The best games where the map 🗺 evolves in the game 2023

Looking for a really good game where the map 🗺 only develops in the game? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best "map grows" games 2023.

What are games in which the map grows?

In this list you will find games in which the map is gradually added to as you explore the game world and thus grows. Examples are Mississippi Queen, Carcassonne" and Eclipse.

Map Addition is sometimes called "growing map".

List with the best "Map Grows" games 🗺 2023

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 109 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Clank!: Legacy – Acquisitions Incorporated

    All details for the board game Clank!: Legacy – Acquisitions Incorporated and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  2. Destinies

    All details for the board game Destinies and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Destinies
    • 1 - 3 Players
    • 90 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Carcassonne

    All details for the board game Carcassonne and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Carcassonne
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. Mansions of Madness: Second Edition

    All details for the board game Mansions of Madness: Second Edition and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Karak

    All details for the board game Karak and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Karak
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Dorfromantik: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Dorfromantik: The Board Game and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de
  8. Cacao

    All details for the board game Cacao and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards.

    More details for Cacao
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Cacao

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cacao" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Magic Maze

    All details for the board game Magic Maze and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Magic Maze
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Magic Maze

    • YouTube Review for the game "Magic Maze" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Magic Maze" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. The 7th Continent

    All details for the board game The 7th Continent and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 2.

    More details for The 7th Continent
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 5 - 1000 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Burgle Bros.

    All details for the board game Burgle Bros. and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Saboteur

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Inis

    All details for the board game Inis and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Inis
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Inis

    • YouTube Review for the game "Inis" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Inis" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. Sub Terra

    All details for the board game Sub Terra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Sub Terra
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Saboteur Gold

    All details for the board game Saboteur Gold and similar games
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon

    All details for the board game Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!105€ atAmazon.de
  18. Fairy Trails

    All details for the board game Fairy Trails and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!16€ atAmazon.de
  19. Carcassonne: Amazonas

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: Amazonas and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: Amazonas

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: Amazonas" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: Amazonas" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  20. Fjords

    All details for the board game Fjords and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Fjords
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!60€ atAmazon.de
  21. Xia: Legends of a Drift System

    All details for the board game Xia: Legends of a Drift System and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Xia: Legends of a Drift System

    • YouTube Review for the game "Xia: Legends of a Drift System" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  22. Vindication

    All details for the board game Vindication and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Vindication
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Habitats

    All details for the board game Habitats and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 50 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!36€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Habitats

    • YouTube Review for the game "Habitats" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  24. Betrayal at House on the Hill

    All details for the board game Betrayal at House on the Hill and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Betrayal at House on the Hill
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de
  25. Tikal

    All details for the board game Tikal and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Tikal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. Tapestry

    All details for the board game Tapestry and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Tapestry
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Attika

    All details for the board game Attika and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Attika
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Bag of Dungeon: A Fantasy Adventure Game

    All details for the board game Bag of Dungeon: A Fantasy Adventure Game and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Eclipse

    All details for the board game Eclipse and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    More details for Eclipse
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!119€ atAmazon.de

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