The best games released in 1993πŸ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1993? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1993.

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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 1993:

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 49 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Stick 'Em

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    Stick 'Em, initially released as Sticheln, is a captivating trick-taking card game that turns traditional card game objectives on their head. Players aim to score points by collecting as many cards as possible, except in one chosen colorβ€”referred to as their "pain" colorβ€”which they seek to avoid. The game involves both strategic depth and a twist of predicting opponents' moves to avoid pitfalls.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Stick 'Em
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Stick 'Em

    • YouTube Review for the game "Stick 'Em" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Once Upon a Time: The Storytelling Card Game

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    Once Upon a Time: The Storytelling Card Game is a creative and interactive game where players collaboratively weave a fairy tale story. Using cards that depict common fairy tale elements, one player takes on the role of the Storyteller, steering the narrative toward their desired ending, while others interject to redirect the story and become the new Storyteller. The objective is to play all your cards and conclude with your "Happy Ever After" ending.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Once Upon a Time: The Storytelling Card Game
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. En Garde

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    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Ausgebremst

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Lifeboats

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    Lifeboats thrusts players into the aftermath of a maritime disaster, challenging them to navigate the treacherous waters of negotiation and survival. This game, also known by the German title 'Rette Sich Wer Kann' ('Each Man for Himself'), is renowned for its intense player interactions and strategic depth. The objective is straightforward yet fraught with peril: guide one of six lifeboats to safety on distant islands, with only one boat advancing each turn based on collective player votes.

    More details for Lifeboats
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Magic: The Gathering

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    Magic: The Gathering (MTG) is a highly influential collectible card game (CCG) that has shaped the genre since its inception. Players take on the roles of planeswalkers, powerful wizards engaging in strategic duels.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 6.

    More details for Magic: The Gathering
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Klondike

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Klondike
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. 13 Dead End Drive

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Weapons & Warriors: Castle Combat Set

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    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Double Down

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

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