The best games where players have to choose between action or event 2022

Looking for a really good game where players have to choose between action or event? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best "Action or Event" games 2022.

What are Action or Event games?

When it's a player's turn in an "Action or Event" game, he plays a card that indicates action points and an event. He must decide to either use the action points or perform the event. If he chooses to use action points, the event can usually be performed by another player.

Examples of games where players have to decide between action or event

A good example of an "action or event" game is Watergate and many of the Politics Games.

list of best action or event games 2022

This list was last updated on July 28, 2022. We compared 314 board games for this list and selected the top 24. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Watergate

    All details for the board game Watergate and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 4.

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    • 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
  2. Cartaventura: Lhasa

    All details for the board game Cartaventura: Lhasa and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Paleo

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    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Twilight Struggle

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

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    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  5. Cartaventura: Vinland

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. INTERACTION: No more boredom!

    All details for the board game INTERACTION: No more boredom! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 9 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

    All details for the board game 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Schnapp die Möpse

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 5 - 15 Minutes
    • 15+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp

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    • 1 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. 1960: The Making of the President

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    • 2 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!94€ atAmazon.de
  11. Star Trek: Five-Year Mission

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    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61

    All details for the board game Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61 and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. The Expanse Board Game

    All details for the board game The Expanse Board Game and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Expanse Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Expanse Board Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "The Expanse Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  14. Jeff Davis: The Confederacy at War

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    • 1 Players
    • 60 - 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. Sweet Existence: A Strange Planet Card Game

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 40 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Bayonets & Tomahawks

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    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 600 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Flying Carpet

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ?

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  19. World War II: Barbarossa to Berlin

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    • 2 Players
    • 420 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  20. Pendragon: The Fall of Roman Britain

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 360 Minutes
    • 16+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  21. Don't Step In It!

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    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Family Boom

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    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 5 - 60 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
  23. Fringers

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    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
  24. Hippo Melonenmampfen

    All details for the board game Hippo Melonenmampfen and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 4+ years old

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