Board Games for Ravenclaws

They may have Wizard Chess, but witches and wizards can find great entertainment from muggle games as well. So I decided to curate lists of games that witches and wizards of each house would enjoy. And of course, I have to start with my own house, Ravenclaw. 

For Ravenclaws, it’s all about the strategy. Focusing more on developing a logical plan, Ravenclaws would enjoy games focused less on direct combat and more about seeing a plan take action towards victory. Worker placement games are great for Ravenclaws for these reasons.

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Lords of Waterdeep

Lords of Waterdeep is a quintessential work placement strategy game. Based in the D&D universe, Ravenclaws will love the multiple strategies and figuring out the best path to victory for their character.

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Tokaido

Tokaido is the combat-free strategy game Ravenclaws will love. Its themeing is relaxing, which keeps the game about the strategy and not about defeating opponents.

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Star Fluxx

Although it is more chaotic than the other games on this list, Star Fluxx, and really any Fluxx game, provides more of a challenge to a Ravenclaw. The rules and the objective is always changing, so the ready mind of Ravenclaw is more on their toes when playing a Fluxx game.

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Carcassonne

Carcassonne is a true classic. It shares similar reasoning with Tokaido, where it’s combat free strategy can let a Ravenclaw focus in on the victory condition. Carcassonne also has opportunities to work together depending on how you play, which can lead Ravenclaws into some brainstorming.

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Citadels

Much like the rest of this list, Citadels is all about that strategy and making a plan to lead you to victory. Citadels, in particular, takes a lot of planning and logic, which are assets of any Ravenclaw when gaming.

Are you a Ravenclaw? What games would you put on this list? Let me know with a comment!

Check out the other house posts also! I’ve done Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin also!

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