Board Game Faves: February 2022 + Giveaway

Board Game Faves: February 2022 + Giveaway

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

This winter, we’re all about Hygge; the warm and cozy qualities of comfort, contentment, and wellbeing. Spend your February relaxing and playing some of our board game faves.

Board Game Faves: February 2022


What better way than to spend a day inside than with some fun board games paired with your favourite winter snacks and drinks. Leading game distributor Asmodee Canada has the perfect fit for everyone. In addition to the family-friendly options, there are some super fun and intriguing options to celebrate Valentine/Galentine’s/Palentine’s day while you’re stuck at home. A great opportunity to connect with your loved ones, and disconnect from your screens! Snuggle up, keep warm, and always remember, it’s okay to play!

7 Wonders – Duel (MSRP:$39.99, 2 Players, Ages: 10+) In 7 Wonders Duel, each player is leading a civilization and will, over the course of 3 ages, construct Buildings and Wonders. Each card represents a Building that helps the player to strengthen their army, make scientific discoveries or develop their city. 7 Wonders Duel is specially made for 2 players with the ongoing tension between the two for a heated battle to achieve victory. 

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7 Wonders Duel: Agora | Board Game | BoardGameGeek

7 Wonders – Duel: Agora (MSRP:$34.99, 2 Players, Ages: 10+) 7 Wonders Duel: Agora features a new board called the Senate, comprising six separate chambers that provide players with benefits once they take possession of the area. Players can obtain a Senate chamber by taking senator cards. Should any player successfully take control of the majority of Senate chambers then they automatically win the game.

7 Wonders Duel: Pantheon | Board Game | BoardGameGeek

7 Wonders – Duel: Pantheon (MSRP:$34.99, 2 Players, Ages: 10+) Pantheons from Greek, Egyptian and Middle-Eastern civilizations are added in 7 Wonders Duel: Pantheon. Collect mythology tokens to choose which deities have a place in the Pantheon and offer tokens to court them to be on your side. You can activate a god or goddess instead of taking a card from the pyramid, you just have to pay whatever that deity demands from you then place it next to your city.

Rivals for Catan | Board Game | BoardGameGeek

Rivals For Catan (MSRP:$33.99, 2 Players, Ages: 10+) The Rivals for CATAN puts you in charge of one of the two factions developing newly-settled CATAN. Explore and settle new lands, acquiring resources through card play and the luck of the dice. Expand your settlements and cities, recruit heroes, and defend your lands through politics, invention, and intrigue. Your cunning skills, and a dash of luck, will decide who will be the Prince of CATAN.

Stella – Dixit Universe (MSRP:$54.99, 3-6 Players, Ages: 8+) Stella – Dixit Universe is a new take on the Dixit universe: pick a word-card, and players secretly associate this word with any cards on the table that inspire them. Then each person reveals the number of associations they’ve made. If you’re alone in your choice, you’ve pushed too far and receive a penalty! You then score points for any selections you have in common with other players. Dare to chase the stars!

CorteXxx (MSRP:$19.99, 2-6 Players, Ages: 18+) Because your brain’s size matters too! Challenge your brain in a fun sexy game that tests your thinking, memory and speed skills! CorteXxx Confidential is a game that will stimulate your brain and more! *Warning, mature content.*

Alderac Entertainment Group Love Letter, English, 2 to 4 Player, Card Games  - Amazon Canada

Love Letter (MSRP:$16.99, 2-6 Players, Ages: 10+) 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 players’ letters away. Successfully carry your letter to her before your opponent catches you in order to obtain her affection and win her heart in this game of risk, deduction, and luck.

Tea For 2 (MSRP:$29.99, 2 Players, Ages: 10+) A boiling hot card game for your tea party in Wonderland! A subtle blend of battle and deck-building. Use your cards wisely, buy them sensibly, and enrich your deck to win! Defy time with your hourglasses, feast on strawberry pies, and keep the flamingo by your side. And a happy un-birthday to you!

Patchwork (MSRP:$39.99, 2 Players, Ages: 8+) Patchwork is a light, two-player board game where players are each attempting to piece together a quilt using oddly shaped, Tetris-like tiles. Players use buttons to purchase new tiles to add to their quilt but they must be picky in which tiles to select as buttons also count as victory points at the end of the game.

