The best games released in 1994📆 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 1994? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1994.

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List of the best new games releases in 1994:

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 45 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Take 5

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    6 nimmt!, also known as Take 5, Category 5 and other names, is a card game focused on scoring as few points as possible. It combines elements of strategy, prediction, and a bit of luck.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    More details for Take 5
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de*
  2. Wildlife Safari

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    Wildlife Safari, originally introduced as Flinke Pinke and later reissued under various names such as Quandary, Loco!, and Botswana, is a deceptively simple yet strategically rich card game designed by the renowned Reiner Knizia. This game, through its various iterations, has maintained its core gameplay while adopting different themes and presentation styles to appeal to a wide audience.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Wildlife Safari
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Kaleidos

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    More details for Kaleidos
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. WINK

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    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Sharp Shooters

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Sharp Shooters
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. RoboRally

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    RoboRally is a dynamic and chaotic racing board game where players control robots in a high-stakes race through a hazardous factory. The game combines strategy, quick thinking, and a bit of luck to create an engaging and often humorous experience.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for RoboRally
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for RoboRally

    • YouTube Review for the game "RoboRally" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Manhattan

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    Manhattan is a strategic board game where players engage in the construction of a skyline of skyscrapers on Manhattan Island. The game blends area control mechanics with spatial strategy, as players aim to dominate the skyline by building the tallest structures in various districts of Manhattan.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1994

    More details for Manhattan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Kingdoms

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    Kingdoms is a strategic tile-placement game set in a medieval realm, where players aim to amass the greatest wealth by judiciously establishing castles in the most prosperous regions, all while navigating various hazards. This game is an English-language adaptation of the original German game Auf Heller und Pfennig. The 2011 edition of Kingdoms enhances the experience with high-quality plastic castles and an exciting new wizard tile, previously a rare convention exclusive.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Kingdoms
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Kingdoms

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kingdoms" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. I'm the Boss!

    All details for the board game I'm the Boss! and similar games

    I'm the Boss! is a dynamic negotiation board game where players embody investors wheeling and dealing to close lucrative deals. With its blend of strategy, negotiation, and chance, the game captures the cutthroat world of business in a fun and engaging way.

    More details for I'm the Boss!
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Rapidough

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    • 4 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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