Guide   Game Types
Activcity gameActivity game
A game in which physical activity play a large role.
Examples: Mikado, Carabande, Loopin' Louis
 
Board gameBoard game
A game that require a specially designed playing surface upon which markers or pawns are placed - or a game which emalgate several game types.
(Chess, Monopoly, The Cotton Kingdom)
 
Card gameCard game
A game in which the play of cards is the main mechanic.
The game may contain other components (like the board in Lost Cities).
 
Dice gameDice game
A game in which dice are used as the main mechanic.
The game may contain other components (like the cards in Knatsch)
 
Tile gameTile game
A game in which cardboard tiles are the main component.
Examples: Metro, Carcassonne
 
Word gameWord game
A game in which general knowledge or language play a large role.
Examples: Scrabble, Jeopardy, Charades

 
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