The Best Games from Stonemaier Games 🇺🇸🏢 2024

In this 2024 top list we have selected for you the best dice, card & board games from the game publisher "Stonemaier Games" 🇺🇸🏢.

History of Stonemaier Games

The board game company "Stonemaier Games" was founded by Alan Stone & Jamey Stegmaier in 2012. The current company headquarters is in St. Louis, Missouri, USA🇺🇸. The debut game from Stonemaier Games was "Viticulture".

Famous Stonemaier Games games include Scythe, Wingspan & Charterstone.

Mission statement for each game

Stonemaier pays special attention to the following aspects in all their board games (see official website):

  • Quick beginning and organic end
  • Ability to plan ahead
  • Limited analysis paralysis
  • Tension, not hostility
  • Interesting choices are better than luck
  • Rewards and forward momentum
  • Intuitive to learn and retain
  • Strong connection between theme and mechanisms
  • The potential for dramatic, memorable moments
  • Board games are tactile experiences
  • Variable factors to create replayability
  • Multiple paths to victory

How good are games from "Stonemaier Games" game publisher?

There are 10 games from Stonemaier Games included in our Top1000-Games-List, making Stonemaier Games the #26 best games publisher out of a total of 285 games publishers in our database.

Further Information about the Game Publisher Stonemaier Games

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List with the best Games by Stonemaier Games 2024 🇺🇸🏢

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

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 67 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Wingspan: European Expansion

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    The Wingspan: European Expansion broadens the horizons of the original Wingspan game, introducing a captivating array of European birds, each with unique abilities that enhance gameplay and player interaction.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Wingspan: European Expansion
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Wingspan: Oceania Expansion

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    Wingspan: Oceania Expansion is an expansion to the popular bird-themed board game Wingspan, focusing on the diverse and unique birdlife of Australia and New Zealand.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Wingspan: Oceania Expansion
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  3. Wingspan

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    Wingspan is a captivating, competitive board game from Stonemaier Games, masterfully designed by Elizabeth Hargrave. It's a medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building game that stands out with its unique theme and stunning artwork, featuring over 170 bird illustrations by artists Beth Sobel, Natalia Rojas, and Ana Maria Martinez.

    Nominated for 26 awards and won 16.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Wingspan
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Wingspan

    • YouTube Review for the game "Wingspan" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Wingspan Asia

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    Wingspan Asia is the third expansion of the acclaimed game Wingspan, introducing a captivating collection of Asian bird species to the existing lineup. This expansion not only adds diversity with birds chosen from over 2,800 species native to Asia but also brings versatile gameplay options.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Wingspan Asia
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Viticulture: Tuscany Essential Edition

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    Tuscany Essential Edition is an expansion for Viticulture, enhancing the original game with three key modules from the original Tuscany expansion. This expansion brings new depth and variety to the gameplay, making it a must-have for fans of Viticulture.

    More details for Viticulture: Tuscany Essential Edition
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Scythe: The Rise of Fenris

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    Scythe: The Rise of Fenris transports players to a Europe on the brink of a new era, following the ebb and flow of empires after the Great War. As the economy thrives, morale soars, and defenses stand strong, strange reports of soldiers with glowing eyes in the countryside surface, yet they appear distant and seemingly harmless.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Scythe: The Rise of Fenris
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Viticulture Essential Edition

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    Step into the charming, rustic world of Viticulture Essential Edition, where players assume the roles of individuals in picturesque, pre-modern Tuscany. Inherit meager vineyards, a handful of plots, an aged crushpad, a quaint cellar, and three diligent workers. With dreams of making their wineries renowned successes, players embark on an unforgettable journey.

