The best games released in 1982📆 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1982? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1982.

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List of the best new games releases in 1982:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 21 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

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    Survive: Escape from Atlantis! is a thrilling and competitive board game where players aim to evacuate their pieces from a sinking island. The game is known for its intense gameplay and strategic decisions.

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

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    Embark on a captivating journey through Victorian London alongside the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases. This immersive and challenging game allows you to step into the shoes of a detective, matching wits with Holmes himself.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1985

    More details for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
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  3. Slapshot

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

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    Sequence is a captivating blend of board and card game mechanics, offering an engaging experience for players. This game uniquely combines strategy and luck, featuring a board that displays the cards of two standard 52-card decks, arranged in a 10 x 10 grid.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Sequence
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 10 - 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Family Business

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    Family Business is a cutthroat card game that simulates mob warfare with a keen focus on strategy, betrayal, and survival. Players assume the roles of rival mob families, all vying for power by eliminating the competition. The game's appeal lies in its simplicity, coupled with the depth of player interaction and strategy, making every session unpredictable and engaging.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Rubik's Race

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    • 2 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Mhing

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Empire Builder

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    Empire Builder immerses you in the role of a railroad magnate, tasked with constructing a network of tracks across North America. Starting with a modest sum, your goal is to expand your empire by laying tracks, picking up and delivering commodities, and earning cash to upgrade your trains and tracks. It's a strategic game of planning and execution, where you balance construction with logistics to meet demand and outmaneuver competitors.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Empire Builder
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  9. Upwords

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    Upwords offers a unique twist on the classic word-building game format by allowing players to stack letters on top of existing ones to form new words, elevating the strategic depth and dynamism of play. This engaging board game challenges players not only to think across and down but also vertically, introducing a three-dimensional aspect to word creation.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Upwords
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Rommel in the Desert

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    • 2 Players
    • 180 - 480 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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