Games Collection

The Libraries is piloting a new program offering card and board games for check out to UNLV students, faculty, and staff.

Checkout policy

  • Ask for games at the Lied Library Circulation Desk.
  • Games can be checked out for up to one week.

Games available to borrow


Backgammon is a classic board game that combines strategy, skill, and a bit of luck. Played by two players, the objective is to move all of your pieces around the board and into your home area before your opponent does the same.

2 players


A timeless two-player strategy game. Played on an 8x8 grid, each player commands 16 pieces, each piece moving uniquely. The objective is to checkmate your opponent's king, placing it under an inescapable threat of capture.

2 players

Exploding Kittens

A fast-paced and humorous card game where players draw cards with the hope of avoiding the explosive feline. With quirky illustrations and unpredictable actions, it combines strategy and luck for a lighthearted and entertaining experience.

2 to 5 players

Knight Fall

A strategic board game immersing players in a mystical realm where one team, controlling knights, must protect elders and withstand demons until dawn.

1 to 6 players


A colorfully cutthroat card game of rainbows and revenge with two rules: Steal or Score. Collect matching sets by stealing from opponents, but beware, they can steal back. Repeat this emotional rollercoaster until someone wins.

2 to 6 players

Playing cards

Box contains 2 decks of standard playing cards consisting of 52 cards each, divided into four suits. Playing cards are versatile and can be used for a variety of classic and contemporary games.

Single or multiple players

Poetry for Neanderthals

A hilarious word-guessing game where players must communicate using only one-syllable words to describe complex terms and phrases without triggering the "caveman" buzzer.

2 to 12 players

Really Loud Librarians

A lively card game that challenges players to create absurd and hilarious stories while navigating shush-worthy challenges.

2+ players


Players try to get their teammates to guess a specific word on a card without using the five related "taboo" words. Each round is timed, adding to the fun and urgency.

4+ players

Throw Throw Burrito

An exhilarating combination of a card game and dodgeball where players collect matching cards while avoiding getting hit by soft, squishy burritos.

2 to 6 players

You Lying Sack

A bluffing and deduction party game where players take turns making outrageous statements and others must decide whether they are telling the truth or lying.

2 to 5 players

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