The best games from Ted Alspach 🇺🇸👨 2024

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

Who is Ted Alspach anyway?

Ted Alspach has been designing dice, card & board games since 2005. The game designer hails from New York City, New York, USA🇺🇸, was born in 1968 and currently lives in Louisville, Tennessee, USA🇺🇸.

Alspach's first game was the "Bay Area" expansion for "Age of Steam." He developed it in 2005 at the age of 37 - so Ted Alspach has been designing games for over 19 years. Famous Alspach games include Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Suburbia & many titles of the Werwolf-Series.

Marketing studies

He studied Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania, USA🇺🇸. During his time there, he founded and published a school magazine which he funded through local advertisements.

Career start in the IT industry

After graduating, he worked for various graphics and desktop publishing companies (e.g. Corel, Adobe). Along the way, he also published various articles in IT magazines (MacAddict and Macworld) and wrote entire books (such as "Adobe Illustrator For Dummies"). Alspach published 18 books over the course of his 20 years as an IT guy.

From 1999 to 2006, Alspach worked at Adobe as Group Product Manager for Illustrator and the Creative Suite.

2006: start board game company on the side!

Alspach's experience in the game industry began with the release of several expansions for Age of Steam. Then in 2006 he founded Bézier Games, the first release was "Start Player". In 2013, he renounced the IT industry completely and since then has been dedicated only to the board game world.

In addition to serving as CEO of Bézier Games, Inc, Alspach continues to design new games and oversee and develop titles by other designers.

Alspach's games range from social deduction and party-games to medium-heavy strategy-games. He has carved out a unique niche with werewolf-themed games, from Ultimate Werewolf to Werewords to the Silver Series.

How good are "Ted Alspach" games?

There are 6 games by Ted Alspach in our Top1000 games list, making Alspach the #37 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Ted Alspach 2024

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

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

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 50 board games for this list and selected the top 22. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Werewords

    All details for the board game Werewords and similar games

    Werewords is a fast-paced word-guessing game blended with the intrigue of a hidden role mechanism. In this engaging party game, players work together to guess a secret word, while also navigating the deceit of a werewolf who knows the word but is trying to lead them astray.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Werewords
    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak and similar games

    One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak is a standalone expansion to the popular social deduction game One Night Ultimate Werewolf. Designed for 3-7 players, Daybreak offers a quick, engaging experience where everyone gets a hidden role with a special ability. In the span of just one in-game morning, players must deduce who among them is a werewolf, with the game's outcome hinging on uncovering at least one werewolf.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf and similar games

    One Night Ultimate Werewolf is a dynamic and fast-paced game for 3-10 players that brings the excitement and deduction of werewolf stories to your tabletop. This game is all about quick thinking, bluffing, and trying to outsmart your friends.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for One Night Ultimate Werewolf
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition and similar games

    Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition brings the classic werewolf mystery to your table, transforming your group into a 16th-century village besieged by werewolves. It's a game of social deduction and deception for 5 to 68 players, where villagers work to uncover the werewolves hiding among them, and werewolves plot to remain undiscovered while they pick off villagers one by one. With over 30 unique roles and 18 different scenarios, this game offers a dynamic and engaging experience for players of all ages and experience levels.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition
    • 5 - 68 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games

    Castles of Mad King Ludwig is a creative and strategic tile-laying game where players construct an opulent castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria. This game combines architectural planning with economic strategy.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 4.

    More details for Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Start Player

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    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 1 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Suburbia

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    Suburbia is a tile-laying strategy board game where players take on the role of city planners, tasked with transforming small towns into bustling metropolises. Players strategically use hexagonal building tiles to construct residential, commercial, civic, and industrial areas, along with unique points of interest that harness the resources of nearby towns. The goal is not just to expand but to effectively manage the economic and reputation aspects of their growing cities.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Suburbia
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • 5 - 30 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  9. Silver

    All details for the board game Silver and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. One Night Ultimate Super Villains

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    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Werwölfe

    All details for the board game Werwölfe and similar games
    • 6 - 24 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. One Night Ultimate Vampire

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Vampire and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Beer & Pretzels

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Kniffel: Das Kartenspiel

    All details for the board game Kniffel: Das Kartenspiel and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Werwölfe Deluxe

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    • 5 - 68 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Maglev Metro

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Maglev Metro
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Colony

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Colony
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Ultimate Werewolf Legacy

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    • 8 - 16 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf Legacy

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf Legacy" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf Legacy" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  19. One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Epic Battle

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Epic Battle and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. One Night Revolution

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    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Mutant Meeples

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    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. The Palace of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game The Palace of Mad King Ludwig and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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