The best games where the starting player is determined by auction 2022

Looking for a really good game where the starting player is determined by auction? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best "Starting order: Auction" games 2022.

What are games where the starting order is determined by auction?

Players bid for the turn order. A variety of auction mechanisms (Dutch, English, Sealed Bid, ...) can be used.

By the way, in English "turn order: auction" is called "turn order: auction".

Examples of games where the starting player is determined by auction:

A good example of a turn order: auction game is Viticulture.

List of Games with different Turn Order Mechanisms

There are many more, creative Turn Order Mechanisms than the Auction based one, you can find a list at the bottom of this page.

List of best starting order: auction games 2022

This list was last updated on July 4, 2022. We compared 20 board games for this list and selected the top 14. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Nidavellir

    All details for the board game Nidavellir and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Nidavellir
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Nidavellir

    • YouTube Review for the game "Nidavellir" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Viticulture Essential Edition

    All details for the board game Viticulture Essential Edition and similar games
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  3. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

    All details for the board game Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Five Tribes

    All details for the board game Five Tribes and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 5.

    More details for Five Tribes
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Five Tribes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Five Tribes" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Five Tribes" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Five Tribes" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Railways of the World

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Keyflower

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    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!37€ atAmazon.de
  7. Scoville

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Scoville
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Chickwood Forest

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Chickwood Forest
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Carolus Magnus

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Carolus Magnus
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Pole Position

    All details for the board game Pole Position and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Age of Steam

    All details for the board game Age of Steam and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Age of Steam
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  12. Yggdrasil Chronicles

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Crystal Palace

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    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Crystal Palace
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  14. Heart of Africa

    All details for the board game Heart of Africa and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de

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