BGG Top 100


The Top 100 as ranked by our friends at Board Game Geek (TM)

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

1) Gloomhaven
Gloomhaven
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Vanquish monsters with strategic cardplay. Fulfill your quest to leave your legacy! ...

2) Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
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Mutating diseases are spreading around the world - can your team save humanity? ...

3) Brass: Birmingham
Brass: Birmingham
Build networks, grow industries, and navigate the world of the Industrial Revolution. ...

4) Terraforming Mars
Terraforming Mars
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Compete with rival CEOs to make Mars habitable and build your corporate empire. ...

5) Twilight Imperium (Fourth Edition)
Twilight Imperium (Fourth Edition)
Take one of 17 factions to power via trade, conquest and galactic politics. ...

6) Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion
Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion
Vanquish monsters with strategic cardplay in a 25-scenario Gloomhaven campaign. ...

7) Gaia Project
Gaia Project
Expand, research, upgrade, and settle the galaxy with one of 14 alien species. ...

8) Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
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Rewrite history as you build up your civilization in this epic card drafting game! ...

9) Star Wars: Rebellion
Star Wars: Rebellion
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Strike from your hidden base as the Rebels - or find and destroy it as the Empire! ...

10) Great Western Trail
Great Western Trail
Use strategic outposts and navigate danger as you herd your cattle to Kansas City. ...

11) Twilight Struggle
Twilight Struggle
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Relive the Cold War and rewrite history in an epic clash between the USA and USSR. ...

12) Spirit Island
Spirit Island
Island Spirits join forces using elemental powers to defend their home from invaders. ...

13) War of the Ring: Second Edition
War of the Ring: Second Edition
The Fellowship and the Free Peoples clash with Sauron over the fate of Middle-Earth. ...

14) Scythe
Scythe
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Five factions vie for dominance in a war-torn, mech-filled, dieselpunk 1920s Europe. ...

15) The Castles of Burgundy
The Castles of Burgundy
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Plan, trade, and build your Burgundian estate to prosperity and prominence. ...

16) Terra Mystica
Terra Mystica
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Mystical races wield unique powers in their struggle to co-opt neighboring land. ...

17) 7 Wonders Duel
7 Wonders Duel
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Science? Military? What will you draft to win this head-to-head version of 7 Wonders? ...

18) Concordia
Concordia
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Manage a hand of cards that ebbs and flows to control trade across the Mediterranean. ...

19) Brass: Lancashire
Brass: Lancashire
Test your economic mettle as you build and network in the industrial revolution. ...

20) Wingspan
Wingspan
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Attract a beautiful and diverse collection of birds to your wildlife reserve. ...

21) A Feast for Odin
A Feast for Odin
Puzzle together the life of a Viking village as you hunt, farm, craft, and explore. ...

22) Arkham Horror: The Card Game
Arkham Horror: The Card Game
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Investigate the horrors of Arkham while courting cosmic doom. ...

23) Nemesis
Nemesis
Survive an alien-infested spaceship but beware of other players and their agendas. ...

24) Viticulture Essential Edition
Viticulture Essential Edition
Create the most prosperous winery in Italy from the Tuscan vineyard you've inherited. ...

25) Orléans
Orléans
Craftsmen, scholars & monks can help you reign supreme—but who will turn up to help? ...

26) Root
Root
Decide the fate of the forest as woodland factions fight for contrasting goals. ...

27) Mage Knight Board Game
Mage Knight Board Game
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Build your hero’s spells, abilities, and artifacts as you explore & conquer cities. ...

28) Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
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Ship goods, construct buildings, and choose roles that benefit you more than others. ...

29) Everdell
Everdell
Use resources to build a village of critters and constructions in this woodland game. ...

30) Caverna: The Cave Farmers
Caverna: The Cave Farmers
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From a simple cave, expand your dwarven home through mining, agriculture, and more. ...

31) Food Chain Magnate
Food Chain Magnate
Strategically hire and manage your workforce to outcompete rival fast food chains. ...

32) Agricola
Agricola
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Build your farmstead by sowing fields and raising livestock. But don't forget to eat! ...

