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At Tales you will find a wide selection of fantastic fun board games! We have everything for the family, so if you’re looking for the Azul board game or the Codename board game, then we have them at the best board game prices.
Of course we have board games for adults and board games for children. Are you looking for the best board game for a fun game night with family or friends? Then take a look at our selection, we have everything from strategy board games to quiz board games.
It's always healthy to have a nice time with your loved ones, and remind each other of what keeps you close. Have fun!
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    Mime, draw, hum and talk about everything from European capitals and movie villains to pizza toppings in this party game where there's always one forbidden word!

  • - Paratextuality in Contemporary Board Games
    by USA) Booth & Paul (DePaul University
    £30.99 - 137.49

    "Analyzes paratextual board games--particularly games based on film, television, and books--as unique media texts"--

  • - Extreme Puzzle Challenges, Plus Devotions
    by Margaret Feinberg

    You'll be amazed by the intricate dot art in this unique collection as you draw animals, trees, landscapes, and other beautiful images that connect you to the blessings of our creator God. Each piece of art in this book is made up of 400 to 1000 dots, and is accompanied by a short devotion filled with the wisdom and truth of God's Word.


    Here lies Stupid Deaths, a frightfully funny, family board game! This game celebrates some of the stupidest deaths over the centuries and players will die laughing as they are chased around the game board by the Grim Reaper!

  • - A Board Game of English Magic
    by Susanna Clarke, Marco Maggi & Francesco Nepitello

    Number of Players: 2-4Ages: 14+Playing Time: 60-80 minutesComponents: Map of Europe, 4 Magician boards, 4 Player markers, Fairy marker, 12 Cards of Marseilles, 170+ cards including spells, invitations, Feats of Magic, and more.Set during the events of the cult-classic book, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell sees players delve into the world of English magic, developing their talents and expanding their social reach as they aim to become the most celebrated magician of the age.Take on the role of an aspiring magician, including the titular characters Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell themselves, and start them down the path to greatness. Build up your power and status by travelling across Europe and London, performing feats of magic and attending social engagements. The most celebrated magician will face the gentleman with the thistle-down hair, but only the strongest will defeat him.

  • - A Modern Art Puzzle
    by Henry Carroll

    Strong sales potential through museums and galleries as well as trade outlets

  • - The Board Game Geek Award-Winning WWII Deckbuilding Game
    by David Thompson

    A two-player deck-building war game, pitting players against one another in the European theater of World War II.June, 1944. Through the D-Day landings, the Allies have seized a foothold on the beaches of Normandy. Now you must lead your troops forward as you push deeper into France and drive the German forces back. You will face intense resistance, machine gun fire, and mortar bombardment, but a great commander can turn the situation to their advantage! Undaunted: Normandy is a deck-building game that places you and your opponent in command of American or German forces, fighting through a series of missions critical to the outcome of World War II. Use your cards to seize the initiative, bolster your forces, or control your troops on the battlefield. Strong leadership can turn the tide of battle in your favour, but reckless decisions could prove catastrophic, as every casualty you take removes a card from your deck. Take charge amidst the chaos of battle, hold fast in the face of opposition, and remain undaunted. Players: 2 Ages: 14+ Playing Time: 45-60 minutes Contents: 108 cards, 18 large map tiles, dice, tokens, campaign booklet

  • - Invent 100s of games with friends and family
    by Viviane Schwarz & Kevan Davis

    Create the next Snakes and Ladders, Monopoly, Ticket to Ride or Settlers of Catan with this creative board game book!

  • by David Parlett
    £28.49 - 36.49

  • - Volume 2

    The Board Game Book is the essential annual guide to tabletop games. Compiled by a team of top games journalists, it features everything from quick and simple family favourites to complex strategic challenges. Packed with insightful reviews, behind-the-scenes designer interviews and gorgeous studio photography.

  • - Mind-bending games and puzzles
    by Mensa Ltd

    A brain-training interactive puzzle pack, full of games and conundrums of many varieties, to challenge your linguistic and numerical abilities.


    Explore the deep dark wood and see what you can spot! Between any two cards, there is always exactly one matching symbol, whether it's a mouse, a snake or the fearsome Gruffalo's knobbly knees or terrible teeth! Be the first to find the match in the game of speedy observation, a brand-new edition of the UK's best-selling game featuring gorgeous illustrations from the beloved children's book.


