Spooky Board Games from Asmodee + a Giveaway

Spooky board games

With Halloween creeping up very quickly I can’t be the only parent on the fence about whether trick or treating is going to happen. If by any chance we end up spending the evening at home instead of visiting the neighbour’s houses hoping for full sized chocolate bars, we have lots of games from our friends at Asmodee for an epic family game night. Plus, the games totally fit the spooky theme of the evening.

Horror Month Games from Asmodee

Asmodee has long been one of our faves when it comes to games because they go above and beyond for plots and themes. You’re sure to find a game or two that will tick all the boxes for your family. You can find them at Walmart, Amazon.ca, and any other retailers that sell board games.

  • Mysterium Park: (MSRP:$39.99, 2-6 Players, Ages: 8+) Mysterium Park has many secrets to hide…Grave secrets! The park’s director has disappeared. Since then, strange events have occurred. You and your team of psychics decide to reveal the truth. Once on the fairgrounds, the ghost of the director communicates with you. With his help, will you be able to find the killer and scene of the crime?
  • Mysterium: (MSRP:$59.99, 2-7 Players, Ages: 10+) A horrible crime was committed on the grounds of Warwick Manor, thirty years ago. Now, the mansion is haunted by the ghost of the murdered servant, and it’s up to a group of psychic investigators to get to the bottom of the mystery. Images here.
  • Obscurio: (MSRP:$59.99, 2-8 Players, Ages: 10+) The Sorcerer is out to get you! Find your way among the illusions but beware of the traitor in your ranks! The Grimoire guides his team towards the exit using images, on which he points at certain details. In cooperation, the other players have to find it as quickly as possible while avoiding picking the wrong cards. However, a member of the team is a Traitor looking to lead the other players astray. A wide variety of Traps are on your way to the exit of the Library, making player communication harder! 
  • Unlock! Escape Adventures: (MSRP:$19.99, 2-6 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! to 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. 
  • Best of the Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow: (MSRP:$19.99, 2-28 Players, Ages: 10+) This is a condensed version of the best elements of the Characters and New Moon expansions. Composed of 28 characters, this version will allow players to rediscover the game with a ton of new roles like the angel, the wild child, or the cursed wolf-father. Discover an even more immersive game experience!
  • The Ghosts of Castle Turnwall: (2-4 Players, Ages: 7+) The family game about ghosts who won’t be stopped by mere walls when they hunt for the best costumes throughout a rotating, magnetic castle. Each player has their own ghost inside the castle. When it is a player’s turn, that player can perform up to three magical movements. Not only can they move their ghost from space to space, but they can also move sliders underneath the floor or even rotate the whole playing board. Thanks to the magnets inside the sliders, the ghosts will fly through the castle’s walls while hunting for the best possible costume. The first player to collect four different costume pieces wins.


Our friends at Asmodee want one of our readers to have some of our favourites games so they have offered one Canadian reader the chance to win Mysterium, Mysterium Park, and The Ghosts of Turnwell Castle. Canada Only. Ends October 27, 2021. Good Luck!

3 Asmodee Board Games

This post is sponsored by our friends at Asmodee Canada. All thoughts and opinions are our own.

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Aneta Alaei

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  1. Kevyn
    October 13, 2021 / 6:50 pm

    I hope I win Unlock!. I played another version of it with my partner and it was really fun.

  2. Emily B
    October 13, 2021 / 6:55 pm

    We are, I think – masked, and giving candy a rest period of a few days before delving in. I don’t know if that makes sense…. locally our numbers are not very bad, so I’m hoping it’s an okay choice. Kids have had such a rough time of it, this has been a huge portion of their lives so far. It’s all so unfair.

  3. Chen Sing Yap
    October 13, 2021 / 7:00 pm

    I’ve played Mysterium at a friend’s place before, would love to own it

  4. Amie H
    October 13, 2021 / 7:24 pm

    No kids (yet) so no trick or treating, but going to mask up and hope we get some trick-or-treaters this year.

    Also Mysterium looks like fun.

  5. Heather Swanson
    October 13, 2021 / 7:25 pm

    Staying home eating treats!

  6. Guigue
    October 13, 2021 / 7:46 pm

    Our street is super busy, so every year we have this big weird setup to give treats through the window. We had Insane laboratory and Dirty Dinner the last few years. Kids just want the candies but the parents seem to like it! 😛

  7. Mandy
    October 13, 2021 / 7:54 pm

    We’re planning to Trick or Treat if the weather is good.

  8. nicky
    October 13, 2021 / 8:05 pm

    Yes, I think we will go trick or treating, but probably only a few houses.

  9. Elaine G
    October 13, 2021 / 8:07 pm

    I usually go out with the niece and nephew but not this year.

  10. Rosanne Robinson
    October 13, 2021 / 8:32 pm

    We’re going to my grandson’s birthday party on Halloween & will be dressed in our costumes.

