The best games in which the starting player is determined based on a role 2022

Looking for a really good game where the starting player is determined based on a role? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best Starting Order: Role Based games 2022.

What are "Starting Order: Role Based" games?

Players secretly and simultaneously choose an action, role, or priority. Then they are revealed, and the revealed actions/roles determine the order in which players act.

By the way, in English "turn order: role-based" is called "turn order: role order".

Examples of games where the starting player is determined based on a role:

A good example of a Start Order: Role-based game is Race for the Galaxy.

List of Games with different Turn Order Mechanisms

There are many more, creative Turn Order Mechanisms than the Role based one. You can find a list at the bottom of this page.

List of the best "starting order: role-based" games 2022

This list was last updated on May 5, 2022. We compared 12 board games for this list and selected the top 7. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Mission: Red Planet (Second Edition)

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Citadels

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Citadels
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Race for the Galaxy

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    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
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de
  4. Libertalia

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Libertalia
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Libertalia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Libertalia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Mission: Red Planet

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. CVlizations

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for CVlizations
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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