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2 Player Board Games

A collection of great 2-player games is an important thing to have in your arsenal when you’re short on willing victims — I mean players — or looking for some friendly competition in a heated duel.

These 2-player board games are flexible for any occasion, including card games, cooperative games, travel games, and challenging head-to-head struggles for victory. So grab your gaming buddy and get playing!

 

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Best Franco-Prussian War Board Games

The 19th Century saw the rise of the largest empires to span the European Continent. Beginning in 1804, the French Empire marched across Europe, conquering

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Champions of Midgard Review

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5 Games Like Battleship

You sunk my battleship! There is no denying Battleship is the epitome of a classic naval warfare game. Most kids grew up playing this game

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5 Games Like Stardew Valley

Looking for a taste of the simple life? Ditch your swanky city apartment and prestigious job and get back to the basics. Stardew Valley: The

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Balderdash Review

Balderdash is a classic board game based on an even older parlor game, Dictionary. While that sentence might have you imagining a dusty room and

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Sequence Review

Released in 1982, Sequence has been doing the rounds for 40 years now. When I was young I used to love playing it with my

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Power Grid Review

The premise of a Power Grid is quite simple; You’re a power company trying to establish a network and supply Europe or North America with

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Alien Artifacts Review

The universe is vast and mysterious. Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered what is out there? Don’t you think it’s time

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Best Industrial Revolution Board Games

The Industrial Revolution represents the single most influential period of progress in the history of the world. Western Europe and North America emerged early as

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5 Games Like Animal Crossing

Although Animal Crossing originally came out in 2001, the adorable simulation Nintendo Switch game regained popularity in 2020 and became a hit sensation amongst both

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5 Games Like Scrabble

So, you love playing Scrabble, but if you have to sit through another family game of everyone else snagging the triple letter spaces right before

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Best Card Drafting Board Games

Basic luck is a core element of card-drafting games. From establishing epic empires to creating the tastiest sushi, you can only work with the cards

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Set in the high fantasy world of Terrinoth, Descent: Legends of the Dark is a quest-driven cooperative adventure game for up to four players.  The

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Best Naval Battle Board Games

Ever since the first humans ventured forth on the water, maritime vehicles have lent themselves to mankind’s warlike tendencies. We know that the Ancient Egyptians

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Orléans Review

Medieval Orléans was a developing city and as such provided plenty of opportunities to gain wealth and power. The player will create their economic empire