Christian Board Games

Abundant Harvest for Teens and Adults (Good)
If your kids are in the pre-teen or early teen years, this is a good game to play with them and get them thinking about real-life decisions. There isn't much direct Christian content in the game, but you can tell it's in the theme of the game, and you can certainly make your conversations about what God wants us to do in each situation and why.

Abundant Harvest for Teens and Adults

The Acts Board Game (Good)
Help spread the Good News and earn victory points at the same time! In this game, you gain points by spreading out on the map or increasing your number of followers in a region depending on the strategies you employ and the cards you draw. It's a fun game similar to other civilization-building games but with a much nobler purpose.


The American Bible Challenge (Fair)
I like that there's a variety of question types, including trivia, spelling, and sequencing, but the game can get a bit repetitive.


Angel Wars: The Board Game (Excellent)
I haven't seen the animated series this is based on, but this Checkers-like board game has a lot of replay value as you try to use different strategies to get your team to the other side of the board before your opponent does. It's a simple concept, but there are just enough twists to keep it engaging.

Talicor 4102709 Family Games Angel Wars Board Game

Bible Baffle (Fair)
This is another trivia game that's very simple to play as you move up in your rainbow, but some of the questions are rather difficult. It's also based on the KJV, which can sometimes be an issue when referencing certain names. All in all, you answer questions correctly or you don't. Not much more to it than that.


Bible Baseball (Fair)
Move your token around the bases as you and your teammates answer trivia questions correctly. It's been a Sunday School staple for years, but it works just as well with families who enjoy sports. There's not much strategy to the game, though, so the "baseball" is for visualization only.
Bible Baseball

Bible Challenge (Fair)
The goal of this trivia game is to be the first to answer a question from all seven categories correctly, and besides the categories, there's a wide variety of questions, both in the number of questions and in their difficulty. Still, it's not much more than a question and answer game.

The Bible Game: Old Testament and New Testament (Good)
The two editions of this game combine luck, trivia, and a little bit of strategy. It's a simple, fast game that's great for families to play together.



Bible Blurt! (Fair)
This is another trivia game that makes you think quickly to come up with the right word to answer the question. It's not too difficult, so it makes a good party game.

Bible Journeys / The Life of Series (Fair)
Each of these games have you answering multiple-choice trivia questions as you advance through the story on the board. They're good for review and discussion but are fairly simple.

Egypt to Canaan
Egypt to Canaan Game

The Life of Daniel

The Life of Christ
The Life of Christ

The Life of Paul

Bible Sequence (Excellent)
Draw the cards and work with your partner to get 5 in a row before the other team does. It will remind you of the Biblical events, and there are Scripture references on the cards to look up the stories while you play.

Bible Tribond (Good)
What do the three clues have in common? Get the answer right, and you're that much closer to winning this very Trinity-fitting game. While being mostly just another Trivia game, I like the unique style of clues. Having three clues also makes the game a bit easier than answering open-ended trivia questions.

Cactus Games Bible Tribond

Bible Trivia (Good)
I like the multiple choice aspect of this game. It gives disciples of every level a better chance at answering correctly and thus having fun. There are also Judgment spaces and cards that do a variety of things when you land on them (not all of them are bad for you).


Bibleopoly (Excellent)
Like Monopoly except totally different. In this game, you help your fellow players and build a church. It's a very fun idea that turns Monopoly on its head.

Late for the Sky Bibleopoly

Catholic Family Bible Game (Good)
Though it says "Catholic," this game is suitable for any Christian. And, yes, it looks dated, but it's still a good game. It's a trivia game with a board that's set up to walk through the Bible. The nice thing about the questions is that you can set different players to be on various difficulty levels, so it really is family-friendly, and even good for playing with those who don't know the Bible as well as some other players.


Champions of Faith (Excellent)
You play as a character from the Bible and have your own mission to achieve. You work your way around the board, choosing which direction you go, trying to land on the spaces that will help you achieve your goal. Meanwhile, every other player is doing something similar. If you've ever played the fantasy game Talisman, it will feel very familiar.


Commissioned (Excellent)
Watch the gameplay video by the creator!
Build the early church, collect the Scriptures, and survive persecution in this cooperative, very strategic game.

Chara Games Commissioned

Cranium: Bible Edition (Excellent)
One of my absolute favorite group games. It has everything from charades and Pictionary to trivia and word puzzles.

Cranium Bible Edition

Daystar (Excellent)
Rather than a game, this is more like a simulation of the Christian life! Walk through the entire experience of being saved, developing in Christlikeness, and battling temptation. There are also some trivia spaces that test your knowledge.


Divinity, the New Catholic Catechism Learning System (Good)
Players circle the board once, answering questions or performing activities for the spaces that they land on. It's a quick game and easy game to play and is a great way to learn or reinforce Christian teaching.


Exodus from Egypt (Good)
The art is great for this game, and the questions and board are good for reviewing or discussing the story. There's not a lot of strategy to the game, though.

