New and classic board games to suit every personality type

Breaking out a board game is a classic cottage pastime, and there has never been a better time to be a board game enthusiast than right now. Despite the popularity of cellphone games, streaming TV, and highly sophisticated video gaming systems, board games are experiencing a huge resurgence. There’s just something special about getting together with family and friends to hang out, crack jokes, and engage in a little friendly (or heated) competition—no screens, required.

These days, the only problem with sitting down to play a board game is choosing which one to play. There are so many options out there, it can be tough to know which games will suit your players best. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the best games, old and new, for every personality type. Whichever of these games you choose, fun is pretty much guaranteed.