The best games by Alex Randolph 🇨🇿👨 2022

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 2022.

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 👨 2022

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 2022:

This list was last updated on July 4, 2022. We compared 95 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  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
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  3. Mahé

    All details for the board game Mahé and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Mahé
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Figure It

    All details for the board game Figure It and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Figure It
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  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
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 15 - 25 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. In Teufels Küche

    All details for the board game In Teufels Küche and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Ricochet Robots

    All details for the board game Ricochet Robots and similar games
    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de
  8. Ciao, Ciao...

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

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Ciao, Ciao...
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!14€ atAmazon.de
  9. Square Off

    All details for the board game Square Off and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Banda

    All details for the board game Banda and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  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!
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Xe Queo!

    All details for the board game Xe Queo! and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  13. Leinen los!

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

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1997

    More details for Leinen los!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Leinen los!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Leinen los!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Big Shot

    All details for the board game Big Shot and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. 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
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. 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
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de
  17. Sagaland Mitbringspiel

    All details for the board game Sagaland Mitbringspiel and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!5€ atAmazon.de
  18. Code 777

    All details for the board game Code 777 and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Baggage Claim

    All details for the board game Baggage Claim and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Oh-Wah-Ree

    All details for the board game Oh-Wah-Ree and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Jagd der Vampire

    All details for the board game Jagd der Vampire and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Snail's Pace Race

    All details for the board game Snail's Pace Race and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  23. Top Secret

    All details for the board game Top Secret and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Chess Race

    All details for the board game Chess Race and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  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
    • 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Die Osterinsel

    All details for the board game Die Osterinsel and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Sisimizi

    All details for the board game Sisimizi and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Die Verbotene Stadt

    All details for the board game Die Verbotene Stadt and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Twixt

    All details for the board game Twixt and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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