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 December 6, 2021. We compared 59 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!
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. King of Tokyo

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

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!27€ atAmazon.de
  3. Breakdancing Meeples

    All details for the board game Breakdancing Meeples and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  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
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    • YouTube Review for the game "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  6. Under Falling Skies

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

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Pickomino

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    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Pickomino
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  8. King of the Dice

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. 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
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Tiny Epic Galaxies

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tiny Epic Galaxies" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Pandemic: The Cure

    All details for the board game Pandemic: The Cure and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Twice as Clever!

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

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. King of New York

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

    Nominated for 5 awards.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age

    All details for the board game Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Carcata

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!31€ atAmazon.de
  15. Piraten kapern

    All details for the board game Piraten kapern and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Nations: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Nations: The Dice Game and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!31€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Nations: The Dice Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Nations: The Dice Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. D-Day Dice (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game D-Day Dice (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  18. Tiny Epic Galaxies BLAST OFF!

    All details for the board game Tiny Epic Galaxies BLAST OFF! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Ra: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Ra: The Dice Game and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Dicey Peaks

    All details for the board game Dicey Peaks and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 50 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Kero

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Era: Medieval Age

    All details for the board game Era: Medieval Age and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!42€ atAmazon.de
  23. Ultra-Tiny Epic Galaxies

    All details for the board game Ultra-Tiny Epic Galaxies and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Clever Cubed

    All details for the board game Clever Cubed and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Elder Sign

    All details for the board game Elder Sign and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de
  26. Dino Hunt Dice

    All details for the board game Dino Hunt Dice and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Dragon Farkle

    All details for the board game Dragon Farkle and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Yu-ca-tan

    All details for the board game Yu-ca-tan and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Ancient Terrible Things

    All details for the board game Ancient Terrible Things and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Cosmic Run: Regeneration

    All details for the board game Cosmic Run: Regeneration and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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