The best games where you can get advantages by owning objects 2021

Looking for a really good game where you can get benefits by owning objects? Then we have just the thing for you: the list of the best property games 2021.

What are property games?

In property games, players own entities and perform actions for those entities - or collect benefits when others use them.

In board games "property" sometimes is also referred to as "ownership".

Examples of games where you can get benefits by owning entities

The 18xx series (e.g. 1846: The Race for the Midwest) and Imperial are pure examples of this mechanism.

Le Havre and Caylus allow players to own action spaces and receive benefits when other players use them.

list of best property games 2021

This list was last updated on December 6, 2021. We compared 35 board games for this list and selected the top 22. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Lords of Waterdeep

    All details for the board game Lords of Waterdeep and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for Lords of Waterdeep
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Great Western Trail

    All details for the board game Great Western Trail and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for Great Western Trail
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Railways of the World

    All details for the board game Railways of the World and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Hansa Teutonica

    All details for the board game Hansa Teutonica and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Hansa Teutonica
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. Keyflower

    All details for the board game Keyflower and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  6. Troyes

    All details for the board game Troyes and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Troyes
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Troyes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Troyes" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Chicago Express

    All details for the board game Chicago Express and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Chicago Express
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Le Havre

    All details for the board game Le Havre and similar games

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 4.

    🔥 Deal: 50% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Le Havre
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    🔥 Great price!60€ atAmazon.de
  9. Steam

    All details for the board game Steam and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Steam
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Steam

    • YouTube Review for the game "Steam" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Steam" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Imperial 2030

    All details for the board game Imperial 2030 and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Imperial 2030
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Imperial 2030

    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial 2030" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  11. Belfort

    All details for the board game Belfort and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Belfort
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  12. Imperial

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    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Imperial
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Imperial

    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  13. Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road

    All details for the board game Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. Toledo

    All details for the board game Toledo and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Great Western Trail (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Great Western Trail (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  16. 1846: The Race for the Midwest

    All details for the board game 1846: The Race for the Midwest and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  17. 1830: Railways & Robber Barons

    All details for the board game 1830: Railways & Robber Barons and similar games
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 180 - 360 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  18. The Market of Alturien

    All details for the board game The Market of Alturien and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Steam Works

    All details for the board game Steam Works and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. The Cost

    All details for the board game The Cost and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  21. 1862: Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties

    All details for the board game 1862: Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 120 - 300 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Very hard to learn
  22. Monopoly

    All details for the board game Monopoly and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Monopoly
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de

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