The best games from Christian T. Petersen 🇺🇸👨 2024

Looking for a really good game from game designer Christian T. Petersen 👨? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Christian T. Petersen games 2024.

Who is Christian T. Petersen anyway?

Christian T. Petersen has been designing dice, card & board games since 1997. The game designer hails from the USA🇺🇸, was born in 1971 (or 1972) and currently lives in Washington D.C., USA🇺🇸. Petersen was born in Washington, then grew up in Denmark🇩🇰 from the age of 4 and moved back to Minnesota in 1991 at the age of 19.

Petersen's first game "Twilight Imperium" he developed in 1997 at the age of 26 - so he has been designing games for over 27 years. Famous Petersen games are for example Twilight Imperium, A Game of Thrones & StarCraft: The Board Game.

A very interesting interview with Christian Petersen can be found on BGG.

With Fantasy Flight Games from importer to huge game publisher

US-Dane is the founder and CEO of Fantasy Flight Games as well as one of the main developers of FFG-games. His design of Twilight Imperium helped transform Fantasy Flight from a small importer of European comics into a major, globally successful game publisher.

How good are "Christian T. Petersen" games?

There are 11 games by Christian T. Petersen in our Top1000 games list, making Petersen the #11 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Christian T. Petersen 2024

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

Unfortunately, not all of Christian T. Petersen's games are currently available. In the following list you can find all dice, board & card games by Christian T. Petersen that you can buy 2024:

This list was last updated on April 18, 2024. We compared 25 board games for this list and selected the top 24. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation

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    Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation Deluxe Edition is a celebrated two-player board game designed by Reiner Knizia. Set in the rich world of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, this game allows players to immerse themselves in the epic struggle between the forces of Sauron and the Free Peoples. Renowned for its blend of strategy, bluffing, and adventure, this deluxe edition elevates the experience with enhanced components and new gameplay elements.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition

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    Embark on an epic journey of galactic conquest in Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition. As a leader of one of seventeen unique factions, you'll navigate the vastness of space, striving for dominance through military might, political maneuvering, and economic prowess. The game unfolds around Mecatol Rex, the central planet, where the throne of the galaxy awaits the faction that can skillfully navigate the challenges of a dynamic and strategically constructed universe.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 240 - 480 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Star Wars: Armada

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    Star Wars: Armada is a captivating tabletop game that puts you in the role of a fleet admiral in the epic Star Wars universe. Whether you align with the Imperial Navy or the Rebel Alliance, you're tasked with assembling and commanding a fleet in strategic space battles. The game is a blend of tactical planning, skillful maneuvering, and intense combat.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

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    More details for Star Wars: Armada
    • 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Mag·Blast (Second Edition)

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Mag·Blast: Third Edition

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

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    A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition) is a strategy board game that immerses players in the world of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. It's a game of diplomacy, warfare, and intrigue, capturing the essence of the epic fantasy saga.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  7. Warhammer: Diskwars

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Warhammer: Diskwars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Warhammer: Diskwars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Doom: The Boardgame

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    Doom: The Boardgame transports players into the iconic universe of the DOOM computer game, set within the Union Aerospace Corporation’s Mars base that has been invaded by demonic forces. In this intense and action-packed game, up to three players take on the roles of heavily armed marines, while one player controls the horde of demonic invaders. The game is designed for 2 to 4 players, aged 12 and up, and offers an immersive experience lasting 1 to 2 hours.

    More details for Doom: The Boardgame
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Doom: The Boardgame

    • YouTube Review for the game "Doom: The Boardgame" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Middle-Earth Quest

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    Middle-Earth Quest is set in the rich, expansive universe of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, specifically in the period between Bilbo's departure from the Shire and the start of Frodo's epic journey. This game offers players a unique opportunity to explore untold adventures within the iconic setting, engaging in a battle of wits, strategy, and courage against the growing darkness of Sauron.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Middle-Earth Quest
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  10. Rex: Final Days of an Empire

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    Rex: Final Days of an Empire is a reimagined game set in the Twilight Imperium universe, offering a rich blend of strategy, diplomacy, and conflict. Designed for 3-6 players, this game takes you back 3,000 years before Twilight Imperium to the decline of the Lazax empire. Players represent different interstellar civilizations vying for control over the crumbling imperial city in a galaxy teetering on the edge of chaos. Unique asymmetrical racial abilities and a focus on negotiation, betrayal, and warfare make this game an intense experience of tactical mastery.

    More details for Rex: Final Days of an Empire
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Lord of the Rings Trivia Game

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Lord of the Rings Trivia Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lord of the Rings Trivia Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Deadlands: Doomtown Range Wars

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Tide of Iron

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    Tide of Iron is a detailed World War II tactical board game that offers an immersive experience for two to four players, depicting the intense battles between American and German forces in Northern Europe from 1944 to 1945. Released by Fantasy Flight Games in 2007 and later by 1A Games in 2014 as Tide of Iron: Next Wave, a second edition, it stands as a cornerstone of WWII strategy games.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Tide of Iron
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. Tide of Iron: Next Wave

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. StarCraft: The Board Game

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    StarCraft: The Board Game offers an epic galactic showdown with an innovative modular board, 180 plastic figures, and numerous unit types that ensure a unique experience in each game. With a card-driven combat system and a rich array of technologies to modify and upgrade your faction, players can dive into the StarCraft universe and make strategic choices that can turn the tide of battle.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for StarCraft: The Board Game
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 180 - 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for StarCraft: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "StarCraft: The Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "StarCraft: The Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "StarCraft: The Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  16. Maelstrom

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Orcz

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Twilight Imperium: Armada

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Twilight Imperium: Armada

    • YouTube Review for the game "Twilight Imperium: Armada" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  19. Mutant Chronicles Collectible Miniatures Game

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Diskwars

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Diskwars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Diskwars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  21. World of Warcraft: The Boardgame

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    World of Warcraft: The Board Game is an epic team-based adventure game that brings the rich universe of Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft Massively Multiplayer Online Game to the tabletop. Players dive into the roles of iconic Warcraft characters, choosing from various races and classes to experience the fantasy world of Azeroth in a new way.

    More details for World of Warcraft: The Boardgame
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  22. Twilight Imperium: Second Edition

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Twilight Imperium: Second Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Twilight Imperium: Second Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  23. Diskwars: Legend of the Five Rings

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Battlemist

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 200 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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