Board games are one of the best ways to have fun at home. They are intriguing, educational and some of them can make you decent money when you play online. There are a few retro board games that have managed to cross generations and are as popular today as they have ever been.

You can still buy these classic board games but you can also enjoy them online. Most sites offering these games offer a mix of games, just as going on the best bingo sites means you can play a wide variety of bingo formats.

Didn’t know they still existed? You are not alone!

For ages 8 and above, this is one of the most popular retro games around today. It is a two player guessing game that may even have been invented before the First World War.

Playing the game involves positioning your ships as strategically as you can to make it hard for your opponent to guess their positions. To win, you have to guess the position of the opponent’s ships and sink them with the least moves possible. A movie was made out of the game in 2012 .

Feely Meely
This game was launched in 1967, and is for ages 5 and above. The rules are deceptively simple. You only need to pick a card and then try to find whatever you picked in the “Grab Box.” The game was a common sight at most house parties in the early 70s. It is a feel-good pastime that will always get people interacting.

Mystery Date
Ideally for girls aged 6 t0 14, this game is undoubtedly one of the best retro games around today. It was originally released in 1965 but has seen multiple reboots. The game can be played by as many as 4 players. The game play is focused on getting ready for a date by acquiring three matching color-coded cards to put together an outfit. The outfit must, however, match the outfit of the date at the mystery door. The date can be revealed by spinning the door handle to open a plastic door on the game board.

Lie, Cheat and Steal
This is an adult political simulation game where players are vying for election into office. Most political simulation games are based on how elections are supposed to be run but this one emphasizes rogue political methods. This is why it rarely makes   a list of top political games . Libel, vote buying and under the table deals are a must if you are to win and advance to office.

These are some of the best retro board games available today. How many did you know about?

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