The best games where you can choose based on a narrative / paragraph 2021

Looking for a really good game where you can choose based on a narrative? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best "Narrative Choice" games 2021.

What are narrative choice games?

In the games on this list, players are presented with multiple plot choices via a narrative format.

These may be presented in a book with numbered paragraphs as in Tales of the Arabian Nights and Up and Down, or via cards as in Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game.

"Narrative Choice" is sometimes also called "Narrative Paragraph".

List of the best Narrative Choice games 2021

This list was last updated on June 22, 2021. We compared 26 board games for this list and selected the top 19. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  2. Legacy of Dragonholt

    All details for the board game Legacy of Dragonholt and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 999 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!60€ atAmazon.de
  3. Forgotten Waters

    All details for the board game Forgotten Waters and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Forgotten Waters
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime120 - 240 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!45€ atAmazon.de
  4. Scythe

    All details for the board game Scythe and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 10.

    More details for Scythe
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 115 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!72€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Scythe

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Scythe" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Scythe" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  5. T.I.M.E Stories

    All details for the board game T.I.M.E Stories and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2016

    🔥 Deal: 12% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for T.I.M.E Stories
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for T.I.M.E Stories

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "T.I.M.E Stories" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "T.I.M.E Stories" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  6. Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger

    All details for the board game Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger and similar games
    • Players1 - 99 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Tales of the Arabian Nights

    All details for the board game Tales of the Arabian Nights and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Tales of the Arabian Nights

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tales of the Arabian Nights" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tales of the Arabian Nights" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  8. Near and Far

    All details for the board game Near and Far and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Near and Far
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!72€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Near and Far

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Near and Far" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Near and Far" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  9. Adventure Games: The Dungeon

    All details for the board game Adventure Games: The Dungeon and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  10. Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game

    All details for the board game Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 4.

    More details for Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!51€ atAmazon.de
  11. This War of Mine: The Board Game

    All details for the board game This War of Mine: The Board Game and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    More details for This War of Mine: The Board Game
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 120 Minutes
    • Age18+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  12. Maracaibo

    All details for the board game Maracaibo and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Maracaibo
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  13. Aftermath

    All details for the board game Aftermath and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Aftermath

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Aftermath" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Aftermath" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. MEKHANE

    All details for the board game MEKHANE and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  15. Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island

    All details for the board game Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    🔥 Deal: 15% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. Choose Your Own Adventure: War with the Evil Power Master

    All details for the board game Choose Your Own Adventure: War with the Evil Power Master and similar games
    • Players1 - 99 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Agents of SMERSH

    All details for the board game Agents of SMERSH and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Agents of SMERSH
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Rambo: The Board Game – First Blood

    All details for the board game Rambo: The Board Game – First Blood and similar games
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein

    All details for the board game Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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