The best games from Eric M. Lang 🇨🇦👨 2024

Looking for a really good game from game designer Eric M. Lang 👨? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Eric M. Lang games 2024.

Who is Eric M. Lang anyway?

Eric M. Lang has been designing dice, card & board games since 2000. The game designer hails from Canada🇨🇦, was born in 1972 and currently lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada🇨🇦.

Lang's first game Mystick he developed in 2000 at the age of 28 - so he has been designing games for over 24 years. Famous Lang games are for example Blood Rage, Rising Sun & XCOM: The Board Game.

First a game tester, then a game inventor

He began his career as a game tester for FASA Corporation before independently publishing his first game, Mystick, in 2000. Since then, he has worked with publishers Fantasy Flight Games, WizKids, and CMON, among others. He is the recipient of the 2016 Diana Jones Award.

Director of Game Design at CMON since 2017

Then in March 2017, Eric Lang became Director of Game Design at game publisher CMON Limited.

How good are "Eric M. Lang" games?

There are 18 games by Eric M. Lang in our Top1000 games list, making Lang the #4 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Eric M. Lang 2024

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

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

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 87 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Cthulhu: Death May Die

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    Cthulhu: Death May Die is an intense, cooperative board game set in the 1920s, drawing inspiration from H.P. Lovecraft's universe. Players take on the roles of daring investigators, embarking on a perilous mission to confront and eliminate Elder Gods.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cthulhu: Death May Die
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Marvel United: X-Men

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    Marvel United: X-Men is an expansion to the cooperative board game Marvel United, focusing on the beloved X-Men universe. This game invites players to embody iconic Marvel heroes, joining forces to thwart the nefarious schemes of a villain who is orchestrating their master plan behind the scenes. With a mix of strategy, collaboration, and superhero flair, this game brings the X-Men's battles and stories to life on the tabletop.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Marvel United: X-Men
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Marvel United

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    Marvel United is a cooperative board game where players take on the roles of Marvel superheroes, working together to thwart the plans of a powerful villain, who is controlled by the game mechanics.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Marvel United
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Blood Rage

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    In the midst of Ragnarök, the cataclysmic end of the world, seize your opportunity for glory in Blood Rage. Each player commands a Viking clan, complete with fearless warriors, a formidable leader, and a mighty ship. As the world crumbles, it's the Vikings' last chance to seek Valhalla, to be forever remembered at Odin's side. In this epic battle, there are myriad paths to honor, from plundering the land and crushing opponents to fulfilling quests, enhancing your clan's strength, or embracing a glorious demise.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 2.

    More details for Blood Rage
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. 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
  6. Arcadia Quest

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    Arcadia Quest is an engaging, campaign-based board game where players lead guilds of heroes on a quest to overthrow a vampire lord and take back the city of Arcadia. It's a competitive yet cooperative game, filled with strategic battles against both other players and game-controlled monsters.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Arcadia Quest
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game – Night's Watch Starter Set

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Arcadia Quest: Inferno

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. The Godfather: Corleone's Empire

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    The Godfather: Corleone's Empire is a standalone big box board game designed by Eric Lang, renowned for his "dudes on a map" games. In Lang's words, this game can be described as "thugs on a map." It delivers a streamlined, confrontational worker placement experience filled with intrigue and criminal activities. Players assume the roles of rival mafia families, competing for economic control over the organized crime networks of New York City. Deploy your thugs, don, wife, and heir on the board, extort businesses, and engage in turf wars to establish dominance.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for The Godfather: Corleone's Empire
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Ankh: Gods of Egypt

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    Ankh: Gods of Egypt is a deeply thematic board game that immerses players in the ancient world of Egyptian mythology. In this game, players assume the roles of Egyptian gods vying for supremacy and survival in an era where the old ways and their followers are fading. The game stands out for its blend of strategic gameplay, stunning artwork, and detailed miniatures, offering a richly immersive experience.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Ankh: Gods of Egypt
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Quarriors!

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    Quarriors! is a dynamic and innovative dice-rolling game where players become mystical warriors known as Quarriors, battling for supremacy and glory. This game blends the excitement of dice battles with a unique deckbuilding twist, offering a fresh take on strategy and resource management.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Quarriors!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men

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    Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men is a thrilling dice-building tabletop game that blends the excitement of Marvel superheroes with strategic gameplay. Created by Michael Elliott and Eric M. Lang, known for their work on Quarriors!, this game invites players to assemble and lead a team of iconic Marvel heroes in a head-to-head battle.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Rising Sun

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    In the mystical realm of legendary feudal Japan, the forgotten Kami have arisen from the underworld, dissatisfied with the ruling Shōgun. As spring heralds the Great New Year, the sacred clans gather to embark on a quest to reclaim the lands of Nippon, restoring honor and spirituality. Honorable Shōgun, you lead one of these clans, navigating a delicate balance of diplomacy, alliances, and war in the pursuit of victory. Will you uphold the ancient promise with strength, virtue, and spirit in the board game Rising Sun?

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for Rising Sun
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. Secrets

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Secrets
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 35 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Secrets

    • YouTube Review for the game "Secrets" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Secrets" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. Chaos in the Old World

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    Chaos in the Old World immerses players in a dark, mythological setting where they assume the roles of malevolent gods vying for supremacy. Each god wields unique powers and commands a legion of followers, aiming to corrupt and conquer the Old World.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Chaos in the Old World
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Marvel Dice Masters: Uncanny X-Men

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    Marvel Dice Masters: Uncanny X-Men brings the fierce battles of the X-Men universe to the tabletop in a collectible dice-building game crafted by the minds behind Quarriors!, Michael Elliott and Eric M. Lang. This game immerses players in the Marvel universe, featuring iconic characters such as Wolverine, Magneto, and Cyclops, each represented through custom dice and character cards that unlock unique abilities.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Marvel Dice Masters: Uncanny X-Men
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Battle for Faerûn

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    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Bloodborne: The Card Game

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    Bloodborne: The Card Game draws inspiration from the video game Bloodborne, specifically the Chalice Dungeons beneath the city of Yharnam. This competitive game challenges players to defeat monsters, collect blood, and manage risks, all while considering whether to continue fighting or bank their blood to save progress. The game emphasizes tactical play, upgrades, and cooperative yet competitive gameplay as players simultaneously choose their actions to defeat monsters and avoid death.

    More details for Bloodborne: The Card Game
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Marvel Dice Masters: The Amazing Spider-Man

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice League

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Quarriors! Qultimate Quedition

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. HMS Dolores

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Warhammer: Invasion

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    Warhammer: Invasion The Card Game is a two-player game of strategic warfare and kingdom management set in the rich Warhammer universe. Players choose from different factions, each with its own unique style and characteristics – ranging from the resilient Dwarfs to the destructive Orcs. This game challenges players to thoughtfully allocate resources to build their kingdoms, complete quests, and ultimately attack the enemy's capital.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Warhammer: Invasion
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game – Stark vs Lannister Starter Set

    All details for the board game A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game – Stark vs Lannister Starter Set and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Victorian Masterminds

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Victorian Masterminds
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Victorian Masterminds

    • YouTube Review for the game "Victorian Masterminds" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  26. Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Faerûn Under Siege

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. DC Comics Dice Masters: World's Finest

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light

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    🔥 Deal: 35% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Marvel Dice Masters: Age of Ultron

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Yu-Gi-Oh! Dice Masters

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    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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