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The Best Board Games to Play This Thanksgiving

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Don't get stuck in a boring game of Monopoly or Clue this Thanksgiving break. Instead, opt for one of these insanely fun board games that pair perfectly with good food and good drinks. Your future self will thank you.

Codenames, $12

Codenames is a spytastic team-based party game with a simple premise and challenging gameplay. Perfect for large family gatherings.

Catan, $37

This is pretty much The Godfather of modern board games. Don't let the old-timey European aesthetic scare you off, Catan is one of the best (and most competitive) games money can buy.

Exploding Kittens, $19

A hilarious and addicting card game that's easy to learn but takes real strategy to win. It's wacky and weird and will definitely get your family laughing.

Utter Nonsense, $19

Players combine stereotypical accents with ridiculous phrases for amusing results in this fun (and very adult) party game that's five times more fun than Cards Against Humanity.

Tesla vs. Edison, $54

This gorgeously designed game puts you in control of a startup company in the early days of the U.S. electric industry. There's tons of strategy and never a dull moment.