The best games where you can buy & sell on a market 📈 2024

Looking for a really good game where you buy & sell on a market 📈? Then we have just the thing for you: the list of the best market games 2024.

What are market games?

Players can buy resources at markets or sell them at markets, where prices and quantities can vary.

Examples of games where you buy & sell at a market

A good example of a market game is the games in the Funkenschlag/PowerGrid series.

List of best market games 2024 📈

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 279 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. 7 Wonders Duel

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders Duel and similar games

    7 Wonders Duel takes the essence of the classic 7 Wonders and refines it for an intense two-player experience. It retains the thematic elements of building a civilization through acquiring various types of cards, but it introduces unique mechanics suited for a duel.

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 9.

    More details for 7 Wonders Duel
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for 7 Wonders Duel

    • YouTube Review for the game "7 Wonders Duel" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Jaipur

    All details for the board game Jaipur and similar games

    In the bustling city of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, you find yourself in a fierce competition as one of the two most powerful traders. However, being a prominent trader isn't enough; the ultimate goal is to earn two coveted "seals of excellence" to secure an invitation to the Maharaja's prestigious court. To outshine your direct competitor, you'll need to demonstrate superior trading skills by buying, exchanging, and selling goods at advantageous prices, all while carefully managing your valuable camel herds.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    More details for Jaipur
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Port Royal

    All details for the board game Port Royal and similar games

    Port Royal is a competitive card game that immerses players in the world of Caribbean trade during the era of pirates and merchant ships. It combines elements of risk-taking, resource management, and strategic planning.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Port Royal
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 50 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Port Royal

    • YouTube Review for the game "Port Royal" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Lost Ruins of Arnak

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    Lost Ruins of Arnak is an adventurous board game that blends deck-building with worker placement, set on an unexplored island filled with remnants of an ancient civilization.

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 13.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Lost Ruins of Arnak
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Stockpile

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    Stockpile is an engaging economic board game that simulates the thrills and strategies of the stock market. Combining classic principles of buying low and selling high with unique game mechanics, it offers a fast-paced and interactive experience where players aim to outsmart the market and each other to amass wealth.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Stockpile
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Cubitos

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    Cubitos presents a thrilling and colorful dice-racing game where players engage in the annual Cube Cup race, balancing strategy and luck to emerge as the champion.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cubitos
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Brass: Birmingham

    All details for the board game Brass: Birmingham and similar games

    Brass: Birmingham is an economic strategy game and a sequel to the 2007 game Brass. It immerses players in the world of industrial revolution entrepreneurs in Birmingham between 1770-1870.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

    More details for Brass: Birmingham
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Art Society

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Archaeology: The Card Game

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    Archaeology: The Card Game immerses players in the thrilling world of Egyptian archaeology, where discovering ancient artifacts is the key to fame and fortune. Each player assumes the role of an archaeologist excavating sites in the Egyptian desert, aiming to uncover valuable treasures and sell them to the museum for profit.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Archaeology: The Card Game
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Race for the Galaxy

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    Race for the Galaxy is a captivating card game that immerses players in the challenge of building galactic civilizations. In this race through the cosmos, players use game cards to represent worlds, technologies, and developments as they strive for supremacy. Let's delve into the gameplay and discover what makes Race for the Galaxy unique.

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    More details for Race for the Galaxy
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Happy City

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Happy City
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Pearls

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Raccoon Tycoon

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    Raccoon Tycoon is a vibrant board game set in the bustling land of Astoria, where productivity and growth are the orders of the day. Players take on the roles of savvy business tycoons aiming to capitalize on this period of economic boom. Through strategic production of key commodities such as wheat, wood, iron, coal, manufactured goods, and luxuries, players compete to amass wealth and invest in expanding their business empires.

