Welcome to the Board Games thread!
Here we talk about the awesomeness that is face-to-face analog gaming with cards, tiles, dice, wooden and plastic bits, and sometimes just paper and pencil. This hobby promotes real-world friendships and shared memories, encourages sportsmanship, works out your brain, provides thrills and laughs, and will stand the test of time.
And it's not just Monopoly and Risk anymore.
New designer games are great! There are short games and long games; high-conflict and peaceful games; games for the young and the old; games with lots of chance and with very little.
In the posts below you'll find forumer picks for games in a number of categories. Check them out and join the discussion!