The best games released in 1986πŸ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1986? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1986.

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 1986:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 37 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Labyrinth

    All details for the board game Labyrinth and similar games

    Labyrinth, originally known as The aMAZEing Labyrinth, is a dynamic puzzle game that offers a unique combination of strategy and adaptability. It's part of the Labyrinth series of games by Ravensburger, known for their engaging and clever designs.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Labyrinth
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Labyrinth

    • YouTube Review for the game "Labyrinth" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Orchard

    All details for the board game Orchard and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Orchard
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    πŸ‘ Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  3. Max

    All details for the board game Max and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Fireball Island

    All details for the board game Fireball Island and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Fireball Island

    • YouTube Review for the game "Fireball Island" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Escape from Atlantis

    All details for the board game Escape from Atlantis and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. 6-Tage Rennen

    All details for the board game 6-Tage Rennen and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Outburst!

    All details for the board game Outburst! and similar games
    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 18+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Polarity

    All details for the board game Polarity and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Polarity
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Polarity

    • YouTube Review for the game "Polarity" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Polarity" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Around the World in 80 Days

    All details for the board game Around the World in 80 Days and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Around the World in 80 Days

    • YouTube Review for the game "Around the World in 80 Days" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Ikusa

    All details for the board game Ikusa and similar games

    Ikusa, formerly known as Shogun and Samurai Swords, is a game set in the tumultuous feudal era of Japan. It represents the last entry in the original Milton Bradley Gamemaster series and focuses on the chaotic social and military upheaval of medieval Japan. Players take on the roles of faction leaders, vying to unite the land under their rule and earn the title of Shogun, the supreme ruler.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ikusa
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 240 - 360 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

Didn't find the game you were looking for?

We're positive that you'll find it in one of our other lists! To make the search easier for you, we split our website into different categories. The following board game categories will help you find the right list: