The world of board gaming comes with its own crazy lingo. The terminology can be confusing to newcomers and veterans alike—if not entirely ambiguous at times. This will serve as a living, breathing glossary where I will attempt to define board game related lingo and buzzwords.
This living glossary is a collaboration between Paul Shapiro and BoredGameTable. We will continue to add definitions.
There is currently 1 Board Game Term in this directory beginning with the letter A.
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Abstract games are strategy games that are usually without theme. Classic examples of abstract games include Chess, Backgammon, and Go. Modern examples include games like Santorini and Azul.Submitted by: Paul Shapiro