A list of twelve great boardgames published by The Guardian – the fact that a mainstream newspaper covers this topic is actually more significant for me than the list itself.

Will Freeman writes on The Guardian: “So for those looking to convince a cohabitant that the living room’s shelves can bear the weight of more games, or for readers trying to persuade themselves it is worth flinging £40 at the counter of a gaming shop, here are 12 brilliant board and card-based titles that just happen to make you a better person, from those that bring history to life, to others that will teach you a thing or two about working together for the greater good”.

Read the full list at http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/nov/26/board-games-to-make-you-a-better-person