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Top 10 Scary Board Games for Halloween Game Night

Halloween is here, and if you're looking for a spine-tingling way to celebrate, why not gather your friends and family for a Halloween board game night? Board games with horror, supernatural, or thriller themes are the perfect way to set the mood for a memorable and eerie evening.

To make your game night even more special, we've also got some fantastic recommendations for custom playmats and accessories from Inked Gaming that will take your Halloween gaming experience to the next level. So, grab your flashlight, light some candles, and prepare for a night of scary fun!

1. Betrayal at Baldur's Gate

Betrayal at Baldur's Gate

This adaptation of the classic Betrayal at House on the Hill board game brings you to the dark streets of Baldur's Gate. Explore a haunted mansion, uncover dark secrets, and be prepared for a betrayal that can occur at any moment.

2. Eldritch Horror

Eldritch Horror

Set off on a globe-trotting adventure to stop the Ancient Ones from awakening. This cooperative game offers a Lovecraftian horror experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

3. Mansions of Madness

Mansions of Madness

Dive into the Lovecraftian universe once again with this app-driven board game. Solve mysteries, uncover the truth, and face unspeakable horrors as you explore eerie mansions.

4. Dead of Winter

Dead of Winter

If you love the idea of surviving a zombie apocalypse, this is the game for you. Work together with your fellow survivors, but beware of potential traitors in your midst.

5. Fury of Dracula

Fury of Dracula

Track down the infamous vampire Count Dracula in this thrilling hidden movement game. Will you and your fellow hunters stop him before he spreads his dark influence?

6. Arkham Horror: The Card Game

Arkham Horror: The Card Game

This cooperative card game immerses you in the stories of H.P. Lovecraft. Investigate dark mysteries, battle monsters, and make crucial decisions that will affect your character's fate.

7. Horror Trivia Board Games

Shadows in the Forest

Test your horror knowledge with board games like Horror Trivial Pursuit or Shadows in the Forest, where you play by the eerie glow of a lantern.

8. Gloom


This card game takes a unique twist on storytelling. Make your family of misfits as miserable as possible before they meet their untimely ends, all while weaving a dark narrative.

9. Mysterium


In this cooperative deduction game, one player takes on the role of a ghost, and the others must interpret their cryptic messages to solve a murder. A truly haunting experience!

10. Zombie Kidz Evolution

Zombie Kidz Evolution

Perfect for a family-friendly Halloween game night, this game is a legacy-style cooperative board game where kids and adults can team up to fend off hordes of zombies.


BONUS: Inked Gaming Playmat and Accessories

For each of these spooky board games, consider enhancing your gaming experience with custom playmats and accessories from Inked Gaming. Create a playmat featuring your favorite horror-themed design or characters, and ensure your cards stay safe with matching card sleeves. These custom products add an extra layer of immersion to your Halloween game night, making it even more memorable.

This Halloween, skip the traditional scares and opt for a night of terrifying board games with friends and family. With these spine-tingling board games and custom playmats from Inked Gaming, you're in for an unforgettable Halloween gaming experience. So, gather your fellow thrill-seekers, grab your favorite games, and prepare to face the unknown in the dark of the night. 

Happy Halloween gaming!

Team Inked



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