Top 10 Two Player Board Games
for July 2022

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Thames & Kosmos | Targi | Two Player Game | Strategy Board Game | Golden Geek Award Nominee | Kennerspiel Des Jahres Award Finalist

Thames & Kosmos

Targi, Two Player Game, Strategy Board Game, Golden Geek Award Nominee, Kennerspiel Des Jahres Award Finalist

by Thames & Kosmos
What We like

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Product Features

  • 7. 6 Board Game Geek Rating | Top 100 Ranking
  • Worker placement game for 2 players
  • Solo Variant

7. 6 board game geek rating | top 100 ranking Worker placement game for 2 players Solo variant

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Battleship Classic Board Game Strategy Game Ages 7 and Up For 2 Players

Hasbro Gaming Battleship Classic Board Game Strategy Game Ages 7 and Up For 2 Players

by Hasbro
What We like

OPTION FOR ADVANCED PLAY: The Battleship board game comes with a Salvo feature that lets advanced players launch multiple attacks

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Product Features

  • HEAD-TO-HEAD COMBAT: In this classic Battleship game for 2 players, sink an opponent's ships for the win
  • CLASSIC BATTLESHIP GAME: Kids ages 7 and up can enjoy playing this classic game of naval combat
  • PACKAGING MAY VARY. SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.
  • INCLUDES 2 PORTABLE BATTLE CASES: This Battleship board game is easy to store and take on the go

Packaging may vary. subject to availability. Head-to-head combat: in this classic battleship game for 2 players, sink an opponent's ships for the win Classic battleship game: kids ages 7 and up can enjoy playing this classic game of naval combat Includes 2 portable battle cases: this battleship board game is easy to store and take on the go

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Czech Games Codenames: Duet - The Two Player Word Deduction Game

Czech Games Codenames: Duet

The Two Player Word Deduction Game

by Publisher Services Inc (PSI)
What We like

Great with two players, or more

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Product Features

  • Campaign mode to record your progress
  • Variable difficulty to challenge even the greatest spies
  • New cooperative gameplay
  • 400 all new words compatible with original codenames

New cooperative gameplay Campaign mode to record your progress Variable difficulty to challenge even the greatest spies 400 all new words compatible with original codenames

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CATAN Board Game (Base Game) | Family Board Game | Board Game for Adults and Family | Adventure Board Game | Ages 10+ | For 3 to 4 players | Average Playtime 60 minutes | Made by Catan Studio

Catan Studio CATAN Board Game (Base Game)

Family Board Game, Board Game for Adults and Family, Adventure Board Game, Ages 10+, For 3 to 4 players, Average Playtime 60 minutes, Made by Catan Studio

by Catan Studio
What We like

The incredibly popular, multi award winning civilization building board game of harvesting and trading resources

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Product Features

  • Beware the robbers nefarious plans as he steals resources and plunders the wealthy
  • Players control their own civilization and look to spread across a modular hex board in a competition for victory points
  • 3 to 4 players, 60 minutes, ages over 10. To play with 56 players, the 56 player extension is required.

Beware the robbers nefarious plans as he steals resources and plunders the wealthy Players control their own civilization and look to spread across a modular hex board in a competition for victory points 3 to 4 players, 60 minutes, ages over 10. to play with 56 players, the 56 player extension is required.

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Carcassonne Board Game Standard

Z-Man Games Carcassonne Board Game Standard

by Asmode
What We like

Completely redesigned rulebook to make learning the game easier

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Product Features

  • Introduces the Abbot mini expansion and a new version of the river
  • 2 5 players
  • Game and expansions have sold over 10 million copies worldwide

Introduces the abbot mini expansion and a new version of the river Game and expansions have sold over 10 million copies worldwide 2 5 players

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Blue Orange Games Photosynthesis Board Game - Award Winning Family or Adult Strategy Board Game for 2 to 4 Players. Recommended for Ages 8 & Up.

Blue Orange Games Photosynthesis Board Game

Award Winning Family or Adult Strategy Board Game for 2 to 4 Players. Recommended for Ages 8 & Up.

by Blue Orange
What We like

Photosynthesis was one of the top rated board games when it was released at Gen Con. It is easy to play for families enjoying other Blue Orange classic and award winning board games like Kingdomino, Planet, New York 1901

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Product Features

  • FAMILY OR ADULT STRATEGY GAME: This 2 to 4 players nature inspired game can be enjoyed by parents playing with their children as well as adults, also plays very well as a 2 players abstract board game. Best recommended for ages 8 & Up
  • HOW TO PLAY: Photosynthesis uses an Action Points Allowance System mechanism. Take your trees through their life-cycle, from seedling to full bloom to rebirth, and earn light points as their leaves collect energy from the revolving suns rays
  • AWARD WINNING GAME: 2018 Mensa Select winner, GeekDad Approved, Spiel of Approval (The Spiel), Golden Geek winner in Artwork & Presentation (Board Game Geek), Casual Game Revolution Recommended, The Dice Tower Best Board Game Production
  • ECO FRIENDLY: Blue Orange is sensitive to the protection of planet earth and to climate change challenges and only uses recycled materials to manufacture Photosynthesis
  • STRATEGY BOARD GAME: Photosynthesis is one of the best environmental board games referring to the life cycle of trees, for science and biology enthusiasts. This best-selling board game has an amazing table presence with an ever-changing forest

