Can a civilization-type game work as a co-op? The guys at Dreamcraft Games have proven, that it indeed can. Aeolis is a game that allows developing your entire kingdom together with other players, and defending it against hordes marching your way. Four asymmetric factions allow players to try their best in different areas, while the scenarios make the gameplay even more varied and interesting.
2. Sub Terra II: Inferno’s Edge
How about becoming Indiana Jones for a while and exploring neverending tunnels while looking for a mysterious artifact together? Sub Terra II gives us that very opportunity, and what’s also good: it doesn’t cost a whole lot. Of course, if you’re suffering from a too heavy wallet (or can’t live without plastic), you can upgrade the game with additional components.
3. Gods of Metal: The Chosen
Do you remember the final scene from the Pick of Destiny movie? Now we finally get another chance to defeat demons by playing metal music – all in the form of a board game! In Gods of Metal: The Chosen we create a band and write epic songs which will not only burn into our memory but also defeat the unholy lords of hell. Apart from the unusual atmosphere, the game sports a set of pretty complex mechanics, that guarantee lots of fun and the ability to train your brain cells while planning your actions.
4. Oathsworn: Into The Deepwood
We all love games that allow us to experience a long and epic adventure. Even better when they have a grimdark atmosphere, a story to tell and can also shock us when necessary. Oathsworn has all of these. Long, complex campaign with an adventure journal plus some hidden components that appear one by one. It’s definitely worth checking out!
5. Zombicide 2nd Edition
Some people say that when it comes to Zombicide: everything was already invented and the topic has been exhausted. Despite that the time has come to go back to the roots and upgrade the original game of the series to new heights. The upgrade is by no means limited to the visual side (miniatures, illustrations) but also the ruleset itself. Additionally, an expansion is also available as well as a pen & paper RPG. Thanks to all of these you can explore the zombie apocalypse in many new ways so even the owners of the original edition should feel satisfied.