6 Board Games You’ll Love from Asmodee + a Giveaway

6 Board Games You’ll Love from Asmodee + a Giveaway

This post is in partnership with our friends Asmodee. All thoughts and opinions are our own.

Full disclosure we are running out of ideas on how to stay occupied so when the opportunity to try some new board games came up I jumped at it. So excited to share these 6 board games you’ll love from Asmodee with you and hopefully help keep your family occupied.

Asmodee is known for its range of adventure and strategy-style board games. They appeal to all ages and are a great way to get the family away from screens, spending time together, and getting some of that competitive spirit roaring.

Check out all of these games in our Amazon.ca shop and pickup your faves!

6 Board Games You’ll Love from Asmodee

Obscurio


MSRP: CAD $69.99 /EA
Language : Multilingual
Age : 10+
Time : 30-45 min
Number of players : 2-8

The Sorcerer is out to get you! Find your way among the illusions but beware of the traitor in your ranks! The Grimoire guides their team towards the exit using images, upon which they point at certain details. Working together, the other players must find the exit as quickly as possible while avoiding traps set by the traitor. Will you find the exit, or will you be trapped in the library forever?

-Communication game based on image interpretation, that includes a traitor
-Cooperative game with asymmetrical roles
-Communication based on details in an enchanting world
-Constant suspicion prevents players from taking the lead too much

Citadels 

MSRP: CAD $17.99 /EA
Hobby type : Beginner
Age : 10+
Time : 45-60 min
Number of players : 2-8

In Citadels, players take on new roles each round to represent characters they hire in order to help them acquire gold and erect buildings. The game ends at the close of a round in which a player erects his/her eighth building.

-A card game mixing bluffing, diplomacy, and strategy
-Choose your characters wisely to advance your strategy
-Beware of your opponents who will want to thwart your plans
-A fun game for the entire family!

Secrets 

MSRP: CAD $29.99 /EA
Age : 10+
Time : 15-30 min
Number of players : 4-8

During the cold war, you’re the head of a spy agency and must recruit the best elements. Find your teammates, fool your enemies, and become the most influential agency. But beware the Hippies, they could very well save the world…

-Secrets is a game of hidden teams, bluff, and influence
-A secret identity game that takes place in the 1960s
-Players are either members of the CIA or KGB, or Hippies.
-Team affiliations can sometimes change during the game and must always be kept secret.

Love Letter 

Age : 10+
Time : 15-30 min
Number of players : 2-6

Will your love letter be enough to woo the Princess and capture her heart? Carefully use a cast of characters in the castle to carry your message of love to the Princess, while keeping other player’s letters away. Successfully carry your letter to her before your opponent’s catch you in order to obtain her affection and win her heart in this game of risk, deduction, and luck.

-A lightweight card game with quick gameplay
-Fun for players of all skill levels
-Perfect format for travel.
-A game of risk; deduction and luck

Carcassonne Hunters & Gatherers 

MSRP: CAD $54.99 /EA
Language : English
Age : 8+
Time : 30-45 min
Number of players : 2-5

Instead of cities, roads, and farms, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers has forests, rivers, lakes, and meadows. Players’ meeples can represent hunters (when placed in the meadows), gatherers (in a forest), or fishermen (on a river segment). Discover a new way to play Carcassonne!

-Experience the beloved Carcassonne in a new setting: the Stone Age
-Score points with the different animals present on the tiles!
-Includes Huts that players can places with new rules
-This is a standalone game. No other Carcassonne product is needed to play this game.

Pandemic Rapid Response 

MSRP: CAD $59.99 /EA
Language : English
Age : 8+
Time : 15-30 min
Number of players : 2-4

Disaster has struck, and humanity needs your help! Cities around the world are in desperate need of food, water, vaccines, and supplies. As the Crisis Response Unit, you and your team are uniquely capable of providing life-saving aid— anytime, anywhere. Pandemic: Rapid Response is an exciting real-time dice game. If you and your team manage to deliver supplies in time, your mission is a success!


-Frantic real-time gameplay-Includes 7 unique roles and 24 custom dice
-Replay the game with extra challenges by including crisis cards to affect gameplay
-A standalone game set in the Pandemic universe

Giveaway

Our wonderful friends Asmodee what to make sure you have some amazing board games to pass the time. They’re offering one of our readers three games from the six board games you’ll love post. Entering is easy and this giveaway ends April 30, 2021. Open to Canadian readers only.




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This post is in partnership with our friends Asmodee. All thoughts and opinions are our own.

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94 Comments

  1. Heather Swanson
    April 20, 2021 / 10:17 pm

    I would chose Citadels, Love Letters & Secrets.

