We a good story
Quick delivery in the UK

Board games

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!
Show more
Sort bySort Popular
  • - 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.

  • - 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.

  • by Kate Nolan

  • by USA) Booth & Dr. Paul (DePaul University

  • - 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.

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

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

    • £124.99
  • - 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!

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

    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

  • - A Modern Art Puzzle
    by Henry Carroll

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

  • by Kirsteen Robson

  • by Kirsteen Robson

    • £140.99
  • - Prototyping and Producing Your Board Game
    by Geoffrey Engelstein

  • by Amy McNulty

    Dahlia Poplar is a genuine witch, an unofficial gofer, and Luna Lane''s only cursed resident.With a werewolf best friend, a vampire ex-boyfriend, and a ghost for a hanger-on, Dahlia is far from the most unusual dweller of her sleepy small town, but she''s the only one unable to leave. Dahlia has to perform at least one good deed per day-or she''s one step closer to turning to stone.Fortunately, the residents of Luna Lane have plenty of tasks for Dahlia to complete to avert the curse until Cable Woodward, fetching professor and nephew of her elderly neighbor, stops by for the semester on sabbatical. Attempting to help Cable''s uncle work through the trauma of losing his wife, Dahlia uncovers the man''s collection of board games, which leads to him reminiscing about the long-forgotten Luna Lane Games Club.Dahlia reestablishes Games Club, only to find evidence of a number of horrible demises connected to the original group. While trying to uncover the truth about the deaths, Dahlia has to fight off her curse, protect her elderly neighbor from becoming the next victim, and most vexing of all, keep Cable from figuring out Luna Lane''s supernatural secrets. Only with eerie board games like these, there may not be a loser-or even a winner-who survives.

  • - Puzzle Activity Book - For Kids Ages 5-8 - Juvenile Gifts - With Key Solution Pages
    by Patricia Larson
    £19.49 - 19.99

  • by Eric Thurm

    "Avidly Reads Board Games is an exploration of the board games culture"--

  • - A Short History of Board Games
    by Tristan Donovan
    £10.49 - 13.99

    From board game cafes to puzzle books, we need diversion more than ever. This cheeky but nostalgic look at the history of board games is the perfect Christmas gift.

  • by Damian Gareth Walker
    £16.99 - 29.99

    • £16.99
  • - Board Games Across Borders
    by New York, American Museum Of Natural History, USA) Crist, et al.
    £31.99 - 117.99

  • by Jeffrey P. Hinebaugh
    £25.49 - 83.99

  • - The Psychology of Board Games
    by Alex de Voogt, Fernand Gobet & Jean Retschitzki
    £56.99 - 140.99

    A study of psychology and board games, this text examines perception, memory, problem solving and decision making, development, intelligence, emotions, motivation, education and neuroscience. It summarizes research in AI aimed at developing computers playing board-games and critically discusses how theories of expertise fare with board games.

  • - 200 Large Score Pads for Scorekeeping 8.5 x 11 Yahtzee Score Cards
    by Game Nest

    Love Playing Yahtzee?So do we! That’s why we created these personal tally sheets so you can easily keep track of all your Yahtzee scores with friends and family! Fun for adults and kids alike.Features:Large 8.5" x 11” pagesYahtzee Guidelines with 6 RoundsPrinted on beautiful white paper

  • - 100 Large Score Pads for Scorekeeping | 8.5" x 11" Yahtzee Score Cards
    by Nest Game Nest

    So do we! That's why we created these personal tally sheets so you can easily keep track of all your Yahtzee scores with friends and family! Fun for adults and kids alike.

  • - Sequel to the Board Game Geek Award-Winning WWII Deckbuilding Game
    by David Thompson & Trevor Benjamin

    The Undaunted series continues with this two-player deck-building game of tactical combat, pitting the raiders of Britain's Long Range Desert Group against Italian forces in the North African Theater of World War II. The North African campaign has begun. Take control of the British Army's Long Range Desert Group and operate behind enemy lines or command the formidable Italian forces opposing them. In this sequel to Undaunted: Normandy, players will once again lead their sides through a varied series of missions. As casualties mount, wounded soldiers leave the players' decks, forcing them to adapt in the face of changing tactical circumstances. Use your cards to strengthen your forces, deploy vehicles to advance rapidly across the battlefield, and seize the initiative as you determine the outcome of the North African Theater.Ages: 14+Players: 2Playing Time: 30-45 minutesContents: 100+ cards, 22 large map tiles, 4 dice, tokens, campaign booklet

  • by Reiner Knizia

  • - A High-Stakes Board Game
    by Simon Landrein

    The world's most famous artworks are up for auction. How high will you go in this high-stakes board game?

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. 

Join thousands of book lovers

Sign up to our newsletter and receive discounts and inspiration for your next reading experience.