chess set

Strategy Games & More

Build your decision making, problem solving and planning skills all while having fun! At Games Galore & The Billiard Store, we offer many different strategy games to get your brain working hard. We carry well-made chess sets, checkers boards and many other stimulating and brain-teasing games.

Check out the following featured games:

betrayal game


New spooky nights await you and your friends! The creak of footsteps on the stairs, the smell of something foul and dead, the feel of something crawling down your back - this and more can be found in the exciting refresh of the Avalon Hill favorite Betrayal at House on the Hill. This fun and suspenseful game is a new experience almost every time you play - you and your friends explore 'that creepy old place on the hill' until enough mystic misadventures happen that one of the players turns on all of the others! Hours of fun for all your friends and family.

catan strategy game


Players are recent immigrants to the newly populated island of Catan. Expand your colony through the building of settlements, roads, and villages by harvesting commodities from the land around you. Trade sheep, lumber, bricks and grain for a settlement, bricks and wood for a road, or try to complete other combinations for more advanced buildings, services and specials. Trade with other players, or at local seaports to get resources you might lack. The first player to achieve 10 points from a combination of roads, settlements, and special cards wins.

Ages: 10+

Players: 3-4

Playtime: 60-75 minutes



In Crude: The Oil Game, each player is the CEO of an international energy corporation and can risk drilling for oil, pump crude where they have struck oil, refine the crude oil into gasoline, and sell refined gasoline to the high demand consumer market. The players also have the option to seek their fortunes by speculating in the oil and gasoline markets, both domestically and internationally. In addition to allocating areas that they own for drilling, pumping, refining and selling to consumers, random economic events may occur, sending the economy into Recession or Rapid Growth (or even better or worse than that), which shifts the prices of all commodities and equipment up or down based on these economic conditions. News events also affect players by either rewarding or penalizing them for holding too many barrels of their commodities or taxing their facilities.



A horrible crime was committed on the grounds of Warwick Manor thirty years ago. Now, the mansion is haunted by the ghost of the murdered servant, and it's up to a group of psychic investigators to get to the bottom of the mystery. Mysterium is a cooperative game of deduction and teamwork for two to seven players. Over the course of the game, one player takes on the role of the ghost and over the course of a few scant hours, tries to lead the psychics to the correct culprit. Every member of the team will receive numerous visions, but what is the ghost trying to tell you exactly? Can the psychics determine the weapon, location and killer, or will a violent criminal pull off the perfect murder?

pandemic strategy game


As skilled members of a disease-fighting team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay while discovering their cures. You and your teammates will travel across the globe, treating infections while finding resources for cures. You must work as a team to succeed. Pandemic is a cooperative game, all players win or lose together. The clock is ticking as outbreaks and epidemics fuel the spreading plagues. Can you find all four cures in time? The fate of humanity is in your hands!

smash up strategy game

Smash Up

The Shufflebuilding Game of Total Awesomeness! What do pirates, ninjas, robots, zombies, aliens, wizards, tricksters, and dinosaurs have in common? They're all trying to take over the world! But they can't do it alone, so they're teaming up. Every combo brings a different experience in this fast-paced shufflebuilding game. Take two 20-card decks, smash them together, and then rock your opponents' faces! Each faction has a different style: pirates move cards, zombies come back from the discard pile, dinosaurs are just freaking huge. Each pairing creates different gameplay. And each game is a different throw-down! Is Smash Up a game you can live without? Not if you're awesome. Choose a side. Choose two! And start the carnage! - Easy Gameplay - Tons of strategy - Dozens of deck combinations, making the replay value immensely high! - Features 8 different factions, including dinosaurs with lasers!

We have many more games available too, such as:

• 7 Wonders, Including Duel, and the Babel, Cities, Leaders, and Wonders Expansions

• A Game of Thrones Board Game

• Age of Steam

• Agricola

• Agricola all Creatures Big and Small

• Alhambra, Including the Big and Family sized boxes!

• Arkham Horror, including:

-The Black Goat of the Woods

-Curse of the Dark Pharoh

-Dunwich Horror

-Kingsport Horror

-Innsmouth Horror

-Lurker at the Threshold


-King in Yellow expansions

• Axis and Allies 1914, 1941, 1942, D-Day, and Pacific and Europe 1940!

• Battlestar Galactica, Including the Daybreak, Exodus, and Pegasus Expansions!

• Betrayal at the House on the Hill

• Black Gold

• Camel Up

• Carcassonne, including:

-Gold Rush

-Over Hill and Dale

-South Seas

-Winter Edition

-And all current Expansions!

