The Best Games from ABACUSSPIELE 🇩🇪🏢 2024

In this 2024 top list we have selected for you the best dice, card & board games from the game publisher "ABACUSSPIELE" 🇩🇪🏢.

History of ABACUSSPIELE

The family-run board game company "ABACUSSPIELE" was founded by Josef Nikisch & Matthias Senke in 1989. The current company headquarters is in Dreieich, Hesse, Germany🇩🇪. ABACUSSPIELE's debut work was "Pirate Billiards". The game publisher is also known as "Abacus".

Famous ABACUSSPIELE games are for example Race for the Galaxy, Hanabi & BANG!.

Sustainable production in Germany

The games almost exclusively produced in Germany. Plastic parts are rarely used as playing material. Instead, mainly wooden parts and cardboard boxes from sustainable production are used.

ABACUSSPIELE has won awards

In addition to numerous awards, the title "Spiel des Jahres 2007" for the game Zooloretto stands out as a great success in the history of the publishing house. The publisher's products are also attracting increasing international attention, with individual games now appearing on the market in over ten different language versions. In 2013, the publisher continued its success story with the extraordinary game Hanabi. ABACUSSPIELE celebrated the first award for a card game as "Spiel des Jahres".

How good are games from "ABACUSSPIELE" game publisher?

There are 14 games from ABACUSSPIELE included in our Top1000-Games-List, making ABACUSSPIELE the #20 best games publisher out of a total of 285 games publishers in our database.

Further Information about the Game Publisher ABACUSSPIELE

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List with the best Games by ABACUSSPIELE 2024 🇩🇪🏢

Below is the always up-to-date list of the best board games from ABACUSSPIELE that you can buy 2024:

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 256 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Coloretto

    All details for the board game Coloretto and similar games

    Engage in the colorful and strategic gameplay of Coloretto, where simplicity meets tactical decision-making. The game revolves around drawing cards to play into rows or claiming entire rows to expand your collection. As the rounds progress, players aim to create extensive sets, but there's a catch – exceeding three colors incurs penalties, adding a layer of strategic depth.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Coloretto
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games

    BANG! The Dice Game transports players to the U.S. wild west, where the classic confrontation between the law and outlaws unfolds with an added threat of Indian attacks. This dice game adaptation retains the essence of the original Bang! card game while introducing new dynamics and challenges.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for BANG! The Dice Game
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Century: Spice Road

    All details for the board game Century: Spice Road and similar games

    Century: Spice Road is the first game in a series that delves into the rich and vibrant history of spice trading. Set against the backdrop of the legendary Silk Road, players take on the roles of caravan leaders, journeying across continents to trade spices and achieve fame and glory. This game combines elements of strategy and resource management, making it an engaging experience for players who enjoy economic and trading games.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    More details for Century: Spice Road
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Century: Spice Road

    • YouTube Review for the game "Century: Spice Road" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. NMBR 9

    All details for the board game NMBR 9 and similar games

    NMBR 9 presents a unique puzzle game where numbers take on significance only when they rise above the ground level. The game encompasses twenty cards numbered 0-9, each appearing twice, and eighty tiles numbered 0-9, each composed of squares arranged in different configurations. Players embark on a captivating journey where they draw cards, select number tiles, and strategically build their own tile arrangement. The goal is to maximize points by constructing multi-level structures and showcasing their numerical prowess.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for NMBR 9
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for NMBR 9

    • YouTube Review for the game "NMBR 9" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Ra

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    Ra is an engaging board game that combines elements of auction and set-collection within an Ancient Egyptian theme. Players are immersed in a competition of power and fame across 1500 years of Egyptian history, condensed into an intense gaming experience.

    Nominated for 1 award.

