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1 Board Game: Cascadia
Cascadia (2021)

Create the most harmonious ecosystem as you puzzle together habitats and wildlife.

7.753 8.06 9871
2 Board Game: Azul
Azul (2017)

Artfully embellish the walls of your palace by drafting the most beautiful tiles.

7.672 7.79 67778
3 Board Game: YINSH
YINSH (2003)

Move rings over pieces to flip them, creating rows of five in your color.

7.564 7.70 8074
4 Board Game: Azul: Summer Pavilion

You're an artisan working on creating striking patterns within a king's palace.

7.559 7.74 11270
5 Board Game: Patchwork
Patchwork (2014)

Piece together a quilt and leave no holes to become the button master.

7.518 7.63 55051
6 Board Game: War Chest
War Chest (2018)

Recruit, bolster and maneuver your way to controlling the hex-grid battlefield.

7.488 7.94 6290
7 Board Game: TZAAR
TZAAR (2007)

Capture all of an opponent's type of pieces or make them unable to capture yours.

7.447 7.67 3474
8 Board Game: Calico
Calico (2020)

Sew a quilt, collect buttons, attract cats!

7.426 7.70 10826
9 Board Game: Mandala
Mandala (2019)

Create and destroy mandalas in this beautifully tense abstract game for two.

7.387 7.63 4051
10 Board Game: Sagrada
Sagrada (2017)

Craft the best stained-glass windows by carefully placing colorful transparent dice.

7.316 7.51 32291
11 Board Game: DVONN
DVONN (2001)

Avoid being disconnected from the three DVONN pieces on an ever-shrinking board.

7.301 7.45 4706
12 Board Game: Santorini
Santorini (2016)

Use different divine powers to build and climb the towers!

7.268 7.42 33097
13 Board Game: Project L
Project L (2020)

Players collect pieces, pick cards and fill in various shapes to get the most points!

7.262 7.58 3642
14 Board Game: Go
Go (-2200)

Use stones to control space in this ancient game with simple rules.

7.213 7.64 15824
15 Board Game: Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

Create beautiful windows with coloured glass more efficiently than anyone else.

7.195 7.37 10938
16 Board Game: Nova Luna
Nova Luna (2019)

Draft tiles to complete adjacency combos in this beautiful, abstract tableau builder.

7.159 7.39 5155
17 Board Game: Onitama
Onitama (2014)

Assert your martial prowess by harnessing the power of various animal spirits.

7.155 7.38 18280
18 Board Game: Hive
Hive (2000)

Use your insects to trap your opponent's Queen Bee in this board-less abstract game.

7.146 7.32 32748
19 Board Game: LYNGK
LYNGK (2017)

Pick your two colors wisely while moving and capturing multicolored stacks.

7.119 7.60 1018
20 Board Game: ZÈRTZ
ZÈRTZ (1999)

Sacrifice pieces to your opponent in order to win this counterintuitive game.

7.093 7.28 4083
21 Board Game: Botanik
Botanik (2021)

Build the best steampunk garden by winning the tiles you need.

7.068 7.78 1017
22 Board Game: Through the Desert

Pretty pastel camels belie the intensity of this tight area-control classic.

7.050 7.08 13260
23 Board Game: Ingenious
Ingenious (2004)

Place hexagonal tiles to score lines of colors.

7.049 7.12 16268
24 Board Game: Tak
Tak (2017)

Be first to build a complete road using tiles that can stack or stand on edge.

7.042 7.61 2402
25 Board Game: SHŌBU
SHŌBU (2019)

Use your stones to push all your opponent's stones off any one of four boards to win!

7.031 7.58 1268
26 Board Game: Paris: La Cité de la Lumière

Players compete for their moment in the light by placing oddly shaped building tiles.

7.030 7.40 2912
27 Board Game: The Duke
The Duke (2013)

Draw, place, move and flip tiles to capture the enemy Duke.

7.025 7.36 3961
28 Board Game: Azul: Queen's Garden

Create the perfect garden patterns for Queen Maria of Aragon.

7.012 7.67 958
29 Board Game: Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game

Create the most fruitful micro orchard, but beware of rotten fruit!

6.994 7.43 2269
30 Board Game: Torres
Torres (1999)

Build towers and populate them with your knights to make it big in the Middle Ages.

6.993 7.10 9174
31 Board Game: Agropolis
Agropolis (2021)

Add farms to the card-laying experience of Sprawlopolis.

6.986 7.57 1140
32 Board Game: Taluva
Taluva (2006)

Race to build temples and towers or tribal supremacy on an active volcanic island.

6.978 7.15 8184
33 Board Game: Zendo
Zendo (2001)

Players build structures to try to figure out the moderator's secret rule!

6.969 7.24 2944
34 Board Game: Dragon Castle
Dragon Castle (2017)

Draft Mahjong-like tiles and place them carefully to create the best castle.

