All about Tabletop Gaming
What is tabletop gaming?
Tabletop game is a general term used to refer to board games, card games, dice games, miniatures wargames, tile-based games and other games that are normally played on a table or other flat surface.
Tabletop games can be classified according to the general form, or equipment utilized:
|Game category||Game examples|
|Adventure games||Adventure board games, Adventure gamebooks|
|Board games||Backgammon, Can’t Stop, Chess, German-style board games, Go, Reversi|
|Card games||Card Solitaire, Collectible card games, Hanafuda, Tarot card games|
|Dice games||Bunco, Craps, Farkle, Generala, Poker dice, Sic bo, Yahtzee, Zombie Dice|
|Paper and pencil games||Battleships, Connect 5, Dots and Boxes, Hangman, Sprouts, Sudoku|
|Role-playing games||Call of Cthulhu, Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay|
|Strategy games||Board wargames, Government simulation games, Miniature wargames|
|Tile-based games||15 puzzle, Anagrams, Dominoes, Mahjong, Mahjong solitaire, Tangrams|
What are the benefits of playing tabletop games?
Why is it so enjoyable?
We may now live in a world of Facebook, Pokémon Go, Netflix and iPads, but the fun of board-gaming is irreplaceable. Now, there are so many board games to choose from! Everybody’s busy and we want to bring people back together in a way that’s not just staring at screens. We believe we are supposed to be together and communicating with each other. Board games make these possible.
How old do I have to be to enjoy tabletop and board games?
Anyone can enjoy tabletop games. We have games for babies, for teenagers, for professionals, for families and even for senior citizens!
How many should we be in order to play games?
We recommend a minimum of 2, and a maximum of 10 in a group. Most games are best played with 4 players.
Aren’t board games hard?
We have easy games that relieve stress, we have moderate-difficulty games that stimulate your mind and skill just right, but we also have hard games that will put your strategic thinking to the test.
How can we memorize the rules?
At Hungry Meeples, we have Game Gurus who can teach you the games. They’ll even play with you to make sure you enjoy! See you all at Hungry Meeples!
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