The best games released in 1983๐Ÿ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1983? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1983.

More lists from similar periods

A list with the best games from other years can be found at the end of the page.

In addition, we have created several more lists of card & board game awards:

List of the best new games releases in 1983:

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 17 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Take it Easy!

    All details for the board game Take it Easy! and similar games

    Take It Easy! is an engaging and strategic game that combines elements of puzzle-solving and planning with a touch of luck, offering a unique gaming experience often likened to a multi-player solitaire with a twist. The game's core lies in each player's ability to efficiently complete a hexagon-shaped board using 19 hexagonal tiles, each featuring colored lines and numbers that cross in three directions.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Take it Easy!
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Nuclear Escalation

    All details for the board game Nuclear Escalation and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Nuclear Escalation
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Scotland Yard

    All details for the board game Scotland Yard and similar games

    Scotland Yard is a classic board game of cat-and-mouse, where players engage in a thrilling chase across London. The game involves strategy, teamwork, and a bit of bluffing, making it an engaging experience for players of various ages.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1983

    More details for Scotland Yard
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Rage

    All details for the board game Rage and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Rage

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rage" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Jenga

    All details for the board game Jenga and similar games

    Jenga is a classic physical skill game known for its simple yet captivating gameplay. The game challenges players to demonstrate steady hands and strategic thinking as they manipulate a tower of wooden blocks.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Jenga
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  6. Talisman

    All details for the board game Talisman and similar games

    Talisman is a classic fantasy adventure board game where players choose characters like Barbarians and Wizards to journey through a mythical land. The goal is to gain strength, overcome various challenges, and eventually claim the Crown of Command at the board's center. This game is part of the expansive Talisman series and has seen several editions and expansions.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Talisman
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 240 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Ambush!

    All details for the board game Ambush! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Ambush!
    • 1 Players
    • 180 - 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Topple

    All details for the board game Topple and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Word Rummikub

    All details for the board game Word Rummikub and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  10. Empires in Arms

    All details for the board game Empires in Arms and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 120 - 12000 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

Didn't find the game you were looking for?

We're positive that you'll find it in one of our other lists! To make the search easier for you, we split our website into different categories. The following board game categories will help you find the right list: