The best games released in 2006๐Ÿ“† 2024

Looking for a really good game from the year 2006? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2006.

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List of the best new games releases in 2006:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 185 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Time's Up! Ediciรณn Azul

    All details for the board game Time's Up! Ediciรณn Azul and similar games
    • 4 - 12 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Ticket to Ride: Mรคrklin

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

    Ticket to Ride: Mรคrklin is the third installment in the popular Ticket to Ride series by Days of Wonder. Set on a map of Germany, this edition brings a unique twist with Mรคrklin Trains models represented on each card. While maintaining the core essence of the series, Mรคrklin adds complexity and new mechanics that appeal to both veterans and newcomers to the series.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

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

    Video reviews for Ticket to Ride: Mรคrklin

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ticket to Ride: Mรคrklin" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Qwirkle

    All details for the board game Qwirkle and similar games

    The abstract game of Qwirkle unfolds with 108 wooden blocks, each featuring six different shapes in six distinct colors. Unlike traditional board games, there is no designated board; players utilize any available flat surface.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 2.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 2011

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Qwirkle
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Commands & Colors: Ancients

    All details for the board game Commands & Colors: Ancients and similar games

    Commands & Colors: Ancients is a historical wargame that spans a vast period from the Dawn of Military History to the onset of the Dark Ages. This game, part of the acclaimed Commands & Colors system, offers players a unique opportunity to reenact famous battles with a focus on historical accuracy and strategic depth, all while maintaining streamlined gameplay.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Commands & Colors: Ancients
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Bananagrams

    All details for the board game Bananagrams and similar games

    Bananagrams is a lively, quick-paced word game that stands out for its simplicity and portability. It comes in a unique, banana-shaped fabric pouch, making it an excellent choice for on-the-go fun without the need for pencils, paper, or a board.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Bananagrams
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Pow Wow

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Pow Wow
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Giro Galoppo

    All details for the board game Giro Galoppo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Giro Galoppo
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Der schwarze Pirat

    All details for the board game Der schwarze Pirat and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Der schwarze Pirat
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Dschungelschatz

    All details for the board game Dschungelschatz and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Thurn and Taxis

    All details for the board game Thurn and Taxis and similar games

    In the strategic world of Thurn & Taxis, players immerse themselves in the bustling realm of Bavaria and its surrounding regions, embarking on a quest to construct post office routes. The game unfolds on a dynamic board depicting a map of cities, with interconnecting roads weaving through various colored regions. Players strategically build postal routes from city to city, navigating the intricate network of roads and collecting bonus points through clever decisions.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 5.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Thurn and Taxis
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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