  2. Eliz T
    April 20, 2021 / 10:40 pm

    My family loves board games, I already own a couple of the ones mentioned in your post! If I won, I would love to check out Obscurio, Carcassonne, and Pandemic Rapid Response!

  3. Chen Sing Yap
    April 20, 2021 / 10:43 pm

    I would choose Pandemic Rapid Response, SECRETS, and Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers.

  4. Jaclyn M
    April 20, 2021 / 10:52 pm

    I would pick Obscurio, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and Pandemic: Rapid Response

  5. Rosanne Robinson
    April 20, 2021 / 11:16 pm

    All 6 of these games sound fun, I would choose: Citadels, Obscurio, & Carcassonne.

  6. CHUN HAO LAU
    April 20, 2021 / 11:34 pm

    I would choose Pandemic Rapid Response, Obscurio and Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers.

  7. Jeannie Lam
    April 21, 2021 / 12:17 am

    The three games I would pick are: CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS, PANDEMIC RAPID RESPONSE and OBSCURIO. All the games sounds fantastic and fun!

  8. Elaine G
    April 21, 2021 / 12:27 am

    Obscurio, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and Citadels

  9. Kam
    April 21, 2021 / 2:35 am

    I would choose Citadels, Secrets, and Pandemic Rapid Response!

  10. Jason Patrick
    April 21, 2021 / 4:03 am

    Weโ€™re big board game fans in this house. Lockdown has us playing more than ever before!

  11. Rachel C.
    April 21, 2021 / 7:35 am

    I would choose Secrets, Citadels, and Pandemic Rapid Response!

  12. Karine Silverberg
    April 21, 2021 / 7:43 am

    Obscurio, Carcassonne, and Pandemic Rapid Response. Great contest!

  13. Lauren Bodner
    April 21, 2021 / 8:05 am

    I would choose Citadels, Love Letter and Carcassonne.

  14. DebP
    April 21, 2021 / 9:09 am

    First, I’d choose CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS , since I enjoyed the original Carcassonne. My next choices would be CITADELS and LOVE LETTER.

  15. Rhonda Struthers
    April 21, 2021 / 9:30 am

    I would pick Secrets, Love Letters and Pandemic Rapid Response

  16. ducky
    April 21, 2021 / 9:38 am

    Obscurio sounds fun.

  17. Sunshine G
    April 21, 2021 / 9:49 am

    They all sound good – I think we’d try Obscurio, Carcassonne and Secrets.

  18. Micheline
    April 21, 2021 / 10:02 am

    The three games I would choose would be: Secrets, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and Pandemic Rapid Response

  19. Kevyn
    April 21, 2021 / 10:04 am

    I would choose Obscurio, Pandemic Rapid Response and Carcassonne Hunters & Gatherers.

  20. Tabby72
    April 21, 2021 / 10:04 am

    Pandemic Rapid Response sounds fun!

  21. Ed
    April 21, 2021 / 10:29 am

    I would choose Citadels, Obscurio, & Carcassonne.

  22. Brandon Abram
    April 21, 2021 / 11:14 am

    I would choose Citadels, Secrets and Pandemic: Rapid Response.

  23. Garrett
    April 21, 2021 / 11:58 am

    Obscurio

  24. Justin Stefaniuk
    April 21, 2021 / 12:01 pm

    If I won I would choose Carcassonne Hunters and Gatherers, Secrets, and Obscurio, they all look really interesting, thanks for the giveaway!

  25. Sheryl Young
    April 21, 2021 / 12:17 pm

    My family of five has passed so much time during the past year playing games! My family would love Obscurio, Pandemic Response and Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers. Thanks for the chance.

  26. Emily M
    April 21, 2021 / 12:19 pm

    Pandemic, Obscurio and Carcassone!

  27. 409cope
    April 21, 2021 / 12:31 pm

    I would choose CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS, OBSCURIO and PANDEMIC RAPID RESPONSE.

  28. Catherine L.
    April 21, 2021 / 12:33 pm

    1. CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS
    2. CITADELS
    3. OBSCURIO

  29. Maureen Anderson
    April 21, 2021 / 1:41 pm

    Pandemic, Obscurio and Carcassone

  30. Micheal
    April 21, 2021 / 2:00 pm

    Obscurio, citedel and Carcassonne would be my pick. It’s been very fun to play with my fiance!!

  31. April 21, 2021 / 2:11 pm

    Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers with its forests, rivers, lakes, and meadows would be a great way to spend time with the grandchildren.

