The best games set on the whole world 🌍 2022

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 2022.

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 2022 that play around the world 🌍

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 51 board games for this list and selected the top 26. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Pandemic

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Endeavor: Age of Sail

    All details for the board game Endeavor: Age of Sail and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!65€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Endeavor: Age of Sail

    • YouTube Review for the game "Endeavor: Age of Sail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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
    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  5. Pan Am

    All details for the board game Pan Am and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Plague Inc.: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Plague Inc.: The Board Game and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 44% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Plague Inc.: The Board Game
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Plague Inc.: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Plague Inc.: The Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Plague Inc.: The Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Risk Legacy

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Risk Legacy
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Risk Legacy

    • YouTube Review for the game "Risk Legacy" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Quartermaster General

    All details for the board game Quartermaster General and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Quartermaster General

    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Cthulhu Wars

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cthulhu Wars
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Cthulhu Wars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cthulhu Wars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  10. Thunderbirds

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Thunderbirds

    • YouTube Review for the game "Thunderbirds" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Around the World in 80 Days

    All details for the board game Around the World in 80 Days and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Around the World in 80 Days
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 50 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!103€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Around the World in 80 Days

    • YouTube Review for the game "Around the World in 80 Days" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Alhambra: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Alhambra: The Card Game and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition

    All details for the board game Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 360 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. Quartermaster General: The Cold War

    All details for the board game Quartermaster General: The Cold War and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Quartermaster General: The Cold War

    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General: The Cold War" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General: The Cold War" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. 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.
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 240 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Risk: The Dalek Invasion of Earth

    All details for the board game Risk: The Dalek Invasion of Earth and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Axis & Allies

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. LEADERS: The Combined Strategy Game

    All details for the board game LEADERS: The Combined Strategy Game and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  19. Global Pursuit

    All details for the board game Global Pursuit and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. FutuRisiKo

    All details for the board game FutuRisiKo and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Risk

    All details for the board game Risk and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Risk
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Fatal Alliances: The Great War 1914-1918

    All details for the board game Fatal Alliances: The Great War 1914-1918 and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 240 - 1200 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  23. Absolute Victory: World Conflict 1939-1945

    All details for the board game Absolute Victory: World Conflict 1939-1945 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 1200 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  24. The World at War

    All details for the board game The World at War and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. 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
    • 4 - 7 Players
    • 300 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  26. RisiKo! Junior

    All details for the board game RisiKo! Junior and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old

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