Board Games on Facebook – Guest Article

March 11, 2010 at 12:40 am Leave a comment

5 Most Enjoyed Board Games On Facebook

With a zeal to present the latest information, applications, games, groups and activities, Facebook has become one of the most-preferred social networking sites. A friendly source and a medium to never lessen your interest. Facebook gives you the opportunity to interact with your friends using different stylish and trendy interactives. While you play a quiz or become a part of groups, you can also enjoy some of the most-enjoyed board games on Facebook. So pick your game from the list mentioned below and confront your pals to play your board game on facebook.

Note: We here at still recommend the good old family game night. The experience of being face to face at the table can’t be duplicated online. This is why board games remain a popular means of getting away from the computer screen. However, playing online gives you more opportunities to play so it’s a great way to meet new people and pass time between game nights.

Backgammon is rooted with the elements of luck and some methods that you can follow to play and succeed against another facebook player. You search and add this application and a list of rooms will be displayed for you to pick from. Some rooms have players waiting for someone to join in whereas in other rooms you can actually watch two players playing. So spin your virtual dice, shift the pieces and open your own room if you want to begin your own game.

Skype is the basic tool that needs to be installed and in a running mode so as to activate the game of backgammon. Skype services gives you the benefit to interact with the game opponent’s via chat, speak over VoIP and transfer photos and other files.

Chess Pro
The experts who created Scrabulous on facebook also made this brain game application. Chess Pro is a heroic game which requires mind power and observation. You just don’t have to take the pains to stay online while opponent is online.

When you begin the game you will see a board of chess on your facebook profile. The game will have the horses and the knights where all the pieces try to overpower the king by confronting in various directions. Your task is All you need to do is to drag and drop your men around the board and then click on “Play Move” to make your move final. Then you can relax and wait for your opponent to make their move. The chat screen enables you can use to send messages to your opponent while the game is going on.

Scrabble as we all know is a game based on word formation. Facebook introduced the same game by naming it Scrabulous. It involves the basic rules of scrabble to arrange and create meaningful words out of the alphabets picked up randomly by the players. It is a learning game as it helps in vocabulary development. So defeat your friends by using language skills and challenge them by playing Scrabulous on Facebook. You get a chance to have fun, relax and also brush your language skills. So try to be the Scrabulous champion in your group.

Reversi / Othello
Just get your friends or anyone to join you in building the strategy and using smart brains to play Reversi / Othello on facebook. The way you play it is simple and neat.

There are little green dots on the board at different positions where you can move your pieces to. You can chat with your opponent while you play using the message board. Make as many of the pieces as you can your color and you win. So get on to challenge your pals in this strategy game and make sure you wear the thinking cap first.

This is one board game that is presented in various themes by many changes and alterations. Facebook too has created its version of Monopoly. Here, you can play the game of Monopoly by completing against three other computer generated players. It easy for the player as it involves simple steps and has no hard rules to learn.

So get the dice rolling, shift your pieces and purchase your assets. Place your hotels and houses just as you play in the Monopoly board game. The benefit is that the money count is in the middle of the board so you’ll always know how much you can lend out. It’s tough to judge what the other player is upto as it moves really quickly. So go ahead in making business out of this money.

Author Bio: Aum has been part of board gaming info over 10 months now and part of the web industry over 2 years now.
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