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Boardgame Cafe: Basecamp Cafe

Operating Hours

Thursday: 2.00pm – 11.00pm
Friday: 6.30pm – 11.00pm
Saturday: 2.00pm – 11.00pm

Basecamp Cafe hosts regular tabletop gaming sessions organised for Singapore International Meetup, which is run by Card Board Crew. These meetups are excellent avenues to meet new friends in Singapore to play games and have fun. Event organisers , game experts or regulars will get you quickly into a game, so you only need to bring yourselves to Simei. Boasting Singapore’s largest boardgame collection, Basecamp will definitely satisfy gamers of all skill levels and varying tastes!

🥤Casual Games

Casual games, also known as party games, are light on mechanics and instead focus on the fun factor of the game. They are usually played over short sessions and accommodate larger groups of players.

Game Title

Player Count

Links

A Fake Artist Goes to New York (2012)

5-10

Abandon Ship (2008)

3-7

Aquatico (2017)

2-5

Ave Caesar (1989)

2-6

Baker’s Dozen (2005)

3-6

Bakong (2009)

2-6

Balloon (2017)

2-4

Blokus (2000)

2-4

Boggle (1972)

1-8

Boomtown (2004)

3-5

Broken Hearts (2020)

4-6

Burger Up (2016)

2-4

Bye Bye Black Sheep (2017)

2-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Bye Bye Virus (2020)

2-6

Ca$h ’n Gun$ (2005)

4-8

Carcassonne (2000)

2-5

Cards Against Humanity (2009)

4-30

Castle Panic (2009)

1-6

Caveman Curling (2010)

2-6

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Chess (1475)

2

Chickyboom (2008)

2-4

Chocolate Fix (2013)

1

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Chope (2019)

2-6

Circus Grandioso (2012)

1-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Codenames (2015)

2-8

Codenames: Pictures (2016)

2-8

Coffee Shop (2019)

4-6

Colt Express (2014)

2-6

Corruption (2000)

3-7

Corsairs (2000)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Crossing (2013)

3-6

Dan and Phil’s Truth Bombs (2017)

4-8

Deadwood 1876 (2018)

2-9

Deception: Murder in Hong Kong (2014)

4-12

Deep Sea Adventure (2014)

2-6

Die Weinhandler (2000)

3-5

✨ Basecamp Specialty

DisX (2003)

2-6

Dixit: Odyssey (2011)

3-12

Dr. Eureka (2015)

1-4

Exploding Kittens (2015)

2-5

Family Business (1982)

2-6

Fish Eat Fish (2003)

2-5

Flip City (2014)

1-4

FrankenDie (2012)

3-6

Fruit Spy (2005)

3-5

Get Bit! (2007)

3-6

Get the MacGuffin (2018)

2-11

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Giza (2005)

2-6

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Going Postal (2019)

3-6

Gotta Go! (2012)

3-10

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Halli Galli (1990)

2-6

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Hanabi (2010)

2-5

Happy Salmon (2016)

3-6

Hey! That’s My Fish! (2003)

2-4

Hida-furukawa (2017)

2-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Hojo Pojo (2020)

2-6

Igloo Pop (2003)

2-6

Illusion (2018)

2-5

Ingenious (2004)

1-4

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Jaipur (2009)

2

Jamaica (2007)

2-6

Jetpack Joyride (2019)

1-4

Jungle Speed (1997)

2-8

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Just One (2018)

3-7

Kingdomino (2016)

2-4

Kittens in a Blender (2011)

2-4

Kobayakawa (2013)

3-6

Koe zoekt Boer (2008)

2-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Kopi King (2020)

1-6

Lethal Party (2017)

3-10

Letter Jam (2019)

2-6

Lifeboat (2002)

4-6

Loot (1992)

2-8

Love Letter (2012)

2-4

Machi Koro (2012)

2-4

Mafia de Cuba (2015)

6-12

Magic Maze (2017)

