The best games released in 2005๐Ÿ“† 2021

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 March 4, 2021. We compared 189 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    ๐Ÿ˜• Questionable price28โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de

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  2. Twilight Struggle

    All details for the board game Twilight Struggle and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    More details for Twilight Struggle
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  3. 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
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!40โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  4. Diamant

    All details for the board game Diamant and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Diamant
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!42โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  5. Animal Upon Animal

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

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Animal Upon Animal
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    ๐Ÿ˜• Questionable price14โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  6. Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation

    All details for the board game Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. Duplik

    All details for the board game Duplik and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Duplik
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    ๐Ÿ‘ Good price!26โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  8. Railways of the World

    All details for the board game Railways of the World and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  9. Nexus Ops

    All details for the board game Nexus Ops and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Nexus Ops
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Pickomino

    All details for the board game Pickomino and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Pickomino
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!10โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de

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