Unfortunately for our wallets, the best board games have a habit of being on the expensive side. However - and luckily for us - the Amazon Prime Day game deals have finally arrived to help us out. The site's doling out price-cuts, discounts, and savings all over the place, and there are some excellent tabletop bargains floating around at the moment too. We've gathered the tastiest offers for you here as a result.
No matter whether you want the best cooperative board games, something more competitive, or even board games for 2 players, don't sweat it - we've got you covered. There are more than a few franchises you'll recognise as well, making many of these the perfect gift for a friend, loved one, or yourself (we're totally not judging - our own basket is already full).
Exploding Kittens | $13.99 on Amazon (save 30%)
The box says it best: it's "a card game for people who are into kittens and explosions. And laser beams. And sometimes goats".
Buy it in the UK: £13.99 on AmazonView Deal
One Night Ultimate Werewolf | $10 on Amazon (save 59%)
One of you has become a villager-eating werewolf, and it's everyone else's job to catch them before they strike again...
Buy it in the UK: £12 on AmazonView Deal
A Game of Thrones | $33.24 on Amazon (save 45%)
If your life has a Westeros-sized hole in it now that Game of Thrones has wrapped up on TV, why not try the tabletop version?
Buy it in the UK: £42.53 on AmazonView Deal
Betrayal at House on the Hill | $29 on Amazon (save 42%)
Ah, Betrayal, you time-consuming monster. This co-op game is a real doozy - the house is different each time you play.
Buy it in the UK: £35 on AmazonView Deal
Ticket to Ride | $35 on Amazon (save 31%)
Here's another one for you - the excellent Ticket to Ride. Your aim is to collect as many routes across North America as you can.
Buy it in the UK: £31 on AmazonView Deal
Carcassonne | $19.99 on Amazon (save 43%)
There's a reason Carcassonne often pops up on 'best of' tabletop lists; it's rad. If you haven't tried it yet, we'd recommend doing so.
Buy it in the UK: £25 on Amazon
Running from July 15-16 2019, Amazon Prime Day gives us 48 hours of non-stop deals. Because of this, it's worth popping back every now and then to see what's new. Each day brings another slew of offers and reductions). There's no need to trawl through Amazon itself, though. We'll be keeping an eye open to save you time. Just remember, you'll need to have a Prime membership in order to access the best deals. Not signed up yet? No worries. We’d suggest giving the 30-day free trial a go and then ending it once the event is over.
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