  11. Aaron
    October 13, 2021 / 9:05 pm

    This would be amazing! Happy Halloween everyone!

  12. Shirley O
    October 13, 2021 / 9:10 pm

    We are staying home, watching movies and eating treats this year.

  13. Nicole J
    October 13, 2021 / 9:53 pm

    YEs, we are this year.

  14. Satinder R
    October 13, 2021 / 11:54 pm

    Staying home and enjoying snacks

  15. Hoda
    October 14, 2021 / 4:23 am

    No plans. I’ve never seen these, would be great to win to play it all.

  16. BKP
    October 14, 2021 / 4:30 am

    Thanks for the contest! Love both Halloween and board games, always wanted to try Mysterium.

  17. Damien
    October 14, 2021 / 7:56 am

    We are planing to Trick or Treat if it’s not too cold

  18. FarrahnsMom
    October 14, 2021 / 7:57 am

    I’ll have treats ready if anyone comes to my door 🙂

  19. Ryan R
    October 14, 2021 / 8:30 am

    Going for sure, my daughter has been talking about it for months

  20. Rhonda Struthers
    October 14, 2021 / 8:42 am

    No Trick or Treating this year. Staying home and watching a scary movie.

  21. Kim
    October 14, 2021 / 8:50 am

    No, we won’t be going trick or treating.

  22. Anitia Kennedy
    October 14, 2021 / 8:50 am

    This seems like a fun game for family game night!

  23. ducky
    October 14, 2021 / 9:23 am

    No we’re not planning on trick or treating.

  24. Justin Stefaniuk
    October 14, 2021 / 9:55 am

    I don’t think we’ll be going out trick-or-treating this Halloween, maybe we’ll stay inside and try out Unlock! Escape Adventures, it sounds fun!

  25. Kim M
    October 14, 2021 / 10:12 am

    No trick or treating this year

  26. Emily
    October 14, 2021 / 10:39 am

    I love board games!

  27. Anne Derkat
    October 14, 2021 / 12:56 pm

    I live in a high rise condo and we don’t get any kids trick or treating in our building, which I do miss.

  28. Jackie Reid
    October 14, 2021 / 1:48 pm

    No plans to trick or treat this year.

  29. Melinda
    October 14, 2021 / 2:01 pm

    We are planning a pizza and board game night for Halloween.

  30. DebP
    October 14, 2021 / 2:13 pm

    We don’t go out Halloweening, because we don’t have young children at home. But we do decorate the house and hand out candies. My husband has a large animatronic dragon, and he makes a cave for it on our front porch.

  31. Mitch.E
    October 14, 2021 / 2:16 pm

    Planning on it, one year missed is enough

  32. Morgan Stewart
    October 14, 2021 / 3:59 pm

    I plan on handing out candy this year!

  33. Syrae
    October 14, 2021 / 7:26 pm

    Best of the Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow that’s the one that I would be interested in the most.

  34. Gina Bergman
    October 14, 2021 / 8:01 pm

    Would love a game night while handing out candy!

  35. Norbert CE
    October 14, 2021 / 8:19 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity. The games look amazing. Mary the odds be ever in my favor

  36. Kataztrophik
    October 14, 2021 / 8:52 pm

    I didn’t go last year but I would love to go this year with my nieces!

  37. Silvana Cox
    October 14, 2021 / 9:58 pm

    The games all look like fun!

  38. Carol Denny
    October 14, 2021 / 10:17 pm

    Giving out candy at home. Will be wearing a mask for sure.

  39. Edith Rennes
    October 14, 2021 / 10:33 pm

    Nope too old

  40. Brad M
    October 14, 2021 / 11:41 pm

    Yes, I’ll be taking my daughter.

  41. cameron
    October 14, 2021 / 11:43 pm

    No t or t this year for us.

  42. Kam
    October 14, 2021 / 11:50 pm

    We’re not sure yet…

  43. notmyname
    October 14, 2021 / 11:54 pm

    good post

  44. Linda
    October 15, 2021 / 12:50 am

    We are planning on dressing up and trick or treating.

  45. Sandra Dufoe
    October 15, 2021 / 9:31 am

    Not going this year going to do some fun stuff at home instead.

  46. Shari Dalton
    October 15, 2021 / 10:24 am

    I am going to my sons to watch my granddaughter while they take the boys out.

  47. Catherine L.
    October 15, 2021 / 10:56 am

    The trick or treating will be coming to our home this year. We will slide candy through a long PVC Pipe wrapped in bandages with a skeleton holding it up. ( social distancing don’t ya know )
    Stay safe everyone.

  48. Cherin McKenzie
    October 15, 2021 / 4:34 pm

    Nice prize thanks.

  49. October 15, 2021 / 4:53 pm

    Haven’t played any of these games.

  50. Janet M
    October 15, 2021 / 7:03 pm

    No, I will not be going out this year.

