Over the past decade, non-geeks have turned on to board games (or tabletop games, as they’re now called). These are more than Monopoly, Clue, and Life. Modern tabletop games rise above simple mechanics based on luck with a hint of strategy. Bluffing games may require you to fool all other players. Complex deck games may require several-steps-ahead strategy on a par with chess. Snarky word games are hilarious with the right sense of humor. The tabletop has changed.