The best games released in 1985๐Ÿ“† 2023

Looking for a really good game from the year 1985? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1985.

More lists from similar periods

A list with the best games from other years can be found at the end of the page.

In addition, we have created several more lists of card & board game awards:

List of the best new games releases in 1985:

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 28 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. You're Bluffing!

    All details for the board game You're Bluffing! and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Shadows in the Forest

    All details for the board game Shadows in the Forest and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. DungeonQuest

    All details for the board game DungeonQuest and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for DungeonQuest

    • YouTube Review for the game "DungeonQuest" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs

    All details for the board game Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Wildlife Adventure

    All details for the board game Wildlife Adventure and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Pictionary

    All details for the board game Pictionary and similar games
    • 3 - 16 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Ausbrecher AG

    All details for the board game Ausbrecher AG and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Code 777

    All details for the board game Code 777 and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Tales of the Arabian Nights

    All details for the board game Tales of the Arabian Nights and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Orient Express

    All details for the board game Orient Express and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1987

    More details for Orient Express
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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