Asmodee UK recommends Christmas Must-Have Games!
The must-have, fun-filled games to play with friends and family this Christmas!
We all love Christmas. It’s the time of year for wholesome, festive fun! From the big Christmas
dinner, to work Christmas do’s, it’s the time of year to bring families and friends together to
Board games have become a tradition in many households. Whether it’s cracking into a game
on a cosy evening, during an after-dinner slump or warming up after a cold winter walk. Board
games are great for creating memorable moments over the festive break, especially with a
glass of mulled wine or a hot chocolate in hand!
They also make great gifts too, especially if you’re struggling to know what to get for that certain
Here’s Asmodee UK’s Game Must-Haves for this festive season:
Keep these 5 Jungle related crazy words in mind. Much like being in the jungle, you’ve got to keep your wits about you and be quick. You’ll need to spot the match between a card and a spoken word. When there’s a match, race against each other to slap your hand on the central pile of cards. The last one to do so must take them all. The winner will be the first to get rid of all their cards. Will you be the winner?
2+ Players, Age 8+
The smash-hit observation game where players race to match the identical symbol between cards. Reliant on a sharp eye and quick reflexes, Dobble creates excitement for children and adults alike while keeping every player involved in the action.
2+ Players, Age 6+
Fast and frantic, players race against each other to build crossword grids. No pencil, paper or board required. You will have a bunch of fun as you race to the finish by using all your letter tiles first. Comes in a small banana-shaped pouch, perfect for playing on the go!
2+ Players, Age 7+
The party game where your team-mates have to guess what you’re drawing, miming, humming or talking about. But be careful –there’s always one forbidden answer your team-mates mustn’t guess. It’s time to see who can take a HINT!
4+ Players, Age 15+
Put your knowledge of your fellow players to the test! In each round, players secretly answer a personal question with a number. Then, without discussion, try to rank your answers in ascending order and reveal your answers to find out your score. After 8 rounds, will you have the highest score?
4-8 Players, Age 8+
From DJ and Radio Presenter Matt Edmondson. In a fastest-thinker-first frenzy, players take turns to deal a combination of Letter Cards and Action cards, into three piles. Action Cards change how you must answer using the two Letter Cards. The possibility of answers are absolutely endless – use your Noggin and think of an answer, quick!
2+ Players, Age 10+
Race against other players to claim the most important bus lines and complete their destination tickets, connecting the districts of London. The elegantly simple gameplay of this stand-alone version of Ticket to Ride is ideal for both beginners and seasoned players.
2-4 players, Ages 8+
Trade, Build and Settle on the island of CATAN! Travel to a rich island and put down settlements, harvest and trade resources and invest in upgrades to become the most prosperous colony around. CATAN has
delighted millions of families across the world with its fun and easy-to- learn gameplay.
3-4 Players, Ages 10+
It’s a race to retrieve one of the 30 items from a sock – no peeking inside! A hilarious family party game for teams; using only one hand, will you be the first to feel out what you’re looking for? This game is insanely competitive for all ages and anyone can win
2+ Players, Ages 8+
You may be asking, who is Asmodee UK?
Asmodee UK is the UK’s largest games distributor and home to many of the UK’s most popular
games including Dobble, CATAN, Carcassonne, Bananagrams and Ticket to Ride. They are
also the UK’s main distributor for the ever so popular Pokémon Trading cards.
The new Asmodee UK Headquarters is well underway on the Bordon Relief Road. Local
residents may have noticed the office and warehouse building is starting to take shape over the
last few months. Asmodee’s IT Director James Greenman has stated “The building continues
apace – the glass has now been installed and we expect that the warehouse floor will be laid in
November. The structural steel work for the racking is currently in production and on track to be
delivered in December, prior to installation starting in January 2023”. Asmodee are aiming to
move from their current, outgrown sites in Alton and on the Bordon Enterprise Park to this new,
state of the art building in 2023.
If this sounds interesting and you want to work for a fantastically fun and growing industry,
Asmodee UK have a range of warehouse and other roles available currently including
permanent, fixed term and temporary contracts, all available NOW.