The best games where you can re-roll or lock dice 🎲 2021

Looking for a really good game where you can re-roll or lock dice 🎲? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best re-roll & lock games 2021.

What are re-roll & lock games?

In games on this list, dice can be re-rolled - or they can be locked to prevent re-rolling.

Examples of games where dice can be re-rolled or locked

Yahtzee is an early example of this mechanism. But many newer games also incorporate the idea of "locking", where certain dice cannot be re-rolled, as in That's Pretty Clever, Zombie Dice, or Escape: The Curse of the Temple.

List of the best games 2021 where you can re-roll or lock dice 🎲

This list was last updated on August 1, 2021. We compared 49 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. That's Pretty Clever!

    All details for the board game That's Pretty Clever! and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for That's Pretty Clever!
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. King of Tokyo

    All details for the board game King of Tokyo and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for King of Tokyo
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Breakdancing Meeples

    All details for the board game Breakdancing Meeples and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    All details for the board game Escape: The Curse of the Temple and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Escape: The Curse of the Temple
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  6. Under Falling Skies

    All details for the board game Under Falling Skies and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Under Falling Skies
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. Pickomino

    All details for the board game Pickomino and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Pickomino
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. Tiny Epic Galaxies

    All details for the board game Tiny Epic Galaxies and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tiny Epic Galaxies
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Tiny Epic Galaxies

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tiny Epic Galaxies" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tiny Epic Galaxies" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. King of the Dice

    All details for the board game King of the Dice and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Pandemic: The Cure

    All details for the board game Pandemic: The Cure and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Twice as Clever!

    All details for the board game Twice as Clever! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Twice as Clever!
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  12. King of New York

    All details for the board game King of New York and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for King of New York
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age

    All details for the board game Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Piraten kapern

    All details for the board game Piraten kapern and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!6€ atAmazon.de
  15. Nations: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Nations: The Dice Game and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Nations: The Dice Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nations: The Dice Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nations: The Dice Game" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. D-Day Dice (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game D-Day Dice (Second Edition) and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Ra: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Ra: The Dice Game and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Tiny Epic Galaxies BLAST OFF!

    All details for the board game Tiny Epic Galaxies BLAST OFF! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Dicey Peaks

    All details for the board game Dicey Peaks and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 50 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Era: Medieval Age

    All details for the board game Era: Medieval Age and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  21. Elder Sign

    All details for the board game Elder Sign and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Elder Sign
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  22. Ultra-Tiny Epic Galaxies

    All details for the board game Ultra-Tiny Epic Galaxies and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Clever Cubed

    All details for the board game Clever Cubed and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  24. Dino Hunt Dice

    All details for the board game Dino Hunt Dice and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Ancient Terrible Things

    All details for the board game Ancient Terrible Things and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de
  26. Dragon Farkle

    All details for the board game Dragon Farkle and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  27. Yu-ca-tan

    All details for the board game Yu-ca-tan and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  28. Cosmic Run: Regeneration

    All details for the board game Cosmic Run: Regeneration and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Dragonscales

    All details for the board game Dragonscales and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Dragonscales

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dragonscales" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dragonscales" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  30. Saint Malo

    All details for the board game Saint Malo and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!27€ atAmazon.de

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