The best games from Martin Wallace 🇬🇧👨 2022

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

Who is Martin Wallace anyway?

Martin Wallace has been designing dice, card & board games since 1993. The game designer hails from Southampton🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿, UK🇬🇧, was born in 1962 and currently lives in Australien 🇦🇺.

Wallace's first game "Lords of Creation" he developed in 1993 at the age of 31 - so he has been designing games for over 29 years. Famous Wallace games are for example Age of Steam, Brass: Birmingham & Lancashire, .

First employed, then founded several game publishers.

Wallace first worked at Games Workshop for a while, and then began developing games in earnest in the early 1990s, his first game being Lords of Creation. Eventually, German companies picked up some of his games, such as Und Tschüss, Volldampf, and Tempus. He has also published a number of games through his own company Warfrog/Treefrog. These include titles such as Struggle of Empires, Princes of the Renaissance, and "Age of Steam. Wallace has been a full-time game publisher and designer ever since.

Currently - after a bit of a hiatus as a game developer - he has started a new company: Wallace Designs.

Strategy Games & Railroads in Focus

Wallace is known for designing complex strategy games that feature a variety of historical settings. Two themes he has frequently used are the construction and operation of railroads and the rise and fall of ancient civilizations. He has earned a reputation for blending elegant European-style game mechanics with the strong themes more typical of American-style games. Many of his games include economic systems with rules for income, taxes, and debt.

Interviews with Martin Wallace

There are two interviews with him on Boardgamegeek:

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How good are "Martin Wallace" games?

There are 20 games by Martin Wallace in our Top1000 games list, making Wallace the #2 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

More information about Wallace

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List of best games by Martin Wallace 2022

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

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

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 94 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Brass: Birmingham

    All details for the board game Brass: Birmingham and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 7.

    More details for Brass: Birmingham
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Discworld: Ankh-Morpork

    All details for the board game Discworld: Ankh-Morpork and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Discworld: Ankh-Morpork
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 11+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Wildlands

    All details for the board game Wildlands and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Wildlands
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!60€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Wildlands

    • YouTube Review for the game "Wildlands" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Wildlands" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. London (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game London (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Railways of the World

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Nanty Narking

    All details for the board game Nanty Narking and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Hit Z Road

    All details for the board game Hit Z Road and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Via Nebula

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Via Nebula
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Judge Dredd: Helter Skelter

    All details for the board game Judge Dredd: Helter Skelter and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. ...und tschüss!

    All details for the board game ...und tschüss! and similar games
    • 4 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Anno 1800

    All details for the board game Anno 1800 and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Anno 1800
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!37€ atAmazon.de
  13. Railways of Nippon

    All details for the board game Railways of Nippon and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. A Few Acres of Snow

    All details for the board game A Few Acres of Snow and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 4.

    More details for A Few Acres of Snow
    • 2 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. AuZtralia

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for AuZtralia
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!70€ atAmazon.de
  16. Tinners' Trail

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tinners' Trail
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. In Flanders Field

    All details for the board game In Flanders Field and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Steam

    All details for the board game Steam and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Steam
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!114€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Steam

    • YouTube Review for the game "Steam" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Steam" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  19. The Witches: A Discworld Game

    All details for the board game The Witches: A Discworld Game and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Field of Glory: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Field of Glory: The Card Game and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. P.I.

    All details for the board game P.I. and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Runebound: Second Edition

    All details for the board game Runebound: Second Edition and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Runebound: Second Edition
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Test of Fire: Bull Run 1861

    All details for the board game Test of Fire: Bull Run 1861 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Volle Scholle

    All details for the board game Volle Scholle and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Age of Steam

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Age of Steam
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  26. La Strada

    All details for the board game La Strada and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Lincoln

    All details for the board game Lincoln and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Lincoln
    • 2 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Milito

    All details for the board game Milito and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Tinners' Trail

    All details for the board game Tinners' Trail and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Onward to Venus

    All details for the board game Onward to Venus and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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