33) Blood Rage
Blood Rage
Ragnarök has come! Secure your place in Valhalla in epic Viking battles. ...

34) Mansions of Madness: Second Edition
Mansions of Madness: Second Edition
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Unravel mysteries in Arkham with your investigative team in this app-guided game. ...

35) Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
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The world is a mystery after a devastating pandemic—where will your team go? ...

36) Maracaibo
Maracaibo
Seafarers journey to obtain wealth and fame in the 17th century Caribbean. ...

37) The 7th Continent
The 7th Continent
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Journey through a vibrant but deadly land to uncover the key to lifting your curse. ...

38) Marvel Champions: The Card Game
Marvel Champions: The Card Game
Battle Marvel villains with unique teams of iconic heroes in this LCG. ...

39) The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
Go on a planet-discovering space mission in this cooperative trick-taking game. ...

40) Kingdom Death: Monster
Kingdom Death: Monster
Try to survive in a nightmarish world that lies under eternal darkness. ...

41) Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
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Lead your people, build monuments and make offerings to earn the favour of the gods. ...

42) Underwater Cities
Underwater Cities
Develop future cities on the seafloor through politics, production, and science. ...

43) Power Grid
Power Grid
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Bid, network, and manage resources in a race to supply the most cities with power. ...

44) Too Many Bones
Too Many Bones
Toss gobs of unique dice in an epic adventure en route to a final boss showdown. ...

45) Anachrony
Anachrony
Use Exosuits & time travel to ensure your vision for the future after the cataclysm. ...

46) Mechs vs. Minions
Mechs vs. Minions
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Cooperatively program and pilot your mechs to defeat an army of marauding minions. ...

47) Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated
Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated
"Go forth, be bold, and ACQUIRE!" in this campaign version of "Clank!" ...

48) Star Wars: Imperial Assault
Star Wars: Imperial Assault
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Play as rebel or imperial forces to fulfil mission objectives. ...

49) Clans of Caledonia
Clans of Caledonia
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Lead your unique Scottish clan to economic might via production, trade, and export. ...

50) Le Havre
Le Havre
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Establish a supply chain by collecting resources, building industries, and shipping. ...

51) Barrage
Barrage
Nations vie for hydroelectric dominance in a dystopia where water is power. ...

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

53) Eclipse
Eclipse
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Build an interstellar civilization by exploration, research, conquest, and diplomacy. ...

54) Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization
Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization
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Lead your civilization through strategic drafting of leaders, technologies, and more. ...

55) The Gallerist
The Gallerist
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Amass a fortune, and stake your reputation by operating a lucrative art gallery. ...

56) On Mars
On Mars
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Be a part of the first Martian colony, striving to be the best contributor. ...

57) Android: Netrunner
Android: Netrunner
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Megacorporation versus Netrunner in this futuristic cyberpunk game of cat and mouse. ...

58) Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island
Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island
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Work together—with Friday or alone—to survive on a deserted island. ...

59) Pax Pamir: Second Edition
Pax Pamir: Second Edition
Swing the tides of the "Great Game" as countries vie for control of Afghanistan. ...

60) The Voyages of Marco Polo
The Voyages of Marco Polo
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Using unique abilities, fulfill contracts and reach your goals along the Silk Road. ...

61) Aeon's End
Aeon's End
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Mages defend humanity’s last city, harnessing alien powers to destroy monstrosities. ...

62) Fields of Arle
Fields of Arle
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Construct dikes, drain bogs, harvest flax and tend to newborn animals in East Frisia. ...

63) Lisboa
Lisboa
Compete to reconstruct the city of Lisboa after the great earthquake of 1755. ...

64) Race for the Galaxy
Race for the Galaxy
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Worlds await! Colonize, develop and conquer taking advantage of others' choices. ...

65) Dune: Imperium
Dune: Imperium
Influence, intrigue, and combat in the universe of Dune. ...

66) The Quacks of Quedlinburg
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
Pull ingredients from your stock to make your pot bubble, but hopefully not explode! ...

