Top Board Games for Halloween

Top Board Games for Halloween

The scariest night of the year deserves the best horror board games for Halloween, and boy do we have some scary board games to share with you. Alan, Ireland’s number 1 board game expert, has picked out his list of the best horror board games for Halloween to enjoy this October 31st.

Betrayal at House on The Hill

Price:  €49.95

The creak of footsteps on the stairs, the smell of something foul and dead, the feel of something crawling down your back – this and more can be found in the exciting refresh of the Avalon Hill favourite, Betrayal at House on the Hill.

Encounter monsters and deadly secrets as you make your way through the game, ending in a terrible betrayal by one of your teammate.

Who do you dare to enter the House on the Hill with? This award-winning horror game will have you on the edge of your seats!

Players : 3 – 6

Ages: 12 – Adult

Game time : 60 mins

Mysterium Board Game

Price:  €39.95

Mysterium is a must for any list of top board games for Halloween. A horrible crime was committed on the grounds of Warwick Manor thirty years ago. Now the mansion is haunted by the ghost of the murdered servant and it’s up to a group of psychic investigators to get to the bottom of the mystery.

One player takes on the role of the victim (who is now a ghost) and the rest play as psychics. Over the course of the game, players work together to solve a mystery by psychically communicating with the victim. The ghost tries to lead psychics to the correct culprit.

Players : 2 – 7

Ages: 10 – Adult

Game time : 45 mins

Price:  €24.95

Labyrinth Board Game is the race for treasures in a moving maze Be the first to collect all your treasures by shifting the walls of the labyrinth to create a clear path. Players take turns to search the Labyrinth for their magical objects and characters by carefully moving through the constantly changing maze. The treasure cards are divided between the players, without revealing them to the other players. The maze cards are randomly placed on the playing board and the first player uses the extra card to start moving the first wall. It is up to you to strategically move the walls so you can collect your treasures, but block the path for the other players. This game is full of magical and addictive family fun.

Players : 2 – 4

Ages: 7 – Adult

Game time : 20 mins

Complete Murder Mystery Night

Price:  €19.95

Gather your friends for an evening of sensational sleuthing! Grisly crimes have taken place and it’s up to you and your guests to determine which of the players is the culprit!

The game contains 10 different murder plots and character scripts for your guests containing all the details you need to uncover the murderer among you. We particularly love the stylish invitations that are included and the classy game box.

Players : 2 or more

Ages: 14 – Adult

Game time : 20 mins

Bears Vs Babies

Price:  €32.95

From the people who brought you the super popular Explodng Kittens, Bears Vs Babies is a highly strategic party game in which you collect cards to build the most incredible Monsters that go on to battle awful Babies.

Players : 2 – 5

Ages: 10 – Adult

Game time : 20 mins

Forbidden Island

Price:  €26.95

A cooperative adventure game where players work together as fearless adventures racing to collect four sacred treasues from the ruins of this mysterious island.
Tension runs high as the island sinks with every move you make and teamwork is key if you want to make it in this excellent, award winning board game.

Players : 2 – 4

Ages: 10 – Adult

Game time : 30 mins

All of the above are available online at Cogs the Brain Shop.

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