The best board, card & dice games set in the prehistoric period 2021

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

What are prehistoric games?

Prehistoric games often have themes or storylines set in a time before recorded history. These untold stories are usually compiled under time periods including the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age.

Many of the popular prehistoric games are set in the Stone Age, in hunter-gatherer societies, or in time periods when dinosaurs existed.

Other historical games

Most games set during the prehistoric period are also considered wargames - but not necessarily the case.

In addition to the games set in the prehistoric era, 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 prehistoric games 2021

This list was last updated on October 20, 2021. We compared 134 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Draftosaurus

    All details for the board game Draftosaurus and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Draftosaurus
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Draftosaurus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Draftosaurus" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Stone Age

    All details for the board game Stone Age and similar games

    Nominated for 22 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Stone Age
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Stone Age

    • YouTube Review for the game "Stone Age" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. My First Stone Age

    All details for the board game My First Stone Age and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for My First Stone Age
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for My First Stone Age

    • YouTube Review for the game "My First Stone Age" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. Stone Age: Anniversary

    All details for the board game Stone Age: Anniversary and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 44% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Stone Age: Anniversary
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!65€ atAmazon.de
  7. Tuki

    All details for the board game Tuki and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Tuki
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!19€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Tuki

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tuki" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Paleo

    All details for the board game Paleo and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Paleo
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!37€ atAmazon.de
  9. Evolution: Climate

    All details for the board game Evolution: Climate and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Evolution: Climate

    • YouTube Review for the game "Evolution: Climate" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Dinosaur Tea Party

    All details for the board game Dinosaur Tea Party and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Dinosaur Tea Party

    • YouTube Review for the game "Dinosaur Tea Party" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Rise of Tribes

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Rise of Tribes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rise of Tribes" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Evolution

    All details for the board game Evolution and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Evolution
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Evolution

    • YouTube Review for the game "Evolution" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. My First Stone Age: The Card Game

    All details for the board game My First Stone Age: The Card Game and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de
  14. Dino World

    All details for the board game Dino World and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Oceans

    All details for the board game Oceans and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Oceans
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!60€ atAmazon.de
  16. JurassAttack!

    All details for the board game JurassAttack! and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Ooga Booga

    All details for the board game Ooga Booga and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Ooga Booga
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Evolution: The Beginning

    All details for the board game Evolution: The Beginning and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Evolution: The Beginning
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs

    All details for the board game Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Dice Age: The Hunt

    All details for the board game Dice Age: The Hunt and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Honga

    All details for the board game Honga and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Honga
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Age of Dirt: A Game of Uncivilization

    All details for the board game Age of Dirt: A Game of Uncivilization and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Die Schlacht der Dinosaurier

    All details for the board game Die Schlacht der Dinosaurier and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Dino Hunt Dice

    All details for the board game Dino Hunt Dice and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Lascaux

    All details for the board game Lascaux and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  26. Evo

    All details for the board game Evo and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Evo
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Dino Twist

    All details for the board game Dino Twist and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Ecos: First Continent

    All details for the board game Ecos: First Continent and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Ecos: First Continent

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ecos: First Continent" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  29. Evo (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Evo (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Evo (Second Edition)

    • YouTube Review for the game "Evo (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Evo (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. Tribes: Dawn of Humanity

    All details for the board game Tribes: Dawn of Humanity and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de

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