  32. Wayne S
    April 21, 2021 / 2:21 pm

    Carcassonne Hunters & Gatherers (we LOVE the base game!), Pandemic Rapid Response,m and Citadels!

  33. Yasin P.
    April 21, 2021 / 3:35 pm

    I’d choose:
    PANDEMIC RAPID RESPONSE
    CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS
    OBSCURIO

  34. Brad Ronald
    April 21, 2021 / 4:17 pm

    I would chose Citadels, Love Letters & Secrets.

  35. wendy hutton
    April 21, 2021 / 4:24 pm

    Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers CITADELS and Secrets

  36. Nancy
    April 21, 2021 / 4:55 pm

    I would choose Citadels, Secrets and Love letters.

  37. Isabella S
    April 21, 2021 / 6:03 pm

    I would chose Pandemic Rapid response, citadel and secrets

  38. Janet M
    April 21, 2021 / 6:34 pm

    I would choose Love Letter, Obscurio and Citadels as they sound like challenging games.

  39. Dayna
    April 21, 2021 / 6:56 pm

    Would love to play Citadels, Obscurio, carcassone!

  40. Kim
    April 21, 2021 / 7:00 pm

    I would choose Obscurio, Citadels and Secrets.

  41. nicky
    April 21, 2021 / 7:01 pm

    Cool! Our family would love to play Carcassonne Hunters & Gatherers, Pandemic Rapid Response, and Citadels.

  42. Sandra McG
    April 21, 2021 / 7:08 pm

    I would probably choose Secrets, Pandemic rapid response, Love Letters

  43. Heather Ritz
    April 21, 2021 / 7:32 pm

    Love Letters

  44. Jeanette Jackson
    April 21, 2021 / 7:43 pm

    I would choose Obscurio, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and Pandemic: Rapid Response

  45. Susan Ashcraft
    April 21, 2021 / 9:19 pm

    I would choose Love letters, Citadels & Secrets.

  46. Julie F
    April 21, 2021 / 9:21 pm

    I would choose Secrets, CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS and PANDEMIC RAPID RESPONSE

  47. Norbert ce
    April 21, 2021 / 9:36 pm

    Don’t I which one to choose all of them sounds amazing

  48. Edith Rennes
    April 21, 2021 / 9:37 pm

    I would choose Love Letter, Obscurio and Citadel.

  49. Dianne G.
    April 21, 2021 / 9:49 pm

    I would pick Pandemic Rapid Response, Citadels and Love Letter.

  50. Greg C
    April 21, 2021 / 10:06 pm

    I think I would choose:
    Carcassonne
    Citadels
    Obsucrio

  51. Brad M
    April 21, 2021 / 10:08 pm

    I think I’d choose Obscurio, Carcassonne, and Pandemic.

  52. Silvia D
    April 21, 2021 / 10:43 pm

    I would choose Citadels, Secrets, and Pandemic Rapid Response,

  53. Cathy Scharf
    April 22, 2021 / 6:12 am

    I’d love to win any combination of these prizes but if I had to choose, Citadels, Obscurio, & Carcassonne. My family loves board games!

  54. Kathleen Roffey
    April 22, 2021 / 7:24 am

    Citadels, Love Letters & Secrets

  55. Bill Jewett
    April 22, 2021 / 8:20 am

    We really love this series of games. Loads of family fun.

  56. Deanna Barkley
    April 22, 2021 / 8:25 am

    My family plays lots of board games. If I won, I would choose Obscurio, Carcassonne Hunters and Gatherers we love the Carcassonne games), and Pandemic Rapid Response! Thanks for the chance to get to try out these games.

  57. myself
    April 22, 2021 / 8:46 am

    i like them all

  58. Aimee
    April 22, 2021 / 9:14 am

    I want to try ,would choose Pandemic Rapid Response, SECRETS, and Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers.

  59. CLC
    April 22, 2021 / 9:57 am

    I’d choose Secrets, Obscurio and CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS.

  60. Linda
    April 22, 2021 / 11:06 am

    I would get Carcassonne, Love Letter and Obscurio.

  61. Dale Steele Nicolov
    April 22, 2021 / 11:44 am

    Love to win this prize for my grand children.

  62. Linda Fast
    April 22, 2021 / 11:58 am

    I would love to have the following games to play with my grandchildren, OBSCURIO, CITADELS, and CARCASSONNE HUNTERS & GATHERERS.

  63. Karen Forsyth
    April 22, 2021 / 1:30 pm

    citadel, love letters and rapid response all sound like fun

  64. Anne Derkat
    April 22, 2021 / 2:10 pm

    I would choose Citadels, SECRETS and Obscurio.