67) Teotihuacan: City of Gods
Teotihuacan: City of Gods
Use your worker dice to raise the legendary and breathtaking Pyramid of the Sun. ...

68) Crokinole
Crokinole
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Flick discs and make trick shots in this traditional Canadian dexterity game! ...

69) 7 Wonders
7 Wonders
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Draft cards to develop your ancient civilization and build its Wonder of the World. ...

70) Paladins of the West Kingdom
Paladins of the West Kingdom
Invaders are coming from everywhere. Keep the faith and defend your homeland. ...

71) Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure
Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure
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Claim your treasures but don't attract the dragon in this deck-building dungeon race. ...

72) Five Tribes
Five Tribes
Move assassins, elders & builders through Naqala to claim oases & control djinns. ...

73) Dominant Species
Dominant Species
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With an ice age approaching, which animals will best propagate, migrate, and adapt? ...

74) Lords of Waterdeep
Lords of Waterdeep
Deploy agents and hire adventurers to expand your control over the city of Waterdeep. ...

75) Lost Ruins of Arnak
Lost Ruins of Arnak
Explore an island to find resources and discover the lost ruins of Arnak. ...

76) Agricola (Revised Edition)
Agricola (Revised Edition)
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Prosper your farm in an updated and streamlined edition of this acclaimed game. ...

77) Keyflower
Keyflower
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Compete in a unique auction system to build the most prosperous village. ...

78) Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy
Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy
Build an interstellar civilization by exploration, research, conquest, and diplomacy. ...

79) Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
Exploration, battle and diplomacy in a dark Arthurian realm. ...

80) Caylus
Caylus
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Entrepreneurs pay workers & bribe an official to build a Château & gain royal favor. ...

81) Architects of the West Kingdom
Architects of the West Kingdom
Will you be a virtuous or nefarious servant of the king? Build your way to glory. ...

82) El Grande
El Grande
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Use your caballeros to control regions of medieval Spain, keeping clear of the King! ...

83) Twilight Imperium: Third Edition
Twilight Imperium: Third Edition
Epic empire-building game of interstellar conflict, trade, and struggle for power. ...

84) Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game
Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game
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How can the human race survive when you don't know who is actually human? ...

85) Grand Austria Hotel
Grand Austria Hotel
Serve guests and prepare rooms to be the best hotelier in the Viennese modern age. ...

86) Eldritch Horror
Eldritch Horror
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An unknown Elder God approaches the world—and you must solve mysteries to stop it. ...

87) Rising Sun
Rising Sun
Lead your clan to victory through negotiation, combat, monsters and favors from Kami. ...

88) Troyes
Troyes
Defend the city and rise to power by influencing the merchants, knights and clergy. ...

89) Dominion: Intrigue
Dominion: Intrigue
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Enlist torturers, swindlers, and saboteurs to gain wealth and dominate the kingdom. ...

90) Mombasa
Mombasa
Acquire shares of unique companies and propagate their trading posts to rake in cash. ...

91) The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth
The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth
Heroes explore Middle-earth, working together to combat evil in an epic campaign. ...

92) Raiders of the North Sea
Raiders of the North Sea
Assemble and prepare a formidable crew of vikings to pillage towns and gain glory. ...

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

94) Russian Railroads
Russian Railroads
Acquire locomotives & industry, build track, and hire the best engineers in Russia. ...

95) Tigris & Euphrates
Tigris & Euphrates
Keep your Mesopotamian civilisation in perfect balance through revolutions and wars. ...

96) Lorenzo il Magnifico
Lorenzo il Magnifico
Avoid excommunication and lead your family to power during the Italian Renaissance. ...

97) Codenames
Codenames
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Give your team clever one-word clues to help them spot their agents in the field. ...

98) Trajan
Trajan
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Manage and rule all aspects of Ancient Rome with a clever action selection mancala. ...

99) Roll for the Galaxy
Roll for the Galaxy
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Utilize your dice populace to develop technologies, settle worlds, and ship goods. ...

100) The Isle of Cats
The Isle of Cats
Rescue as many island cats as you can before Lord Vesh comes to destroy their home. ...



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