Games like Monopoly is one of the classic board games that people used to play before the technological era. After that, there have been several online or downloadable board games. The more modern games like Pandemic have a far greater fan base than the normal board games like Monopoly. Below are some of the best board games for Android.
1. AI Factory Limited
Being a developer on Google Play, AI Factory Limited is the cause of many amazing online board games. There are different versions of chess, checkers, backgammon, reverse, go, Sudoku, and even tic-tac-toe provided by AI Factory Limited. The games are at good functionality and efficiency. The best version is the free one and it will mostly suffice your desire to play, however, there is also a $30 super basic chess set if you want the real thing.
The general idea of Catan is to make settlements on the game board. The player with the longest road and the largest army wins. Resources are provided parallel to each settlement to every player. You win the resource every time the dice hits the number. The rules are adjacent to that of the normal board game. It also has an online multiplayer, various expansions, and more. Catan is worth a shot.
3. Elder Sign: Omens
Elder Sign: Omens is a mystery game that makes you focus on different clues, arcane items, and other things. Each player needs to compete with his/her fullest to get the most. The final goal is to defeat the final boss. The game’s difficulty setting determines the complexity of the final boss. It has many difficulty parameters, extra content, and more. Due to so many elements in this game, this makes it one of the most enjoyable games to play. With a price of $7, this game is available on Google Play.
4. Galaxy Trucker
This is one of the most unique board games ever. Galaxy Trucker’s concept is to build spaceships to survive in space. Tiles are built simply and ships are made. There are different hurdles as well to fight off bad guys. There are other features in this game as well such as multiplayer, online multiplayer, a campaign mode, and a couple of other gameplay modes. All in all, this game costs $4.99 and its physical copy is available on Amazon.
5. Mini Metro
Mini Metro is a simple game with a simple outlook. You put in your gaming skill and build a subway map for a city transit system. There are several aspects in this game such as 18 cities, various upgrades, and three different game modes for thorough and enjoyable gameplay. The game has simpler graphics and a somewhat different set of mechanics than Ticket to Ride. Both these games share uncanny similarities. The game costs $4.99 with no in-app purchase ads.
6. Mr. Jack Pocket
Comparatively older than the other big shots of the board games on Google Play, Mr. Jack Pocket has two main gameplay modes. One is named Jack Pocket who has to escape the police. Another player is named as Sherlock Holmes and Watson who have to catch the former. So it is like a detective game. There are certain difficulty modes in the game and you can set them according to your leisure, leaderboards, and a solo offline mode. It costs about $2.99 and you can purchase the whole game at that price.