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

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    Hanabi, named after the Japanese word for "fireworks," invites players to collaboratively create the perfect fireworks display. In this cooperative game, the goal is to arrange cards on the table in the correct order to achieve a stunning pyrotechnic spectacle. However, there's a catch - players must hold their cards so that they are visible only to their teammates. To succeed, you'll need to provide hints to your fellow players about the numbers and colors of their cards, working together to avoid mistakes and complete the fireworks show before running out of cards.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Hanabi
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Neue Welten

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Tichu

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    Tichu is an intriguing partnership card game that combines elements of Zheng Fen with traditional card play. It stands out as a strategic and competitive game, requiring players to be both tactically astute and keenly aware of their partner's actions. Typically played by four players in partnerships, the game is a race to get rid of all cards in hand, while aiming to score points.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Tichu
    • 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. TEAM3 PINK

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de*
  10. Arboretum

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    Arboretum invites 2-4 players, aged 10 and up, to embark on a strategic journey of set collection, tile-laying, and hand management, creating picturesque garden paths within a concise 25-minute playtime.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Arboretum
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Arboretum

    • YouTube Review for the game "Arboretum" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Sherlock: La copia

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. TEAM3 GREEN

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for TEAM3 GREEN
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Cacao

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    Cacao is a tile-placement game set in the vibrant and lush world of cacao cultivation. Players take on the roles of tribe chiefs, leading their people to prosperity by strategically harvesting and trading cacao.

    Nominated for 8 awards.

    More details for Cacao
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for Cacao

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cacao" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Wandering Towers

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Wandering Towers
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de*
  15. Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Circus Flohcati

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    Circus Flohcati brings the vibrant world of the flea circus to your table, offering a fast-paced game of strategy and risk-taking. Players aim to collect a variety of acts, each represented by ten types (colors) and point values ranging from 0 to 7, to amass the highest score. Your turn could involve adding a face-up card to your hand or unveiling a new one from the deck, which might just force an action upon you—like pilfering a card from a rival. But beware, revealing a card matching the color of one already face-up means you end up empty-handed. The thrill of the game lies in deciding whether to secure a card in sight or gamble for a potentially better draw.

    More details for Circus Flohcati
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Samurai

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    Samurai is a strategic board game set in medieval Japan. It immerses players in a contest of influence and power among three key factions of the era: samurai, peasants, and priests.

    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
  18. Leo

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Leo
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Wie ich die Welt sehe...

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    • 2 - 15 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Anno Domini: Kuriositäten

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Race for the Galaxy

    All details for the board game Race for the Galaxy and similar games

    Race for the Galaxy is a captivating card game that immerses players in the challenge of building galactic civilizations. In this race through the cosmos, players use game cards to represent worlds, technologies, and developments as they strive for supremacy. Let's delve into the gameplay and discover what makes Race for the Galaxy unique.

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    More details for Race for the Galaxy
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de*
  22. Pearls

    All details for the board game Pearls and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. BANG! The Bullet!

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    BANG! The Bullet! is the deluxe edition of the popular Wild West-themed card game BANG! and its expansions. Presented in a distinctive bullet-shaped 'box', this edition combines the base game and several expansions, offering an enriched and comprehensive BANG! experience.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for BANG! The Bullet!
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de*
  24. Mamma Mia!

    All details for the board game Mamma Mia! and similar games

    Mamma Mia! is a delightful card game from designer Uwe Rosenberg, blending strategy and memory skills in a fun pizza-making theme. Players compete to complete pizza orders by strategically playing ingredient cards into a common pool and timing their pizza baking to utilize the available ingredients in the kitchen.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Mamma Mia!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Zooloretto

    All details for the board game Zooloretto and similar games

    Zooloretto is a charming and strategic board game where players become zoo managers, tasked with building and managing their own zoos. The goal is to attract the most visitors by creating a diverse and well-organized collection of animals.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Zooloretto
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Anno Domini: Natur

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Natur and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de*
  27. Medici

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    Medici is a classic auction-style board game designed by Reiner Knizia, known for its strategic bidding and set collection mechanics. Players take on the roles of merchants during the Renaissance, aiming to acquire the most valuable cargo through competitive auctions. The game is well-regarded for its ability to accommodate various player counts effectively.

    More details for Medici
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Mamma Mia! Plus

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Mamma Mia! Plus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Sherlock: ¿Quién es Vincent Leblanc?

    All details for the board game Sherlock: ¿Quién es Vincent Leblanc? and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  30. Decktective: Bloody-Red Roses

    All details for the board game Decktective: Bloody-Red Roses and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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