The best board games of the 90s 2021

Looking for a board game classic from the 90s? We have compared the best board games from the 1990s and listed them in an overview.

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The best board game classics from the 90s

In this overview, we've listed the best board games from the 1990s that you can 2021 still buy on Amazon:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 764 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. 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
  3. Lost Cities

    All details for the board game Lost Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Lost Cities
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  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
  5. Loopin' Louie

    All details for the board game Loopin' Louie and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    Spiel des Jahres 1994

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Loopin' Louie
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Schotten Totten

    All details for the board game Schotten Totten and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. High Society

    All details for the board game High Society and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. Bohnanza

    All details for the board game Bohnanza and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Bohnanza
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. 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
  10. Ra

    All details for the board game Ra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ra
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Zopp

    All details for the board game Zopp and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Chicken Cha Cha Cha

    All details for the board game Chicken Cha Cha Cha and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 4.

    Spiel des Jahres 1998

    More details for Chicken Cha Cha Cha
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  13. Guillotine

    All details for the board game Guillotine and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Guillotine
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. Circus Flohcati

    All details for the board game Circus Flohcati and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  15. The Great Dalmuti

    All details for the board game The Great Dalmuti and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Great Dalmuti
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  16. Wildlife Safari

    All details for the board game Wildlife Safari and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Wildlife Safari
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Samurai

    All details for the board game Samurai and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Samurai
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Samurai

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Samurai" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Samurai" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  18. Cloud 9

    All details for the board game Cloud 9 and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Cloud 9
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Unanimo

    All details for the board game Unanimo and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Unanimo
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Unanimo

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Unanimo" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Unanimo" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  20. Mystery Rummy: Jack the Ripper

    All details for the board game Mystery Rummy: Jack the Ripper and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!49€ atAmazon.de
  21. WINK

    All details for the board game WINK and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Formula Dé

    All details for the board game Formula Dé and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Anno Domini: Natur

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Natur and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  24. Mamma Mia!

    All details for the board game Mamma Mia! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Mamma Mia!
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Formula Motor Racing

    All details for the board game Formula Motor Racing and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. El Grande

    All details for the board game El Grande and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    Spiel des Jahres 1996

    More details for El Grande
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  27. Stick 'Em

    All details for the board game Stick 'Em and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Stick 'Em
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Stick 'Em

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Stick 'Em" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Stick 'Em" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  28. Through the Desert

    All details for the board game Through the Desert and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Catan

    All details for the board game Catan and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 7.

    Spiel des Jahres 1995

    More details for Catan
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Excape

    All details for the board game Excape and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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