The best board games of the 70s 2021

Looking for a board game classic from the 70s? We have compared the best board games from the 1970s and listed them in an overview.

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The best board game classics from the 70s

In this overview, we've listed the best board games from the 1970s that you can 2021 still buy on Amazon:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 213 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Big Boggle

    All details for the board game Big Boggle and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. Figure It

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

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    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Mahé

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Mahé
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. The Magnificent Race

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    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Um Reifenbreite

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1992

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    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. Pathfinder

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    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Hare & Tortoise

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1979

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    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. Rummikub

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1980

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    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  9. Cathedral

    All details for the board game Cathedral and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Tally Ho!

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    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de
  11. Napoléon: The Waterloo Campaign, 1815

    All details for the board game Napoléon: The Waterloo Campaign, 1815 and similar games
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  12. Mad Magazine Card Game

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    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Ninety-Nine

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    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Jockey

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    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. Ogre

    All details for the board game Ogre and similar games
    • Players1 - 3 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Rebound

    All details for the board game Rebound and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de
  17. Pente

    All details for the board game Pente and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Pente

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  18. Sleuth

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    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Escape from Colditz

    All details for the board game Escape from Colditz and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Escape from Colditz

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  20. Dungeon!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Dungeon!
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Dungeon!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon!" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  21. This Game is Bonkers!

    All details for the board game This Game is Bonkers! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Bermuda Triangle

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    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Downspin

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Family Feud

    All details for the board game Family Feud and similar games
    • Players2 - 9 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Waterworks

    All details for the board game Waterworks and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. Alaska

    All details for the board game Alaska and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Ghost Castle

    All details for the board game Ghost Castle and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Ghost Castle

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghost Castle" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  28. Pass the Pigs

    All details for the board game Pass the Pigs and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!8€ atAmazon.de
  29. King Oil

    All details for the board game King Oil and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

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