The best board, card & dice games set in the post-Napoleonic period 2021

Looking for a really good post-Napoleonic game? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best Post Napoleonic games 2021.

What are Post Napoleonic games?

Games that cover the period between the end of the Napoleonic Wars (1815) and the beginning of the First World War (1914) and most of the 19th century.

Other historical games

Most post-Napoleonic games are also considered wargames - but need not necessarily be the case.

In addition to the games set in the post-Napoleonic period, we have created a general list of games based on historical events - and further divided them below into several, more detailed historical categories.

list of the best post-Napoleonic games 2021

This list was last updated on February 24, 2021. We compared 270 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  2. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Whitehall Mystery

    All details for the board game Whitehall Mystery and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 4.

    More details for Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  5. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Lancashire" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Lancashire" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. World's Fair 1893

    All details for the board game World's Fair 1893 and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for World's Fair 1893
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime35 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de
  8. Letters from Whitechapel

    All details for the board game Letters from Whitechapel and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Letters from Whitechapel

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Letters from Whitechapel" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Letters from Whitechapel" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  9. The Men Who Would Be Kings: Colonial Wargaming Rules

    All details for the board game The Men Who Would Be Kings: Colonial Wargaming Rules and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Mr. Jack Pocket

    All details for the board game Mr. Jack Pocket and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Mr. Jack Pocket
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price18€ atAmazon.de

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