25 Board Games We’re Excited for at Origins 2019

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We can't wait to attend Origins Game Fair 2019!

It's going to be an amazing few days full of new board games. So many of our favorite game publishers will be there as well as knew ones we are eager to learn more about.

These are the top 25 board games we want to see and play while at Origins 2019.

Most of these are family board games, but a couple are ones that may not be suitable to play with our kids and best reserved for game nights with adults.

Our Top 25 Origins 2019 Preview Picks:

  1. Roll for Adventure
  2. Everyone Loves A Parade
  3. SpyMaster
  4. Dungeon Academy
  5. Harry Potterâ„¢ Hogwarts Battleâ„¢ Defence Against the Dark Arts
  6. Die Hard: Nakatomi Heist
  7. Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker
  8. Draftosaurus
  9. Planet
  10. Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth
  11. My First Castle Panic
  12. Periodic: A Game of the Elements
  13. Kōhaku
  14. Bugs on Rugs
  15. Wreck Raiders
  16. Papillon
  17. Arraial
  18. HexRoller
  19. Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky
  20. Deadly Doodles
  21. Little Monster That Came For Lunch And Stayed For Tea
  22. Fire In The Library
  23. Cartographers: Roll Player Tale
  24. Lockup: Roll Player Tale
  25. Fiends and Familiars: Roll Player Expansion

Interested in watching The OP's live playthrough of Die Hard: Nakatomi Heist? You can watch the replay on Twitch here.

If you haven't watched any of Chaz's top 10 videos for BoardGameGeek, you can see the TOP 10 HOTTEST BOARD GAMES JUNE 2019 here.

We went through this list of over 300 games on the Origins Game Fair preview list on BoardGameGeek so you don't have to, but you can browse the full list here if you'd like!

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We are a family of gamers. Mom (Darcy/Syrana) and Dad (Brian/Sideshow) have been gaming for as long as they can remember back when you only had a joystick to use and saved your games to cassette tapes.

They've been gaming together since they met in 2002. Sometime after 2006, they both started playing World of Warcraft and did that for many years. They started this blog, originally called Sideshow & Syrana which has now transitioned to the new Stay-At-Home Gamers site, while keeping all of the original content.

Starting in 2010, two more gamers came along (now known as Princess Boo and Mr. X) and they are now old enough where they both enjoy playing games and watching others play games. They are both excited to have others to watch them play their favorite games. Come along with us and let's enjoy these games together!