Unlock! Epic Adventures (MSRP:$43.99, 1-6 Players, Ages: 10+) Unlock! is a cooperative card game inspired by escape rooms that uses a simple system which allows you to search scenes, combine objects, and solve riddles. Play Unlock! and embark on great adventures, while seated at a table using only cards and a companion app that can provide clues, check codes, monitor time remaining, etc. Can you crack the code and unlock the mystery?

Jaipur (MSRP:$34.99, 2 Players, Ages: 10+) The Maharajah has created a new capital in Jaipur, opening a wondrous business opportunity for clever merchants. In this fast-paced, two-player card game, you and your opponent duel to demonstrate to the Maharajah that you can earn a greater profit than your competition. The sooner you sell your goods and the more you sell at once, the higher your profit. Will you earn the seal of excellence?

Story Cubes – Voyages (MSRP:$19.99, 1+ Players, Ages: 6+) Once upon a time, there was a game where your imagination had no limits. Epic, fabulous or paranormal adventures… just roll the cubes, interpret the images and make a story! Search for hidden treasure in the mountains, meet Vikings and dinosaurs and discover new horizons in your stories!

Story Cubes – Mystery (MSRP:$19.99, 1+ Players, Ages: 6+) Once upon a time, there was a game where your imagination had no limits. Epic, fabulous or paranormal adventures… just roll the cubes, interpret the images and make a story! Tell tales of unexplained situations, untold secrets and unsolvable puzzles!

Story Cubes – Actions (MSRP:$19.99, 1+ Players, Ages: 6+) Once upon a time, there was a game where your imagination had no limits. Epic, fabulous or paranormal adventures… just roll the cubes, interpret the images and make a story! What would happen if your spy sneezed in the middle of a mission? If a scientist broke his test tube in the middle of an experiment? Anything is possible with these cubes, and any situation too!

Story Cubes – Star Wars (MSRP:$19.99, 1+ Players, Ages: 8+) Once upon a time, there was a game where your imagination had no limits. Epic, fabulous or paranormal adventures… just roll the cubes, interpret the images and make a story…in a galaxy far, far away! Tell your own stories in the Star Wars universe in this special edition of the non-competitive game of imaginations unbound.

Story Cubes – Harry Potter (MSRP:$19.99, 1+ Players, Ages: 6+) Tell your own stories in the Wizarding World! The beloved game of creativity gets a magical twist. Simply roll the cubes, see what images they reveal – whether it be favourite characters like Harry Potter or Hermione Granger, a magical creature or a racing broom – then use them to create a story.

Story Cubes – Classic Blister Eco (MSRP:$19.99, 1+ Players, Ages: 6+) Once upon a time, there was a game where your imagination had no limits. Epic, fabulous or paranormal adventures… just roll the cubes, interpret the images and make a story!

Giveaway

We are so happy to partner with our friends Asmodee to give one lucky Canadian winner the chance to win 3 of our fave board games:

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

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Aneta Alaei

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80 Comments

  1. Rosanne Robinson
    February 11, 2022 / 11:17 am

    I like to relax with a cup of tea & watch my favourite tv shows, or a movie.

  2. Elaine G
    February 11, 2022 / 12:11 pm

    I like to read to relax.

  3. Sheryl Young
    February 11, 2022 / 12:13 pm

    I like to relax in my cozy pjs with a cup of tea, watching a movie or playing family game night

  4. jan
    February 11, 2022 / 2:34 pm

    I love sitting down with a good boo

  5. Emily B
    February 11, 2022 / 2:35 pm

    We love playing board games, lately it is wingspan, our kids are old enough to enjoy it with us.

  6. Kevyn
    February 11, 2022 / 2:53 pm

    I read to relax!

  7. Cherin McKenzie
    February 11, 2022 / 5:10 pm

    I read and drink tea to relax

  8. Randy McKenzie
    February 11, 2022 / 5:21 pm

    I like to golf to relax

  9. nicky
    February 11, 2022 / 6:02 pm

    I relax with a good book, puzzle or game!

