Introverts, like you and me, make up a third to a half of the total population. Isn’t that amazing.
And the proportion is likely to be higher among the so-called “creative types.” How do you spend your leisure time apart from books? If you ask your extroverts friends, they naturally think of video games when they think of games for introverts. However, I am here to suggest an alternative hobby: board games!
Board games are becoming increasingly popular. What was once confined to the dusty back shelves of neighborhood-friendly toy stores has gained traction. Board games are loved equally, irrespective of your personality type.
In this article, we are going to have a look at some board games for introverts. Don’t worry, even if you’re an extrovert or an introverted extrovert (ambivert), you can still enjoy these board games.
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5 Best Board Games for Introverts
Trails are Parks’ little box sequel, with a similar theme, mechanics, and aesthetic but simplified goals for a shorter, easier-to-teach experience. Players will move back and forth across a single track of seven times as much as they can before sunset by going all the way from Trail’s End to Trailhead.
You must collect three different materials to fulfill the requirements of the badge cards at both ends of the path, and you must take pictures along the way to earn points. Bird logos appear on many pictures and badges, and the player with the most birds at the end of the game gets a reward of 4 points. Badges can also grant additional actions or resources, and stacking them strategically is critical to the success of the game.
7 Wonders thrives because it’s easy to pick up and understand, even for first-time players. On the other hand, the game skill ceiling is always high. This is why it has appeared on many top-notch designer lists of the 10 most influential board games for introverts in the past decade.
7 Wonders is a card game inspired by the seven wonders of the ancient world, each with its own set of strengths. Hardcore or new mechanics that modify your gameplay are examples of these strengths. One can give you the extra combat power, while the other might allow you to take cards from a discarded pile. Beginning with initial woodworking and trading, the game progresses through three thematic eras, from the development of sawmills and markets to the formation of labor organizations and trade unions.
When the community card stock runs out, players can only get more cards by interacting with other players at the table. In the last seconds of an era, every card counts, because you can inadvertently give your opponent extra victory points later.
The gameplay in Cascadia is straightforward – choose a habitat and animal, then play it in front of you – but the registration can be complicated. Experts argue that because there are so many different scorecards, players can choose whether they want a simpler and lighter game or a more complex one up front. There are nearly 1,000 score combinations to choose from, ensuring that no two Cascadia games are alike.
Rialto ranks fifth on our list of the best board games for introverts. As you cruise for absolute political dominance in Rialto, you watch gondolas drifting through Venice’s gorgeous waterways. Well, then this zone control game does not have a cool concept, but the gameplay is great. The mechanism for earning points is mostly based on area control, with an interesting card-making mechanic thrown in as a good metric.
The cards are then either auctioned or auctioned off, allowing for high levels of player interaction without the need to haggle or defend your cause. This allows our introverted friends to display superior thinking and planning abilities rather than manipulative speaking abilities.
Unbroken is a single-player card game where you play the sole survivor of a failed journey. When you find yourself in an unfriendly area, weak and wounded, you must gather your wits and strength, create weapons from scraps discovered nearby, and try to fight your way out by dealing with more difficult monsters. It is a good game for introverts to play to recharge because it is a game that you can only play by yourself.
You might be used to assuming that all introverts spend their time at home reading a book. Playing alone does not detract from the experience; In fact, I think it enhances it. These are the board games I recommend for introverts. So, if you know an introvert, suggest one of these board games for them.
Let me know in the comments what other board games do you play!