The best games released in 2004๐Ÿ“† 2022

Looking for a really good game from the year 2004? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2004.

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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 2004:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 191 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Tumblin-Dice

    All details for the board game Tumblin-Dice and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. No Thanks!

    All details for the board game No Thanks! and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for No Thanks!
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Ticket to Ride

    All details for the board game Ticket to Ride and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 11.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ticket to Ride
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Ticket to Ride

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ticket to Ride" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Cockroach Poker

    All details for the board game Cockroach Poker and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Cockroach Poker
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!8โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Cockroach Poker

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cockroach Poker" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Cockroach Poker" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. Memoir '44

    All details for the board game Memoir '44 and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoir '44
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Ribbit

    All details for the board game Ribbit and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Ribbit
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!10โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  7. The Downfall of Pompeii

    All details for the board game The Downfall of Pompeii and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for The Downfall of Pompeii
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Ingenious

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    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ingenious
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Saboteur

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Saboteur
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!6โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  10. Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie

    All details for the board game Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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