The best games by Alex Randolph 🇨🇿👨 2021

Looking for a really good game from game designer Alex Randolph 👨? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Alex Randolph games 2021.

Who is Alex Randolph anyway?

Alex Randolph has been designing dice, card & board games since 1960. The game designer is from Bohemia, Czech Republic🇨🇿, was born in 1922 and lived in Venice, Italy 🇮🇹 since 1968. He is also known as L. W. Bones, P. Halvah, F. Phompy, J. Phumby or I. Phumpy.

Career of Alex Randolph

Randolph was a self-described "son of rich parents" who attended a private school in Switzerland. He spent his early years in various jobs, including military intelligence and as a copywriter in Boston.

First game was published in 1960

Randolph's first game, Pan-Kai, was published in 1960 when he was 38 years old - he designed games until his death in 2004 - over 44 years. Famous Randolph games are for example Enchanted Forest, Twixt or What the Heck?.

Professional game developer since 1961

In 1961, Randolph moved to Japan and became a professional game developer, first working on Twixt. During this time he became a dan player in Shogi.

In 1962, Randolph (along with Sid Sackson) was hired to start a new game division for Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (also known as 3M). Through 3M, Randolph developed and published games such as Breakthru, Evade, Oh-Wah-Ree, and Twixt.

In Venice since 1968

Randolph moved to Venice, Italy in 1968 and continued his career as a game developer with Venice Connection, a company he co-founded with Dario De Toffoli and Leo Colovini.

Randolph died in Venice at the age of 82 on April 28, 2004.

How good are "Alex Randolph" games?

There are 1 games by Alex Randolph included in our Top1000 games list, making Randolph the 273rd best game author out of 708 authors in our database.

More information about Randolph

For more information about Randolph, see the Wikipedia article for Randolph.

List of best games by Alex Randolph 👨 2021

In this list we have listed the best board games that Alex Randolph either designed himself - or was involved in designing.

Unfortunately, not all of Alex Randolph's games are currently available. In the following list you can find all dice, board & card games by Alex Randolph that you can buy 2021:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 54 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. What the Heck?

    All details for the board game What the Heck? and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  2. Good & Bad Ghosts

    All details for the board game Good & Bad Ghosts and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Good & Bad Ghosts
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Figure It

    All details for the board game Figure It and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Figure It
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Mahé

    All details for the board game Mahé and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Mahé
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. The Piggyback Brigade

    All details for the board game The Piggyback Brigade and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for The Piggyback Brigade
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime15 - 25 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Ricochet Robots

    All details for the board game Ricochet Robots and similar games
    • Players1 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. Square Off

    All details for the board game Square Off and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. In Teufels Küche

    All details for the board game In Teufels Küche and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Ciao, Ciao...

    All details for the board game Ciao, Ciao... and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 12% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Ciao, Ciao...
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!13€ atAmazon.de
  10. Xe Queo!

    All details for the board game Xe Queo! and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Worm Up!

    All details for the board game Worm Up! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Worm Up!
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Leinen los!

    All details for the board game Leinen los! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1997

    🔥 Deal: 18% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Leinen los!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Leinen los!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Leinen los!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Leinen los!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  13. Sagaland Mitbringspiel

    All details for the board game Sagaland Mitbringspiel and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. Inkognito

    All details for the board game Inkognito and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Inkognito
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. Enchanted Forest

    All details for the board game Enchanted Forest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1982

    More details for Enchanted Forest
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Big Shot

    All details for the board game Big Shot and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de
  17. Code 777

    All details for the board game Code 777 and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Baggage Claim

    All details for the board game Baggage Claim and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Oh-Wah-Ree

    All details for the board game Oh-Wah-Ree and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Twixt

    All details for the board game Twixt and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Snail's Pace Race

    All details for the board game Snail's Pace Race and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age3+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  22. Jagd der Vampire

    All details for the board game Jagd der Vampire and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Top Secret

    All details for the board game Top Secret and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Gute Freunde

    All details for the board game Gute Freunde and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1989

    More details for Gute Freunde
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Venice Connection

    All details for the board game Venice Connection and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1996

    More details for Venice Connection
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  26. Chess Race

    All details for the board game Chess Race and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Sisimizi

    All details for the board game Sisimizi and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  28. Die Verbotene Stadt

    All details for the board game Die Verbotene Stadt and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Halunken & Spelunken

    All details for the board game Halunken & Spelunken and similar games
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  30. Orbit

    All details for the board game Orbit and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Orbit

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Orbit" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Orbit" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache

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