1-8

Mai-Star (2010)

3-6

Maki Stack (2018)

2-6

Management Material (2002)

2-5

Management Material: Information Technology (2003)

2-5

Maori (2009)

2-5

Masquerade (2003)

3-5

Math Cat (2017)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Medici (1995)

2-6

Menara (2018)

1-4

Micropolis (2018)

2-6

Momo & Friend Running Up & Down (2017)

4-8

Monopoly Deal Card Game (2008)

2-5

Monopoly: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Edition (2003)

2-6

Moo’s Code (2012)

3-6

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Mooncake Masters (2019)

1-6

Mow (2008)

2-10

Muse (2017)

2-12

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Mystic Market (2019)

2-4

New York Slice (2017)

2-6

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

No Thanks! (2004)

3-7

Om Nom Nom (2013)

1-6

One Night Revolution (2015)

3-10

One Night Ultimate Alien (2017)

4-10

One Night Ultimate Vampire (2015)

3-10

One Night Ultimate Werewolf (2014)

3-10

Orbital Mines (2015)

2

Pair in Pears (2009)

2-4

Pass the Pigs (1977)

2-10

Patchwork (2014)

2

Pick Picknic (2001)

2-6

Pick-a-Seal (2014)

1-5

Pickomino (2005)

2-7

Pit (1903)

3-8

Plateau X (2010)

2-4

Poo: The Card Game (2009)

2-8

Pyramid Raiders (2012)

3-6

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Quixo Mini (1995)

2-4

Quo Vadis? (1992)

3-5

Qwirkle (2006)

2-4

Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition (2018)

1-6

Rat-a-Tat Cat (1995)

2-6

Rattus (2010)

2-4

River Dragons (2000)

2-6

Roll & Wall (2018)

2-5

Rooster Rush (2016)

3-6

Saboteur (2004)

3-10

Saboteur: The Lost Mines (2018)

3-9

San Guo Sha (2008)

2-10

Santiago (2003)

3-5

Sarena (2011)

2-4

Say What? Cantonese (2018)

4-16

Say What? Japanese (2018)

4-16

Scrabble (1948)

2-4

Secret Hitler (2016)

5-10

Serial Killer (2018)

5-50

Shadow Hunters (2005)

4-8

Sherlock Express (2019)

2-6

Skyscrapers (2010)

2-4

Sleeping Queens (2005)

2-5

Snorta! (2004)

3-8

Spyfall (2014)

3-8

Station Master (2004)

2-6

Straw (2006)

2-6

Survive: Escape from Atlantis! (1982)

2-4

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Sushi Go Party! (2016)

2-8

🥛

Sushi Go! (2013)

2-5

Taboo (1989)

4-12

Telestrations (2009)

4-8

💯 BGG Top 100

The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine (2019)

2-5

The Grimm Masquerade (2019)

2-5

The Lepak Game (2016)

4-8

The Majority: Complete Edition (2015)

2-4

The Mind (2018)

2-4

The Package (2012)

3-5

The Resistance (2009)

5-10

♥️ Crowd Favourite

The Resistance: Avalon (2012)

5-10

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

The Singapore Dream (2018)

2-6

The Voice (2020)

3-8

The Walking Dead Card Game (2013)

2-10

Tongiaki: Journey into the Unknown (2004)

2-6

TransAmerica (2001)

2-6

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Triba Nation (2014)

3-6

Twixt (1962)

2-4

Uglydoll Card Game (2006)

2-6

Ultimate Werewolf (2008)

5-30

Uno (1971)

2-10

Vikings on Board (2016)

2-4

Wackelbrucke (2008)

2-5

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Wasabi! (2008)

2-4

Wavelength (2019)

2-12

What The Heck? (1988)

2-5

Whoosh: Bounty Hunters (2017)

2-8

Wooolf!! (2013)

4-8

YAK (2015)

2-6

Zooloretto Board Game (2007)

2-5

Zooloretto: The Dice Game (2012)

2-4

🍺 Entry Level

Entry level games are designed to ease newcomers into the hobby. They feature streamlined mechanics that are easy to pick up, but have enough complexity to encourage strategic planning.

