The best games released in 2011📆 2021

Looking for a really good game from the year 2011? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2011.

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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 2011:

This list was last updated on August 1, 2021. We compared 284 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Dixit: Odyssey

    All details for the board game Dixit: Odyssey and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    More details for Dixit: Odyssey
    • Players3 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de
  2. Skull

    All details for the board game Skull and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Skull
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Skull

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. Rhino Hero

    All details for the board game Rhino Hero and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Rhino Hero
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. King of Tokyo

    All details for the board game King of Tokyo and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for King of Tokyo
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Pictomania

    All details for the board game Pictomania and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Pictomania
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. Timeline: Events

    All details for the board game Timeline: Events and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. The Castles of Burgundy

    All details for the board game The Castles of Burgundy and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Castles of Burgundy
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for The Castles of Burgundy

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Castles of Burgundy" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Castles of Burgundy" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. Takenoko

    All details for the board game Takenoko and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 6.

    More details for Takenoko
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!27€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Takenoko

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Takenoko" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Takenoko" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  9. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

    All details for the board game Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  10. Rory's Story Cubes: Voyages

    All details for the board game Rory's Story Cubes: Voyages and similar games
    • Players1 - 12 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. Flash Point: Fire Rescue

    All details for the board game Flash Point: Fire Rescue and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Flash Point: Fire Rescue

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flash Point: Fire Rescue" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flash Point: Fire Rescue" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  12. Summoner Wars: Master Set

    All details for the board game Summoner Wars: Master Set and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  13. Friday

    All details for the board game Friday and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Friday
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. BraveRats

    All details for the board game BraveRats and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for BraveRats
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. Cheating Moth

    All details for the board game Cheating Moth and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Cheating Moth
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Ultimate Warriorz

    All details for the board game Ultimate Warriorz and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Saboteur Gold

    All details for the board game Saboteur Gold and similar games
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  18. Panic on Wall Street!

    All details for the board game Panic on Wall Street! and similar games
    • Players3 - 11 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Dungeon Raiders

    All details for the board game Dungeon Raiders and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Dungeon Raiders
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Dungeon Raiders

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon Raiders" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dungeon Raiders" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  20. Schnappt Hubi!

    All details for the board game Schnappt Hubi! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Schnappt Hubi!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  21. Kingdom Builder

    All details for the board game Kingdom Builder and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Kingdom Builder
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  22. Dungeon Fighter

    All details for the board game Dungeon Fighter and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Dungeon Fighter
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. 12 Days

    All details for the board game 12 Days and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Da ist der Wurm drin

    All details for the board game Da ist der Wurm drin and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Da ist der Wurm drin
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  25. Catan: Junior

    All details for the board game Catan: Junior and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Catan: Junior
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  26. The Red Dragon Inn 3

    All details for the board game The Red Dragon Inn 3 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!37€ atAmazon.de
  27. Risk Legacy

    All details for the board game Risk Legacy and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Risk Legacy
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!196€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Risk Legacy

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Risk Legacy" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Risk Legacy" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  28. Say Anything Family Edition

    All details for the board game Say Anything Family Edition and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Say Anything Family Edition

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Say Anything Family Edition" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Say Anything Family Edition" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  29. Ascension: Storm of Souls

    All details for the board game Ascension: Storm of Souls and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Sticky Stickz

    All details for the board game Sticky Stickz and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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