Popular Card games / Board games at the office?

Last year I interned with a commercial bank and the team loved the game Settlers of Catan and would play it at bars after work or during lunch if there was a SUPER slow day. I played that game with my high school friends and have also gotten into games like Cosmic Encounters, MTG, Secret Hitler/Mafia/Avalon, and Ticket to Ride. The team I interned with played Catan enough that if someone had it as an interest on their resume they'd probably want to hire them more. 

It got me thinking, are there any games that you and your co-workers play a lot? Any game that, if it was on someone's resume, would make you think "damn I wanna ask them about that"? Definitely a nerdy topic but wanted to see what kind of board games (if any) people played in their spare time, especially considering Liars Poker was apparently so popular in the 80's Michael Lewis used it as his book title. 

Comments (19)

Oct 13, 2020 - 4:57pm
Gumball3000, what's your opinion? Comment below:

half my team are into esports.  Some play poker or black jack.

But when we go to bars and stuff we don't play any of that.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 7:09am
patrickb8man, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Blackjack/Charades/Hangman/Bridges/Truth or Dare (lol ik)

Jun 4, 2021 - 7:11am
Hida Kisada, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Love MTG but no way I tell anyone at work about it or make it public for that matter

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Jun 7, 2021 - 4:24pm
NoEquityResearch, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Everyone else is dreaming of that rolex around bonus time and you're just dreaming of that Beta edition Black Lotus.....

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Jun 4, 2021 - 2:10pm
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Twister with the HR girls 

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Jun 8, 2021 - 5:55am
BigKahunaBanker🏄🍹🍔, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Aren´t they a little bit too old for you bro? HR chicks fresh outta undergrad are usually above 21.

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Jun 7, 2021 - 4:27pm
gufmo, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Playing a board game anywhere inside your building is a great way to get asked "how's your bandwidth" by the staffer. Just fuck around on your computer like a normal person.

Jun 7, 2021 - 8:18pm
D.O.U.G., what's your opinion? Comment below:

You cant be serious. 

I cant even imagine anyone ever breaking out Monopoly during a trading day and not get shit canned on the spot.

That being said we always had Powergrid in a desk drawer to teach the new analysts, non power people, middle back office, senior management, etc for a training session.

Namaste.

D.O.U.G.

Jun 8, 2021 - 5:56am
BigKahunaBanker🏄🍹🍔, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Mafia is the fucking shit, has ruined so many friendships in Middle School :D

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Jun 8, 2021 - 5:57am
BigKahunaBanker🏄🍹🍔, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Whenever I hear Catan, I instantly think of that one /tg/ screencap...

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Aug 18, 2022 - 6:00pm
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