Dec 31, · This list is not going to be my top 10 favorite games, necessarily, but it covers some of the most common gateway games that almost everyone loves. Codenames - Every single person I’ve introduced this game to has had a blast, even if they don’t play board games. It’s a fantastic game for parties or small groups. Jul 12, · I just got caught up with Episode of The Dice Tower. I was surprised to see that nobody had started a thread listing their own Top 10 Games That Everyone Should Own. So here is my personal list, in no particular order: [thing=13][/thing] [thing=][/thing] [thing. Jan 26, · The order in this list really mean nothing. Special mention should go to Settlers of Catan and Twilight Imperium. These games I think people should own but not because they are the best games but I feel Settlers brought the resurgance of boardgaming and Twilight Imperium is too big and expensive to buy and play regularly for everyone to buy it.