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A gem of a dice drafting game: Sagrada Review

By David and Helen / June 2, 2021

Sagrada is a game of dice drafting and window crafting for 1 to 4 players that plays in about 30 minutes. What a beautiful gem of a dice drafting game. It has beautiful coloured dice and boards that add a great tactile feel to the game. Players draft from a pool of dice trying to…

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New Games for May

By David and Helen / May 28, 2021

We have added a lot of new games this month.  Check out these amazing titles: Crokinole – Hot off the plane Want to buy this classic Canadian dexterity game but can’t find it in NZ? Now you can at Seriously Board! Flick discs and make trick shots on this beautiful wooden Crokinole Board.   [SORRY SOLD…

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12 Top Board Games for 2021

By David and Helen / May 27, 2021

With more than 3000 board games created every year, it is very difficult to determine what will become the most popular board game. Two methods we use are customer requests and each game’s waitlist Here are 12 of the most sought after games and expansions at Seriously Board. Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion Gloomhaven: Jaws…

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EXCELLENT little 2 player game: Patchwork Review

By David and Helen / May 21, 2021

Patchwork is a game for 2 players, created by designer legend Uwe Rosenberg, and meanwhile an international bestseller. This game is very cool. As beginning gamers, this was one of two games we chose and hasn’t disappointed. It is a very easy game to learn, but the more you play, the more complex it becomes…

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World-renowned cooperative game: Pandemic Review

By David and Helen / May 19, 2021

Pandemic is a highly rated cooperative board game for 2-4 players that simulates the fight against world wide plague. If you are one of those people, like I am, who can sometimes take a game too seriously and get angry at the people who are whipping you, then Pandemic is the game for you! Pandemic is…

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Hot New Game of 2021: Hadrian’s Wall Review

By David and Helen / May 12, 2021

Hadrian’s Wall is a strategic, hand management, pencil and paper board game. David played this game last month at Board Games by the Bay. He enjoyed it so much, he asked for a copy for his birthday. Here is a great review from friend and fellow Hadrian’s Wall fan Telina. I am obsessed with this…

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Luck or Not: Board Game Mechanics At Play

By David and Helen / May 5, 2021

What type of board games do you prefer? There are so many different types of board games and a myriad of ways to play.   BoardGamesGeek calls these ways to play “mechanisms” or board game mechanics.   Catan on BoardGameGeek has these mechanisms: Dice rolling Hexagon grid Income Modular Board Network Route Building Race Random Production…

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Up to 20% off all games – today only!

By David and Helen / April 20, 2021

Get 20% off your entire order if you spend $200 (code: snap_20) OR 15% off if you spend $150  (code: snap_15) OR 10% off if you spend $100  (code: snap_10) For today only – our 10-15-20 Snap Sale And remember – if your order arrives in anything other than pristine condition, and is in its…

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Laughs and Table-Thumping: Sheriff of Nottingham Review

By David and Helen / April 16, 2021

In the Sheriff of Nottingham game, players take turns being a merchant and the Sheriff of Nottingham. As a merchant, the aim is convincing the Sheriff, “I have five apples in my bag. Nothing else, definitely no cider, crossbows or gouda cheese”.  The game is simple to learn, easy to teach, and packed with a…

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TODAY ONLY – Save 20% on Exit: The Game

By David Hunt / April 15, 2021

Choose 3 award-winning Exit: The Game packs for only $64! This Pick 3 Bundle is the first of our April Snap Sales Be quick, this offer closes at midnight tonight.

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April Review Contest

By David and Helen / April 14, 2021

This month, we are asking for reviews for your favourite games. Add a review to our website and: Receive a 10% discount on your next order (normally 5%) Go into a weekly draw for $20 store credit Reviews selected for our newsletter, blog, or Facebook posts will also receive a $10 store credit. To create…

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Why Purchase Board Games from Seriously Board?

By David and Helen / April 8, 2021

For us, the reasons are obvious.  Because we love to play board games we do our best to offer great quality games at competitive pieces.  We wrap our games carefully before transit so that they arrive in perfect condition.   We use a courier that for the North Island delivers overnight to urban addresses. I’m sorry…

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