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12 Board Game Subscription Boxes for a Fun Night In

If you want to start a family game night tradition, rather than dusting off the dominoes or grabbing a deck of cards, take your fun to the next level with some of the best board game subscription boxes out there.

These monthly board game boxes will have you putting your thinking caps on to delve into a world of puzzles and ciphers, become detectives, solve DIY escape room mysteries and unlock the keys you need to get the win.

Dive in and escape reality because life is more fun when you play games.

1. Escape the Crate

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Price: Starts at $29.99/2 months

What You’ll Get: Call your friends over or gather the family together for an at-home escape room adventure with the Escape the Crate bi-monthly subscription. Every other month you’ll have to bring your A game as you work together to decode ciphers and solve riddles and puzzles until you’re able to sort out the historical mystery and make your escape.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. the 1st week of the month, every other month

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2. The Deadbolt Mystery Society

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Price: Starts at $24.99/month

What You’ll Get: If you’re looking for one of the best game night subscription boxes out there, look no further than the Deadbolt Mystery Society monthly subscription box. Unbox suspense-filled entertainment by unraveling and dissecting the clues you’re given on your way to solving each month’s stand alone mystery. It’s a real treat for all puzzle lovers.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. by the 4th of the month

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3. Madmen & Heroes

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Price: Starts at $30.00/month

What You’ll Get: Enter a world of days gone by and let the story unfold in front of you as you work your way through the historical mystery you’ll find in the Madmen & Heroes subscription box. Each month brings a new game, rooted in history, with plenty of truths to uncover and challenges to be worked out. If you’re seeking a solution, then a solution you shall find.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 28th of every month

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4. Sleuth Kings

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Price: Starts at $29.95/month

What You’ll Get: Calling all armchair detectives. Here’s your chance to be a part of the force. In each month’s Sleuth Kings box, you’ll get the chance to work with the lead detective and make your way through the case file. Read into the evidence to solve puzzles and ciphers and find out what really happened. There’s even a surprise in store for you after you successfully solve 4 cases!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 4th of each month

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5. Finders Seekers Mysteries

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Price: Starts at $30.00/month

What You’ll Get: The Finders Seekers Mysteries subscription box is perfect for the travel and game enthusiast. Immerse yourself in a new city and culture as you challenge yourself with puzzles and decipher complex codes. Each month’s theme will showcase a different setting for the enclosed mystery. Get crackin’ so you can crack the case.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 23rd of each month

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6. Dungeon Crate™

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Price: Starts at $35.95/month

What You’ll Get: Kick your D&D tabletop set-up into high gear with the monthly Dungeon Crate. Delivering a curated box of RPG goodies, from accessories and minis to dice and downloadable adventures and maps, each month you’ll add to your growing collection. It makes a great gift for your playgroup or DM.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. near the middle of each month

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7. Dice Envy

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Price: Starts at $5.00/month

What You’ll Get: Anyone even kind of familiar with the gaming world knows that gamers take their dice seriously. Dice Envy caters to the dice wants and needs of gamers playing d20 based games. Available in 2 subscription levels, you can choose to get 1 polyhedral die or 5-8 dice each month. Rare, metal, molded or otherwise, a high-quality dice variety is what you’re in for.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 30th of every month

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8. UnboxBoardom

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Price: Starts at $33.99/month

What You’ll Get: Family game night doesn’t always go as expected. Level the playing field with the element of surprise with UnboxBoardom, one of the top family board game subscriptions out there. Choose from featured monthly games or choose to be surprised. Then, select how often your family wants to get a new game, prepare a few snacks, and let the family fun (sans squabbling) begin!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of each month

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9. Boxed Locks

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Price: Starts at £25.00 + GBP/month

What You’ll Get: Boxed Locks is a monthly subscription game where the devil is really in the details. Each box is carefully designed to give you a fun challenge of puzzles, props and clues that all lead you to the code to unlock your final box. Created to give your brain a workout, the game is suitable for adults and children over 10. But, don’t worry, if you get a little stumped, we may be willing to drop you a hint or two.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the United Kingdom around the 4th of the month

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10. Dispatch

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Price: Starts at $24.99/month

What You’ll Get: Don your deerstalker cap and channel your inner Sherlock Holmes, because you’re on detective duty with Dispatch. Whether you’re playing with family, friends, or going solo, this game draws you into a mysterious world of scandal, romance and murder. With both offline and online game play, each box brings you deeper into the mystery and closer to cracking the case.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. 1-3 business days after ordering

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11. The Gray Matter Sodality

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Price: Starts at $20.00/month

What You’ll Get: Game night just got a lot more interesting with The Gray Matter Sodality. Based on reuniting the separated fragments of Albert Einstein’s much-studied brain, you and your family can work your way through this fictional tale as you use your own genius to solve physical puzzles. Month after month, get further into the story or work your way through a single self-contained month.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 3rd of every month

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