The best games with Worker Placement with dice instead of figures 2024

Looking for a really good Worker Placement game with dice instead of pieces? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best Worker Placement (with dice) games 2024.

What are Worker Placement (with dice) games?

In Worker Placement with dice the workers are represented by dice. The values of the dice influence the game.

By the way, "Worker Placement with Dice" is also referred to "Worker Placement with Dice Workers".

Examples of games with Worker Placement with dice instead of pieces

Alien Frontiers: Aurora is an example of the "Worker Placement with Dice" mechanism.

List of the best Worker Placement (with dice) games 2024

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 115 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Sky Team

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Under Falling Skies

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    Under Falling Skies is a solo board game with a focus on strategic defense against an alien invasion. It features a multi-mission campaign where players defend cities from extraterrestrial threats.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

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    • 1 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Roll for the Galaxy

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    Roll for the Galaxy is a dice-based strategy game for 2-5 players, where dice represent the populace tasked with building a space empire. It's a dice adaptation of the popular card game Race for the Galaxy.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. The Taverns of Tiefenthal

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    The Taverns of Tiefenthal is a strategic and immersive board game that transports players to a bustling village tavern, where they must attract guests and manage resources to become the most successful establishment in Tiefenthal.

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    More details for The Taverns of Tiefenthal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Taverns of Tiefenthal

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. The White Castle

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Alien Frontiers

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    Alien Frontiers is a competitive board game where players vie to colonize an uncharted planet. As deep space colonists, players must skillfully manage resources, expand their fleet, research alien technology, and establish colonies to gain control of the new world.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Alien Frontiers
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. The Voyages of Marco Polo

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    The Voyages of Marco Polo is a captivating board game that allows players to relive the epic journey of Marco Polo. Set in 1271, players follow Marco Polo’s path from Venice to Kublai Khan’s court in China, navigating through ancient cities and traversing the famed Silk Road.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

    More details for The Voyages of Marco Polo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Voyages of Marco Polo

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Voyages of Marco Polo" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Kingsburg

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    In Kingsburg, players assume the roles of Lords dispatched by the King to oversee frontier territories. The game unfolds over five years, comprising a total of 20 turns. Each year consists of three production seasons, allowing players to gather resources, construct structures, and train troops. However, every fourth turn ushers in winter, a time when all players must individually confront an invading army. Despite this threat, Kingsburg remains a competitive rather than cooperative game.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Kingsburg
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Crypt

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    Crypt introduces an intriguing blend of strategic decision-making with a dice placement mechanism that captivates players from the get-go. Designed for 1 to 4 players, this compact game offers a rich and engaging experience despite its small box size. The goal is straightforward - to amass the most valuable collection of treasures. However, the path to achieving this is layered with tactical choices and risks.

    More details for Crypt
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 35 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Crypt

    • YouTube Review for the game "Crypt" by R2i games
      Video is in English
  10. Lorenzo il Magnifico

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    Lorenzo il Magnifico is a strategic board game set in the Italian Renaissance, where players embody heads of noble families vying for prestige and fame. This game is a blend of resource management, strategic planning, and careful maneuvering.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Lorenzo il Magnifico
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Lorenzo il Magnifico

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lorenzo il Magnifico" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Kingsburg (Second Edition)

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    In the realm of Kingsburg, monstrous invaders threaten the borders, prompting your king to entrust you with the governance of a province. As a governor, you must manage your province, influence the King's advisors, and gather resources to expand and defend your lands. But you're not alone in seeking the advisors' favor – rival governors vie for resources to strengthen their territories too.

