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Best Thematic Board Games of All Time

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What are the best thematic board games of all time for Board Game Hangover? Well here’s 10 of them!

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212 Comments

  1. "Come on you apes, you wanna live forever?!" Starship Toopers is legendary!

  2. Starship Troopers is an excellent film that has aged very well! Star Wars (except the original trilogy and maybe Andor) sucks!

  3. Love Star Ship Troopers, and I actually want to rewatch it because of this video.

  4. Yep, I think Starship Troopers is fantastic! 😆 Much like this list!

  5. Would Nemesis Lockdown be an honorable mention?

  6. Seen Starship Troopers. Can’t say any more than that.

  7. Ummmmm…. Star Wars Rebellion? Never heard of it? Tiny game. It's literally Star Wars in a box.

  8. I was surprised at how many games I own from the list (6/10)! Great list overall.

    Moreover, Starship Troopers is a classic.

  9. No love for John Company Second Edition?

  10. Have you played Nemesis lockdown yet? Do you think that’s more less or the same amount of theme

  11. Love this channel!! Great video. Also, secret message has arrived

  12. great topic, love your energy and humour. your channel is very fun to watch. thank you!

  13. Why is secret Hitler never on any of these lists? It seems like a simplified version of feed the kraken and it’s soooo fun

  14. Obsessing, did you say you earn 'Pinky Points'?🤣

  15. Starship Troopers is a true cult classic. I need to watch it again! Great vid, guys and love the recommendations.

  16. Great list! War of the Ring, Nemesis, Eldritch Horror – simply amazing games. Need to try Final Girl.

  17. Our gaming group has had this conversation several times before, and for us, 'thematic' is kind of a hard thing to nail down. For some (like me) it means how the game's mechanics relate to the game's setting/theme/artwork, but for some (like in this video) it might mean something more like 'how immersive the play feels'.

    I'm ashamed to say I've only played Obsession from the titles mentioned here, and it is certainly a fantastic game. It does feel more 'thematic' than most worker placement games, as the workers have different roles and become 'expended' after use, the tiles you add to your house/tableau are rooms with distinct purposes, etc.

    The one game that always stands out in my mind with respect to theme, is Photosynthesis. Not one of my favorite games, but the design of that game, and how the mechanics of the game relate to its theme/setting is pretty much unparalleled IMO. The sun revolves around the board, the trees grow and cast shadows on what is behind them (at the cost of VP/light points), seeds can drop from a tree a certain distance based on how tall the tree is, etc. It is a really impressive design, and has always struck me as unique among thematic board games!

  18. I just finished a Starship Troopers rewatch the other day.

  19. Starship troopers!!! Woohoo!!!🎉🎉🎉

  20. I enjoyed Starship Troopers alot! And I've watched it recently! Haha

  21. New subscriber, here. Great list and reviews!

    P.S. I love Starship Trooper.

  22. looks like you havent played Robinson Crusoe

  23. Starship Troopers is an amazing movie, Love it! What…anything Star Wars is also amazing!

  24. Starship Troopers is fantastic! Now I will have to watch it again!

    Hahahahaha I knew that Nemesis will be on the first place!!!

  25. Starship Troopers has aged quite well, a cult classic for sure!

  26. Pax Pamir, Outlive, Black Rose Wars and Western Legends are also verry thematique.

  27. Considering how bad modern movies are, its quite understandable to go back to some old classics

  28. Starship troopers is amazing, I just rewatched it a few weeks ago and still great. Cannot say the same about the sequels but the original is the best. Almost as good as Final Girl the board game.

  29. I love Starship Troopers!! 😂 Seen it a dozen times lol

  30. Great video! Have you played Stationfall?

  31. The best thematic games are Rebellion and The Clone Wars.

  32. Starship Troopers is a classic. Good movie.

  33. Starship troopers is an absolute classic. A true satire about the military and the role of the media during a time of war. Would you like to know more?

  34. Starship Troopers is amazing!! It is rightfully a cult classic.

  35. I like Starship Troopers. I like the book better.

  36. Starship Troopers is so good, man. So terribley good. 😊

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