The best games released in 1971πŸ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1971? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1971.

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List of the best new games releases in 1971:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 10 board games for this list and selected the top 5. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Rebound

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Sleuth

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    Sleuth is a riveting deduction game from the acclaimed designer Sid Sackson, originally part of the 3M Gamette Series. This game puts players in the shoes of detectives on the hunt for a single, hidden gem among 36 possibilities. The game cleverly distributes partial information at the start, leaving players with the task of piecing together what they know, what they learn, and what they can deduce about the missing gem through clever questioning and keen observation.

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    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. UNO

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    UNO is a classic and widely popular card game known for its easy-to-understand rules and fast-paced gameplay. This engaging game challenges players to quickly empty their hands while strategically using a mix of numbered and special action cards to outmaneuver opponents. The game's universal appeal lies in its simplicity combined with the exciting twist of special cards that can dramatically change the course of play.

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    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Mastermind

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    Mastermind is a thrilling deduction game that challenges players to unravel the hidden code of colored pegs. In this intense two-player showdown, one player becomes the code maker, secretly placing four colored pegs behind a screen at one end of the game board. The other player, the code breaker, embarks on a strategic journey of deduction.

    More details for Mastermind
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Mastermind

    • YouTube Review for the game "Mastermind" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Executive Decision

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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