• Cargo Noir

• Castle Panic and Expansions!

• Settlers of Catan, including:

-Cities and Knights

-Explorers and Pirates


-Traders and Barbarians expansions

-Catan Adventures: Candamir

-Catan Adventures: Elasund

-Catan Histories: Merchants of Europe

-Catan Histories: Settlers of America

-Catan Histories: Settlers of the Stone Age

-Catan Scenarios: Frenemies

-Catan Scenarios: Helpers of Catan

-Catan Scenarios: Oil Springs

-Catan Star Trek

-Catan Traveller

-And all associated add-ons and extensions!

• Caverna

• Citadels

• Cosmic Encounter

• Crude, the Oil Game

• Dark Darker Darkest

• Dead of Winter

• Dead Panic

• Descent, including:

-Mists of Bilehall

-Labyrinth of Ruins

-Lair of the Wyrm

-Manor of Ravens

-Oath of the Outcast

-Shadow of Nerekhall

-Trollfens expansions

• Diplomacy

• Dominion, including:



-Dark Ages

-Guilds & Cornucopia




-Seaside expansions

-The Dominion Big Box

• Dragonwood

• Eldersign, including:

-The Unseen Forcies

-Gate of Arkham expansions

• Eldritch Horror, including:

-Forsaken Lore

-Mountains of Madness

-Under the Pyramid

-Strange Remnants expansions

• Escape: Curse of the Temple

• Escape: Zombie City

• Eurorails

• Five Tribes

• Forbidden Desert

• Forbidden Island

• Fortress America

• Fury of Dracula

• Galaxy Trucker

• Gold Ahoy

• Journey to the Center of the Earth

• King of New York

• King of Tokyo

• Kingdom Builder, including: The Big Box and Crossroads and Nomads expansions

• Last Night on Earth

• Le Havre

• Letters From White Chapel

• Lord of the Rings

• Magic The Gathering: Arena of the Planeswalkers

• Machi Koro, including: the Harbor and Millionaires expansions

• Merchants and Marauders

• Munchin Panic

• Munchkin Quest, including: Munchkin Quest 2 and the Portal Combat expansions

• Mysterium

• Mystery of the Abbey

• Pandemic, including:


-Reign of Cthulhu

-In the Lab

-On the Brink

-State of Emergency Expansions

-Also: The Cure dice Game and Contagion

• Panic Station

• Pirates Cove

• Power Grid, including:

-10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition,

-The Robots


-Benelux & Central Europe

-Brazil & Spain & Portugal

-China & Korea

-France & Italy

-North Europe/UK & Ireland

-Russia & Japan expansions

• Puerto Rico

• Railways of the World

• Red Dragon Inn, including: The First 3 Expansions, The Collectors Box, and dozens of characters!

• Resistance

• Risk, including:

-2210 A.D.

-Doctor Who Dalek Invasion

-Game of Thrones

-Halo Legendary Edition


-Marvel Cinematic Universe

-Mass Effect Galaxy War

-Plants vs. Zombies

-Star Wars

-Star Craft

-The Walking Dead

• Robinson Crusoe

• Runebound

• Runewars

• Samarkand

• Samurai

• Scotland Yard

• Serenissima

• Shadows over Camelot

• Sheriff of Nottingham

• Shogun

• Small World, including:

-A Spider's Web

-Be Not Afraid


-Grand Dames

-Necromancer Island


-Tales & Legends


-Royal Bonus

-Under Ground


-Overworld 6 Player Map

• Smash Up, including:

-Awesome Level 9000

-It's your Fault


-Pretty Pretty Smash Up

-Science Fiction Double Feature

-Monster Smash

-Obligatory Cthulhu Set

-Big Geeky Box expansion

• Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem

• Spectral Rails

• Star Wars Imperial Assault

• Stone Age

• Stratego

• Takenoko

• Tailsman, including:

-Deep Realms


-Nether Realm

-Blood Moon









-Sacred Pool

-Woodland expansions

• Terra Mystica

• Thebes

• Thunderbirds Co-Op Board Game

• Ticket To Ride, including:



-Nordic Country


-Heart of Africa



-UK & Pennsylvania

-USA 1910

-Europa 1912

-Monster Expansion

• Treasure Hunter

• Tsuro

• Tsuro of the Sea

• Twilight Imperium

• Zombicide, including: Black Plague, Toxic City Mal, and Rue Morgue expansions

• Zombies!!! Including the first 11 Expansions!

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