The best games with a tug-of-war marker that keeps the game score 2022

Looking for a really good game with a tug-of-war marker that keeps score? Then we have just the thing for you: the list of the best tug-of-war marker games 2022.

What are tug-of-war marker games?

In the games in this best list, a marker is moved up and back on a track toward or away from a neutral position.

Examples of games with a tug of war marker keeping score

Twilight Struggle implements this as a way to determine victory, and also acts as a sudden death mechanism when one of the players reaches the end of the line.

Churchill implements a 3 player tug-of-war to resolve issues debated during the game.

List of best tug-of-war marker games 2022

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. We compared 33 board games for this list and selected the top 20. 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

    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. Hanamikoji

    All details for the board game Hanamikoji and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Hanamikoji
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Hanamikoji

    • YouTube Review for the game "Hanamikoji" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Hanamikoji" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Watergate

    All details for the board game Watergate and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 4.

    More details for Watergate
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Watergate

    • YouTube Review for the game "Watergate" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Twilight Struggle

    All details for the board game Twilight Struggle and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    More details for Twilight Struggle
    • 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  5. En Garde

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    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

    All details for the board game 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de
  7. Dual Powers: Revolution 1917

    All details for the board game Dual Powers: Revolution 1917 and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Schnapp die Möpse

    All details for the board game Schnapp die Möpse and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 5 - 15 Minutes
    • 15+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Royal Visit

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Royal Visit
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Sun Tzu

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Sun Tzu
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Dogs of War

    All details for the board game Dogs of War and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  12. Maria

    All details for the board game Maria and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Maria
    • 2 - 3 Players
    • 210 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    🔥 Great price!36€ atAmazon.de
  13. Fight for Olympus

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    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Europe in Turmoil: Prelude to the Great War

    All details for the board game Europe in Turmoil: Prelude to the Great War and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 180 - 240 Minutes
    • Medium difficulty
  15. Churchill

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Churchill
    • 1 - 3 Players
    • 60 - 300 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Days of Ire: Budapest 1956

    All details for the board game Days of Ire: Budapest 1956 and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!58€ atAmazon.de
  17. InBetween

    All details for the board game InBetween and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ?

    All details for the board game Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ? and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  19. Warriors of Japan: A Country Aflame 1335-1339

    All details for the board game Warriors of Japan: A Country Aflame 1335-1339 and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 150 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Darkness Comes Rattling

    All details for the board game Darkness Comes Rattling and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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