Gift suggestions for the whole family

Looking for a board game that's fun to play with the whole family? We will give you tips for 6 fun games.

Are you looking for a board game that is fun to play with the whole family? We list 6 fun games. These are the perfect games to give as gifts during the holidays. After you have given them as a present, you can immediately start playing them with the whole family. If that's not a fun holiday, we don't know what is!

1. Carcassonne Big Box

Cost: €60
Players:
 2-6
Playtime: 30-60 minutes
Publisher: 999games

The first game we played with the whole family was Carcassonne. Now many games later, Carcassonne is still the big favourite at our table. Therefore, we will always be the first to recommend Carcassonne when someone asks for a good family game. Especially the big box is ideal. This box contains 11 expansions. This allows you to adapt Carcassonne to the wishes and the style of play of your group. Does your family feel like a quick game? Then leave out the expansions. Are you looking for a bit more of a challenge and do you want to play all afternoon? Then feel free to play with all 11 expansions. This big box contains hours of fun. 

2. Meeple Land

Cost: €36,99
Players:
 2-4
Playtime: 30-60 minutes

Publisher: Geronimo Games

Does your family like Carcassonne but want something different? Or are you looking for a family game with a cheerful theme? Maybe Meeple Land is something for you then! In Meeple Land you try to create the best amusement park ever. Build the best attractions and welcome as many visitors as possible. Thanks to this cheerful and recognizable theme Meeple Land will appeal to many people. Also with children! Children from about 8 years old can already have fun playing with Meeple Land. 

3. Droomhuis

Cost: €30
Players:
 2-4
Playtime: 30-60 minutes

Publisher: White Goblin Games

Do you have younger fellow players at the table? Then Dream House is a very good tip. This cheerful and simple game can be played with children from 7 years of age. In Droomhuis you will, as the title says, build your own dream house. Are you going for a big bedroom with a great canopy bed? Or would you rather have a piano in the living room? Droomhuis is an accessible game with simple rules. So you can start playing right away! 

4. Starlink

Cost: €25
Players:
 3-6
Playtime: 30 minutes

Publisher: Geronimo Games

Do you have creative people in the family or does your family love Pictionary? Then we have the perfect tip for you: Starlink. In this wonderful, but incredibly funny party game you will draw words in the stars. Learning Starlink takes less than 5 minutes, but the drawing is a real challenge. With this game you can also entertain the advanced player for half an hour. With Starlink on the table, laughter is guaranteed! 

5. Wreck Raiders

Cost: €35
Players: 1-5 
Playtime: 45 minutes

Publisher: Happy Meeple Games

Want to steal the show this year with an original gift? Then delve into Wreck Raiders, the new family game from Happy Meeple Games. Wreck Raiders is an original game in which you search for treasures at the bottom of the sea. The die you choose determines where your diver goes. But beware: the spot you choose helps every diver in the spots next to you! This can make for some exciting times at the table. Are you going to take the risk that your opponent gets the treasure? Wreck Raiders is a perfect gift if you are looking for a more challenging family game. Does no one wants to play with you? No problem! You can also play Wreck Raiders solo. That way, you'll have a great evening no matter what! 

6. Tiny Towns

Cost: €37,50
Players:
 1-6
Playtime: 45 minutes

Publisher: White Goblin Games

Tiny Towns is a perfect family game. Thanks to the simple rules, the game is very accessible and easy to learn. Moreover, you all play this challenging puzzle at the same time. So nobody has to wait for his or her turn. When Tiny Towns is on the table, no one gets bored. Make sure your opponents can handle losing, because in Tiny Towns you can really annoy each other. Of course, you want to keep the party going during the holidays!