which game you’d love to play!
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