Bean's Buying Guide

They're more popular than ever and there seems to be a thousand new ones every year, so where do you start?  If you're just starting out in this amazing hobby, overwhelming is the biggest of understatements!

But don't panic!  We've been doing this a few years now and we've got you covered!  Whether you're buying for an obsessed friend, introducing the family to a world without screens or looking to crush a friend underfoot in the deepest of strategy games.

Last Updated: 18/04/21

1. Family Games

        For the little people that wont send you mad! (5+)

        For all ages

2. Party Games for polite company.

3. Party games for the outrageous.

4. Best for 2 Players

5. Finding your hobby feet or starting a games night

6. Tabletop games that aren't strictly board games! 

Family Games for little people (5 years ish)

Catch the Moon, Ice Cool 2, One Night Ultimate, Geist Blitz, Dixit, Dobble, Kung Fu Zoo, My First ...

 

Catch the Moon: It's quick to play, painless and the game we can teach in under 1 minute.  

All you need in Catch the Moon are a few skillfully placed ladders, a good sense of balance, and a touch of imagination. The moon waits impatiently for your arrival, but she's a sensitive lady and the smallest mistake can make her cry. The right mix of skill and luck will help you become the most agile dreamer...

Family Games for older kids

Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Desert,  Catch the Moon: It's quick to play, painless and the game we can teach in under 1 minute.  

All you need in Catch the Moon are a few skillfully placed ladders, a good sense of balance, and a touch of imagination. The moon waits impatiently for your arrival, but she's a sensitive lady and the smallest mistake can make her cry. The right mix of skill and luck will help you become the most agile dreamer...

Ice Cool 2

Gheist Blitz