Game Title

Player Count

Links

A la carte (1989)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Acquire (1964)

2-6

Alien Frontiers (2010)

2-4

Ancestree (2017)

2-6

💯 BGG Top 100

Azul (2017)

2-4

🥛

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra (2018)

2-4

Bacchus’ Banquet (2008)

3-5

Barenpark (2017)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Blue Lagoon (2018)

2-4

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Bunny Kingdom (2017)

2-4

Cartagena (2017)

2-5

Catan (1995)

3-6

Catan: Seafarers (1997)

3-6

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Century: Spice Road (2017)

2-5

Condottierre (1995)

2-6

Crusaders: Thy Will be Done (2018)

2-4

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Dash! A whimsical race through Singapore (2012)

3-5

Dead Panic (2013)

2-6

Dice Town (2009)

2-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Dive! Diver! Die! (2010)

3-5

Dixit Jinx (2012)

3-6

Dr. Shark (2011)

2-6

Dragon Castle (2017)

2-4

Eruption (2011)

2-6

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Ethnos (2017)

2-6

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

F3 (2011)

2-6

First Contact (2018)

2-7

Flipeek: Medieval (2016)

1-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Fly-A-Way (2021)

2-4

Food Fight (2011)

2-6

Foodies (2019)

2-5

Forbidden Desert (2013)

2-5

Forbidden Island (2010)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Formula De (1997)

2-10

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Ganz Schon Clever (2018)

1-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Ghost Stories (2008)

2-5

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Gizmos (2018)

2-4

🥛

Gyrating Hamsters (2017)

2-5

Hail Hydra (2018)

5-8

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Insured: The First Realm (2018)

3-8

Isla Dorada (2010)

3-6

Kill the Unicorn (2019)

3-6

King Chocolate (2015)

2-5

Kraftwagen (2015)

2-4

Lawless (2003)

2-6

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Letter Tycoon (2015)

2-5

Mahjong Poker (2006)

3-4

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Modern Art (1992)

3-5

Money! (1999)

3-5

Munchkin Pathfinder (2013)

3-6

Mystery of the Abbey (1995)

3-6

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Nanuk (2009)

5-8

Oasis (2004)

3-5

Obscurio (2019)

2-8

Orbis (2018)

2-4

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Overbooked (2018)

1-4

Overseers (2015)

3-6

💯 BGG Top 100

Pandemic (2008)

2-4

Phase 10 (1982)

2-6

Pocket Rockets (2009)

2-4

Pony Express (2009)

3-5

Port Royal (2014)

2-5

Power Grid: The Card Game (2016)

2-6

Powerboats (2008)

2-6

Pretending to Grownup (2017)

2-4

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Purrballs: Catventure Card Game (2018)

3-5

💯 BGG Top 100

Quacks of Quedlinburg (2018)

2-4

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Ra (1999)

2-5

Ravine (2017)

3-6

Samurai Spirit (2014)

1-7

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Santorini (2016)

2-4

🥛

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Saucy Grannies (2020)

2-6

🍷, 🍵

Secrets (2017)

4-8

Sneak & Snitches (2010)

2-5

SOS Titanic (2013)

1-5

♥️ Crowd Favourite

Splendor (2014)

2-4

🥛

Stocktastic: Stock Trading Game (2018)

3-6

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Stone Age (2008)

2-4

Stratego (1946)

2

Supervillain: This Galaxy Is Mine! (2018)

2-4

Tag City (2018)

2-4

Taj Mahal (2000)

3-5

Takenoko (2011)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

The Adventurers: The Temple of Chac (2009)

2-6

The Boss (2010)

