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 are currently 3 Board Game Terms in this directory beginning with the letter B.
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BGG is shorthand for BoardGameGeek. See "BoardGameGeek".Submitted by: Paul Shapiro
BoardGameGeek [Game Website] Submitted by: Paul Shapiro
BoardGameGeek is a very prominent board game website that acts as both a community forum and board game database.
Brain Burner(s) [Game Term] Submitted by: Paul Shapiro
A term to describe a game which requires deep, analytical thinking with complex decision trees. The decision are difficult and thus said to "burn your brain".