6.940 7.16 6751
35 Board Game: GIPF
GIPF (1996)

Cycle your own pieces while slowly depleting your opponent's reserve.

6.923 7.10 3100
36 Board Game: Reef
Reef (2018)

Grow your reef, and arrange it beautifully on your seafloor to score more points.

6.919 7.06 8077
37 Board Game: Bridge
Bridge (1925)

Bid to communicate and to set trump. Then take tricks to fulfill your bid.

6.916 7.45 2974
38 Board Game: Medina (Second Edition)

Place colorful wooden blocks to build beautiful palaces in a desert city.

6.912 7.21 1910
39 Board Game: Photosynthesis

Trees compete for sunlight to grow taller, as the sun moves around the board.

6.895 7.08 19879
40 Board Game: Tash-Kalar: Arena of Legends

Place units in 2D shapes to summon powerful beings and claim a rotating set of goals.

6.859 7.17 6608
41 Board Game: Shogi
Shogi (1587)

Deploy captured pieces for rapid checkmates in Japan's traditional "general's game."

6.855 7.38 1662
42 Board Game: Medina
Medina (2001)

Collaboratively build a desert city of palaces, but claim the best ones for yourself.

6.855 7.02 3083
43 Board Game: Ingenious: Travel Edition

Match double sided hexes and your lowest scored shape is your final score.

6.850 7.10 1979
44 Board Game: Ubongo 3D
Ubongo 3D (2009)
6.834 7.09 1689
45 Board Game: Ricochet Robots

Be the first to solve a spatial puzzle using hard-controlled robots to win!

6.815 7.02 8451
46 Board Game: Café
Café (2020)

Place cards efficiently to process and deliver coffee in early 20th-century Portugal.

6.803 7.43 1211
47 Board Game: Sagani
Sagani (2020)

Restore the harmony of the nature spirits - the Sagani.

6.795 7.30 1027
48 Board Game: Chess
Chess (1475)

Orchestrate your powerful royalty, clergy and military to trap your opponent's king.

6.792 7.16 31845
49 Board Game: Blokus
Blokus (2000)

Fit your tiles on a shared board with not enough space for everyone.

6.782 6.87 24686
50 Board Game: Pueblo
Pueblo (2002)

You are a master builder! Cleverly disguise your coloured stones within your village.

6.769 6.94 2510
51 Board Game: Cribbage
Cribbage (1630)

Sum to 15, peg to 121 and score the crib in this classic and unique card game.

6.763 7.07 9004
52 Board Game: Glüx
Glüx (2016)

Cleverly place your lights to illuminate the rooms most effectively.

6.756 7.10 1349
53 Board Game: Sorcerer City
Sorcerer City (2020)

Build and re-build magical cities under an ever-increasing time pressure.

6.751 7.50 1220
54 Board Game: Blokus Duo
Blokus Duo (2005)

Play geometric shapes from your hand for points -- but don't get blocked in!

6.738 6.83 5381
55 Board Game: NMBR 9
NMBR 9 (2017)

Cleverly stack number-shaped polyominos higher and higher without leaving any gaps.

6.732 6.89 6552
56 Board Game: Curious Cargo
Curious Cargo (2020)

Build your facilities with interweaving networks of tiles to ship cargo.

6.723 7.26 1477
57 Board Game: Confusion:  Espionage and Deception in the Cold War

In this abstract spy game, players only see how their opponent’s pieces can move.

6.718 7.07 1361
58 Board Game: Xiangqi
Xiangqi (762)

Use cannons and more to defeat the enemy General in his Palace across the River.

6.708 7.12 1973
59 Board Game: Aton
Aton (2005)
6.703 6.87 3445
60 Board Game: Blokus Trigon
Blokus Trigon (2006)

Fit all your tiles onto the board while blocking your neighbor into a corner.

6.702 6.90 3051
61 Board Game: Noctiluca
Noctiluca (2019)

Noctiluca shine beautifully at night. Become the best diver and collect the most!

6.699 7.15 1482
62 Board Game: Mahjong
Mahjong (1850)

Use the Winds, Dragons and suit tiles you draw to finish with the best hand!

6.694 7.03 6903
63 Board Game: Seikatsu
Seikatsu (2017)

Outwit your rivals as you design a garden together to ensure you have the best view.

6.694 7.12 1453
64 Board Game: Kamisado
Kamisado (2008)
6.688 6.92 2313
65 Board Game: The Rose King
The Rose King (1992)

Tense positional battle where seeing a few moves ahead is crucial.

6.675 6.81 3400
66 Board Game: Ta Yü
Ta Yü (1999)

Divert water to your two sides of the board and away from the sides of your opponent.

6.674 6.95 1504
67 Board Game: Blokus 3D
Blokus 3D (2003)

Construct 3-D structures with your opponents while also trying out outwit them.

