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Best board games for teens

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Best board games for tweens and teens

Are your teens bored with family game night? Or maybe you are looking for more quality time with a lot less eye rolling. Check out this list of top-rated games for teens and let the fun begin!

Who doesn't love escape rooms? Your teen will have to solve 19 mental and physical puzzles before a mad scientist turns players into werewolves—and you have only an hour to do it! You can also connect to Alexa for enhanced play. For ages 13-17. $29.99 on Amazon Prime

This game has been around forever it seems, but it still rates 5 stars on Amazon. The object of this game is to conquer the world by strategically conquering their enemies’ territories by building an army, moving their troops in, and engaging in battle. All with the roll of the dice. For 2-5 players ages 10+. $29.69 on Amazon Prime

Everybody loves this kitty-powered Russian Roulette card game. This game is a Game Of The Year Award Winner. If you draw an Exploding Kitten, you lose and you are full of loser sad-sauce. All the other cards in the deck help you avoid or mitigate your risk of drawing an Exploding Kitten. If you don’t explode, YOU WIN! Perfect for folks who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats. Ages 7+. $19.82 on Amazon Prime

Skull is a fun game of bluffing, deducing, and out-thinking your opponents. Your kids can practice their bluffing skills by trying to catch the other players with their skull. Skull is simple to learn, it is designed for 3 to 6 players and is suitable for ages 13 and older. $19.48 on Amazon Prime

In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi. Gather the most points and consider yourself the sushi master! For ages 8+. $7.39 on Amazon Prime

This 5-star game Award-Winning board game is a social deduction board game where players must race to catch the Chameleon before it's too late. Everyone knows the secret word - except for the player with the Chameleon card. Use hidden codes, carefully chosen words, and a bit of finger pointing to track down the guilty player... before they blend in and escape! Ages 14+. $19.44 on Amazon Prime

An oldie but goodie with an upgrade. Follow, bend or break the rules to win. Cheating is part of the game. Includes plastic handcuffs that "chains" cheating players to jail space and cheat cards which encourage players to cheat and which cheat to attempt. $21.57 on Amazon Prime

Jenga is always a fun and exciting game. The anticipation of the blocks falling on your turn just adds to the fun. This game takes skill, strategy, and luck! Good for the whole family. $12.99 on Amazon Prime

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