  10. Janet M
    February 11, 2022 / 6:31 pm

    I relax through yoga and reading and going for walks.

  11. Gina Bergman
    February 11, 2022 / 7:50 pm

    Tea and a good book

  12. Heather Ritz
    February 11, 2022 / 8:26 pm

    I read to relax

  13. Susan
    February 11, 2022 / 11:49 pm

    I relax by reading a good book, sometimes with a hockey game in the background!

  14. Julie F
    February 12, 2022 / 6:31 am

    I like to read!

  15. Linda H
    February 12, 2022 / 8:12 am

    I relax by going for a walk or reading.

  16. Kim
    February 12, 2022 / 9:22 am

    I relax by reading a book

  17. Kim M
    February 12, 2022 / 9:56 am

    I like to read to relax

  18. Sandra Dufoe
    February 12, 2022 / 10:06 am

    I usually have a nice bubble bath then get comfy on the couch to either read a good book or watch a good movie.

  19. Ed
    February 12, 2022 / 10:21 am

    I like to relax by watching my favourite tv shows.

  20. Micheline
    February 12, 2022 / 10:37 am

    To relax I like to soak in the tub and read a good book.

  21. James
    February 12, 2022 / 10:55 am

    I love Catan

  22. Sunshine G
    February 12, 2022 / 11:17 am

    A new magazine and a latte (in an actual mug) at a coffee shop make a world of difference!

  23. EVAN MANNING
    February 12, 2022 / 11:22 am

    GREAT PRIZES

  24. Doreen Lamoureux
    February 12, 2022 / 12:34 pm

    For myself, long epsom salt baths, meditation, yoga, reading , movies, scrabble and long bush trail walks.

  25. Burcu
    February 12, 2022 / 12:51 pm

    By drinking herbal teas, reading a book and watching a documentary.

  26. Jay Jeworski
    February 12, 2022 / 1:18 pm

    I relax by watching Netflix 🙂

  27. trusinak rusinak
    February 12, 2022 / 1:27 pm

    Listening to good music does it for me!

  28. C. Thomas
    February 12, 2022 / 1:33 pm

    Would love to try the game Unlock.

  29. Jackie Reid
    February 12, 2022 / 1:35 pm

    I relax by taking a nice warm bubble bath with a nice cup of red rose tea followed by some lavender essential oil

  30. CLC
    February 12, 2022 / 1:50 pm

    I love to paint to relax.

  31. Wayne S
    February 12, 2022 / 2:12 pm

    We play board games to relax! We actually just took a small mini vacation to a local hotel and just spent a couple days doing nothing but playing games (including several of the ones listed above) 🙂

  32. Carolyn
    February 12, 2022 / 3:56 pm

    We love Catan and want to learn story cubes!

  33. Carolyn
    February 12, 2022 / 3:57 pm

    We relax by taking our dog for walks in the park!

  34. Nancy
    February 12, 2022 / 4:29 pm

    I relax by going for a walk.on the trail.

  35. Heather Swanson
    February 12, 2022 / 4:43 pm

    I relax by contesting!

  36. Jason Kinnin
    February 12, 2022 / 6:08 pm

    a family game night is best to relax

  37. DebP
    February 12, 2022 / 7:49 pm

    I find reading to be very relaxing.

  38. Brad M
    February 12, 2022 / 8:14 pm

    Playing board games or watching TV.

  39. Syrae
    February 12, 2022 / 9:59 pm

    With popcorn and a movie

  40. Edith Rennes
    February 12, 2022 / 10:51 pm

    I do soduko to relax.

  41. Helisa D
    February 12, 2022 / 10:54 pm

    Netflix and puzzles 🙂

  42. j cabral
    February 12, 2022 / 11:06 pm

    read to relax.

  43. Bonnie
    February 13, 2022 / 12:31 am

    I relax by reading.

  44. Amie
    February 13, 2022 / 4:36 am

    I like to do puzzles , play games , read or watch movies

  45. Mitchell Schmidt
    February 13, 2022 / 5:58 am

    I relax by listening to music, watching TV and movies, and doing various outdoors activities

  46. Michael Provost
    February 13, 2022 / 10:00 am

    Playing board games relaxes me!

