The best board games for 2 to 8 people 👯‍♀️-👨‍👩‍👦👧👦👧👦 2021

If you are looking for a really good board game that can be played super with 2 👯 to 8 👨👩👦👧👦👧👦 people... then we have something for you:

The number of players varies often & strongly with you?

Not always you can assume in your family or circle of friends that all have time & desire for a proper board game round. Often the number of players changes by the minute - sometimes only two are present, sometimes eight.

Which games are very good with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 as well as 8 people?

We have picked out which games always work very well with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 as well as 8 players. If you look closely there are only a few left.

Have we forgotten a good 2-8 player board game?

What do you think is the best board game for 2 to 8 players? Write us at tibi+brettspiele@cephea.de.

Do you want games with other number of players?

You can play board games, card games and dice games with a very different number of players - even alone. We have created many lists for each exact number of players and for varying numbers of players. You can find our "by player count" lists below.

The best board games for 2-8 people 👯-👨👩👦👧👧👦 2021

Attached is our overview of the 30 best board games for 2-8 players 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 232 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. PitchCar

    All details for the board game PitchCar and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 1996

    More details for PitchCar
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Cartographers

    All details for the board game Cartographers and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Cartographers
    • Players1 - 100 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. Trails of Tucana

    All details for the board game Trails of Tucana and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Trails of Tucana
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  4. 6 nimmt!

    All details for the board game 6 nimmt! and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    More details for 6 nimmt!
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!5€ atAmazon.de
  5. Exploding Kittens: Party Pack

    All details for the board game Exploding Kittens: Party Pack and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. PitchCar Mini

    All details for the board game PitchCar Mini and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Spot it!

    All details for the board game Spot it! and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Spot it!
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  8. Timeline: Events

    All details for the board game Timeline: Events and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Mini Kubb

    All details for the board game Mini Kubb and similar games
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age3+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Mars Open: Tabletop Golf

    All details for the board game Mars Open: Tabletop Golf and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. Ghost Blitz 2

    All details for the board game Ghost Blitz 2 and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Ghost Blitz 2
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  12. Roll For It! Deluxe Edition

    All details for the board game Roll For It! Deluxe Edition and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Zombie Dice Horde Edition

    All details for the board game Zombie Dice Horde Edition and similar games
    • Players2 - 99 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  14. Cardline: Animals

    All details for the board game Cardline: Animals and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cardline: Animals
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. Chicken Chicken

    All details for the board game Chicken Chicken and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Password Express

    All details for the board game Password Express and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Password Express

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Password Express" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Password Express" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  17. Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama

    All details for the board game Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama and similar games
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Wings of Glory: WW2 Battle of Britain Starter Set

    All details for the board game Wings of Glory: WW2 Battle of Britain Starter Set and similar games
    • Players1 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Start Player

    All details for the board game Start Player and similar games
    • Players2 - 99 Players
    • Playtime1 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Tsuro of the Seas

    All details for the board game Tsuro of the Seas and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  21. Personal Preference

    All details for the board game Personal Preference and similar games
    • Players2 - 16 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Escape from the Hidden Castle

    All details for the board game Escape from the Hidden Castle and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Anno Domini: Europa

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Europa and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  24. Take it Easy!

    All details for the board game Take it Easy! and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Take it Easy!
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  25. Arbos

    All details for the board game Arbos and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Arbos
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. Knaster

    All details for the board game Knaster and similar games
    • Players1 - 99 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Anno Domini: Münzen

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Münzen and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  28. Gaslands: Post-Apocalyptic Vehicular Combat

    All details for the board game Gaslands: Post-Apocalyptic Vehicular Combat and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age11+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  29. Anno Domini: Wissenschaft & Forschung

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Wissenschaft & Forschung and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  30. Anno Domini: America

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: America and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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