Whether it is to have fun with your loved ones or to kill time with other internet users, playing some online board games is a good idea. You will be spoilt for choice on the web so, to help you find the one that suits you best, here are some of the most entertaining online board games.
Designed by one of the biggest toy brands, Hasbro, Connect 4 is a very simple strategy game using a 6×7 board. The rules are very simple and even children can play it. First of all, it is a two-player board game. At the beginning of a game, each player chooses the color of their discs, red or yellow in general. The winner is the first who manages to align 4 discs of their color vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. If you want to play Connect4 online, you can visit Paper Games website where you will also find the best tactics to win.
Tic Tac Toe
Everyone knows and has already played tic tac toe at least once in their life. It is a classic board game that is now available online. Thus, you can play alone (against the computer), with friends or with other players from different countries. Traditionally, the grid consists of 3×3 squares but you can spice up your games of tic tac toe by adding more squares (4×4 or 5×5). As you can see, the number of rows is always the same as the number of columns.
Like Connect 4, Risk is the work of the American company Hasbro. But unlike both online board games mentioned above, it takes at least two hours to finish gameplay. The first thing to do is to download and install the free app and click on the button “Play Friends Online”. Now, you have to invite one to five of your friends to play Risk with you. The winner is the one who achieves the goal of world domination. This online strategy board game is inspired by the famous TV show, Game of Thrones.
Catan is a board game designed by Klaus Teuber in Germany. It can be played by two to four players. It brings you back at the time of discoveries. After a harsh deprivation and a lengthy trip, your ships finally arrive at the coast of an unknown island which shall be named Catan. But there are other discoverers who also want to settle Catan. To win, you have to score 10 points before your opponents, knowing that a settlement is worth 1 point and a city 2 points.