The best games released in 1988๐Ÿ“† 2022

Looking for a really good game from the year 1988? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1988.

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 1988:

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. We compared 39 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. What the Heck?

    All details for the board game What the Heck? and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Ligretto

    All details for the board game Ligretto and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!7โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  3. SET

    All details for the board game SET and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

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    • 1 - 20 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Scattergories

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Scattergories
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Career Poker

    All details for the board game Career Poker and similar games
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Barbarossa

    All details for the board game Barbarossa and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Barbarossa
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Clue Master Detective

    All details for the board game Clue Master Detective and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Clue Master Detective

    • YouTube Review for the game "Clue Master Detective" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Inkognito

    All details for the board game Inkognito and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Inkognito
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Enemy in Sight

    All details for the board game Enemy in Sight and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Gettysburg (125th Anniversary Edition)

    All details for the board game Gettysburg (125th Anniversary Edition) and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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