The best games from Martin Wallace 👨 2021

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 2021.

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 28 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.

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List of best games by Martin Wallace 2021

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 2021:

This list was last updated on March 2, 2021. We compared 86 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Birmingham" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Lancashire" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Lancashire" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. London (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game London (Second Edition) and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  4. Railways of the World

    All details for the board game Railways of the World and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  5. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age11+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. Wildlands

    All details for the board game Wildlands and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Wildlands
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!59€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Wildlands

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wildlands" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wildlands" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wildlands" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wildlands" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Judge Dredd: Helter Skelter

    All details for the board game Judge Dredd: Helter Skelter and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. Nanty Narking

    All details for the board game Nanty Narking and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. Via Nebula

    All details for the board game Via Nebula and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Via Nebula
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Hit Z Road

    All details for the board game Hit Z Road and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!24€ atAmazon.de
  11. Steam

    All details for the board game Steam and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Steam
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Steam

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Steam" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Steam" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Steam" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Steam" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. Railways of Nippon

    All details for the board game Railways of Nippon and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  13. AuZtralia

    All details for the board game AuZtralia and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for AuZtralia
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  14. Tinners' Trail

    All details for the board game Tinners' Trail and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tinners' Trail
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  15. Age of Steam

    All details for the board game Age of Steam and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Age of Steam
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  16. Anno 1800

    All details for the board game Anno 1800 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  17. ...und tschüss!

    All details for the board game ...und tschüss! and similar games
    • Players4 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 - 240 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  19. Lincoln

    All details for the board game Lincoln and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Lincoln
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  20. Struggle of Empires

    All details for the board game Struggle of Empires and similar games
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime180 - 240 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  21. Age of Industry

    All details for the board game Age of Industry and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Age of Industry
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  22. P.I.

    All details for the board game P.I. and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Field of Glory: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Field of Glory: The Card Game and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  24. Automobile

    All details for the board game Automobile and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Automobile
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  25. In Flanders Field

    All details for the board game In Flanders Field and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  26. Milito

    All details for the board game Milito and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  27. Steel Driver

    All details for the board game Steel Driver and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Steel Driver
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age11+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  28. Test of Fire: Bull Run 1861

    All details for the board game Test of Fire: Bull Run 1861 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Onward to Venus

    All details for the board game Onward to Venus and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  30. Princes of the Renaissance

    All details for the board game Princes of the Renaissance and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Princes of the Renaissance

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Princes of the Renaissance" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Princes of the Renaissance" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache

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