One of the most popular European-style strategy games is Settlers of Catan, in which players collect cards for different resources: wood, wheat, sheep, brick and ore. These make for great fingernail art, as rainysunraynails and Nerd Polish demonstrate.
|From Nerd Polish|
OK, we all know that Monopoly is THE WORST, particularly if you've ever played any of the more challenging (and far more fun) strategy games. Monopoly is dull and never-ending and by hour three, you're praying for someone, anyone, to just build the damn hotel already. However, the manicure it inspired is awfully cute. For Your Nails Only absolutely nailed (heeey-oooh!) the iconic elements, especially the thimble.
|From Sugar Nails|
More classic games, featuring Monopoly, Connect Four, Backgammon, Draughts and Hungry, Hungry Hippos. Nail art is by 10 Blank Canvases.
|From 10 Blank Canvases|
|From Wild 107.5|
For comparison, here's the game box. Will those nails represent, do you think?
Now, a list of boardgame-based nail art I was sad not to find: Agricola, Carcassonne, Cosmic Encounter, Power Grid, Killer Bunnies, Risk 2210, Axis and Allies. Let's get on that, people of the Internet with more manicure talent than I could ever hope to possess.
What games would you like to see on your fingertips?