2-4

The Builders: Middle Ages (2013)

2-4

The White Lotus (2013)

3-6

Ticket to Ride (2004)

2-5

Ticket to Ride: Europe (2005)

2-5

Tiny Towns (2019)

1-6

Trains and Stations (2013)

3-5

Tsuro (2004)

2-8

Tsuro of the Seas (2012)

2-8

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Vegas Showdown (2005)

3-5

Victorian Masterminds (2019)

2-4

Vikings (2007)

2-4

Villagers (2019)

1-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Wongamania: Banana Economy (2016)

2-5

Zany Penguins (2016)

2-5

🍺🍺 Level 2

Level 2 games are perfect for players who are new to boardgames, but have already experienced the thrill of entry-level games. They feature mechanics which require the players to have some experience in order to fully enjoy the game.

Game Title

Player Count

Links

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Res Arcana (2019)

2-4

🥛

💯 BGG Top 100

Wingspan (2019)

1-5

🥛, ☕️

🍺🍺🍺 Medium

The majority of euro-styled boardgames are classified under this category. Medium games feature elegant mixtures of mechanics that often offer multiple options to a limited number of actions.

Game Title

Player Count

Links

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Box Dungeon (2020)

2-5

Calimala (2017)

3-5

💯 BGG Top 100

Castles of Burgundy (2011)

2-4

Chinese Chess (762)

2

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Coal Baron (2013)

2-4

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Coimbra (2018)

2-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Commissioned (2016)

2-6

💯 BGG Top 100

Concordia (2013)

2-5

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Container (2007)

3-5

Crude: The Oil Game (1974)

2-4

Deadwood (2011)

2-5

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Dungeon Petz (2011)

2-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Five Tribes (2014)

2-4

🥛

Gladiatori (2012)

1-4

Go (-2200)

2

Guardian’s Call (2019)

2-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Hitman Holiday (2015)

2-10

Huns (2018)

2-4

🐼 Master’s Recommendation

Istanbul (2014)

2-5

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Lawless Empire (2016)

3-5

Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (2012)

1-5

💯 BGG Top 100

Lords of Waterdeep (2012)

2-5

One More Barrel (2008)

3-5

💯 BGG Top 100

Puerto Rico (2002)

3-5

Rajas of the Ganges (2017)

2-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island (2012)

1-4

✨ Basecamp Specialty

Rokoko (2013)

2-5

💯 BGG Top 100

Root (2018)

2-4

🥛

Scooby-Doo: Escape from the Haunted Mansion (2020)

1-99

💯 BGG Top 100

Scythe (2016)

1-5

🥛

Shark (1987)

2-6

Shogun (2006)

3-5

Singapore (2011)

3-4

Sky Traders (2012)

2-5

💯 BGG Top 100

Spirit Island (2017)

1-4

The Artemis Project (2019)

1-5

The Networks (2016)

1-5

💯 BGG Top 100

The Voyages of Marco Polo (2015)

2-4

🇸🇬 Designed in Singapore

Three Kingdoms Redux (2014)

3

Through the Desert (1998)

2-5

Thurn and Taxis (2006)

2-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Tigris & Euphrates (1997)

2-4

🥛

🍻🍻🍻 Heavy

Heavy games are complex and often take hours to complete. They feature composites of mechanics that play off each other, offering their players multitudes of options to explore.

Game Title

Player Count

Links

Betrayal at the House on the Hill (2004)

3-6

💯 BGG Top 100

Brass Lancashire (2018)

2-4

Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game (2014)

2-5

Field Command: Singapore 1942 (2009)

2-3

Fury of Dracula (2015)

2-5

Letters From Whitechapel (2011)

2-6

💯 BGG Top 100

Maracaibo (2019)

1-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Terra Mystica (2012)

2-5

Transatlantic (2017)

2-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Tzolkin (2012)

2-4

💯 BGG Top 100

Underwater Cities (2018)

1-4