The best games from Kevin Wilson 🇺🇸👨 2022

Looking for a really good game from game designer Kevin Wilson 👨? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Kevin Wilson games 2022.

Who is Kevin Wilson anyway?

Kevin Wilson has been designing dice, card & board games since 2003. The game designer hails from USA🇺🇸, was born in 1975 and currently lives in Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA 🇺🇸.

Wilson's first game "Magdar" he developed in 2003 at the age of 28 - so he has been designing games for over 19 years. Famous Wilson games are for example Descent, Cosmic Encounter & Arkhom Horror.

Initially Fantasy Flight Games, now self-employed

Kevin Wilson is a game designer and game component developer known for designing games for Fantasy Flight Games. He previously worked for Alderac Entertainment Group and has a degree in artificial intelligence from the University of California, Berkeley. He first got into gaming at the age of 8 with a Dungeons & Dragons boxed set. Magdar was his first major board game design. Bruno Faidutti was one of his favorite game designers.

"For me, the theme of a board game is something like a sales pitch. ... a great game is the marriage of a theme that excites me with mechanics that I'm proud of." - Kevin Wilson

In October 2012, he parted ways with Fantasy Flight Games and has since been an independent game developer.

Cheerful Ghost did an interesting interview with Kevin Wilson.

How good are "Kevin Wilson" games?

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

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List of best games by Kevin Wilson 2022

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

Unfortunately, not all of Kevin Wilson's games are currently available. In the following list you can find all dice, board & card games by Kevin Wilson that you can buy 2022:

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. We compared 33 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Cosmic Encounter

    All details for the board game Cosmic Encounter and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cosmic Encounter
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  2. Elder Sign

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Elder Sign
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Wiz-War (Eighth Edition)

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition)

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Dungeons & Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation Board Game

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Arkham Horror (Third Edition)

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Arkham Horror (Third Edition)

    • YouTube Review for the game "Arkham Horror (Third Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Arcane Academy

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Fury of Dracula (Second Edition)

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Fury of Dracula (Second Edition)
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Awesome Kingdom: The Tower of Hateskull

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. CHEW: Cases of the FDA

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. I Hate Zombies

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for I Hate Zombies
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Descent: Journeys in the Dark

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. Doom: The Boardgame

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    • 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
  15. Arena Maximus

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Arena Maximus
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. The X-Files

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Magdar

    All details for the board game Magdar and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Arkham Horror

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Arkham Horror
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  19. Escape from 100 Million B.C.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Sid Meier's Civilization: The Board Game

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  21. Mistborn: House War

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Little Circuses

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    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Senator

    All details for the board game Senator and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. WarCraft: The Board Game

    All details for the board game WarCraft: The Board Game and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for WarCraft: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "WarCraft: The Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "WarCraft: The Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "WarCraft: The Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "WarCraft: The Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  25. Darkness Comes Rattling

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. Perdition's Mouth: Abyssal Rift

    All details for the board game Perdition's Mouth: Abyssal Rift and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 180 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Perdition's Mouth: Abyssal Rift

    • YouTube Review for the game "Perdition's Mouth: Abyssal Rift" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  27. Android

    All details for the board game Android and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Android
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  28. Munchkin Collectible Card Game: Ranger & Warrior Starter Set

    All details for the board game Munchkin Collectible Card Game: Ranger & Warrior Starter Set and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  29. Munchkin Collectible Card Game: Cleric & Thief Starter Set

    All details for the board game Munchkin Collectible Card Game: Cleric & Thief Starter Set and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Munchkin Collectible Card Game: Wizard & Bard Starter Set

    All details for the board game Munchkin Collectible Card Game: Wizard & Bard Starter Set and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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