The best board, card & dice games with political elements 👩‍💼 2021

Looking for a really good party game with political 👩‍💼 elements? We have clearly listed the 30 best political games.

What are political games?

Political games encourage players to use their character's authority to manipulate social activities and policies.

This can include, for example, the political race to power by winning the election campaign or games that involve diplomatic elements that took place, for example, during the "Cold War".

Historical reference not mandatory

A historical or historical reference does not have to be part of these games, but it often is. In our list you can also find fictional games - these games still contain political elements.

Interested in historical or war games?

We have created some more lists:

list of the best politics games 2021 👩‍💼

This list was last updated on October 20, 2021. We compared 430 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. Watergate

    All details for the board game Watergate and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Watergate
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Watergate

    • YouTube Review for the game "Watergate" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Coup

    All details for the board game Coup and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Coup
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coup

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coup" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Dune: Imperium

    All details for the board game Dune: Imperium and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Dune: Imperium
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!43€ atAmazon.de
  5. 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!60€ 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
  6. Oriflamme

    All details for the board game Oriflamme and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Oriflamme
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Cursed Court

    All details for the board game Cursed Court and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Tiefe Taschen

    All details for the board game Tiefe Taschen and similar games
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 50 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Tiefe Taschen

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tiefe Taschen" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Twilight Struggle

    All details for the board game Twilight Struggle and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    More details for Twilight Struggle
    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  10. Debatable

    All details for the board game Debatable and similar games
    • 3 - 16 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Coup: Rebellion G54

    All details for the board game Coup: Rebellion G54 and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

    All details for the board game 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  13. Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition

    All details for the board game Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 240 - 480 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  14. Dual Powers: Revolution 1917

    All details for the board game Dual Powers: Revolution 1917 and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Gorbachev: The Fall of Communism

    All details for the board game Gorbachev: The Fall of Communism and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Cold War: CIA vs KGB

    All details for the board game Cold War: CIA vs KGB and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Freedom: The Underground Railroad

    All details for the board game Freedom: The Underground Railroad and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Freedom: The Underground Railroad

    • YouTube Review for the game "Freedom: The Underground Railroad" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  18. Iron Curtain

    All details for the board game Iron Curtain and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Nuclear Escalation

    All details for the board game Nuclear Escalation and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Nuclear Escalation
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. A War of Whispers

    All details for the board game A War of Whispers and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Nuclear War

    All details for the board game Nuclear War and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. 1960: The Making of the President

    All details for the board game 1960: The Making of the President and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Gang of Four

    All details for the board game Gang of Four and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Gang of Four
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Triumph & Tragedy: European Balance of Power 1936-1945

    All details for the board game Triumph & Tragedy: European Balance of Power 1936-1945 and similar games
    • 2 - 3 Players
    • 240 - 360 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker

    All details for the board game Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker and similar games
    • 5 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker

    • YouTube Review for the game "Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  26. San Marco

    All details for the board game San Marco and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for San Marco
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Tammany Hall

    All details for the board game Tammany Hall and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Tammany Hall

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tammany Hall" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  28. Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61

    All details for the board game Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage

    All details for the board game Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage
    • 2 Players
    • 40 - 200 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Early American Chrononauts

    All details for the board game Early American Chrononauts and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 11+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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