    More details for Kingsburg (Second Edition)
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Kingsburg (Second Edition)

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kingsburg (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Kingsburg (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan

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    Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan is an exciting standalone sequel to The Voyages of Marco Polo. This time, the adventure takes a new turn as players retrace Marco Polo's steps back to the West, acting in the service of the Khan. The game tasks players with exploring the farthest reaches of the Khan’s expansive empire, seeking both wealth and fame.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Discoveries: The Journals of Lewis & Clark

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    Discoveries: The Journals of Lewis & Clark is a strategy board game that transports players back to the iconic Lewis and Clark Expedition. The game blends historical exploration with a unique dice-based gameplay mechanism.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Troyes

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    Troyes is a strategy board game set in the historic city of Troyes in France's Champagne region. Players immerse themselves in the development of the city over four centuries, balancing the demands of religious, military, and civil responsibilities.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Troyes
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Troyes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Troyes" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  15. Coimbra

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    Coimbra is a historically themed board game set in the vibrant era of the 15th and 16th centuries in Portugal. It combines strategic planning, resource management, and an innovative dice mechanism, making it a compelling choice for gamers who enjoy a blend of history and strategy.

    Nominated for 9 awards.

    More details for Coimbra
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Brew

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    Brew is a captivating board game that transports players to a mystical forest thrown into disarray by a fracture in time. With the seasons clashing and the natural cycle of day and night upended, players take on the roles of forest mystics tasked with restoring harmony to the land. Through strategic use of element dice, players will work to gain control of the seasons, recruit woodland creatures, and brew powerful potions to aid in their quest.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Brew
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Steampunk Rally

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    Steampunk Rally is an inventive strategy game that skillfully blends the steampunk aesthetic with dynamic gameplay. Players embody famous historical inventors like Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie, building extraordinary machines powered by steam, heat, and electricity. The goal is to outmaneuver opponents in a thrilling race through the Swiss Alps using these fantastical contraptions.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Steampunk Rally
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Alea Iacta Est

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    Alea Iacta Est presents a fascinating blend of dice placement and strategic decision-making, set against the backdrop of Ancient Rome. Players vie for prestige and power in the guise of Caesars, using their dice as resources to gain advantages across various influential buildings.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Endangered

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Pulsar 2849

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    Pulsar 2849 is a Euro-style board game set in the distant future where humanity has learned to harness the power of pulsars. In this strategic game of space exploration and resource management, players venture into the cosmos to claim pulsars and develop technologies, aiming to build an efficient energy distribution network among the stars.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Pulsar 2849
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Artifacts, Inc.

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    Artifacts, Inc. is a dynamic, competitive board game set against the backdrop of 1929 New York's archeological fervor. Designed for 2-4 players, it invites participants to dive into the thrilling world of artifact recovery and museum exhibitions, aspiring to establish the most prestigious archaeology company of the era.

    More details for Artifacts, Inc.
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Artifacts, Inc.

    • YouTube Review for the game "Artifacts, Inc." by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  22. Teotihuacan: City of Gods

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    Teotihuacan: City of Gods invites you to traverse time, immersing yourself in the splendor and twilight of the powerful pre-Columbian civilization of Mesoamerica. Strategize, accumulate wealth, seek the favor of the gods, and embark on the monumental task of constructing the awe-inspiring Pyramid of the Sun.

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 2.

    More details for Teotihuacan: City of Gods
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Teotihuacan: City of Gods

    • YouTube Review for the game "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  23. The Magnificent

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    The Magnificent is a strategic Eurogame set in an enchanting, mystical world, inviting players to dazzle audiences with their traveling show of performers. Illustrated by Martin Mottet, this game challenges players to skillfully manage resources, expand their camps with Tetris-like tiles, and execute performances to attract the biggest crowds. Each decision, from selecting dice to planning shows, impacts your strategy and potential to score points.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for The Magnificent
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Waggle Dance

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. The Rise of Queensdale

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Rise of Queensdale

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Rise of Queensdale" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  26. Dicetopia

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Dicetopia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Dicetopia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  27. Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia

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    Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia is a thematic worker-placement game set in a post-apocalyptic world. Players take on the role of leaders in a dystopian society, utilizing workers and recruits to exert their influence and expand their control.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Bitoku

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    Bitoku is a beautifully themed hand-management and engine-building game where players embody Bitoku spirits, aiming to ascend as the next great spirit of the forest. The game is set in an enchanting forest, filled with yōkai, kodamas, and pilgrims, each playing a crucial role in the spirits' journey towards transcendence.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  29. The Artemis Project

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 75 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Encyclopedia

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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