The best games from Reiner Knizia 🇩🇪👨 2021

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 2021.

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 31 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 2021

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 2021:

This list was last updated on June 15, 2021. We compared 317 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for The Quest for El Dorado

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  3. Battle Line

    All details for the board game Battle Line and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Schotten Totten

    All details for the board game Schotten Totten and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. High Society

    All details for the board game High Society and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. My City

    All details for the board game My City and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for My City
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for My City

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "My City" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "My City" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  8. 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
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Ra

    All details for the board game Ra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ra
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Kariba

    All details for the board game Kariba and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. 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.
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. GOLD

    All details for the board game GOLD and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  15. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

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

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado: The Golden Temples" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado: The Golden Temples" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. Age of War

    All details for the board game Age of War and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. L.A.M.A. Party Edition

    All details for the board game L.A.M.A. Party Edition and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Circus Flohcati

    All details for the board game Circus Flohcati and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  19. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Wildlife Safari

    All details for the board game Wildlife Safari and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Wildlife Safari
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  21. Carcassonne: The Castle

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

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 35% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Carcassonne: The Castle
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!38€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: The Castle

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne: The Castle" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne: The Castle" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  22. Cheeky Monkey

    All details for the board game Cheeky Monkey and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cheeky Monkey
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. 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
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Blue Lagoon

    All details for the board game Blue Lagoon and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Blue Lagoon

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Blue Lagoon" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Blue Lagoon" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Blue Lagoon" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Blue Lagoon" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  25. FITS

    All details for the board game FITS and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for FITS
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. Sushizock im Gockelwok

    All details for the board game Sushizock im Gockelwok and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!45€ atAmazon.de
  27. Formula Motor Racing

    All details for the board game Formula Motor Racing and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  28. Ingenious: Travel Edition

    All details for the board game Ingenious: Travel Edition and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 73% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Ingenious: Travel Edition
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!20€ atAmazon.de
  29. Through the Desert

    All details for the board game Through the Desert and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Criss Cross

    All details for the board game Criss Cross and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Criss Cross

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Criss Cross" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Criss Cross" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache

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