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ThinkGeek’s massive sale on board games is table-flipping good

Who knew cheap board games existed?!


Marisa Losciale


Posted on Nov 14, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 1:42 am CDT

It’s not every day that you’re blessed with a great game sale, which makes today pretty standout. Because for a limited time you can save up to 25% on select tabletop games through ThinkGeek.

Strategy games, family quests, trivia, card games, and more are all included in the sale. And before you jump to sour conclusions, this isn’t a lame game sale. ThinkGeek has slashed the prices of what arguably could be some of the best board games of all time, like Mansions of Madness and Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Aquisition Game.

With prices starting at just $4.49, you may as well grab all the titles on your must-haves list. For a preview of what’s on sale and some of our top board game recommendations, continue reading.

Popular titles in ThinkGeek’s game sale

1) The Dragon and Flagon

Game description: The Dragon & Flagon lets you engage in a tavern brawl with 1-7 additional thirsty adventurers. Your goal is to be the one to drink deeply from the last remaining flagon. Each of you has a different set of powers and abilities, and you must plan your next moves carefully. Those moves may include smashing chairs, punching faces, swinging from the chandelier, casting spells, and knocking down your fellow drinkers. The Dragon and Flagon is played in a 3D tavern environment that can be set up in a variety of different ways, which means you can have MANY bar fights that never get boring!

Price: $48.74 (regularly $64.99)

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2) First Martians: Adventures of the Red Planet

Game description: Welcome to First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet, a cooperative, story-driven adventure game for 1-4 players who win or lose together. In each mission, you will try to accomplish an objective within a specified number of rounds. The integrated app will challenge you with goals to complete and obstacles to overcome. With 16 unique scenarios, there is always something new to discover on the fourth planet from the sun.

Price: $44.99 (regularly $59.99)

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3) Rick and Morty Mr. Meeseeks’ Box O’ Fun

Game description: The Rick and Morty Mr. Meeseeks’ Box O’Fun was designed after the famous Rick and Morty “Meeseeks and Destroy” episode from Season one of the adult cartoon series. For gameplay, each player draws a Request card that details simple tasks like “Make me a Sandwich” or “I want to be a More Complete Woman” that has an associated roll of the dice for completion. Give the dice a roll to see if you complete the Request. If not, players must press the button and summon a Mr. Meeseeks. Each Mr. Meeseeks card will either help you out or hurt your chances. Keep drawing Mr. Meeseeks until your Request is complete. Score points by completing Requests or doing crazy, embarrassing Dares. We know which one you’re gonna pick.

Price: $29.99 (regularly $39.99)

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4) Great Dragon Race

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Game description: Take your place in dragon history by playing as one of the four pairs vying for the title. Draw cards and play them to advance around the obstacle course of flying islands, or to sabotage your opponents’ movements. If you can successfully dodge the other players’ attacks, strategically take refuge in the safe Watering Holes, and deftly navigate through the shortcuts, then you may be the first to cross the finish line and win!

Price: $18.74 (regularly $24.99)

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5) Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

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Game description: The world almost ended 71 years ago. A virulent plague came out of nowhere and ravaged the world. For three generations, small groups of survivors have struggled to keep the world alive. The world needs a group of heroes to emerge and lead it through this crisis. In Pandemic Legacy: Season 2, this task has fallen to you. You must reestablish supply lines and get the world back on its feet. Along the way, the decisions you make affect future games. As you play, you will unlock new components, make new discoveries about your world, and stumble upon secrets that could change the course of history. With a story arc that unfolds over the course of a year, the game takes players on an epic journey filled with dramatic twists and shocking revelations. No matter what happens though, the world is counting on you. You are humanity’s last chance.

Price: $67.49 (regularly $89.99)

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6) Blinded by Science Trivia

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Game description: We love trivia, but we have a problem with the science category in most trivia games: it’s too dang easy. Are we right? In Trivial Pursuit, the green wedge is always the first one we get. “Hi” right back at you, friendly little test tube in Trivia Crack. We’ll take Science for $200, Alex. Nice as it is to get some points on the board, you’d rather have a challenge, right? You play to stretch your brain. When the lovely folks at Outset Media heard about our plight, they developed a game just for y’all. Blinded by Science is a trivia game about science for actual fans of science. There are three questions on each card (with the occasional extra credit), progressively harder on the same topic.

Price: $4.94 (regularly $8.99)

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7) Samurai Jack Back to the Past

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Game description: Help Samurai Jack get back… back to the past in this board game for up to five players. The story picks up at the start of the fifth season (the 2017 [adult swim] one). You assume the guise of one of Jack’s friends, Ahi, The Scotsman, Monkey Man, Sir Rothchild, or Max, to help Jack stay sane AND get back to the past to ensure Aku never exists. The play lasts three rounds, and the player with the most honor wins.

Price: $26.24 (regularly $34.99)

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8) Harry Potter Ultimate Trivial Pursuit

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Game description: Harry Potter faced an enormous struggle. One young gifted boy and his friends had to use only their brains and a few magical pieces of wood to take on He Who Must Not be Named, a dark wizard set on overthrowing the balance of the entire wizarding world. If you thought that was a challenge, try taking on all your favorite Muggles in a challenging game of Harry Potter Ultimate Trivial Pursuit. No Invisibility Cloak or Marauder’s Map will help guide you through this game. You will have to use your knowledge of Harry’s world and adventures alone. You will have hours of fun answering 1800 questions based on the films in six challenging categories: Slytherin House, Death Eaters and The Dark Arts; Objects & Artifacts; Animals, Magical Creatures and Magical Beings; Witches, Wizards, Ghosts and Muggles; Hogwarts, Other Locations and Transportation; and Spells, Potions and Other Magic. Think you’ve got what it takes?

Price: $37.49 (regularly $49.99)

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*First Published: Nov 14, 2018, 8:11 am CST