If you are new to modern board games, Out of Town Games have a range of board games and card games that may suit. The beginner friendly games below are considered Gateway Games, i.e. games that are easy to learn and easy to play. These would be a good alternative if you have only played games like Monopoly, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuits, Pictionary and the like.
So take a look below and buy one that sounds like it will appeal to you and the people you play board games with.