The best games released in 2005๐Ÿ“† 2022

Looking for a really good game from the year 2005? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2005.

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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 2005:

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. We compared 194 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Ticket to Ride: Europe

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

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

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

    Video reviews for Ticket to Ride: Europe

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ticket to Ride: Europe" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Wits & Wagers

    All details for the board game Wits & Wagers and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Wits & Wagers
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Diamant

    All details for the board game Diamant and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Diamant
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Animal Upon Animal

    All details for the board game Animal Upon Animal and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Animal Upon Animal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Duplik

    All details for the board game Duplik and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Duplik
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Pickomino

    All details for the board game Pickomino and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Pickomino
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!10โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  7. Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation

    All details for the board game Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Sleeping Queens

    All details for the board game Sleeping Queens and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sleeping Queens
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!11โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  9. Nacht der Magier

    All details for the board game Nacht der Magier and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 5.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Nacht der Magier
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!69โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  10. Friday the 13th

    All details for the board game Friday the 13th and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Friday the 13th
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!6โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de

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