Top Cooperative Games to Play with Kids
Nathan D
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My son is 7 and he and his friends (ages 7-9) always ask to play board games when they come over or have a sleep over at my house. I have found that they have more fun with some of the cooperative games. I think this is since they have something to do at all times and we don't have issues with one kid winning and the others losing. Castle Panic is my son's friends favorite and they request it instead xbox time!!

I am always on the lookout for more cooperative games so please suggest some.
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1. Board Game: Castle Panic [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:811]
Nathan D
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2. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:584]
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3. Board Game: Mice and Mystics [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:204] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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4. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:255]
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5. Board Game: Sentinels of the Multiverse [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:268] [Average Rating:7.31 Unranked]
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6. Board Game: Flash Duel: Second Edition [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:1919]
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Not a true cooperative game, but *Betrayal* at Raid on Deathstrike Dragon is a fun cooperative mode for this game. When I run it with kids they love to work together and defeat me as the Dragon.
 
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7. Board Game: Forbidden Desert [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:263]
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8. Board Game: Lord of the Rings [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:698]
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It has a popular theme, and if the kids like it, there are good expansions to it.
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9. Board Game: Shadows over Camelot [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:317]
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Great theme, plus the "traitor" factor. Also has an expansion.
 
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10. Board Game: Catacombs [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:674]
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Not truly a co-op as someone, Im looking at you Nathan, has to play the overlord. A dungeon-crawl dexterity game, where a group of heroes, wooden disks, fights their way trough a number of rooms while slaying minions, again wooden disks, to finally, hopefully reach the final room and the big boss, a wooden disk.
You attack by flicking your disk and trying to hit another disk, my favorites are any archers who have little disks for arrows.
If you get a chance to try this gem, do.
 
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11. Board Game: 7 Days of Westerplatte [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:3757]
Nathan D
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Have not played this one yet, but could be a good as possibly a gateway oth heavier wargames
 
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12. Board Game: Ghost Stories [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:191]
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Been playing the ios version and thought it would be good for slightly older kids. Want to try out the tabletop version.
 
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