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4 Awesome Mensa-Approved Board Games

in Awesome Game Gifts,Awesome Gift Guide,Awesome Kids,Awesome Learning

We love a good board game. When we look for new games to add to our collection, one of the first places we check for good games is Mensa. Yes, Mensa, the smart people who, every year, put their stamp of approval on games.

We’ve put together a guide of 4 Mensa-approved games we think are pretty Awesome.

Awesome Mensa-Approved Board Games


Age Range 10+ | 2-4 Players
“A World of Beautiful Colors comes alive as players choose commission cards picturing 34 of the finest European art works of the past six centuries.”

Pirate Versus Pirate

Age Range 8+ | 2-3 Players
The Swashbucklin’ Game of Swords and Rewaaarrrds “Three bands of pirates have discovered an island brimming with treasure. Conquer the island by capturing the gold and silver, or by eliminating the enemy pirates. Position your pirates carefully, enemies are all around and they are hungry for treasure.” 


Age Range 8+ | 2-6 Players
“Outwit your opponents by stomping their marbles before they stomp yours. Outmaneuver by leaving their stomper trapped with no escape. Out stomp the competition and you win. The more you play, the more you learn the strategy behind the stomping.”

Forbidden Island

Age Range 10+ | 2-4 Players
“You and your team can be the first to breach the borders of the Archeans’ ancient mystical empire in the collaborative card game Forbidden Island, by Gamewright. In this game, teamwork proves essential to locate the Earth Stone, the Statue of the Wind, the Crystal of Fire, and the Ocean’s Chalice as the Island floods beneath your feet. Adventure… if you dare!”