Star Wars: Armada tactics and strategy blog
Don't worry, our focus is still on Armada. Here's the little corner where Eric recommends board games for anyone looking for a fun game to play with their buddies.
What about Settlers of Catan?
It's a classic and it got a lot of people (including me) into Euro-style boardgames but at this point it's showing its age a bit. Back in the day it was a breath of fresh air but nowadays new entry-level games have more to offer as they've built off the successes of earlier games like Settlers.
Star Wars: Rebellion is kinda expensive but pretty great. Feels a lot like Empire At War.