The best games set in Napoleon's time 🎠 2021

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 2021.

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 2021 🎠

This list was last updated on February 27, 2021. We compared 695 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. 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
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

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

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  2. 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
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. 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
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  4. Whitehall Mystery

    All details for the board game Whitehall Mystery and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  6. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Lancashire" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Brass: Lancashire" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime35 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de
  9. Letters from Whitechapel

    All details for the board game Letters from Whitechapel and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Letters from Whitechapel

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Letters from Whitechapel" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Letters from Whitechapel" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  10. 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
    • Players2 Players
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!60€ atAmazon.de
  12. Mr. Jack Pocket

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

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Mr. Jack Pocket
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price18€ atAmazon.de
  13. Nanty Narking

    All details for the board game Nanty Narking and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Dead Man's Hand

    All details for the board game Dead Man's Hand and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age11+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. In Magnificent Style: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg

    All details for the board game In Magnificent Style: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg and similar games
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Prussia 20

    All details for the board game Prussia 20 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Hallertau

    All details for the board game Hallertau and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime50 - 140 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  18. Manoeuvre: Distant Lands

    All details for the board game Manoeuvre: Distant Lands and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  19. 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
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. 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
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Roads to Gettysburg II: Lee Strikes North

    All details for the board game Roads to Gettysburg II: Lee Strikes North and similar games
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime60 - 1200 Minutes
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  22. Danube 20

    All details for the board game Danube 20 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Chicago Express

    All details for the board game Chicago Express and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Chicago Express
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  24. Waterloo 1815: Fallen Eagles

    All details for the board game Waterloo 1815: Fallen Eagles and similar games
    • Players1 - 3 Players
    • Playtime60 - 720 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  25. Field Commander: Napoleon

    All details for the board game Field Commander: Napoleon and similar games
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  26. Napoléon: The Waterloo Campaign, 1815

    All details for the board game Napoléon: The Waterloo Campaign, 1815 and similar games
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  27. Hundred Days 20

    All details for the board game Hundred Days 20 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  28. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for The Bloody Inn

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Bloody Inn" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Bloody Inn" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  29. Freedom!

    All details for the board game Freedom! and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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