The best games set in the ancient times 🏛 2022

Looking for a really good game that takes place during the ancient times 🏛? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best games that play during the ancient times 2022.

What are games set during the ancient times?

Ancient games often have themes or storylines set in the ancient world, between 3000 BC (the beginning of the Egyptian dynasties) and 476 AD (the fall of the Western Roman Empire). Some of the themes and images that appear in the most popular games of the ancient world concern the ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman civilizations.

List of the best games set during the ancient times 2022 🏛

This list was last updated on July 4, 2022. We compared 1169 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. 7 Wonders Duel

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders Duel and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 9.

    More details for 7 Wonders Duel
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for 7 Wonders Duel

    • YouTube Review for the game "7 Wonders Duel" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Santorini

    All details for the board game Santorini and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    More details for Santorini
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. 7 Wonders

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders and similar games

    Nominated for 33 awards and won 19.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for 7 Wonders
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Battle Line

    All details for the board game Battle Line and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. 7 Wonders (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de
  6. 7 Wonders: Architects

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders: Architects and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for 7 Wonders: Architects
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 100 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Dice Forge

    All details for the board game Dice Forge and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Dice Forge
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Dice Forge

    • YouTube Review for the game "Dice Forge" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Ra

    All details for the board game Ra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ra
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. The Downfall of Pompeii

    All details for the board game The Downfall of Pompeii and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for The Downfall of Pompeii
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Imhotep

    All details for the board game Imhotep and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Imhotep
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Pandemic: Fall of Rome

    All details for the board game Pandemic: Fall of Rome and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Pandemic: Fall of Rome
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Concordia Venus

    All details for the board game Concordia Venus and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Concordia Venus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia Venus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia Venus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia Venus" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Commands & Colors: Ancients

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

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

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

    All details for the board game Luxor and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Luxor
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!47€ atAmazon.de
  16. Archaeology: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Archaeology: The Card Game and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Archaeology: The Card Game
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Ave Caesar

    All details for the board game Ave Caesar and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Ave Caesar
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age

    All details for the board game Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Atlantis Rising (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Atlantis Rising (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Rise of Augustus

    All details for the board game Rise of Augustus and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Rise of Augustus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Rise of Augustus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rise of Augustus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  21. Carpe Diem

    All details for the board game Carpe Diem and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Carpe Diem
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Thebes

    All details for the board game Thebes and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Thebes
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Raiders of Scythia

    All details for the board game Raiders of Scythia and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Tides of Time

    All details for the board game Tides of Time and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Tides of Time
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!34€ atAmazon.de
  25. Babylonia

    All details for the board game Babylonia and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Shifting Stones

    All details for the board game Shifting Stones and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Imhotep: The Duel

    All details for the board game Imhotep: The Duel and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Imhotep: The Duel
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Imhotep: The Duel

    • YouTube Review for the game "Imhotep: The Duel" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imhotep: The Duel" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imhotep: The Duel" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War

    All details for the board game Julius Caesar: Caesar, Pompey, and the Roman Civil War and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Nations: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Nations: The Dice Game and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Nations: The Dice Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Nations: The Dice Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. Kemet

    All details for the board game Kemet and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Kemet
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Kemet

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kemet" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Kemet" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English

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