Elevate Your Holiday Gatherings: Unwrapping Christmas Board Games and Puzzles

by Alex Robinson

With the holiday season rolling in, family gatherings become the centrepiece of all our festivities. Such reunions are steeped in love and traditions offering us ample opportunities to create memories, share laughs and reinforce bonds that tie us together. 

Beyond the mere exchange of gifts and meals, these cherished gatherings are able to transform our moments into valuable shared experiences. At the centre of this lies board games and puzzles that serve as a powerful role in festivities. 

The best board games for Christmas are valuable vessels for connection, bridging ages, interests and creating lovely memories. Whether it's bringing the competitive spirit of board games or the collaborative effort in solving a puzzle, these engaging activities are often the highlight of our family gatherings. 

To take your Christmas celebrations to the next level, Just Geek is here to provide you with the best family board games for Christmas! Are you ready to unfold the board, scatter the puzzle pieces and revel in simple joys that bring us all together? 

Let’s begin!

The Magic of Board Games at Christmas

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Having the opportunity to solve a puzzle is a timeless pleasure that combines tranquillity with mental stimulation. Board games and puzzles perfectly capture your imagination and challenge your intellect in an engaging manner.

Gatherings around the best board games for Christmas allow your friends and family to collaborate in a focused setting, fostering a sense of togetherness and shared achievement. 

Do you find the act of fitting each piece into its place not only satisfying but also meditative? No wonder many families rely on board games during the holiday season - it promotes relaxation amongst the holiday chaos! 

Just Geek’s Best Board Games For Christmas 

1. Money Heist Mask Jigsaw Puzzle

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Step into the world of ‘La Casa de Papel’ with Just Geek’s Money Heist Jigsaw puzzle. Considered one of the best group board games, this 1000-piece puzzle is a captivating challenge for fans of the globally acclaimed series. 

This puzzle intricately weaves the iconic Salvador Deli Mask, synonymous with rebellion and intrigue, offering you a complex and engaging activity to take part in this Christmas season. Designed for dedicated puzzlers and ardent Money Heist enthusiasts, this puzzle promises hours of engrossing entertainment with your loved ones!

2. Official Risk Board Game

At your next game night, bring a classic board game to the table with the Official Risk. It's time to build your army, forge alliances and plan surprise attacks as you capture territories with your fellow players. 

Are you ready to achieve global conquest with Just Geek’s best Christmas board games for families? Whether you're a seasoned strategist or a newcomer to the world of board games, Risk offers a compelling blend of tactical planning and unpredictable challenges, making every game a unique adventure. No wonder this classic is considered one of the best board games for Christmas!

3. Harry Potter Diagon Alley Collection

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Bring the magical world of Harry Potter with the Diagon Alley Collection, a spellbinding 305-piece challenge exclusively available at Just Geek. This beautifully crafted puzzle invites you to piece together one of the most iconic locations from the beloved series. 

Crafted for Potterheads and puzzle enthusiasts, it offers a delightful way to immerse yourself in the enchanting universe of Hogwarts while engaging in a satisfying, hands-on activity. Get ready to bring Diagon Alley to life, one piece at a time!

4. Official Devil May Cry Bloody Palace Board Game

Ready to unleash your inner Devil Hunter with this hack-and-slash board game by bringing the Bloody Palace to your table? Execute ultimate attack combos that are just as stylish as they are deadly and outscore other Devil Hunters by facing waves of increasingly powerful enemies. On your route, collect red orbs to upgrade your hunter and mercilessly shred your way to victory!

With the ultimate blend of ​​strategy and action, Just Geek brings the beloved video game series to life. Ideal for fans and board game enthusiasts, it promises intense battles, strategic decision-making and the captivating lore of the Devil May Cry universe. Prepare to immerse yourself in a battle for supremacy, where only the most cunning and brave will triumph!

Tips for Hosting a Game and Puzzle Night

  • Select a Variety of Games and Puzzles: Choose a mix of board games and puzzles that cater to different interests and skill levels. This includes quick, casual games and longer, more strategic ones to suit varying preferences.
  • Create a Comfortable Space: Ensure there's enough room for everyone to play comfortably. Arrange seating around a large table and consider having a separate quiet corner for puzzle enthusiasts.
  • Plan for Breaks and Snacks: Keep snacks and drinks handy. You can consider easy-to-handle, non-messy finger foods to avoid any damage to the games or puzzles.
  • Explain the Rules Clearly: Before starting a game, make sure everyone understands the rules. Consider a quick practice round for more complex games.
  • Encourage Team Play: For larger groups, team-based games or collaborative puzzles can enhance the social experience and keep everyone involved.

Explore Just Geek’s Ultimate Board Game Collection 

Make your Christmas celebration all the more fun with Just Geek’s wide collection of the best family board games of all time!

At Just Geek, we have a variety of merch, figurines and collectables that are the ideal way to complete all your pop culture fantasies! From our extensive range of CosCups, Plushies, and Christmas Advent Calendars to our adorable TUBBZ selection, we are certain our collection won't disappoint. 

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