The best games from Simone Luciani 🇮🇹👨 2024

Looking for a really good game from game designer Simone Luciani 👨? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Simone Luciani games 2024.

Who is Simone Luciani anyway?

Simone Luciani has been designing dice, card & board games since 2009. The game designer hails from Fermo, Italien🇮🇹, was born in 1977 and currently lives in Fermo, Italien🇮🇹.

Luciani's first game "Frutti di Mare" he developed in 2009 at the age of 32 - so he has been designing games for over 15 years. He likes to design any kind of games, but he is known for his more complex games: Tzolk'in, The Voyages of Marco Polo, Barrage & Grand Austria Hotel.

Since 2014 he works as Chief of Editorial Development at Cranio Creations.

Game developer since childhood

His passion for creating games has been alive since his childhood. At that time he invented games of different kinds and distributed them in his neighborhood, where they were very popular. After a break, he started again about 16 years ago, he started playing around again with cardboard and wood on various game ideas. Some fortunate encounters with StudioGiochi and the Premio Archimede prize, as well as with the community of game inventors, led him to improve and eventually publish the first decent prototypes.

How good are "Simone Luciani" games?

There are 7 games by Simone Luciani in our Top1000 games list, making Luciani the #25 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Simone Luciani 2024

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

Unfortunately, not all of Simone Luciani's games are currently available. In the following list you can find all dice, board & card games by Simone Luciani that you can buy 2024:

This list was last updated on January 28, 2024. We compared 31 board games for this list and selected the top 19. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Grand Austria Hotel

    All details for the board game Grand Austria Hotel and similar games

    Step into the bustling Viennese modern age, where prestigious cafés vie for customers in the midst of inspiring artists, influential politicians, and global tourists. In Grand Austria Hotel, your task is to elevate your modest café into a world-renowned hotel. Hire a dedicated staff, cater to your guests' desires, and secure the favor of the emperor to transform your establishment into the illustrious Grand Austria Hotel.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Grand Austria Hotel
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Grand Austria Hotel

    • YouTube Review for the game "Grand Austria Hotel" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. The Voyages of Marco Polo

    All details for the board game The Voyages of Marco Polo and similar games

    The Voyages of Marco Polo is a captivating board game that allows players to relive the epic journey of Marco Polo. Set in 1271, players follow Marco Polo’s path from Venice to Kublai Khan’s court in China, navigating through ancient cities and traversing the famed Silk Road.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

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

    More details for The Voyages of Marco Polo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!53€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Voyages of Marco Polo

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Voyages of Marco Polo" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Lorenzo il Magnifico

    All details for the board game Lorenzo il Magnifico and similar games

    Lorenzo il Magnifico is a strategic board game set in the Italian Renaissance, where players embody heads of noble families vying for prestige and fame. This game is a blend of resource management, strategic planning, and careful maneuvering.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Lorenzo il Magnifico
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Lorenzo il Magnifico

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lorenzo il Magnifico" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Masters of Renaissance: Lorenzo il Magnifico – The Card Game

    All details for the board game Masters of Renaissance: Lorenzo il Magnifico – The Card Game and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!32€ atAmazon.de
  5. Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan

    All details for the board game Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan and similar games

    Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan is an exciting standalone sequel to The Voyages of Marco Polo. This time, the adventure takes a new turn as players retrace Marco Polo's steps back to the West, acting in the service of the Khan. The game tasks players with exploring the farthest reaches of the Khan’s expansive empire, seeking both wealth and fame.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!55€ atAmazon.de
  6. Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar

    All details for the board game Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar and similar games

    Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar is a unique board game that introduces a dynamic worker placement mechanism set against the backdrop of the ancient Mayan civilization.

    Nominated for 20 awards and won 9.

    More details for Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  7. Tiletum

    All details for the board game Tiletum and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Tiletum
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 100 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Frutti di Mare

    All details for the board game Frutti di Mare and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2010

    More details for Frutti di Mare
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Barrage

    All details for the board game Barrage and similar games

    Barrage is a strategic resource management board game set in the 1930s, during a time when the industrial revolution has pushed the use of fossil fuels to its limits. The game revolves around the theme of hydroelectric energy generation, where players compete to build and manage efficient hydroelectric dam systems.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    More details for Barrage
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!64€ atAmazon.de
  10. Sheepland

    All details for the board game Sheepland and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    More details for Sheepland
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Council of 4

    All details for the board game Council of 4 and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  12. Monsters' Tower

    All details for the board game Monsters' Tower and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  13. Newton

    All details for the board game Newton and similar games

    Newton is a strategic board game that immerses players in the era of the Scientific Revolution, a time of profound discoveries and intellectual advancements. Players step into the shoes of aspiring scientists, striving to achieve the stature of legendary figures like Galileo, Copernicus, and Newton himself. The game encapsulates the journey of knowledge, exploration, and scientific achievement.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Newton
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Newton

    • YouTube Review for the game "Newton" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Rats of Wistar

    All details for the board game Rats of Wistar and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. Urbania

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Urbania
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Golem

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    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Golem
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  17. Anunnaki: Dawn of the Gods

    All details for the board game Anunnaki: Dawn of the Gods and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Dungeon Bazar

    All details for the board game Dungeon Bazar and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 50 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. War of Wonders

    All details for the board game War of Wonders and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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