    More details for Raccoon Tycoon
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Raccoon Tycoon

    • YouTube Review for the game "Raccoon Tycoon" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Raccoon Tycoon" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Glen More II: Chronicles

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    Glen More II: Chronicles is a sequel to the original Glen More game, offering a richly expanded gameplay experience. It transports players into the roles of leaders of Scottish clans from the early medieval ages to the 19th century.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Glen More II: Chronicles
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  15. Acquire

    All details for the board game Acquire and similar games

    In Acquire, players strategically invest in businesses, aiming to secure a majority of stock. As tile placements drive business growth and mergers, majority stockholders receive significant bonuses. These bonuses can be reinvested into other chains, creating a race among players to accumulate the greatest wealth.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Acquire
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Power Grid

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    Power Grid is a strategic board game that combines elements of network building and commodity trading. Players aim to supply power to the most cities as their networks expand.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    More details for Power Grid
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Power Grid

    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Clans of Caledonia

    All details for the board game Clans of Caledonia and similar games

    Embark on a captivating journey to 19th-century Scotland in Clans of Caledonia, where the winds of change sweep across the Scottish landscape. As the country transitions from agriculture to industrialization, historic clans play a pivotal role in shaping its destiny. Against this backdrop, players take on the mantle of clan leaders, each with unique abilities, competing to thrive in this era of economic transformation. The game unfolds as a strategic dance of production, trade, and export, with the coveted Scottish whisky at the center of economic endeavors. Now, let's delve into the intricacies of gameplay that define this immersive economic board game.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 2.

    More details for Clans of Caledonia
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Brass: Lancashire is a compelling economic strategy game set during the industrial revolution in Lancashire. The game chronicles the story of competing cotton entrepreneurs and requires players to develop, build, and expand their industries and networks to capitalize on the growing demand for iron, coal, and cotton.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  19. Fresco

    All details for the board game Fresco and similar games

    Fresco is a thematic board game that immerses players in the world of Renaissance artistry, specifically in the restoration of a fresco in a church. This game combines resource management, strategy, and a unique wake-up mechanic to create an engaging experience.

    Nominated for 20 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2010

    More details for Fresco
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Village Rails

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Village Rails
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. The Rich and the Good

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Tsukiji

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Tsukiji

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tsukiji" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  23. Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America

    All details for the board game Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America and similar games

    Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America is a standalone game in the Power Grid universe, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the original Power Grid game. This deluxe edition boasts a double-sided game board featuring maps of Europe and North America, newly designed wooden components, and a completely new deck of power plants, including some that use natural gas. The game also introduces an enhanced two-player experience called “Against the Trust” and new overview cards for resource refills.

    More details for Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Paris Connection

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    Paris Connection is a quick and engaging board game that combines elements of network building and stock portfolio management against the backdrop of the French railway system. As a reissue of David V. H. Peters' SNCF, this game challenges players to strategically invest in and expand railway companies across France, aiming to amass the most valuable portfolio by the game's end.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Paris Connection
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Hallertau

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    Hallertau is set in the lush Hallertau region of Bavaria, Germany, around 1850, a pivotal time in its history as the largest hop-producing area in the world. Players take on the roles of village chiefs, striving to advance their village's prosperity and standing through agriculture and sheep breeding.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

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    More details for Hallertau
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 50 - 140 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. The Pillars of the Earth

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    The Pillars of the Earth, inspired by Ken Follett's bestselling novel, is a strategy board game set in the early 13th century, centered around the construction of a grand cathedral in England. This game, part of the Kosmos line of literature-based games, challenges players to contribute to the cathedral's construction while vying for victory points.

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 6.

    More details for The Pillars of the Earth
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Fresco: Big Box

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Paladins of the West Kingdom

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    Paladins of the West Kingdom is a compelling strategy board game that transports players to the tumultuous era of West Francia around 900 AD. The game beautifully blends historical themes with deep strategic gameplay.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Paladins of the West Kingdom
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Paladins of the West Kingdom

    • YouTube Review for the game "Paladins of the West Kingdom" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  29. Eminent Domain

    All details for the board game Eminent Domain and similar games

    Eminent Domain is a civilization-building board game where players strategically develop their civilization's abilities through a deck of Role cards. The game combines elements of strategy, resource management, and technology advancement.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Eminent Domain
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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