  51. Sandra McG
    October 15, 2021 / 7:23 pm

    unfortunately no trick or treating this year

  52. Janet Lance
    October 15, 2021 / 7:42 pm

    My grandkids would love these board games, as I would I and their parents. Lots of fun for sure.

  53. David M
    October 15, 2021 / 9:52 pm

    staying home

  54. Mitchell Schmidt
    October 15, 2021 / 11:53 pm

    I don’t think I’ll be trick or treating this year

  55. Marlene V.
    October 16, 2021 / 12:52 am

    No trick or treating this year

  56. Julie F
    October 16, 2021 / 6:29 am

    We are not sure yet if our grandkids are going to go out!

  57. RyanR
    October 16, 2021 / 9:45 pm

    We love playing board games in my house.

    Good luck to everyone playing.

  58. Florence Cochrane
    October 17, 2021 / 9:38 am

    I stay home to hand out the treats to the little ones.

  59. Wayne S
    October 17, 2021 / 10:26 am

    No, but excited to hand out candy again this year!

  60. Jennifer Wilson
    October 17, 2021 / 12:53 pm

    No, we are not Trick or Treating this year.

  61. October 17, 2021 / 3:14 pm

    Not sure if Halloween is going ahead for us this time, as our numbers are rising. If we get the go ahead then we will mask up and hand out candy.

  62. Jeanette Jackson
    October 17, 2021 / 4:27 pm

    We decorate our front lawn and hand out the goodies so we are not trick or treating

  63. Victoria Ess
    October 17, 2021 / 9:56 pm

    No, but we will hand out candy this year.

  64. Wendell Yan
    October 18, 2021 / 10:42 am

    I won’t be trick or treating, but will be giving out candy!

  65. Khanam
    October 18, 2021 / 6:07 pm

    I won’t be trick or treating but instead hopefully going on a nice nature walk at a provincial park and then later having some wine while watching a good spooky movie.

  66. Rianna
    October 18, 2021 / 8:35 pm

    We are looking forward to taking the kids trick or treating this year since we missed it last year

  67. avm
    October 20, 2021 / 9:44 pm

    not this year

  68. Pam
    October 21, 2021 / 10:24 am

    My daughter will just go to the couple neighbours we know plus grandparents 🙂

  69. Jeong Won
    October 21, 2021 / 8:51 pm

    I’d like to play Obscurio, seems like a difficult game to understand, which I love to get into.

  70. Silvana Cox
    October 21, 2021 / 9:02 pm

    Mysterium, would be great for our Friday night game night!

  71. Sarah
    October 22, 2021 / 11:28 am

    Yes, we are excited to go trick or treating.

  72. Silvana Cox
    October 22, 2021 / 9:48 pm

    Mysterium Park is on our shopping list for next Friday night game night

  73. Erica Seaman
    October 23, 2021 / 9:16 am

    I will be giving out the treats, while my children go trick or treating.

  74. Silvana Cox
    October 23, 2021 / 8:20 pm

    So what to play Mysterium Park!

  75. LisaM
    October 24, 2021 / 1:19 pm

    Not this year!

  76. Amanda McNeil
    October 24, 2021 / 2:28 pm

    A little old to be trick-or-treating I’m afraid. But if the local government allows it, I will be masking up and handing out candy. I’m going to splurge on the good candy.

  77. Silvana Cox
    October 25, 2021 / 8:23 pm

    Best of the Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow sounds like fun!

  78. Betty S
    October 26, 2021 / 8:21 am

    We are still undecided. we live in a rural neighbourhood so my do just a few houses

  79. Spencer Dirks
    October 26, 2021 / 2:50 pm

    I won’t be going out! But I’m looking forward to handing out full bars to the little ones who come by.

  80. TheCreativeMind
    October 26, 2021 / 3:00 pm

    Most probably staying at home, enjoying some spooopy movies with the kids.

  81. Silvana Cox
    October 26, 2021 / 8:49 pm

    Mysterium Park sounds like a fun game

  82. Tristan Sweeps
    October 26, 2021 / 11:37 pm

    Great games!

  83. MikkelO
    October 27, 2021 / 2:56 pm

    A good way to spend my Halloween, would be playing mysterium with a group of good friends 😀

  84. Neal
    October 27, 2021 / 3:40 pm

    My little guy is still too small and it’s not big where i live.

  85. Silvana Cox
    October 27, 2021 / 8:19 pm

    Mysterium Park sounds like a game for our household!

  86. Silvanma Cox
    October 27, 2021 / 8:19 pm

    Mysterium Park sounds like a game for our household!

  87. Cyrena Eddy
    November 11, 2021 / 5:00 pm

    These are all great for kids!

  88. Kristin C
    November 29, 2021 / 11:26 pm

    These games look they would be perfect for a family night.

  89. na
    November 20, 2022 / 4:52 pm

    Why have you not released the winners yet?