Get ready for a scream as we rank the scariest, spookiest, and most terrifying board games of all time. Whether you’re playing with a small cadre of close friends or teaming up with a larger group of acquaintances, these games are sure to satisfy your hunger for a good scare.
From classic horror board games like Arkham Horror to newer titles like Gloomhaven and Dead of Winter, these games feature a range of different scenarios, themes, and backdrops. And while some scary games can last up to four or more hours, other games, like One Night: Ultimate Werewolf, can be won in a matter of minutes.
Vote up the scariest board games to see which title is the spookiest of them all.
- Photo: Avalon Hill
Players: 3 to 6
Average game time: 30 min - 2 hours768Is this game a scream?
- Photo: Richard Launius / Chaosium
Players: 1 to 8
Average game time: 2-4 hours665Is this game a scream?
- Photo: Flying Frog Productions
Players: 2 to 6
Average game time: 60 - 90 mins545Is this game a scream?
- Photo: Libellud
Players: 2 to 7
Average game time: 40 mins5110Is this game a scream?