Fun & Games

Who says games have to be packed up and hidden away once a party night is over? When they’re crafted with an eye for detail, they become works of art.

chess-set

1. Knight After Knight
Shades of “The Thomas Crown Affair?” Seventies glamor is on full display with this bright chess set of chunky, angular neon Lucite.

$795
Jonathan Adler
158 Fillmore St.
303.377.1742

poker-table

2. Let the Chips Fall
Embrace English pub style with this stylish game table by RH; the wood top and pedestal were once part of a 100-year-old British building.

$3,295
RH Denver
The Gallery at Cherry Creek
Cherry Creek Shopping Center
303.331.1938

alabaster-tic-tac-toe

3. X or O?
Formed from Italian gypsum alabaster, this version of the ancient game of tic-tac-toe connects to its roots with a historic sculptural material.

$195
williams-sonoma.com

ping-pong-table

4. Net Gain
Your parents’ ping-pong table just got a serious upgrade: Nuevo’s version is made of reclaimed hardwoods and cast-iron accents.

$3,999
D’Amore Interiors
475 S. Broadway
303.422.8704

backgammon

5. Feeling Blue
Backgammon may be one of the oldest board games still played today, but these show-stopping acrylic pieces by Plexi-Craft deftly bring it into the 21st century.

$490
elements.plexi-craft.com

lanterns-game

6. Palace Intrigue
The elegant and beautiful Lanterns: The Harvest Festival takes players to Imperial China to decorate the palace—beware its deceptive simplicity.

$35
foxtrotgames.com

tic-tac-toe

7. Board Stiff
X’s and O’s are elevated to a whole new level with this made-to-order tic-tac-toe set by Chris Earl, handcrafted of fine walnut and solid brass.

$175
chris-earl.com

buck-game

8. Stag Party
Tackle big game from the comfort of your own living room with this stacking game; the first person to get all 30 extra antlers on the deer wins.

$46
burkedecor.com