The best games released in 2000๐Ÿ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 2000? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2000.

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List of the best new games releases in 2000:

This list was last updated on April 18, 2024. We compared 97 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Carcassonne

    All details for the board game Carcassonne and similar games

    Carcassonne is a renowned tile-placement game set in the picturesque landscape of Southern France. This game is beloved for its simplicity, depth, and the beautiful mosaic players create on the table.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Carcassonne
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Battle Line

    All details for the board game Battle Line and similar games

    Battle Line is a strategic card game that pits two opponents against each other with the aim of capturing flags by creating powerful formations.

    More details for Battle Line
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Hamster Roll

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
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  4. Monza

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Monza
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
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    Video reviews for Monza

    • YouTube Review for the game "Monza" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Blokus

    All details for the board game Blokus and similar games

    Blokus is an abstract strategy game known for its simple rules and deep strategic gameplay. It features colorful Tetris-shaped pieces that players aim to place on the board.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 4.

    More details for Blokus
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Citadels

    All details for the board game Citadels and similar games

    Citadels is a dynamic game where players step into various roles, embodying characters they've hired to aid them in amassing wealth and constructing grand buildings. The game unfolds with a quest for dominance, culminating when a player successfully erects their eighth building. Let's delve into the key features of this intriguing game:

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Citadels
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Cartagena

    All details for the board game Cartagena and similar games

    Cartagena is a thematic board game based on the historical 1672 pirate jailbreak from the fortress of Cartagena. It blends strategy and tactical movement with a strong pirate theme.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

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    More details for Cartagena
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
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  8. Nightmare Productions

    All details for the board game Nightmare Productions and similar games

    Nightmare Productions, designed by Reiner Knizia, is a unique auction-based board game centered around the theme of producing movies, with a special twist in its Nightmare Productions edition that brings a horror and fantasy element to the filmmaking process. The game is structured around bidding for various components necessary to complete a movie, with a focus on strategic bidding and resource management.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Nightmare Productions
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Trendy

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit

    All details for the board game Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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