Love is in the air! If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to let your special someone know how much they mean to you, skip the fancy dinner plans and schedule a game night instead!
Board games are a great activity for couples as they encourage interaction, teamwork in cooperative settings, and a little fun-loving competition. Plus, you can invite other couples for an epic Valentine’s Day celebration around the tabletop!
Ready for a date night your love will never forget? Read on to see some of the best board games for couples and find the one that is perfect for your romantic evening.
Best Board Games for Couples Game Night
Whether you’re planning a double date or a get together for all of your Valentines, these are the best board games that will entertain everyone in your party!
The #1 LOL Party Game is the perfect addition to any group game night! In Telestrations, players will draw their “secret word” into their erasable sketch book and pass it along to the next player, whom must then guess what the previous player drew. It’s a new take on the game of “telephone” that will leave you in stitches!
Are the kids with the babysitter? Be sure to check out Telestrations After Dark, the risque party game that is adults-only “miscommunication” at its best!
Do you and your sweetie finish each other’s sentences? Now is your chance to prove it to the world!
During a game of Blank Slate, pick one of over 250 Word Cue cards (with 500 total cues), write the word you think best completes the phrase – and try to match it exactly to another player’s word without giving a single hint. The first player to fill the scoreboard wins!
Best Cooperative Board Games for Couples
You won’t need a bottle of Amortentia to fall in love with Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle, the celebrated cooperative deck building game that has made waves in the board gaming community.
Players take on the roles of their favorite Hogwarts students and work together to save the Wizarding World from those who seek to destroy it. Seven successive game adventures offer increasing difficulty as you battle Villains and unlock new abilities, secrets and challenges. Also included are four Hogwarts house dice, game board, over 50 chip pieces, and sorting cards to keep everything organized.
Well, howdy! Grab your partners and head to the tabletop for a not-so-toy-sized adventure with Toy Story Obstacles & Adventures, a cooperative deck-building card game ideal for couples or multiple players!
Players work together as their favorite Disney Pixar Toy Story characters from across Pixar Toy Story to enlist the help of Friends, conquer Hazards, and complete Adventures before the bad guys can alter the end of the story.
Are you and your significant other Marvel fans? Then assemble your own team of Avengers and take on The Mad Titan himself in a game of Thanos Rising!
Players will recruit heroes and assemble a team to face off against Thanos and thwart him from accomplishing his master plan – collecting all six Infinity Stones to power the Infinity Gauntlet and wreak havoc on the very fabric of reality.
Based on the events of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Death Eaters Rising requires players to summon witches and wizards from all corners of the Wizarding World to stand-off against He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named and his Death Eater cohorts.
Work together to bring together your magical army from Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft, the Order of the Phoenix, and Dumbledore’s Army and bond over your mutual love for all things Harry Potter.
Best Competitive Board Games for Couples
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: Defence Against the Dark Arts is one of the most celebrated board games for couples and Potter fans alike!
Preceded by the popular Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Battle, this 2-player version of the deck builder requires gamers to take turns playing cards, taking actions and acquiring new cards to build a more powerful deck as their defensive skills improve. Stun your opponent three times to win!
Best Classic Board Games for Couples
Forget everything you’ve heard about Monopoly ruining relationships! This classic game is actually a great way to PASS GO AND COLLECT the time with your loved ones! See what we did there?
If you and your sweetheart don’t mind a little competition, a Monopoly game night may be just what you need to spend that special quality time together. No wonder it’s one of the top classic board games for couples!
Here are just some of our most popular Monopoly games that are ideal for a romantic game night!
Is your relationship as sweet as the love between Jack Skellington and Sally? Then we’ve got just the game for you!
The Nightmare Before Christmas Collector’s Edition of MONOPOLY® allows fans the opportunity to collect and own the most popular locations from this movie classic such as Jack’s Tower, Oogie Boogie’s Casino, Dr. Finkelstein’s Laboratory and Sally’s Alley.
You’ll be transported right into the romantic and picturesque world of Hallmark Channel as you travel around the board and buy, sell and trade properties inspired by everything you love about the network.
Whether you’re buying a Christmas Tree Farm or a Bed & Breakfast, building cottages and inns, or getting out of jail free because you started a prison knitting club, you’ll experience all the thrills of this classic game in an entirely new way!
Remind your Valentine that they’ll never be left behind or forgotten with a game of MONOPOLY: Disney Lilo and Stitch! Buy, sell and trade your favorite humble and beloved characters from the hit Disney movie in this tropical twist on the classic game.