6.667 6.79 3923
68 Board Game: Land vs Sea
Land vs Sea (2021)

Here be dragons! Medieval cartographers make a map filled with delightful details.

6.665 7.46 782
69 Board Game: Dokmus
Dokmus (2016)

Discover temples & invoke the power of the gods in the fantasy land of Dokmus.

6.651 7.05 1116
70 Board Game: Great Plains
Great Plains (2021)

Compete for dominance over the Great Plains.

6.649 7.31 598
71 Board Game: Hey, That's My Fish!

Quest for the most fish, but don't get stranded as ice disappears beneath your feet.

6.644 6.70 20377
72 Board Game: Indigo
Indigo (2012)

Create tangled paths and move gemstones to your advantage.

6.638 6.85 3107
73 Board Game: Quarto
Quarto (1991)

You choose the piece your opponent plays next. 4-in-a-row of the same attribute wins!

6.634 6.86 6598
74 Board Game: Cóatl
Cóatl (2020)

Combine pattern cards, create Coatls with astonishing pieces, please the Aztec gods.

6.633 7.11 1696
75 Board Game: Mandala Stones

Use artists to collect colorful stones in towers, then dismantle them for points.

6.620 7.12 938
76 Board Game: Gunkimono
Gunkimono (2018)

Match tiles colours to score points now or raise your track to gain points later.

6.617 7.04 1055
77 Board Game: Bosk
Bosk (2019)

Navigate the four seasons and lay claim to the land with your trees and their leaves.

6.617 6.96 1565
78 Board Game: Qwirkle
Qwirkle (2006)

Complete a set of shapes or colors among the criss-crossing tiles for big points!

6.614 6.78 17760
79 Board Game: The Climbers
The Climbers (2008)

Use the blocks to build your way to the top!

6.590 6.81 3009
80 Board Game: Ubongo: Duel
Ubongo: Duel (2008)
6.579 6.85 1082
81 Board Game: Ubongo
Ubongo (2003)

Race to fill the target shape using a set of polyominoes before your opponents do.

6.574 6.70 8497
82 Board Game: Aqualin
Aqualin (2020)

Life in the coral reef is constantly growing and shifting. Make groupings to score.

6.571 7.03 896
83 Board Game: Qin
Qin (2012)

Control areas in the grid with your tiles to place your pagodas and win.

6.570 6.78 2257
84 Board Game: PÜNCT
PÜNCT (2005)

Use pieces—and cover opponent's pieces—to connect opposing sides of the board.

6.567 6.80 1723
85 Board Game: That Time You Killed Me

Prove yourself across all spacetime as the true inventor of the time machine.

6.550 7.87 370
86 Board Game: Northern Pacific

A game that asks you but one question: Cube or Train?

6.542 7.08 779
87 Board Game: Fjords
Fjords (2005)

Build the game board and place your huts. Claim the land based on placement of huts.

6.532 6.74 3057
88 Board Game: Code 777
Code 777 (1985)

Deduce your three numbers while seeing only your opponents’ racks.

6.530 6.73 2021
89 Board Game: Cairn
Cairn (2019)

Tactical duel between tribal shamans on an evolving board.

6.528 7.51 628
90 Board Game: Ubongo Extreme

Hone your real-time spatial puzzle skills in this challenging sequel to Ubongo.

6.525 6.76 1362
91 Board Game: Kerala: The Way of the Elephant

Pave beautiful pathways of colored tiles to celebrate the elephants of Kerala.

6.522 6.88 1072
92 Board Game: Billabong
Billabong (1992)

Use your opponents' kangaroos to enable big hops and get your own home first.

6.514 6.87 835
93 Board Game: Kulami
Kulami (2011)

Get your area majority groove on in this abstract marble game.

6.508 7.17 529
94 Board Game: TAMSK
TAMSK (1998)

A unique abstract where you are running against time.

6.505 6.77 1370
95 Board Game: Kingdoms
Kingdoms (1994)

Vie for dominance by tactically placing tiles and castles over 3 epochs.

6.503 6.65 4786
96 Board Game: Ninety-Nine
Ninety-Nine (1974)

Discard cards from your hand as a bid to win an exact number of tricks.

6.500 7.18 439
97 Board Game: Topoum
Topoum (2016)

Lead your moles to conquer territory during World War I.

6.497 7.28 676
98 Board Game: Homeworlds
Homeworlds (2001)

A complex intergalactic space battle game. No luck, no hidden info, pure strategy.

6.497 7.62 360
99 Board Game: Tintas
Tintas (2016)

Collect all seven pieces of one color with a common pawn.

6.494 7.71 217
100 Board Game: Chakra
Chakra (2019)

Collect gems, place them wisely and move them to their energetically optimal spot.

6.494 6.92 1738

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