The best games where you can betray others (Traitor Games) 2022

Looking for a really good game where you can betray others? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best traitor games 2022.

What are traitor games?

A traitor game can be seen as a kind of Team Game or Cooperative Game with a betrayal mechanism. The betrayers usually win by triggering a failure condition for the players. For this mechanism, a traitor game is characterized by traitors who start the game with hidden identities or are assigned to them during the game.

By the way, in English "traitor game" is called "traitor game".

Examples of games where you can betray others:

A good example of traitor games are Mafia/Werewolf-Family as well as Secret Hitler. In these games you have to identify a traitor in your own ranks.

List of the best traitor games 2022

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. We compared 64 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Secret Hitler

    All details for the board game Secret Hitler and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Secret Hitler
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. The Resistance: Avalon

    All details for the board game The Resistance: Avalon and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Resistance: Avalon
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Werewords

    All details for the board game Werewords and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Werewords
    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  6. The Resistance

    All details for the board game The Resistance and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for The Resistance
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Spyfall

    All details for the board game Spyfall and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    More details for Spyfall
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Spyfall

    • YouTube Review for the game "Spyfall" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Tempel des Schreckens

    All details for the board game Tempel des Schreckens and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Tempel des Schreckens

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tempel des Schreckens" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Mansions of Madness: Second Edition

    All details for the board game Mansions of Madness: Second Edition and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe

    All details for the board game Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe and similar games
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 1 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe

    • YouTube Review for the game "Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. The King's Dilemma

    All details for the board game The King's Dilemma and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for The King's Dilemma
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!58€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The King's Dilemma

    • YouTube Review for the game "The King's Dilemma" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "The King's Dilemma" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  12. Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition and similar games
    • 5 - 68 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  13. Saboteur

    All details for the board game Saboteur and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 8% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Saboteur
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  14. Nemesis

    All details for the board game Nemesis and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Nemesis
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. Obscurio

    All details for the board game Obscurio and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Obscurio
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!34€ atAmazon.de
  16. Saboteur Gold

    All details for the board game Saboteur Gold and similar games
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • 5 - 30 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  18. One Night Ultimate Super Villains

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Super Villains and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Mental Blocks

    All details for the board game Mental Blocks and similar games
    • 2 - 9 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Burke's Gambit

    All details for the board game Burke's Gambit and similar games
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Burke's Gambit

    • YouTube Review for the game "Burke's Gambit" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. One Night Ultimate Vampire

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Vampire and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. The Menace Among Us

    All details for the board game The Menace Among Us and similar games
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Betrayal Legacy

    All details for the board game Betrayal Legacy and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Betrayal Legacy
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game

    All details for the board game Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 4.

    More details for Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Betrayal at House on the Hill

    All details for the board game Betrayal at House on the Hill and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Betrayal at House on the Hill
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!45€ atAmazon.de
  26. Room 25

    All details for the board game Room 25 and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Room 25
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. Salem 1692

    All details for the board game Salem 1692 and similar games
    • 4 - 12 Players
    • 25 - 35 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Shadows over Camelot

    All details for the board game Shadows over Camelot and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Shadows over Camelot
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Shadows over Camelot

    • YouTube Review for the game "Shadows over Camelot" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Shadows over Camelot" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0

    All details for the board game Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0 and similar games
    • 4 - 16 Players
    • 15 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0

    • YouTube Review for the game "Human Punishment: Social Deduction 2.0" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English

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