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Quick To Play Board Games
This page groups the best board games for families by how quick they are to play. If you only have a short time to play, or if you want to fill an evening this is a great way to find the perfect board game for you.

You can also search for board games on the database on the basis of their content and skill level:
  • Skill Rating: Specifies the age a player should be to enjoy the game. This identifies what skill level a player needs to be able to play the game proficiently.
  • Time To Learn: Specifies how complex the game is and roughly how long it takes to learn to play.
  • Time To Play: Specifies how long it takes to play the game.
  • Content Rating: Content ratings specify the age you should be for the theme and any graphic detail in a game. This identifies what violence, bad language, sex, drugs or horror are depicted in the game.

This page highlights board games based on how complex they are rather than content. What follows are the suggested games on the basis of skill level for each age of child:

Skillful Games That Are Quick To Learn and Play

These are games you can learn in under 5 minutes and play in under 30 minutes. You can use the search to filter the list further.



Play These Board Games In Under 30 Minutes

These are games you can play in under 30 minutes. You can use the search to filter the list further.



Play These Board Games in Under 2 Hours

These are games you can learn in under 2 hours. You can use the search to filter the list further.


These Board Games Fill 2-5 Hours

These are the games that you can play for the whole day long. They take up to 5 hours. You can use the search to filter the list further.

Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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