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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!


Food Chain Magnate Board Game Featured Image
Jessica Parks

Food Chain Magnate Review

The fast food industry is cutthroat, lawless, and extremely competitive in this little town.  With hints of organized crime, controlled chaos, and shameless employee operations

Qwirkle Board game Featured Image
Christine Smith

Qwirkle Review

Mix, match, score, and win! Qwirkle is a colorful tile-laying game that unites gamers and non-gamers alike. It’s become a modern classic and even a

Axis & Allies Board Game Review Featured Image
Bryan Truong

Axis & Allies Review

Axis & Allies holds a big place in board game history. Unlike a lot of other games that I review, and call modern-day classics, Axis

Best Clue Board Games Featured Image
Christine Smith

Best Clue Board Games

Was it Professor Plum with the wrench in the library? Or Mr. Green with the candlestick in the study? Clue is one of the most

Best History Board Games Featured Image
Jillian Webster

Best History Board Games

Are you an amateur anthropologist seeking to understand the human condition? Or are you a secret Napoleon trying to take it all for yourself in

Best English Civil War Board Games Featured Image
Daniel Roberts

Best English Civil War Board Games

The year is 1642 and England, indeed the entirety of Great Britain is rocked by political and religious upheaval. Forces loyal to King Charles I

Best Autumn Board Games Featured Image
Christine Smith

Best Autumn Board Games

Get your pumpkin-spiced lattes and cozy up to these awesome autumn board games! As the leaves turn color and the temperature starts to drop, there’s

Best Clank Expansions Featured Image
Christine Smith

Best Clank! Expansions

So you’ve mastered the original Clank! board game, now it’s time to take your game to the next level with Clank! expansions.  There are so

Best Stalingrad Board Games Featured Image
Daniel Roberts

Best Stalingrad Board Games

The Battle of Stalingrad was arguably the most important battle of the Second World War and marked a turning point, shifting the balance of power

Best Interactive Board Games Featured Image
Christine Smith

Best Interactive Board Games

If you’re looking for a board game with lots of player interaction, you’ll love our list of 10 of the best interactive board games out

Best-Map-Based Board Games Featured Image
Cheryl Kochenderfer

Best Map-Based Board Games

Maps come in all shapes and sizes! These maps aren’t based on traditional war games but provide some variety. Travel the map to expand the

Heroes of Land Air & Sea Board Game Featured Image
Luka Kusic

Heroes of Land, Air & Sea Review

Heroes of Land, Air & Sea is a game about exploration, development, and conquest set in the classic fantasy setting with orks, elves, humans, and

Best Action/Dexterity Board Games
Elizabeth Pignatelli

Best Action/Dexterity Board Games

There are tons of different categories that board games fall into. Whether you prefer strategy games, push your luck, legacy, social deduction games, or anything

Spiel des Jahres Award Winners 2022 Featured Image
Bryan Truong

Spiel des Jahres Winners 2022

The verdict is in and the 2022 winner of the Spiel de Jahres award is out. Today, we’re looking at the nominations and congratulating the