The best games set in the USA 🇺🇸 2024

Looking for a really good game set in the USA 🇺🇸? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best USA games 2024.

What are USA games?

In this list you will find games in which the United States plays an important role in the theme or gameplay.

By the way, the full name of "USA" is "United States of America".

Examples of games that are set in the USA

A good example of a USA game is PARKS or the first Ticket to Ride.

List of the best games 2024 set in the USA 🇺🇸

This list was last updated on July 8, 2024. We compared 1293 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Heat: Pedal to the Metal

    All details for the board game Heat: Pedal to the Metal and similar games

    Heat: Pedal to the Metal is a dynamic and strategic racing board game that simulates the thrill and intricacies of car racing. It offers players a chance to experience the excitement of racing while managing crucial elements like speed, car upgrades, and varying track conditions.

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 6.

    More details for Heat: Pedal to the Metal
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. A Fake Artist Goes to New York

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    A Fake Artist Goes to New York is a creative and social party game that combines elements of drawing, deduction, and bluffing. It's designed for 5-10 players and offers a unique gameplay experience full of laughter and intrigue.

    More details for A Fake Artist Goes to New York
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Cthulhu: Death May Die

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    Cthulhu: Death May Die is an intense, cooperative board game set in the 1920s, drawing inspiration from H.P. Lovecraft's universe. Players take on the roles of daring investigators, embarking on a perilous mission to confront and eliminate Elder Gods.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cthulhu: Death May Die
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Ticket to Ride

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    Ticket to Ride offers a delightful and accessible gaming experience that can be grasped in under 15 minutes, making it perfect for both newcomers and seasoned gamers. Designed by the renowned Alan R. Moon, this board game revolves around a railway adventure across North America.

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 11.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ticket to Ride
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Ticket to Ride

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ticket to Ride" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. PARKS

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    PARKS is a visually stunning board game that celebrates the beauty and splendor of U.S. National Parks. With artwork from Fifty-Nine Parks, this game offers players a unique blend of strategy and adventure as they embark on a journey through nature.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for PARKS
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Watergate

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    Watergate thrusts players into the historical tug-of-war between the Nixon Administration and a determined journalist from the Washington Post. This game recreates the infamous political scandal, requiring strategic card play and keen decision-making.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 4.

    More details for Watergate
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Watergate

    • YouTube Review for the game "Watergate" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Memoir '44

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    Memoir '44 is a historical board game that recreates some of the most iconic battles of World War II, allowing players to engage in strategic warfare with a focus on simplicity and historical accuracy.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoir '44
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. TransAmerica

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    TransAmerica is a straightforward and engaging railway-themed board game where players work to connect a set of cities across the United States using rail lines. The game emphasizes strategic planning and efficient use of shared networks, offering a blend of individual strategy and interactive play.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for TransAmerica
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. 1775: Rebellion

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    1775: Rebellion is an award-winning board game that immerses players in the tumultuous times of the American Revolution, part of the Birth of America series. It offers a blend of strategic planning, historical warfare, and alliance management, appealing to both history enthusiasts and strategy gamers alike.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for 1775: Rebellion
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Ticket to Ride: First Journey (U.S.)

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Twilight Struggle

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    Twilight Struggle offers an immersive journey through a pivotal period in history, where the world stood on the brink of nuclear annihilation. This two-player game takes place during the forty-five year rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States. Instead of traditional warfare, players engage in a dance of intrigue, prestige, and the occasional outbreak of hostilities. As the superpowers strive to make the world safe for their ideologies, you'll navigate a complex web of politics, espionage, and strategy. The game begins in the aftermath of World War II, with both superpowers scrambling for control, and concludes in 1989, leaving only one superpower standing.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    More details for Twilight Struggle
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  13. King of New York

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    King of New York is a fast-paced, standalone board game designed by Richard Garfield, which builds upon the ideas of its predecessor, King of Tokyo. Players step into the roles of giant monsters vying for supremacy in the bustling metropolis of New York City. The objective is to be the first to accumulate 20 victory points (VPs) or to be the last monster standing in this thrilling city-destroying battle.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for King of New York
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. In Magnificent Style: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg

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    • 1 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Zombicide: Undead or Alive

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    🔥 Deal: 8% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Great Western Trail

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    Great Western Trail is a strategic board game set in 19th-century America, where players take on the roles of ranchers herding cattle from Texas to Kansas City.

    Nominated for 20 awards and won 7.

    More details for Great Western Trail
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Power Grid

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    Power Grid is a strategic board game that combines elements of network building and commodity trading. Players aim to supply power to the most cities as their networks expand.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    More details for Power Grid
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Power Grid

    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  18. Great Western Trail: Second Edition

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    Great Western Trail: Second Edition is an enhanced version of the critically acclaimed strategy game set in 19th century America. Players take on the role of ranchers, herding cattle from Texas to Kansas City, navigating a series of strategic decisions along the Great Western Trail.

    🔥 Deal: 12% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Great Western Trail: Second Edition
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  19. Trans Europa & Trans Amerika

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 25 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Battle Cry

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    Battle Cry immerses players in the tumultuous era of the American Civil War, offering a low-complexity, highly modular board game experience. Through the strategic use of hexagonal tiles, players can recreate a variety of historical battlefields, bringing the conflict to life with an extensive collection of plastic miniatures representing infantry, cavalry, artillery, and leaders. The heart of the game lies in its innovative use of cards, which command troops across the battlefield's flanks and center, a system that would become the foundation for Richard Borg's acclaimed Command and Colors system.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Battle Cry
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Strat-O-Matic Baseball

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 11+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Railways of the World

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    Railways of the World, initially released as Railroad Tycoon, is a grand-scale board game where players build and manage their own railroad empire. This 2009 edition revitalizes the original with several improvements and expanded features.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Railways of the World
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. 10 Days in the USA

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for 10 Days in the USA
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for 10 Days in the USA

    • YouTube Review for the game "10 Days in the USA" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  24. 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

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    13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis is a tense, strategic two-player game set during the critical moments of the Cuban Missile Crisis. It captures the high-stakes Cold War atmosphere, offering a rich thematic experience in just 45 minutes. The game challenges players to navigate complex dilemmas, such as choosing between gaining prestige or risking global nuclear war, and strategically managing their hand of cards to outmaneuver their opponent.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Mystery Rummy: Al Capone and the Chicago Underworld

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Amerika Bomber: Evil Queen of the Skies

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    • 1 Players
    • 10 - 480 Minutes
    • 18+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. The Great Heartland Hauling Co.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. The Boss

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for The Boss
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Hit Z Road

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    Hit Z Road is a thrilling and darkly humorous board game where players embark on a perilous journey through a zombie-infested America. Starting in Chicago and traveling along the famed Route 66, players face a multitude of challenges, including battling hordes of zombies, scavenging for essential supplies like gas and bullets, and navigating through haunted carnivals and areas filled with toxic gas. The ultimate goal is to reach the safety of California's beaches.

    More details for Hit Z Road
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. 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
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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