The best games set on the whole world 🌍 2021

Looking for a really good game that plays all over the world 🌍? Then we have just the thing for you: the list of the best world games 2021.

What are world games?

In this list you will find games, expansions and promos in which the world (all continents) is thematically or playfully represented. The world is the Earth and all life on it, including human civilization.

Examples of games set around the world

A good example of a The World (Region) game is Risk or most of the games in the Pandemic series.

List of the best games 2021 that play around the world 🌍

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 24 board games for this list and selected the top 19. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

    All details for the board game Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 12.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!45€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  2. Pandemic

    All details for the board game Pandemic and similar games

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 8.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Pandemic
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  3. Endeavor: Age of Sail

    All details for the board game Endeavor: Age of Sail and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Endeavor: Age of Sail

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Endeavor: Age of Sail" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  4. Twilight Struggle

    All details for the board game Twilight Struggle and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    More details for Twilight Struggle
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  5. Plague Inc.: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Plague Inc.: The Board Game and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Plague Inc.: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Plague Inc.: The Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Plague Inc.: The Board Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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  6. Risk Legacy

    All details for the board game Risk Legacy and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Risk Legacy
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Risk Legacy

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Risk Legacy" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  7. Quartermaster General

    All details for the board game Quartermaster General and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Quartermaster General

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  8. Cthulhu Wars

    All details for the board game Cthulhu Wars and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cthulhu Wars
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Cthulhu Wars

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cthulhu Wars" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cthulhu Wars" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  9. Quartermaster General: The Cold War

    All details for the board game Quartermaster General: The Cold War and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Quartermaster General: The Cold War

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Quartermaster General: The Cold War" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Quartermaster General: The Cold War" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  10. Risk 2210 A.D.

    All details for the board game Risk 2210 A.D. and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Risk 2210 A.D.
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime240 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  11. Axis & Allies

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Axis & Allies
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  12. Risk: The Dalek Invasion of Earth

    All details for the board game Risk: The Dalek Invasion of Earth and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. FutuRisiKo

    All details for the board game FutuRisiKo and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Risk

    All details for the board game Risk and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Risk
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de
  15. Global Pursuit

    All details for the board game Global Pursuit and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Absolute Victory: World Conflict 1939-1945

    All details for the board game Absolute Victory: World Conflict 1939-1945 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime120 - 1200 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  17. The World at War

    All details for the board game The World at War and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  18. Pax Britannica: The Colonial Era 1880 to the Great War

    All details for the board game Pax Britannica: The Colonial Era 1880 to the Great War and similar games
    • Players4 - 7 Players
    • Playtime300 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  19. RisiKo! Junior

    All details for the board game RisiKo! Junior and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old

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