Award winning game: 2018 mensa select winner, geekdad approved, spiel of approval (the spiel), golden geek winner in artwork & presentation (board game geek), casual game revolution recommended, the dice tower best board game production Family or adult strategy game: this 2 to 4 players nature inspired game can be enjoyed by parents playing with their children as well as adults, also plays very well as a 2 players abstract board game. best recommended for ages 8 & up How to play: photosynthesis uses an action points allowance system mechanism. take your trees through their life-cycle, from seedling to full bloom to rebirth, and earn light points as their leaves collect energy from the revolving suns rays Eco friendly: Blue Orange is sensitive to the protection of planet earth and to climate change challenges and only uses recycled materials to manufacture photosynthesis Strategy board game: photosynthesis is one of the best environmental board games referring to the life cycle of trees, for science and biology enthusiasts. this best-selling board game has an amazing table presence with an ever-changing forest

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Battleship With Planes Strategy Board Game For Ages 7 and Up (Amazon Exclusive)

Hasbro Gaming Battleship With Planes Strategy Board Game For Ages 7 and Up (Amazon Exclusive)

by Hasbro
What We like

A twist on the classic battleship game: This Amazon exclusive battleship game features airplanes in addition to Ships for awesome strategic gameplay and epic battles

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Product Features

  • Convenient storage: The game has convenient ship, plane, and peg storage on the side of the ocean grid
  • Sink Ships and crash Planes: with this Amazon exclusive edition, fans of the battleship game can crash enemy Planes in addition to sinking Ships to win
  • Portable Game: the battleship game includes 2 portable battle cases so players can take it with them, and Dive into an instant game on the go
  • A childhood favorite: remember playing the battleship game as a kid? Kids and adults can enjoy playing this entertaining game together. It's also a great strategy game. Play it in the classroom

A childhood favorite: remember playing the battleship game as a kid? kids and adults can enjoy playing this entertaining game together. it's also a great strategy game. play it in the classroom Sink ships and crash planes: with this amazon exclusive edition, fans of the battleship game can crash enemy planes in addition to sinking ships to win Portable game: the battleship game includes 2 portable battle cases so players can take it with them, and dive into an instant game on the go Convenient storage: the game has convenient ship, plane, and peg storage on the side of the ocean grid

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Asmodee 7 Wonders - Duel, Multi-colored

Repos Production Asmodee 7 Wonders

Duel, Multi-colored

by Asmodee
What We like

Designed specifically for 2 player, head to head battles

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Product Features

  • Build a civilization that will crush your competition and flourish for centuries
  • Similar style of play as the award winning original, 7 wonders

Similar style of play as the award winning original, 7 wonders Build a civilization that will crush your competition and flourish for centuries

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Exploding Kittens Card Game - Family-Friendly Party Games - Card Games for Adults, Teens & Kids

Exploding Kittens LLC Exploding Kittens Card Game

Family-Friendly Party Games, Card Games for Adults, Teens & Kids

by Exploding Kittens LLC
What We like

Skill Level: Beginner

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Product Features

  • Exploding kittens is the perfect card game for adults, teens and kids who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats
  • "It's like UNO, except there are goats, magical enchiladas and kittens that can kill you." -CNN
  • More than 9 million copies sold, breaking records in kids games, adult games and everything in-between
  • A highly strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette. Basically, if you draw an exploding kitten, you lose and you are full of loser sad-sauce. If you don't explode, you win! Congratulations, you are full of greatness
  • This game of the year award winner is the perfect holiday gift If you're looking for board games for adults but want to be able to play fun games with your kids as well

"it's like uno, except there are goats, magical enchiladas and kittens that can kill you." -cnn A highly strategic, kitty-powered version of russian roulette. basically, if you draw an exploding kitten, you lose and you are full of loser sad-sauce. if you don't explode, you win! congratulations, you are full of greatness Exploding kittens is the perfect card game for adults, teens and kids who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats This gift favorite takes 5 minutes to learn, 15 minutes to play, is for 2-5 players (ages 7+) and includes 56 cards, box and instructions This game of the year award winner is the perfect holiday gift if you're looking for board games for adults but want to be able to play fun games with your kids as well More than 9 million copies sold, breaking records in kids games, adult games and everything in-between

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Buffalo Games Chronology - The Game Where You Make History - 20th Anniversary Edition

Buffalo Games Chronology

The Game Where You Make History, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Buffalo Games
What We like

Made in the USA

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Product Features

  • Recommended for 2 to 8 players, ages 14+
  • Contents include 429 double-sided cards with 858 events
  • Think you know which came first the invention of mayonnaise or decaffeinated coffee? Lincolns Gettysburg address or John Deeres first plow? Test your knowledge with Chronology by Buffalo Games the game of all time!
  • Build your own timeline of cards. Someone will read you a historical event from a card. You decide where that event falls in your timeline. If you are right, keep the card and your timeline grows. The first player to build a timeline of 10 cards wins!

Build your own timeline of cards. someone will read you a historical event from a card. you decide where that event falls in your timeline. if you are right, keep the card and your timeline grows. the first player to build a timeline of 10 cards wins! Contents include 429 double-sided cards with 858 events Recommended for 2 to 8 players, ages 14+ Think you know which came first the invention of mayonnaise or decaffeinated coffee? lincolns gettysburg address or john deeres first plow? test your knowledge with chronology by Buffalo Games the game of all time!

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