The best games released in 2013📆 2021

Looking for a really good game from the year 2013? Then we have just the thing for you: our recommendation list with the best board games that were newly released in 2013.

More lists from similar periods

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 2013:

This list was last updated on March 3, 2021. We compared 351 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Hanamikoji

    All details for the board game Hanamikoji and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 13% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Hanamikoji
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Hanamikoji

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Hanamikoji" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Hanamikoji" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Hanamikoji" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Hanamikoji" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. Sushi Go!

    All details for the board game Sushi Go! and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Sushi Go!
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!9€ atAmazon.de
  3. Concordia

    All details for the board game Concordia and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concordia
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime100 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. Coconuts

    All details for the board game Coconuts and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Coconuts
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price26€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Coconuts

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Coconuts" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Coconuts" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  6. Mini Mölkky

    All details for the board game Mini Mölkky and similar games
    • Players2 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!38€ atAmazon.de
  7. Skull King

    All details for the board game Skull King and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Skull King
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!7€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Skull King

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. 1775: Rebellion

    All details for the board game 1775: Rebellion and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for 1775: Rebellion
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. Two Rooms and a Boom

    All details for the board game Two Rooms and a Boom and similar games
    • Players6 - 30 Players
    • Playtime7 - 20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. BattleLore (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game BattleLore (Second Edition) and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  11. Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    All details for the board game Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price44€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. Concept

    All details for the board game Concept and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concept
    • Players4 - 12 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de
  13. Cube Quest

    All details for the board game Cube Quest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Cube Quest
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. La Boca

    All details for the board game La Boca and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for La Boca
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. Forbidden Desert

    All details for the board game Forbidden Desert and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    More details for Forbidden Desert
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Forbidden Desert

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Forbidden Desert" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Forbidden Desert" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. Terror in Meeple City

    All details for the board game Terror in Meeple City and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for Terror in Meeple City
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000

    All details for the board game Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Welcome to the Dungeon

    All details for the board game Welcome to the Dungeon and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!17€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Welcome to the Dungeon

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Welcome to the Dungeon" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Welcome to the Dungeon" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Welcome to the Dungeon" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Welcome to the Dungeon" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  19. Six Making

    All details for the board game Six Making and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Eldritch Horror

    All details for the board game Eldritch Horror and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Eldritch Horror
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime120 - 240 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Eldritch Horror

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Eldritch Horror" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Eldritch Horror" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  21. Funemployed

    All details for the board game Funemployed and similar games
    • Players3 - 20 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet

    All details for the board game The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Viticulture

    All details for the board game Viticulture and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Viticulture
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  24. BattleCON: Devastation of Indines

    All details for the board game BattleCON: Devastation of Indines and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  25. Caverna: The Cave Farmers

    All details for the board game Caverna: The Cave Farmers and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for Caverna: The Cave Farmers
    • Players1 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 - 210 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    🔥 Great price!63€ atAmazon.de
  26. Carcassonne: South Seas

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: South Seas and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime35 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: South Seas

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne: South Seas" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne: South Seas" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  27. Ghost Blitz: 5 to 12

    All details for the board game Ghost Blitz: 5 to 12 and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  28. The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-43

    All details for the board game The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-43 and similar games
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  29. The Red Dragon Inn 4

    All details for the board game The Red Dragon Inn 4 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price50€ atAmazon.de
  30. Bruges

    All details for the board game Bruges and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Bruges
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    💸 Too expensive!130€ atAmazon.de

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