Quoted from Fezmid:
I really like Mansions if Maness a lot Or House on Haunted Hill. Pandemic is a good choice too though.
Thanks for the recommendations. We played House on Haunted Hill last year. I was the guy that got broken off, and there were fits about how I chose to move my player to capture the others (and win). It's probably comical for anyone watching, but being a part of it is downright exhausting. I'm a pretty passive guy, and dealing with overly aggressive players really drains me.
Pandemic was a success this year! We played several games, and there was only one outburst. That's practically a happy-times HOF entry for this group.
We also played Catan. It was my first go at that game, and I bought it as soon as I got home. I can understand why people like it so much.
Next up I have a trip with another part of my family and all of our kids. A much more reasonable group - I'll definitely bring King of Tokyo, as I think that will be a big hit with the kids. I may also bring Ticket to Ride (I've yet to play) and Catan to see if we can get either the kids or the adults into it (after the kids are in bed)
Maybe it was already recommended, but what are some of the better games for 2 players? I'd like to get something that my wife and I can play together, without seriously compromised gameplay.