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 July 13, 2021. We compared 35 board games for this list and selected the top 28. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  2. Sjoelen

    All details for the board game Sjoelen and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Euchre

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

    All details for the board game American Carrom and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Hearts

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

    All details for the board game Skittles and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Poker

    All details for the board game Poker and similar games
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    More details for Poker
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!44€ atAmazon.de
  8. Pinochle

    All details for the board game Pinochle and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. Rummy

    All details for the board game Rummy and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!9€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Rummy

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Rummy" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Rummy" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. Briscola Chiamata

    All details for the board game Briscola Chiamata and similar games
    • Players5 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Doppelkopf

    All details for the board game Doppelkopf and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  12. Othello

    All details for the board game Othello and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Flying Hats

    All details for the board game Flying Hats and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. Skat

    All details for the board game Skat and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  15. Jack Straws

    All details for the board game Jack Straws and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Bagatelle

    All details for the board game Bagatelle and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 - 30 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Loteria

    All details for the board game Loteria and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Bezique

    All details for the board game Bezique and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. The Game of Authors

    All details for the board game The Game of Authors and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Asalto

    All details for the board game Asalto and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Klaverjassen

    All details for the board game Klaverjassen and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  22. Halma

    All details for the board game Halma and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Gone Fishin'

    All details for the board game Gone Fishin' and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Chinese Checkers

    All details for the board game Chinese Checkers and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  25. Preference

    All details for the board game Preference and similar games
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  26. Pick Up Sticks

    All details for the board game Pick Up Sticks and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 - 30 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!5€ atAmazon.de
  27. Tiddledy Winks

    All details for the board game Tiddledy Winks and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  28. 4 Player Chess

    All details for the board game 4 Player Chess and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de

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