  65. Seth
    April 22, 2021 / 2:14 pm

    Pandemic, Obscurio and Carcasonne!

  66. Sandra Dufoe
    April 22, 2021 / 4:02 pm

    Would love to win the Citadels, Obscurio, & Carcassonne games they sounds really interesting to play for family game night.

  67. wobbles13
    April 22, 2021 / 6:56 pm

    I would pick obscurio, citadel, pandemic rapid response

  68. Louise C
    April 22, 2021 / 11:18 pm

    Our family got Pandemic just before the real COVID-19 pandemic imposed stay at home orders, and the cooperative game is a huge hit!

  69. Samuel Turcotte
    April 23, 2021 / 8:24 am

    I would choose Obscurio, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and Pandemic: Rapid Response

  70. ivy pluchinsky
    April 23, 2021 / 12:56 pm

    I would love to try the Pandemic Rapid Response game, Love Letter game and the Secrets game.

  71. Amanda Masters
    April 23, 2021 / 1:22 pm

    I would choose Citadels, Obscurio and Carcassone for my family.

  72. Shirley O
    April 23, 2021 / 3:26 pm

    I would choose Pandemic Rapid Response, Obscurio, and Carcassonne Hunters & Gatherers.

  73. Marina Bird
    April 23, 2021 / 4:29 pm

    Before the pandemic when my family got-together we always played games. Can’t wait till we an do that activity again.

  74. Laurent L
    April 24, 2021 / 9:52 am

    My friends and I use to play board games all the time before the pandemic. I miss those good times. I’m most excited to try Citadels.

  75. Laurent L
    April 24, 2021 / 10:01 am

    woops. My post got cut off. I want Citadels, Obscurio and Pandemic Rapid Response

  76. Jody Charlton
    April 24, 2021 / 1:02 pm

    Obscurio, Carcassonne, and Pandemic Rapid Response.

  77. Emily
    April 24, 2021 / 1:24 pm

    Love board games!

  78. Ali K
    April 24, 2021 / 1:42 pm

    Thanks for this! Probably Love Letter, Citadels, and Obscurio!

  79. mike
    April 24, 2021 / 7:38 pm

    I would pick:
    Obscurio
    Pandemic Rapid Response
    Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers

  80. angela
    April 24, 2021 / 11:07 pm

    I have heard great things about Obscurio. The Pandemic: Rapid Response seems like an obvious choice and Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers sounds interesting.

  81. Jacob Wiebe
    April 25, 2021 / 1:37 am

    Obscurio , Carcassone and Pandemic all seem like the type of games my wife and I would love to play! Thanks for the giveaway.

  82. avm
    April 25, 2021 / 1:15 pm

    i would choose secrets

  83. Marthe Levac
    April 25, 2021 / 3:10 pm

    The three games that I would enjoy to play most would be
    Citadelles, Secretsand Rapid Response

  84. Ryan
    April 25, 2021 / 4:37 pm

    I’m always looking for new board games to play with my family and friends.
    I would choose Pandemic: Rapid Response, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers, and Obscurio.
    Good luck everyone!

  85. Denise M
    April 25, 2021 / 9:45 pm

    The games I would love to win include Obscuno, Carrassonne, and Pandemic Rapid Response.

  86. Eric Y
    April 26, 2021 / 1:38 pm

    I would pick Obscurio, Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and Citadels

  87. Mandy
    April 27, 2021 / 6:18 pm

    I would consider Citadels, Obscurio, and Pandemic Rapid Response.

  88. LeeAnne C
    April 28, 2021 / 12:01 am

    I would choose:
    Secrets secret identity game

    Obscurio A sorcerer is to Find your way among the illusions but beware and role playing. Great family game

    Carcassonne would be a great game for the family to discover and figure out.

  89. jeremy
    April 28, 2021 / 11:23 am

    I think I would chose Citadels, Love Letters & Secrets.

  90. Patsy
    April 28, 2021 / 5:14 pm

    I’d like ‘Love Letter’,’Secrets ‘ and ‘Carcassonne Hunters & Gatherers ‘ ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks!

  91. April 28, 2021 / 5:26 pm

    I would pick Citadel, Carcassonne and Obscuro

  92. Cindy B
    April 30, 2021 / 7:45 am

    I would choose Carcassone, Pandemic and Citadel!

  93. bbm
    April 30, 2021 / 10:31 am

    Our grown up daughter got us hooked on board games, but not the kind we played when she was younger. All of these look great, but I think we would enjoy Obscurio, Carcassonne and Secrets

  94. Jenny Franklin
    April 30, 2021 / 4:22 pm

    I would pick Obscurio, Citadels and Pandemic Rapid Response