The best games set in Napoleon's time 🎠 2023

Looking for a really good game set in Napoleon's time 🎠? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best games that play at the time of Napoleon 2023.

What are games set in Napoleon's time?

Napoleonic games have storylines set during the French Revolution (1789-1799) and the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815).

Other historical games

Most games set during the time of the French Revolution and Napoleon are also considered wargame - but not necessarily the case.

In addition to Napoleon games and games set during the French Revolt, we have created a general list of games based on historical events - and further divided them below into several, more detailed historical categories.

List of the best games set in Napoleon's time 2023 🎠

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 1373 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Pandemic: Iberia

    All details for the board game Pandemic: Iberia and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Pandemic: Iberia
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Pandemic: Iberia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic: Iberia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Whitehall Mystery

    All details for the board game Whitehall Mystery and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Brass: Birmingham

    All details for the board game Brass: Birmingham and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

    More details for Brass: Birmingham
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Furnace

    All details for the board game Furnace and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Furnace
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!33€ atAmazon.de
  6. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1985

    More details for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 4.

    More details for Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Commands & Colors: Napoleonics

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

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Commands & Colors: Napoleonics
    • 2 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  9. Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. World's Fair 1893

    All details for the board game World's Fair 1893 and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for World's Fair 1893
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 35 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Mr. Jack Pocket

    All details for the board game Mr. Jack Pocket and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

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    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Thurn and Taxis

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

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2006

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

    All details for the board game Letters from Whitechapel and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Letters from Whitechapel

    • YouTube Review for the game "Letters from Whitechapel" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  14. Nanty Narking

    All details for the board game Nanty Narking and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. Dead Man's Hand

    All details for the board game Dead Man's Hand and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 11+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. The Bloody Inn

    All details for the board game The Bloody Inn and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for The Bloody Inn
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Bloody Inn

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Bloody Inn" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  18. Marrying Mr. Darcy

    All details for the board game Marrying Mr. Darcy and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. The Men Who Would Be Kings: Colonial Wargaming Rules

    All details for the board game The Men Who Would Be Kings: Colonial Wargaming Rules and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Hallertau

    All details for the board game Hallertau and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 50 - 140 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Song of Drums and Shakos

    All details for the board game Song of Drums and Shakos and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Song of Drums and Shakos
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • Easy to learn
  22. The Games of War: A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships and Planes

    All details for the board game The Games of War:  A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships and Planes and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Danube 20

    All details for the board game Danube 20 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. TravelBattle

    All details for the board game TravelBattle and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Victoria Cross II: Battle of Isandlwana & Rorke's Drift

    All details for the board game Victoria Cross II: Battle of Isandlwana & Rorke's Drift and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Chicago Express

    All details for the board game Chicago Express and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Prussia 20

    All details for the board game Prussia 20 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Napoléon: The Waterloo Campaign, 1815

    All details for the board game Napoléon: The Waterloo Campaign, 1815 and similar games
    • 2 - 3 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Manoeuvre: Distant Lands

    All details for the board game Manoeuvre: Distant Lands and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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