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A board game popularity resurgence is happening – Our Top Five Board Games for those who enjoy Science and Technology


  • A board game popularity resurgence has taken place globally

  • Lockdowns and Coronavirus have helped people enjoy board games again

  • Top Five Board Games for those who enjoy Science and Technology


A board game popularity resurgence has taken place across the globe as people try to find more ways to fill their time during the many lockdowns and social isolations that have gripped the globe in 2020.

Despite the ongoing rise in technological gaming advancement, with video games designers creating bigger and more realistic open world environments such as the new Cyberpunk 2077 release, it is understandable to think that board games in general would be on the decline, however more and more board game designers are taking to crowd funding platforms to enable their board game to come to fruition and onto the retail market.

Not only are board games fun and engaging but they are becoming more and more complex with a wide range of options available for every different demographic, and even many educational options.

Therefore, with eve increasing options available, here is a list of the Top 9 board games for fans of science and technology.


Dominant Species by Chad Jensen

Dominant Species Board GameThis competitive long, yet easy to grasp, game pits players against each other a one of a range of animal species frighting for dominance before the next ice age takes hold. The game, for 2-6 players, is a game of strategy where players try to enhance their own animals’ survivability while simultaneously trying to hinder that of their opponents’.


Wingspan by Elizabeth Hargrave

Wingspan Board GameWingspan is the ideal board game for nature-lovers and those with a penchant for ecology and biology. Players play with a range of beautifully illustrated game cards featuring various species of unique birds. The game celebrates bird diversity and players gain points by attracting unique birds to their reservation.

 


CO2 Second Chance by Vital Lacerda

CO2 Second Chance Board GameCO₂ Second Chance is a semi-competitive board game in which players take on the role of CEOs of energy companies who are attempting to keep pollution levels down by building green power plants around the globe. The game comes with a double-sided board; one side for cooperative play and the other for competitive play.

 


The Search for Planet-X by Matthew O’Malley and Ben Rosset

The Search for Planet XIn the Search for Planet X, a board game for 2-4 people, players take on the task of becoming astronomers who are in competition to make the great discovery of Planet X.  Each game captures the thrill of discovery, the problem solving nature of an astronomical exploration, and the extreme competition often found in the scientific process.


Pandemic by Matt Leacock

Pandemic Board GameAnd finally, for those of you that have somehow not had enough of the coronavirus pandemic, here is the game for you. In this game, for 2-4 people, players take on the role of disease-fighting specialists whose mission is to treat disease areas across the globe after several viral diseases broke out all over the world, while researching cures for each of four plagues.


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14/12/2020
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