Graphic designers love board games. Graphic designers love graphic design. Combine the two, and you’ve got The Pitch, a superbly nerdish little board game about, for, and by graphic designers. This is Dungeons and Dragons for serious design freaks.
Offshore Oil Strike is a genuine BP-endorsed board game from the 1970s, in which players manage an offshore drilling operation. Hazard cards hinder gamers with clean-up costs and rig explosions. It'd be a great joke, if it wasn't real.