I like board games. I like all kinds of games, really, but recently I've been really getting into board games again. There are some amazing, innovative things going on in board games these days. You can see them on display at the review site Shut Up & Sit Down or if you're feeling adventurous you can drill down into Board Game Geek.
It was not ever thus, however. You'll find that the beloved games of your youth do stand up to the standards of modern game design. Presented here is a list of games even worse than Monopoly, Candyland or Risk combined.