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 July 13, 2021. We compared 131 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 5 awards.

    More details for Draftosaurus
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Draftosaurus

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Draftosaurus" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Draftosaurus" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Stone Age

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Stone Age" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Stone Age" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de
  4. Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime35 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!59€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for My First Stone Age

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "My First Stone Age" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  6. Stone Age: Anniversary

    All details for the board game Stone Age: Anniversary and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 15% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Stone Age: Anniversary
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Tuki

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tuki" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  8. Paleo

    All details for the board game Paleo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Paleo
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!37€ atAmazon.de
  9. Dinosaur Tea Party

    All details for the board game Dinosaur Tea Party and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Dinosaur Tea Party

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dinosaur Tea Party" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dinosaur Tea Party" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. Evolution: Climate

    All details for the board game Evolution: Climate and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Evolution: Climate

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evolution: Climate" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evolution: Climate" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  11. My First Stone Age: The Card Game

    All details for the board game My First Stone Age: The Card Game and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  12. Evolution

    All details for the board game Evolution and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Evolution
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Evolution

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evolution" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evolution" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  13. Dino World

    All details for the board game Dino World and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. JurassAttack!

    All details for the board game JurassAttack! and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. 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
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs

    All details for the board game Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Dice Age: The Hunt

    All details for the board game Dice Age: The Hunt and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Honga

    All details for the board game Honga and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Honga
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Age of Dirt: A Game of Uncivilization

    All details for the board game Age of Dirt: A Game of Uncivilization and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Die Schlacht der Dinosaurier

    All details for the board game Die Schlacht der Dinosaurier and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Dino Hunt Dice

    All details for the board game Dino Hunt Dice and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Lascaux

    All details for the board game Lascaux and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  24. Evo

    All details for the board game Evo and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Evo
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  25. Dino Twist

    All details for the board game Dino Twist and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. Ecos: First Continent

    All details for the board game Ecos: First Continent and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 75 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Ecos: First Continent

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ecos: First Continent" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ecos: First Continent" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  27. Evo (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Evo (Second Edition) and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Evo (Second Edition)

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evo (Second Edition)" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evo (Second Edition)" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evo (Second Edition)" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Evo (Second Edition)" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  28. Tribes: Dawn of Humanity

    All details for the board game Tribes: Dawn of Humanity and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Jäger und Sammler

    All details for the board game Jäger und Sammler and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Jäger und Sammler
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!56€ atAmazon.de
  30. Celtic

    All details for the board game Celtic and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de

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