VIew our full line of MONOPOLY games featuring some of your favorite movies, TV shows, and video games!
CLUE® Board Games
They say a bit of mystery makes your relationship more exciting, and solving a murder case over a game of CLUE® could easily do the trick!
Find out WHO was responsible, WHERE the crime took place, and WHAT weapon was used to complete the deed with these fun reimaginings of yet another classic game.
When you and your special someone are Harry Potter fans, the two of you can create magic…especially if you have a game of CLUE®: Harry Potter™ on hand!
A fellow student has seemingly vanished from the famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry – and it is up to you to solve the mysterious disappearance. Playing as Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Luna or Neville, you must try and discover WHO did it, WHAT spell or item they used and WHERE the student was attacked. Move around Hogwarts making suggestions…but watch out! Wheels on the board will keep changing revealing secret passages, moving staircases or even the Dark Mark! Protection from the Dark Mark comes from the spells, allies and items provided by the Help Cards.
When you’re sure of your facts go to Dumbledore’s office to make your accusation and win the game!
“The North Remembers!” The hit HBO series may have reached its end, but fans can still celebrate their love for the show through a game of CLUE®: Game of Thrones™.
High treachery and betrayal are behind the two mysteries to solve in Game of Thrones Clue. Featuring a double-sided game board, players choose to solve the murder mystery in The Red Keep or in Meereen. WHO was responsible for plotting the murder? WHAT weapon was used and WHERE did the crime take place?
Are you and your loved one frequent players of Dungeons & Dragons? Have you discussed starting a campaign together? If so, you don’t want to miss this unique version of the celebrated board game.
An Infernal Puzzle Box, delivered by a Hellrider of Elturel, has been stolen from the party of adventurers. Determined to reclaim their box of infernal secrets, one of Zariel’s minions has slain and secretly replaced an adventurer, unbeknownst to the rest of the members! In CLUE: Dungeons & Dragons, it’s up to you to determine WHO has been replaced by a devil in disguise, WHAT weapon was used in the execution, and WHERE in the Forgotten Realms the Infernal puzzle box could be hidden.
View our full line of Clue games and find your favorites!
Collectible Chess Sets
Checkmate! As one of the best 2-player board games of all time, chess is a tried and true choice when it comes to game night with your special someone. Show your KING or QUEEN who’s boss with these gorgeous collector’s sets!
Some of the most beloved characters from Disney Pixar Toy Story come to life in this Toy Story Collector’s Chess Set depicting them as full-color sculpted PVC figures in the classic 2-player strategy game.
This one-of-a-kind Game of Thrones Collector’s Chess Set perfectly captures the spirit of conquest in both the timeless two-player strategy game and the war between Westeros and the White Walkers.
Beautifully sculpted and true to actor likenesses, 32 intricate resin Chess pieces sit on a custom Iron Throne-themed board, featuring an antiqued metallic gold checkerboard and a dragon scale textured back wrap. Each piece is securely packaged in die cut foam, ready for fans to display the powerhouses of both sides and to continue the epic battles at home.
Yahoo! Pick your team and take control of 32 hand-painted playing pieces including: Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and more. This unique game comes in a collectible tin box that showcases the custom checkerboard featuring Mario and Luigi hats.
View our intricate chess sets ideal for your next game night or collection!
Test each other’s knowledge of your favorite films and TV shows with a “trivial” game night. Watching ahead not required!
Horror may not exactly “scream” romance, but if you’re one of those happy couples that enjoy cuddling on the couch with a scary movie, this could be the ultimate game!
The Horror Movie Edition of Trivial Pursuit allows players to test their knowledge of 100 years of horror including 600 questions relating to psychological thrillers, epic monster films, the paranormal and the goriest and most disturbing cinema of all time. May the best horror fan win!
The couple that watches Rick and Morty™ together, stays together! This fun version of Trivial Pursuit allows fans of the hit television series to test their knowledge from 600 questions relating to Frienemies, Technology & Science, Locations, Rick and the Family, History & Events and a Wubalubadubdub Wild Card category.
Prove to your Valentine once and for all that you’re the brightest witch/wizard of your age! Trivial Pursuit: World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition will test your knowledge on all eight films. With 1,800 questions to answer, you and your Valentine could spend the entire day testing your Wizarding World prowess. Don’t forget the Butterbeer!
View our full line of Trivial Pursuit games and find your favorites!
We hope this list of board games for couples has simplified your date night plans! Happy Valentine’s Day from The Op!
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