The best games from Reiner Knizia 🇩🇪👨 2022

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

Who is Reiner Knizia anyway?

Reiner Knizia has been designing dice, card & board games since 1990. The game designer hails from Deutschland🇩🇪, was born in 1957.

Reiner Knizia is a full-time game designer who lived in England for many years. He has a PhD in mathematics and previously worked in the banking industry.

Knizia's first game Goldrausch/Gold Digger he developed in 1990 at the age of 33 - so he has been designing games for over 32 years. Famous Knizia games are for example Ra, Whoowasit?, Tigris & Euphrates.

Game designer with the most games

Reiner Knizia is probably the board game inventor who has brought the most games to market: by now his works include over 600 games (and a few books about games). His works are published in numerous languages and countries, including many global licenses such as Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, LEGO, Mensa, Disney, Monopoly, Playmobil, Simpsons, Asterix, Star Trek and Star Wars. In total, there are already over 13 million games and books sold worldwide. He is especially known for his Auction Trilogy and Tiler Trilogy.

How good are "Reiner Knizia" games?

There are 24 games by Reiner Knizia in our Top1000 games list, making Knizia the #1 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Reiner Knizia 2022

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

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

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. We compared 375 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. The Quest for El Dorado

    All details for the board game The Quest for El Dorado and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for The Quest for El Dorado
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Quest for El Dorado

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Quest for El Dorado" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Lost Cities

    All details for the board game Lost Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Lost Cities
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  3. My City

    All details for the board game My City and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for My City
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for My City

    • YouTube Review for the game "My City" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. High Society

    All details for the board game High Society and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Schotten Totten

    All details for the board game Schotten Totten and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 10% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Schotten Totten
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!13€ atAmazon.de
  6. Battle Line

    All details for the board game Battle Line and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Kariba

    All details for the board game Kariba and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Ribbit

    All details for the board game Ribbit and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Ribbit
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  9. Heckmeck Deluxe

    All details for the board game Heckmeck Deluxe and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  10. L.A.M.A. Party Edition

    All details for the board game L.A.M.A. Party Edition and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Pickomino

    All details for the board game Pickomino and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Pickomino
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  12. The Quest for El Dorado: The Golden Temples

    All details for the board game The Quest for El Dorado: The Golden Temples and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Quest for El Dorado: The Golden Temples

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Quest for El Dorado: The Golden Temples" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. L.L.A.M.A.

    All details for the board game L.L.A.M.A. and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for L.L.A.M.A.
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  14. Ra

    All details for the board game Ra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ra
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Modern Art

    All details for the board game Modern Art and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Modern Art
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Winner's Circle

    All details for the board game Winner's Circle and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Winner's Circle
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Ingenious

    All details for the board game Ingenious and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ingenious
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. GOLD

    All details for the board game GOLD and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!5€ atAmazon.de
  19. Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation

    All details for the board game Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Age of War

    All details for the board game Age of War and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Circus Flohcati

    All details for the board game Circus Flohcati and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Indigo

    All details for the board game Indigo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Indigo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Wildlife Safari

    All details for the board game Wildlife Safari and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Wildlife Safari
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Samurai

    All details for the board game Samurai and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Samurai
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Samurai

    • YouTube Review for the game "Samurai" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  25. Cheeky Monkey

    All details for the board game Cheeky Monkey and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cheeky Monkey
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Carcassonne: The Castle

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: The Castle and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Carcassonne: The Castle
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: The Castle

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: The Castle" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  27. Friday the 13th

    All details for the board game Friday the 13th and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Friday the 13th
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Family Inc.

    All details for the board game Family Inc. and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  29. Blue Lagoon

    All details for the board game Blue Lagoon and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Blue Lagoon

    • YouTube Review for the game "Blue Lagoon" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Blue Lagoon" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. High Score

    All details for the board game High Score and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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