5 Easy to Learn Board Games for Beginners

Are you interested in picking up a new hobby or looking for new things to do during your free time? You have come to the right place! We present to you five easy to learn board games which are extremely entertaining and suitable for beginners.

SEQUENCE | Easy to learn although exciting

box of a board game called sequence

Play a card from your hand, place a chip on a corresponding space on the game board…when you have five in a row, it’s a sequence! Learn to block your opponents – remove their chips. Moreover, you should watch out for the Jacks – THEY’RE WILD! With a little strategy and a little luck – you’re a winner!

  • Number of Players: 3-16
  • For Ages: 8+
  • Playing Time: 30 minutes

Sequence Official Game Rules

DIXIT | Enchanting and inspiring board game

a box of a board game called dixit

Dixit is an enchanting game that summons your imagination. A storyteller chooses one card of its hand of cards and proposes an accurate theme. Other players use this theme to select a card from their hand which inspires them. All the cards are shuffled and revealed. Players must find the teller’s card. Most importantly, to score points, the theme must be neither too simple or too complex.

  • Number of Players: 3-16
  • For Ages: 8+
  • Playing Time: 30 minutes

Meanwhile you could learn more about Dixit, the new editions and expansions on the official game’s page.

CARCASSONNE | One of the most popular board games for everyone

Inspired by the medieval fortress in southern France of the same name, Carcassonne is a tile-laying game in which players fill in the countryside around the fortified city. Players choose from tiles that depict cities, roads, monasteries, and fields; each new tile placed creates an ever-expanding board on which players can then add their followers. Players score points by having followers on features as they’re completed. Certainly, the player who makes the most strategic placements of tiles and followers will score the most points and as a result he will win the game.

  • Number of Players: 2-5
  • For Ages: 7+
  • Playing Time: 30-45 minutes

LOVE LETTER | Smart and engaging card game

a case of a card game called love letters

Playing cards one at a time, players will use the abilities of these key people in the Princess’s life to outwit their opponents and successfully deliver their letter and gain her favor. You must utilize each character’s special skill to avoid being caught and successfully deliver your letter to the Princess. Once you acquire a set number of favor tokens, you will win and become the Princess’s confidant.

  • Number of Players: 2-4
  • For Ages: 10+
  • Playing Time: 20 minutes
  1. We have published a short review of Love Letter Card Game if you want to learn more about it.
  2. Love Letter Rule Book

MANDALA | An easy to learn board game for two players with solo variation

You start the game with a hand of six cards and the central playing mat, displaying two Mandalas and a River and Cup for each player. The Mandalas are separated into three areas, the Mountain area in the middle and the two player areas on their respective sides. On your turn you can choose from three actions: Either you play exactly one card into the Mountain area of one of the Mandalas and draw up to three new cards, or you play any amount of cards of exactly one color in your personal player area. Using one of these two actions, you have to follow the Rule of Color!

  • Number of Players: 2
  • For Ages: 10+
  • Playing Time: 20 minutes
  1. Mandala Board Game Rule Book
  2. Mandala Board Game Rule Book for Solo Game

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