The best board games that can only be played in threesomes 2021

Looking for a game that you can play with just three players? The games on this list are designed purely for three players. Included are cooperative board games for 3, classic games for 3 (e.g. Skat, role-playing games for three, board games for 3 adults, card games for 3 and many more games that can be played very well in threes.

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List of the best games 2021 that can be played with only three players

Attached now is our list of the best party games for exactly 3 people that you can buy 2021:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 13 board games for this list and selected the top 11. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Familiar's Trouble

    All details for the board game Familiar's Trouble and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Familiar's Trouble

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Familiar's Trouble" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Familiar's Trouble" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. Star Trek: Ascendancy

    All details for the board game Star Trek: Ascendancy and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!102€ atAmazon.de
  3. Chimera

    All details for the board game Chimera and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Chimera

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Chimera" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Chimera" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  4. Trieste

    All details for the board game Trieste and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Trieste
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Skat

    All details for the board game Skat and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  6. Cosmic Eidex

    All details for the board game Cosmic Eidex and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!4€ atAmazon.de
  7. Die Magier

    All details for the board game Die Magier and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1985

    More details for Die Magier
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. Three Kingdoms Redux

    All details for the board game Three Kingdoms Redux and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime135 - 165 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Three Kingdoms Redux

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. 3 Man Chess

    All details for the board game 3 Man Chess and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  10. Chess for Three

    All details for the board game Chess for Three and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  11. Three Player Chess

    All details for the board game Three Player Chess and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

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