If you aren't sure what kind of modern board games you might like, here is the place. Here are some categories and mechanics of games and examples of games you might have played at one time that fall into those categories. Clicking on the category will set up a search for games of that type.

Game Type: Children's
Examples:
Children's Games
Game Category: Economic
Examples:
boardgame/1406
boardgame/1406
Game Category: Card Game
Examples:
General Card Games
Game Category: Deduction
Examples:
boardgame/2425
Clue
Game Category: Word Game
Examples:
Scrabble
Boggle
Game Category: Territory Building
Examples:
boardgame/181
Game Category: Wargame
Examples:
boardgame/181
Game Category: Bluffing
Examples:
Clue
Game Category: Murder/Mystery
Examples:
Clue
Game Category: Action / Dexterity
Examples:
Mouse Trap
Jenga
Operation
Game Category: Dice
Examples:
Boggle
Yahtzee
Game Category: Real-time
Examples:
Boggle
Game Category: Party Game
Examples:
Trivial Pursuit
Pictionary
Game Category: Trivia
Examples:
Trivial Pursuit
Game Mechanic: Set Collection
Examples:
boardgame/1406
boardgame/1406
Yahtzee
Game Mechanic: Roll / Spin and Move
Examples:
boardgame/1406
boardgame/1406
Sorry!
boardgame/5048
boardgame/5432
Game Mechanic: Pattern Building
Examples:
Connect Four
Game Mechanic: Tile Placement
Examples:
Scrabble
Game Mechanic: Take That
Examples:
Sorry!
Game Mechanic: Area Movement
Examples:
boardgame/181
Game Mechanic: Area Control / Area Influence
Examples:
boardgame/181
Game Mechanic: Hand Management
Examples:
Cribbage
Game Mechanic: Dice Rolling
Examples:
Yahtzee
Game Mechanic: Press Your Luck
Examples:
Yahtzee
Game Mechanic: Partnerships
Examples:
Pictionary
Game Mechanic: Line Drawing
Examples:
Pictionary
Game Family: Combinatorial
Examples:
Othello
boardgame/171
boardgame/2083
boardgame/2386