The best games released in 1997๐Ÿ“† 2022

Looking for a really good game from the year 1997? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 1997.

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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 1997:

This list was last updated on November 28, 2022. We compared 61 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. For Sale

    All details for the board game For Sale and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for For Sale
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Bohnanza

    All details for the board game Bohnanza and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Bohnanza
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Jungle Speed

    All details for the board game Jungle Speed and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2003

    More details for Jungle Speed
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Chicken Cha Cha Cha

    All details for the board game Chicken Cha Cha Cha and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 4.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1998

    More details for Chicken Cha Cha Cha
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!21โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  5. Turn the Tide

    All details for the board game Turn the Tide and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Turn the Tide
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Formula Dรฉ

    All details for the board game Formula Dรฉ and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Haste Worte?

    All details for the board game Haste Worte? and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Duck, Duck, Bruce

    All details for the board game Duck, Duck, Bruce and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Wise and Otherwise

    All details for the board game Wise and Otherwise and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Quoridor

    All details for the board game Quoridor and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

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

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