Board meetings: 12 of the best board games to play during lockdown
Forget Cluedo, savant ‘gamer’ Jono Hall teaches us about tabletop strategy, world-building and fun
I have a friend whose eyes will instantly glaze over if any explanation of the rules of a board game takes longer than a minute.
She will also groan dramatically and immediately reach for another frozen margarita if there is even the hint of someone saying: “And then you also have to remember that you can only use the Super Meeple to block off your opponent’s Battlestation if they’ve sung Katy Perry’s I Kissed a Girl in original Elfish, while trying to overthrow the Spanish government.”
Which is fair enough. Because, honestly, that is how the rules of modern board games sound a lot of the time. ..