The best board games for exactly four players 2021

Looking for a game that you can play as a foursome? The games on this list are either designed purely for four players or can be played particularly well as a foursome. Included are cooperative board games for 4, classic games for 4 (e.g. Doppelkopf, role-playing games for four, board games for 4 adults, card games for 4 and many more games that you can play very well as a foursome.

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List of the best games 2021 that can (also) be played by four players:

Attached now is our list of the best board games for exactly 4 people that you can buy 2021:

This list was last updated on August 1, 2021. We compared 315 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Time's Up!

    All details for the board game Time's Up! and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Time's Up!
    • Players4 - 18 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. KLASK 4

    All details for the board game KLASK 4 and similar games
    • Players4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Witness

    All details for the board game Witness and similar games
    • Players4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Witness

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Witness" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Witness" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. Tichu

    All details for the board game Tichu and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Tichu
    • Players4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  5. Word Slam Midnight

    All details for the board game Word Slam Midnight and similar games
    • Players3 - 99 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age18+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Word Slam Midnight

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Word Slam Midnight" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Word Slam Midnight" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. Telestrations: Upside Drawn

    All details for the board game Telestrations: Upside Drawn and similar games
    • Players4 - 12 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Telestrations: Upside Drawn

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Telestrations: Upside Drawn" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Telestrations: Upside Drawn" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. BONK

    All details for the board game BONK and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for BONK
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de
  8. Loco Motive

    All details for the board game Loco Motive and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2010

    More details for Loco Motive
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. 30 Seconds Junior

    All details for the board game 30 Seconds Junior and similar games
    • Players3 - 20 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Euchre

    All details for the board game Euchre and similar games
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Codenames: Marvel

    All details for the board game Codenames: Marvel and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Codenames: Marvel

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Codenames: Marvel" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Codenames: Marvel" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. Cortex Challenge KIDS

    All details for the board game Cortex Challenge KIDS and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Mus

    All details for the board game Mus and similar games
    • Players4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Mus

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mus" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mus" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. Bonanza

    All details for the board game Bonanza and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. Social Train

    All details for the board game Social Train and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Squad Seven

    All details for the board game Squad Seven and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Squad Seven
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Endless Pass: A Viking Saga

    All details for the board game Endless Pass: A Viking Saga and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. DOG

    All details for the board game DOG and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Sherlock Holmes: Baker Street Irregulars

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes: Baker Street Irregulars and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Space Cadets: Dice Duel

    All details for the board game Space Cadets: Dice Duel and similar games
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Hearts

    All details for the board game Hearts and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  22. Activity

    All details for the board game Activity and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Activity
    • Players3 - 16 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!28€ atAmazon.de
  23. Spades

    All details for the board game Spades and similar games
    • Players4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  24. Chill & Chili

    All details for the board game Chill & Chili and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 20% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Chill & Chili
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de
  25. TAC

    All details for the board game TAC and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  26. Shabadabada

    All details for the board game Shabadabada and similar games
    • Players4 - 16 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Meuterer

    All details for the board game Meuterer and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Meuterer
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  28. Outburst!

    All details for the board game Outburst! and similar games
    • Players4 - 20 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age18+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  29. Mahjong

    All details for the board game Mahjong and similar games
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!57€ atAmazon.de
  30. Cosmic Kaboom

    All details for the board game Cosmic Kaboom and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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