    You and your partner are on a secret mission to a crowded city. Your objective: to contact 15 agents while avoiding a band of enemy assassins.You know the agents that your partner can contact safely. Your partner knows the agents you can contact safely. By giving each other one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board, you try to find all the agents before your turns run out.Codenames: Duet includes 400 new words so you do not need any other Codenames game to play. On the other hand, if you own the original Codenames, you can use the word cards from the two games interchangeably.2 to 4 Players. Ages 10 and Up. 15 to 30 Minutes Play Time.

  • - Travel the World with 100 Off-the-Rails Puzzles
    by Richard Wolfrik Galland & Asmodee

    Based on the award-winning board game, the 100 original challenges take you on a global adventure via train-track. For puzzlers and board game enthusiasts alike.

  • by USA) Booth & Dr. Paul (DePaul University
    £25.99 - 98.49

  • - From the Best in the World
    by Gabe Barrett

  • by Kate Nolan


    Now That's What I Call Music is one of the most successful compilation album series of all time and music fans can now test their musical knowledge with a brand new board game. Questions from the 80's, 90's and 21st Century as well as covers to sing and song titles to be mimed will ensure that the whole family entertained with this great new board game.

  • by Louise Howland & Keith Lamb
    £9.49 - 105.49

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  • - Crossword Puzzle Book: Large Print Book for Seniors And Adults & Perfect Entertaining and Fun Crossword Puzzle Book for All With Solutions Of Puzzles
    by MR Rymo Rian D Publication

  • - Games and Puzzles to Sharpen Your Skills
    by Robert Allen

    A book and games pack with more than 100 games, puzzles and activities.


    Heritage, Memory and Identity in Postcolonial Board Games is a unique edited collection that explores the interplay of heritage, memory, identity and history within postcolonial board games and their surrounding paratexts. It also examines critiques of these games within the gamer communities and beyond.


    Orient Express is a 1000-piece nostalgic jigsaw puzzle journey through a dreamlike collage landscape of European railways, from celebrated collage artist Maria Rivans. Winding through the heart of the continent, you’ll be delighted by a host of cosmopolitan sights and spectacular landscapes, with intriguing prewar imagery conjuring up the age of steam. The collage includes hundreds of images, featuring all the stops on the historic Orient Express routes: London, Calais, Paris, Strasbourg, Zurich, Lausanne, Simplon Tunnel, Milan, Venice, Trieste, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Innsbruck, Munich, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Sofia, Bucharest, Varna, Istanbul, Athens, Berlin, and more. Drawing heavily on the prewar and fin de siècle, this puzzle is both a mysterious, inviting view of Europe and a gorgeous celebration of the age of steam—packaged in an environmentally friendly, plastic-free box.

Best board games

Board games have been a part of cosy domesticity for thousands of years. Actually the board games date back 5,000 years from Egypt, and have been ever since. The board game started out as a simple form of backgammon, and it is a unique game that has had its roots more than 5,000 years ago. Board games are perfect for fun, cozy and intense evenings with people you care about. Did you know that there are many good effects of playing board games too? Board games develop the brain and especially at a young age, e.g. if your kids got the urge to play, they could learn to count, practice color recognition and more! After all, the best board games are also the ones that make you think or react. For example, it could be quiz board games, strategy board games or company board games. We have a huge selection of variations. If you are looking for perhaps the world's best board game, you should go and try Get a Hint, it can make an entire evening feel like an hour.

Board games for adults and children

Board games can bring the memories back and remind you of the fun board games evenings with those you care about, it is scientifically proven that there are deep thoughts in interacting with even the simple board games. Of course, there is also satisfaction in winning, and if you lack a little more of it in everyday life, board games are the perfect tool to challenge your friends! You could try the Azul board game or the Codename board game, which could be a part of your cozy traditions. The world's best board game is what you make it, it's subjective opinions, it could be ‘the infinite board game’ by W. Eric Martin, a great game with lots of different detours. Scroll up to the selection and find the board games 2020 at cheap prices.

Board games online

Finding board games online with the family is also fun in itself, maybe you find yourself in a discussion over a nice time you had many years ago together. It brings back memories and that's the important thing. Furthermore, it must also be made clear that the effect behind board games is appealing and for children who are at the age where the brain is not fully developed, the board games are perfect to make them ready for school! Board games for adults can of course also challenge you but most importantly, it can give you the fun evening you have been waiting for. Board games are a part of us, and can bring us closer together as human beings. You can see all of our board games online here

Keep in mind that board games are not Olympic Games. No one likes a bad winner, so it's good to be humble. So if you are the master of a board game, try to give your friends or family a chance as it is a little more fun to be challenged. We have a wide selection of board games at our online webshop, where you also can find the best board games 2020. 

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