RANKED! 12 Best Board Games to Play Around the Holiday Table (Instead of Talking Politics)

The holidays are a great time to catch up with family members…until the conversation inevitably turns to politics. Then small talk devolves into a heated argument and soon your family is divided down party lines. Rather than risk getting disowned this year by your politically radical relatives, turn the tables on them by bringing a board game to the family gathering. We’ve ranked the 12 best board games for holiday get-togethers, all guaranteed to keep your mind off draining the swamp of Washington D.C. and focused instead on a little healthy competition. In the world of board games, unlike in politics, people actually play by the rules and, sometimes, the good guys win.

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