The best board games from the 19th century🏛 2021

Are you looking for a really good old game? We have collected and listed the best board games from the 19th century🏛.

Mainly card, dice & skill games

A lot of good games were created between 1800 and 1900. Mostly the game material consisted of very simple means (dice, cards, wooden sticks). Especially in the games of skill, clever party games have been created with a lot of creativity (e.g. Crokinole, Sjoelen, Flying Hats. However, the main part is made up of various card games that consist of a 32 or 52 card deck.

List of the best parlor games from the 19th century🏛

Enclosed now our recommendation list with the best games from the 19th century, which you can still buy 2021:

This list was last updated on October 20, 2021. We compared 36 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Crokinole

    All details for the board game Crokinole and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!64€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Crokinole

    • YouTube Review for the game "Crokinole" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Perudo

    All details for the board game Perudo and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1993

    More details for Perudo
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Sjoelen

    All details for the board game Sjoelen and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Euchre

    All details for the board game Euchre and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. American Carrom

    All details for the board game American Carrom and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Hearts

    All details for the board game Hearts and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Skittles

    All details for the board game Skittles and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Mahjong

    All details for the board game Mahjong and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!57€ atAmazon.de
  9. Briscola Chiamata

    All details for the board game Briscola Chiamata and similar games
    • 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Poker

    All details for the board game Poker and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Pinochle

    All details for the board game Pinochle and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Rummy

    All details for the board game Rummy and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Rummy

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rummy" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. Doppelkopf

    All details for the board game Doppelkopf and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. Othello

    All details for the board game Othello and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Othello
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Loteria

    All details for the board game Loteria and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Flying Hats

    All details for the board game Flying Hats and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  17. Skat

    All details for the board game Skat and similar games
    • 3 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Jack Straws

    All details for the board game Jack Straws and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Bagatelle

    All details for the board game Bagatelle and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 10 - 30 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Bezique

    All details for the board game Bezique and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. The Game of Authors

    All details for the board game The Game of Authors and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 5 - 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Asalto

    All details for the board game Asalto and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Klaverjassen

    All details for the board game Klaverjassen and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Halma

    All details for the board game Halma and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Gone Fishin'

    All details for the board game Gone Fishin' and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Preference

    All details for the board game Preference and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Chinese Checkers

    All details for the board game Chinese Checkers and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  28. Pick Up Sticks

    All details for the board game Pick Up Sticks and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 30 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Tiddledy Winks

    All details for the board game Tiddledy Winks and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  30. 4 Player Chess

    All details for the board game 4 Player Chess and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de

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