You are bird enthusiasts—researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors—seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your network of wildlife preserves.


You’re a fallen leader attempting to restore your honor and power in an alternate history 1920s period. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and Valor.


Find adventure in a marvelous asymmetric game. Root provides limitless replay value as you and your friends explore the unique factions all wanting to rule a fantastic forest Kingdom.


In Catan, players try to be the dominant force on the island of Catan by building settlements, cities, and roads. On each turn dice are rolled to determine what resources the island produces.

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure where players collect cards of various types of train cars that enable them to claim railway routes connecting cities in various countries.


From designer Matt Leacock, Pandemic is a cooperative game of teamwork for two to four players. As members of an elite disease control team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay. Work together as you travel the globe to treat infections while collecting the cards you need to discover a cure for each disease.

Small World

Literally. A bunch of different races (halflings, dwarves, ratmen, skeletons, giants … have decided to settle a territory which is sparsely populated by a few remaining tribes, but there’s simply not enough space for everyone, which leads to armed conflicts pretty quickly. With mix-and-match races and quirky powers.


Use your cunning to outsmart your opponents, or connect with them to share your growth, as you use your followers to build the area around your fortified city. An ever expanding board becomes your countryside with cities, roads, monasteries, and fields, strategically placed and defended on your way to victory.


Discover the unique abilities of your own Disney villain as you work towards your story-based, strategic objective.


A word association game complete with spies, agents, secret identities, and assassins. Use the clues to figure out the true identities of the codenames, avoid the opposing team, and elude the assassin on your way to victory.

Exploding Kittens

A card game for people who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats. It’s a highlystrategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette…

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Fantastic Games is the Best Game Store in Idaho

Fantastic Games has won Best of Boise again! As the 2022 winner, we remain commited to serving more than just Boise and Meridian. We are here to serve all of Idaho!

We win every year because we have the largest selection of puzzles and board games in all of the Northwest. If you are looking for a board game or puzzle, the chances are we have what you are looking for. Thank you for your support, Boise!


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Stop in today to pick up a copy of Precious Cargo! In Precious Cargo you are the leader of a country. To start, all you have is a single ship with one sail. By making clever choices about what goods to trade, which ports to visit and colonize, and when to invest in improving your fleet, you could build an empire and make a fortune for your country! #games #local #localbusiness #boise #preciouscargo ...

We love helping out Toys for Tots! This year we are especially grateful that we were able to help them get all the puzzles and games they needed! #buylocal ...

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In the Red Dragon Inn (RDI) you are a fantasy adventurer in a tavern after a successful adventure, surrounded by your fellow adventurers. You spend the night drinking and gambling. This premise becomes a cutthroat battle to see who can keep their coins and sobriety the longest.

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Here's a game that's enormous fun and will sharpen your wits and hone your imagination. The 54 images were designed by Rory O'Connor of Ireland, a trainer in creativity and creative problem-solving. They can be used to arrive at answers or decisions in an indirect and ingenious way.

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As you are out and about for pleasure and in celebration of Memorial Day this weekend, please remember to stop into Fantastic Games for our Memorial Day sale.

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Pass it left, pass ir right, make it center.

Left Center Right with cards instead of dice. Instead of rolling dice, players turn over 3 cards from the deck of cards that include L, C, R, and dots. Each card tells where the players chips go. The last player with chips is the winner.

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In Now or Never, you and up to three friends compete to best rebuild your ancestral village and guide the rest of the villagers on their journey home. Although the creatures of the meteorite have lost much of their strength, many of them remain, and you must fight them off to protect traveling villagers. Now or Never is the third game in the Arzium storybook series that includes Above and Below and Near and Far.

Buy it from Fantastic Games today right now on Instagram. If not now, then when?

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We are a small company with big dreams, and we know what it takes to get where we want to go. It takes a team of dedicated and happy people with a shared dream of turning a hobby into a passion. 

Fantastic Games is more than a place to work. It is a place where you get to let your inner child out and live your dreams. Fantastic Games is the best place to work in Idaho because every member of the Fantastic Games team is a part of something fantastic and fun.

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Don’t Be Stupid Kickstarter Campaign

We Design Our Own Games!

Have your trivia nights grown dull with the same lame trivia game your grandpa used to play. Well, Don’t Be Stupid! Don’t Be Stupid is the game that will fix all that with fun trivia questions that expand your general knowledge and create interesting conversation. Each playing card comes with a trivia question, a trivia answer, a debate question, and cited sources. A variety of ways to play, the possibilities are endless. 

(Note… We will be relaunching our Kickstarter soon. Keep an eye out!)


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