The best games released in 1977πŸ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1977? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1977.

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List of the best new games releases in 1977:

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 21 board games for this list and selected the top 5. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Rummikub

    All details for the board game Rummikub and similar games

    Rummikub is a classic tile-based game that shares similarities with several European card games, including Machiavelli and Vatikan. It's a game that combines elements of strategy and luck, appealing to both casual and strategic players.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1980

    More details for Rummikub
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
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  2. Ogre

    All details for the board game Ogre and similar games

    Ogre is a classic of tactical ground combat gaming, catapulting players into the year 2085 where warfare has evolved with the times. This game pits hovercraft, tanks, and infantry against each other in a fast-paced, deadly conflict where tactical nuclear devices are just another tool in the arsenal. Above all these, the OGRE, a massive cybernetic tank, stands as the pinnacle of warfare, a single unit that can match the force of an entire enemy battalion.

    More details for Ogre
    • 1 - 3 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Pente

    All details for the board game Pente and similar games

    Pente is a game of strategy that challenges players to either align five of their markers in a row on a 19-by-19 grid or capture five pairs of their opponent's pieces. With simple rules but deep strategy, it's a compelling game for two players or more, with adjustments made for games with more than two players. The capture mechanic adds an extra layer of tactical depth, making every move significant.

    More details for Pente
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Pente

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pente" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Pass the Pigs

    All details for the board game Pass the Pigs and similar games

    Pass the Pigs is a light-hearted, portable game that combines elements of chance and risk-taking, making it a perfect "beer & pretzels" game. The game is unique in its use of pig miniatures as dice, which players toss to accumulate points based on how the pigs land. The game's blend of simplicity and unpredictability makes it an excellent choice for casual gaming sessions and parties.

    More details for Pass the Pigs
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Family Feud

    All details for the board game Family Feud and similar games
    • 2 - 9 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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