Airships, also known as Giganten der Lüfte, is a tactical dice game where players compete to build an impressive fleet of airships, culminating in the construction of the legendary Hindenburg. Set against a backdrop of burgeoning airship engineering, players manage resources and strategize using colored dice to assemble various components like mechanics, engines, and workshops needed for their airship fleets.

Gameplay Overview

  • Dice Management: Utilize three colored dice in combination with card values to acquire and assemble airship parts.
  • Resource Allocation: Strategic resource management is crucial, focusing on mechanics, engines, and workshops to build your fleet.

Special Features

  • Strategic Depth: Described as a very tactical dice game, where the best combination of resources leads to success.
  • Comparative Gameplay: Shares similarities with games like Kingsburg and To Court the King, where dice act as resources for acquiring further assets.


Airships offers a unique thematic experience, blending the historical fascination with airships and strategic gameplay involving dice and card mechanics. The game challenges players to think critically about resource management and strategic planning, making it an engaging game for those who enjoy depth and complexity in their gameplay.

Nominated for 1 award.

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 45 - 60 Minutes
  • 10+ years old
  • Easy to learn

Video reviews, ratings, Let's Plays and tests for Airships

  • YouTube Review for the game "Airships" by BoardGameGeek
    Video is in English

We like Airships so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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