Exodus From Egypt Board Game

Faith and Redemption (Excellent)
I love this game. First, you race to get the animals on the ark before the flood starts, then you travel the board seeking to avoid sins and convert as many people as possible. You have prayer and Scripture cards to help you along the way. Of course, landing on certain squares grants you bonuses as well, including forgiveness for sin cards you may have picked up during the game.


Inspiration! (Good)
Part trivia, part strategy, part luck, there's something in this game for everyone. There are 3 play modes that increase its complexity. It's also a short game to learn and play. It's also a little different in that you're not answering questions based on the Bible but on Christian history and how God has inspired Christians to make scientific discoveries. The battle systems come into play as you control angels and other guardians to defeat obstacles in your path. 


The Journeys of Paul (Good)
Strategize against the other players to see if you can build more churches in the places Paul visited.

Journeys of Paul Board Game

Kings of Israel (Excellent)
Play as the prophets trying to rid Israel of idolatry before the nation is overthrown by the Assyrians! This is a fun game that will get you into and thinking about the time of the kings and prophets in Israel's history. There's also a lot of variety and strategy involved, making it a very solid game. Also, check out the video game version of the game on PC or Mac!


Left Behind: The Movie Board Game (Fair)
It's lacking in gameplay, but it generates great discussion! This is one for those who enjoy the Left Behind franchise.


LifeStories: Christian Version  (Excellent)
This is a sharing game that's great for getting a group of people to talk. Use it to get to know some new friends or take it to your youth group to break the ice.

(Yes, I'm showing the back of the box on purpose.)


Miracles and Pitfalls  (Good)
Answer trivia questions as you move around the board. Get blessings from the miracle cards to help you, or bad luck from the pitfall cards. You can often answer the category of question that your knowledge is strongest in, but sometimes, you'll have to meet the challenge of answering a category where you might be lacking.


Pilgrim's Progress  (Good)
Coming with an illustrated book, this board game and story based on the classic allegory makes for some great discussion with your kids. Gameplay is fairly simple, though, as you mostly have to rely on the luck of the dice and what cards you pull without employing any conscious strategy.

Pilgrim's Progress: The Game

Portals and Prophets (Excellent, Video Intro)
Have you ever wanted to go back in time to witness the events of the Bible? This game is the next best thing! It reminds us of the stories with attractive cards and requires a lot of strategy to win against your opponents.


Redemption: City of Bondage (Excellent)
This is a very cool game. You enter the city and engage in spiritual warfare. Each enemy falls to your faith, wisdom, or good deeds.


The Road to Bethlehem (Excellent)
This is a game similar to Dungeons & Dragons in that you have one player who narrates the story and presents you with options. The difference, of course, is that it's a Christian game, and you play as yourself, not a character you make up. As a team, you decide what to do and participate in real-life active challenges to act out parts of the story. The game is set up in chapters so that you'll need to play a few times before you reach the end of the story.


Salvation Challenge (Good)
This is a game that really emphasizes giving to missions. Unlike Monolopy in which you want to amass wealth, the object of this game is to get saved, get baptized, and then, give all your money to God's work. There are also special tiles that you land on to read Scripture or consider a spiritual insight.

Watch the original explanatory video montage!

Salvation Challenge Board Game by Talicor

Settlers of Canaan (Excellent)
This edition of Settlers of Catan puts you in the shoes of one of the tribes of Israel, trying to settle your territory and organize the national capital of Jerusalem. If you like civilization building games, this one's for you.

Settlers Of Canaan

Sola Fide - "Faith Alone" (Good)
Catholics vs. Protestants at the dawn of Martin Luther's Reformation. Which side can win the most influence over the Holy Roman Empire? This is a fairly simple game with a lot of educational value. If you're interested in Christian history, it's well worth playing.

Solomon's Temple (Excellent)
Race against your opponent to be the first to build your temple. While you're trying to get it done, you'll also have to fight off the Babylonians, sacrifice for your people's sins, and attend to other national matters that a king of Israel would have dealt with.


Soul of the Empire (Excellent)
Watch the promo video or gameplay video!
Looking for some combat and strategy? Try this game that pits four factions - Romans, Jews, and Christians - against each other under Nero's rule. This is a historically grounded game for serious gamers.

Soul of The Empire

The Ungame: Christian Version (Good)
Answer questions while racing around the board. It's a great conversation starter.

The Ungame - Christian Version

Wisdom of Solomon (Good)
The title's a little deceiving because you're not playing or making decisions as Solomon. You're acting as his governors and competing for his favor as you build the kingdom and trade resources. It does take a lot of strategy to win, and some of the cards have Bible verses written on them as the flavor text. It also puts in the mindset of the time period, so it's worth playing but don't expect much spiritual benefit from this one.


Vatican: Unlock the Secrets of How Men Become Pope (Good)
Whether you're Catholic or not, you're bound to find this game interesting. It combines elements of Monopoly with role playing as you try to gain appointments in the Church and ensure that your opinions are viewed favorably by your fellow Cardinals. There's more luck than strategy to this game, but it's still a fun game to play, and it's certainly eye-opening, no matter what brand of Christian you are.


WWJD? (Good)
What would Jesus do? Think about how you could live out your faith in these real-life situations.


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