    More details for Viticulture Essential Edition
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest

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    Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest sails players into the adventurous world of Galecrest, where they become admirals of sky pirate ships. This game is a refreshed and expanded edition of the 2012 Libertalia, featuring new art, more characters, and additional game mechanics. It's all about strategy, treasure hunting, and outmaneuvering rivals in the pirate fleet.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Between Two Cities

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    Between Two Cities is a collaborative, tile-drafting board game set in the early 1800s, a period of significant urban development. Players take on the role of master city planners, working in partnership to design two distinct cities.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Between Two Cities
    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. My Little Scythe

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    My Little Scythe is a charming, family-friendly board game that offers a light and engaging experience inspired by the critically acclaimed Scythe. It's a game of adventure and whimsy, set in the enchanting Kingdom of Pomme, where players control delightful animal miniatures on a quest to earn trophies and achieve victory.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for My Little Scythe
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Viticulture: Visit from the Rhine Valley

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  12. Wyrmspan

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Scythe

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    In the turbulent 1920s Europa, a period overshadowed by the aftermath of the first great war, a city-state known as "The Factory" stands at the center of attention. This capitalistic powerhouse, renowned for its heavily armored mechs that fueled the war, has mysteriously closed its doors, leaving neighboring nations vying for its secrets.

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 10.

    More details for Scythe
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 115 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Scythe

    • YouTube Review for the game "Scythe" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  14. Scythe: Invaders from Afar

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    Scythe: Invaders from Afar is an expansion for the popular board game Scythe, introducing two new factions, Albion and Togawa. Each faction brings its unique style and strategy to the game's dynamic world of Eastern Europa.

    More details for Scythe: Invaders from Afar
    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 90 - 140 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. Rolling Realms

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    Rolling Realms is a roll-and-write game designed by Jamey Stegmaier, born out of the desire to connect and engage with people globally during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. This game transcends the traditional board game format by allowing an infinite number of players to join, making it ideal for both live and virtual play sessions.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Rolling Realms
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Scythe: Encounters

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    Scythe: Encounters is a captivating boxed set that expands the universe of the popular board game Scythe. Released as a community-driven project in June 2018, fans had the unique opportunity to design their own encounter cards based on specific artwork. The creator, Jamey Stegmaier, curated these ideas, combining and refining them into a set of 32 new cards. These cards not only add variety but introduce fresh mechanics to the encounter system of the game.

    More details for Scythe: Encounters
    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 90 - 115 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

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    Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig is a distinctive tile-drafting game where players take on the role of master builders, collaboratively designing grand castles for the whimsical and demanding King Ludwig. This game is a unique collaboration between Stonemaier Games and Bezier Games, blending elements of creativity, strategy, and cooperation.

    More details for Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Viticulture: Moor Visitors Expansion

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  19. Between Two Cities: Capitals

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    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 30 - 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Tapestry: Plans and Ploys

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Apiary

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Viticulture

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    Viticulture is a thematic strategy game that transports players to the rustic landscapes of pre-modern Tuscany, where they inherit small vineyards with the ambition of growing them into renowned wineries.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Viticulture
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Tapestry

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    Tapestry is a strategic board game designed by Jamey Stegmaier, intended for 1-5 players and lasting about two hours. The game invites players to weave the narrative of a civilization's journey from the dawn of humankind into the future, creating a unique and storied history that diverges from real-world events.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Tapestry
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Tapestry: Arts & Architecture

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Expeditions

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. Charterstone

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    Charterstone invites players into the Kingdom of Greengully, where they are tasked with building a new village as part of a grand decree by the Forever King. This competitive legacy game evolves with each play, offering a unique and enduring experience.

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    More details for Charterstone
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Scythe: The Wind Gambit

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    Scythe: The Wind Gambit is an intriguing expansion to the popular board game Scythe, adding new dimensions and strategic layers. This expansion introduces the groundbreaking technology of airships and a new system of resolutions, altering how players interact with each other and how the game concludes. These additions can be used with just the base game or combined with other expansions, offering flexibility and variety in gameplay.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Scythe: The Wind Gambit
    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 70 - 140 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Charterstone: Recharge Pack

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  29. Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia

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    Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia is a thematic worker-placement game set in a post-apocalyptic world. Players take on the role of leaders in a dystopian society, utilizing workers and recruits to exert their influence and expand their control.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Euphoria: Ignorance Is Bliss

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 40 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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