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Board Games @ Cal State LA

Information about the current board games at Cal State LA

Card Games (A - Z)

Boss Monster Box Cover

Boss Monster

Inspired by a love of classic video games, this game pits 2-4 players in a competition to build the ultimate side-scrolling dungeon. Players compete to lure and destroy hapless adventurers, racing to outbid one another to see who can build the most enticing, treasure-filled dungeon. The goal of Boss Monster is to be the first boss to amass ten souls, which are gained when a Hero is lured and defeated — but a player can lose if his Boss takes five Wounds from Heroes who survive his dungeon.

  • Players: 2 - 4
  • Playtime: 30 min
  • Age: 13+

Donated By Brotherwise Games

Chemistry Fluxx Box Cover

Chemistry Fluxx

Chemistry Fluxx is the elemental car game where the rules are always changing. Use atoms and laboratory gear to match the current goal and win! chemistry Fluxx is the perfect compound of chance and skill, where you'll not only be playing with elements and molecules, but you'll also be learning about them! chemistry Fluxx is so much fun you'll be playing it more than periodically.

  • Players: 2 - 6
  • Playtime: 5 - 30 Min
  • Age: 8+

dominion board game box

Dominion

In Dominion, each player starts with an identical, very small deck of cards. In the center of the table is a selection of other cards the players can "buy" as they can afford them. Through their selection of cards to buy, and how they play their hands as they draw them, the players construct their deck on the fly, striving for the most efficient path to the precious victory points by game end.

  • Players: 2 - 4
  • Playtime: 30 Min
  • Age: 13+

Donated By Rio Grande Games

Fairy Tale Fluxx Box Cover

Fairy Tale Fluxx (Coming Soon!)

Fluxx is a card game in which the cards themselves determine the current rules of the game. By playing cards, you change numerous aspects of the game: how to draw cards, how to play cards, and even how to win. Fairy Tale Fluxx, illustrated by renowned folk artist Mary Engelbreit, brings the zaniness of "the card game of ever-changing rules" to the land of "happily ever after", and the results are fit for a king!

  • Players: 2 - 6
  • Playtime: 5- 30 Min
  • Age: 8+

Loteria Board Game

Loteria (Coming Soon!)

Loteria is a traditional Mexican game combining cards and Bingo, and it has been played as a game of chance, as a pastime and for educational purposes. Cards are drawn and the illustrations matched to Bingo-like grid cards, each showing 16 of the 54 possible cards. Like Bingo, one may win by matching all of the fields on the grid-card, or by matching a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line.

  • Players: 2-10
  • Playtime: 10 Min
  • Age: 4+

Munchkin Apocalypse Card Game Box

Munchkin Apocalypse

Munchkin Apocalypse is a core set in the Munchkin series with an end of the world theme that includes natural disasters, zombie takeovers, Armageddon, alien invasions, nuclear war, etc. It's the end of the world! In Munchkin Apocalypse, every possible natural (and unnatural) disaster has happened. You are a rugged survivor in a world full of people – and things – that want to kill you and take your stuff. So do it to them first! And what's with all these seals running around? Don't they know the world is about to end? You should keep an eye on that seventh one in particular . . .

  • Players: 3 - 6
  • Playtime: 90 Min
  • Age: 10+

Donated By Steven Jackson Games

Munchkin Legends Board Game Box

Munchkin Legends: Guest Art Edition

Munchkin Legends is the Munchkin card game about legendary adventure...with none of that role playing stuff. You'll defeat mythic monsters and grab fabled magic items! Don the Death Mask and Achilles' Heels. Wield Thor's Hammer...or maybe the Magic Bassoon. Start by slaughtering the Heebie-Jeebies and Johnny Zucchiniseed, and work your way up to the Kraken...

  • Players: 3 - 6
  • Playtime: 90 Min
  • Age: 10+

Donated By Steven Jackson Games

Munchkin Lite Board Game Box

Munchkin Lite

Go down in the dungeon. Kill everything you meet. Backstab your friends and steal their stuff. Grab the treasure and run. Admit it. You love it. And you'll love this version of the game. It's got all the same dungeon-crawling, pun-making, backstabbing madness of original Munchkin.

  • Players: 3 - 4
  • Playtime: 60 Min
  • Age: 10+

Donated By Steven Jackson Games

Munchkin Xmen Board Game Box

Munchkin X-Men

Join the X-Men on a thrilling adventure to defend mankind from renegade mutants. In the game, players take on the role of students attending Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters and team up with Professor X, Wolverine, and more super-charged mutants to take down the likes of Sabretooth, Juggernaut, and the almighty Magneto.

  • Players: 3 - 4
  • Playtime: 60 - 120 Min
  • Age: 10+

Donated By Steven Jackson Games

Simon's Cat Card Game Box

Simon's Cat

The fast-paced Simon's Cat Card Game features adorable art taken directly from animator and illustrator Simon Tofield's YouTube series, Simon's Cat. In the game, players go around the table playing cards to escape Simon's attention. Get caught and you get Blame; get too much Blame and you get fed last. No one wants that.

  • Players: 3 - 6
  • Playtime: 10 - 25 Min
  • Age: 6+

Donated By Steven Jackson Games

Super Kitty Bug Slap Card Game Box

Super Kitty Bug Slap

Grab the coolest cats you can find for some bug-slappin' action in this a speedy card game of swift thinking and quick paws! Super Kitty Bug Slap is a fast-paced game that lets 3 to 5 players see who has the most skills. When the game ends, the quickest kitty with the most cards wins!

  • Players: 3 - 5
  • Playtime: 20 Min
  • Age: 6+

Donated By Steven Jackson Games

Sushi Go Card Game Box

Sushi Go

In Sushi Go!, you are eating at a sushi restaurant and trying to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for collecting the most sushi rolls or making a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value! And once you've eaten it all, finish your meal with all the pudding you've got! But be careful which sushi you allow your friends to take; it might be just what they need to beat you!

  • Players: 2 - 5
  • Playtime: 15 Min
  • Age: 8+

Uno Dare Box

Uno

Players race to empty their hands and catch opposing players with cards left in theirs, which score points. In turns, players attempt to play a card by matching its color, number, or word to the topmost card on the discard pile. If unable to play, players draw a card from the draw pile, and if still unable to play, they pass their turn. Wild and special cards spice things up a bit.

  • Players: 2 - 10
  • Playtime: 30 Min
  • Age: 6+

Uno Dare

Uno Dare

The familiar fun race to yell "UNO!" comes with wild, new choices! While playing the color and numbers matching game, you're faced with a decision: draw extra cards or take a dare! Dare cards come in 3 categories: Family, Show-Off, and Daredevil, with 16 dares on each card. You may end up talking like a pirate until your next turn, or standing on one foot, or even showing your best dance moves! There is even a blank card to make up your own dares!

  • Players: 2 - 10
  • Playtime: 30 Min
  • Age: 7+

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