The best electronic board games 2021

Are you looking for a really good interactive electronic board game? We've compared the best digital (that is, battery-powered and/or app-based) board games.

Electronic games: Battery-powered or app-supported

Some electronic games are battery-powered, driving, for example, a motor (Looping Louie) or a small computer (Whoowasit). However, since a few years there are also some that are supported by tablet or smartphone or cell phone (so-called board games with app support, e.g. Escape: The Curse of the Temple) or even require them (e.g. Dropmix).

List with the best interactive electronic games 2021

In our overview you can now find the best interactive electronic board games 2021

This list was last updated on February 27, 2021. We compared 327 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Mansions of Madness: Second Edition

    All details for the board game Mansions of Madness: Second Edition and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  2. Forgotten Waters

    All details for the board game Forgotten Waters and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime120 - 240 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de
  3. Chronicles of Crime

    All details for the board game Chronicles of Crime and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 3.

    More details for Chronicles of Crime
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Chronicles of Crime

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Chronicles of Crime" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Chronicles of Crime" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth

    All details for the board game The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    💸 Too expensive!79€ atAmazon.de
  5. Werewords

    All details for the board game Werewords and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Werewords
    • Players4 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!8€ atAmazon.de
  6. Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

    All details for the board game Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 4.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age16+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. 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
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  8. Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    All details for the board game Escape: The Curse of the Temple and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Escape: The Curse of the Temple
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  9. Unlock!: Secret Adventures

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Secret Adventures and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Unlock!: Mythic Adventures

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Mythic Adventures and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Beasts of Balance

    All details for the board game Beasts of Balance and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Beasts of Balance
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Beasts of Balance

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Beasts of Balance" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Beasts of Balance" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. La Boca

    All details for the board game La Boca and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for La Boca
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Nightmare Horror Adventures: Welcome to Crafton Mansion

    All details for the board game Nightmare Horror Adventures: Welcome to Crafton Mansion and similar games
    • Players4 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age16+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Stop Thief!

    All details for the board game Stop Thief! and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. DropMix

    All details for the board game DropMix and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for DropMix
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age16+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!28€ atAmazon.de
  16. Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!13€ atAmazon.de
  17. Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 75 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  18. INTERACTION: No more boredom!

    All details for the board game INTERACTION: No more boredom! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for INTERACTION: No more boredom!
    • Players2 - 9 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price35€ atAmazon.de
  19. Space Alert

    All details for the board game Space Alert and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Space Alert
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    😕 Questionable price42€ atAmazon.de
  20. A Tale of Pirates

    All details for the board game A Tale of Pirates and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!14€ atAmazon.de
  21. Schnappt Hubi!

    All details for the board game Schnappt Hubi! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Schnappt Hubi!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Star Wars: Unlock!

    All details for the board game Star Wars: Unlock! and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de
  23. 3 Secrets: Crime Time

    All details for the board game 3 Secrets: Crime Time and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  24. Whoowasit?

    All details for the board game Whoowasit? and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Whoowasit?
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!49€ atAmazon.de
  25. Unlock!: Exotic Adventures

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Exotic Adventures and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  26. Loopin' Chewie

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

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Loopin' Chewie
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime10 - 15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!38€ atAmazon.de
  27. Bulls-Eye Ball

    All details for the board game Bulls-Eye Ball and similar games
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  28. Escape Room: The Game

    All details for the board game Escape Room: The Game and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Escape Room: The Game
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age16+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  29. Soviet Kitchen Unleashed

    All details for the board game Soviet Kitchen Unleashed and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game – Season One

    All details for the board game Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game – Season One and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game – Season One

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game – Season One" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game – Season One" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache

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