  47. AD
    February 13, 2022 / 5:20 pm

    I relax by reading; that is what I truly love to do.

  48. Hans W
    February 14, 2022 / 3:54 am

    I like to relax by reading while taking a hot, foamy bath with some music playing in the background.

  49. Rhonda Struthers
    February 14, 2022 / 10:55 am

    I like to read.

  50. Eric Y
    February 14, 2022 / 1:50 pm

    I like to play board games and video games

  51. Margaret Helgason
    February 14, 2022 / 5:01 pm

    This sounds like it would keep the brain working

  52. Shirley O
    February 15, 2022 / 5:38 pm

    I relax with a cup of hot chocolate and a cozy blanket.

  53. Ami B
    February 15, 2022 / 7:07 pm

    Love a good book and bubble baths!

  54. Cindy Mark
    February 15, 2022 / 9:13 pm

    I like to relax with a family board game that isn’t too competitive, with some chance or creativity (so you aren’t too upset when the game doesn’t go your way!) I love Dixit, and story cubes also sounds like a great time!

  55. Megan Webber
    February 16, 2022 / 12:38 am

    I relax by reading in a hot bath!

  56. Kenten Musselman
    February 16, 2022 / 8:23 am

    I love 7 wonders!

  57. Michael Fulton
    February 17, 2022 / 2:41 pm

    I have catan but would love to try the other games. Especially star wars

  58. Ryley
    February 17, 2022 / 3:14 pm

    Awesome games!

  59. Bethany
    February 17, 2022 / 3:44 pm

    I relax with a bath or tv.

  60. Kris Merriman
    February 17, 2022 / 11:40 pm

    Hanging out with my kids

  61. Jeremy F
    February 18, 2022 / 4:12 am

    I usually unwind with a good book, or find something intresting to stream

  62. Allison
    February 18, 2022 / 12:14 pm

    I like beading and making jewelry to relax. Beads are so satisfying, and making a finished product is the best!

  63. NJ
    February 19, 2022 / 10:13 am

    I like to drink a cup of tea!

  64. avm
    February 20, 2022 / 3:55 pm

    taking a long hot bubble bath

  65. Justin S
    February 21, 2022 / 12:59 am

    I enter play video games to relax, and if I ever get tired of gaming I fall back on entering giveaways.

  66. notmyname
    February 21, 2022 / 3:46 pm

    nice

  67. Emily Martin
    February 22, 2022 / 11:58 am

    I like to relax with a warm bath and tea

  68. Athena
    February 22, 2022 / 4:50 pm

    I love to read

  69. mike gismondi
    February 23, 2022 / 6:25 pm

    I like to relax by watching movies, walking, reading and pretty much anything except work!

  70. Patsy
    February 23, 2022 / 8:40 pm

    I like crossword puzzles :)Thanks!

  71. Linda
    February 24, 2022 / 2:56 am

    I relax by reading books and spending time with my family.

  72. Gabriele Brownstein
    February 24, 2022 / 9:17 am

    Doing brain puzzles while snuggling up in bed – keep the mind sharp and the body loose.

  73. angela
    February 24, 2022 / 6:12 pm

    I relax by taking a nap

  74. Denise Fister
    February 25, 2022 / 9:09 pm

    I like to relax by hanging out with my cats by sofa or by bed. Animals, in general…are great for de-stressing.

  75. Tyler G
    February 26, 2022 / 3:35 pm

    Usually I relax by taking a hike around our farm. When the weather is to much, a puzzle, board game, or some yoga does the trick.

  76. Elaine D
    February 27, 2022 / 8:01 am

    We love sipping on our daily drinks of choice (could be coffee or tea or diet soda, etc) and playing board games for a relaxed cozy past time. Every day can be different choice for us, so would be excellent if won some different board games than the ones we have (ours are old:(
    : )

  77. Brenda
    February 28, 2022 / 12:04 am

    Our family loves board games!

  78. Narinder Chana
    February 28, 2022 / 7:14 am

    Reading. The kids like to read as well.

  79. Bon
    February 28, 2022 / 11:54 am

    Love board games

  80. flowapowa42o
    February 28, 2022 / 12:00 pm

    cool beans