The best games where the starting player is determined by auction 2021

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 2021.

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 2021

This list was last updated on August 1, 2021. We compared 13 board games for this list and selected the top 10. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Viticulture Essential Edition

    All details for the board game Viticulture Essential Edition and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!51€ atAmazon.de
  2. Nidavellir

    All details for the board game Nidavellir and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Nidavellir
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Nidavellir

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  3. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

    All details for the board game Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  4. Railways of the World

    All details for the board game Railways of the World and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  5. Keyflower

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    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  6. Scoville

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Scoville
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Pole Position

    All details for the board game Pole Position and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. 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
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  9. Yggdrasil Chronicles

    All details for the board game Yggdrasil Chronicles and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  10. Crystal Palace

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Crystal Palace
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 150 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

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