There’s no better way to spend the afternoon than playing a strategy board game. Pit yourself against friends and family in a battle of wits by trying out one of our many popular strategy games, including Settlers of Catan, AZUL, Diplomacy, and many more.
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What Is A Strategy Board Game?
A strategy board game is a type of board game in which players make decisions in order to achieve an objective. The term "strategy" refers to the plans, tactics, and decisions that players make during the game in order to achieve the objective.
There are many different types of strategy board games, but they all share some common elements. Typically, players must move pieces around a board, either by rolling dice or by drawing cards. Players must also make choices about how to use their resources, such as money or soldiers. The goal of the game is usually to be the first player to reach a certain point on the board, or to eliminate all of the other players.
Strategy board games can be played by two or more people, and they can last for 30 minutes or several hours depending on the complexity of the game. Some popular strategy board games include Settlers of Catan, AZUL, and Qwirkle.
What Is The Best Strategy Board Game?
Strategy board games are a great way to challenge yourself and test your skills. They can be played solo or with friends, making them a perfect activity for both rainy days and game night. But with so many options on the market, it can be hard to know which strategy board game is right for you. If you're looking for a challenging, engaging, and fun game to play, here are a few of the best options:
SETTLERS OF CATAN
Over the last few years, Settlers of Catan has quickly grown to become one of the world’s most popular board games.
Each player is responsible for establishing a settlement on the island of Catan. Players build settlements, roads, and cities in an attempt to expand their empire and capture as great a portion of the island and its resources as possible.
The original Catan game was released in 1995. Since then, countless iterations and expansion packs have been published set in different locations, including space!
Settlers of Catan is one of the most popular strategy board games in the world. World championships are held every year and a number of video games, films, and television programs have also been released to expand the universe even further.
Released in 2017, Azul is a relatively new strategy board game that involves two to four players collecting tiles to fill up a 5x5 squares board. Players are granted points based on the order that their tiles have been placed with extra points given for specific patterns or combinations of colours.
If you’re looking for a strategy game that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike, Azul is an excellent option. The average game only takes between half an hour and 45 minutes, which is another plus — other strategy games can take hours on end to complete.
Azul is a highly accessible strategy board game and is available to purchase from Hobbyco!
There have been many board games over the years that involve replicating historical events, none, perhaps, as well known as Diplomacy.
Diplomacy is set in 1901 and the board reflects the map of Europe around this time. Players negotiate, form alliances and choose to share information (accurate or not) with each other before moving their military units, be it the army or naval fleet. Units have limited options in terms of how far they can travel with the ultimate aim of winning possession of the majority of European cities.
Diplomacy is a highly respected and difficult strategic board game that is best played by those with a little experience in this genre.
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