The best games with action points 2021

Looking for a really good game with action points? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best action points games 2021.

What are action point games?

A player receives a number of action points when it is his turn. He can spend them any way he wants on a variety of actions.

Examples of games with action points

A good example of an action points game is the Pandemic series.

List of best action points games 2021

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 975 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

    All details for the board game Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 12.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!45€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 1" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. Zombie Teenz Evolution

    All details for the board game Zombie Teenz Evolution and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Zombie Teenz Evolution
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Zombie Teenz Evolution

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "The Dice Tower"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "The Dice Tower"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Meeple University"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Meeple University"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Scorpion Masqué"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Scorpion Masqué"Sprache
  3. Horrified

    All details for the board game Horrified and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Horrified
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Horrified

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Horrified" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Horrified" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  4. Cthulhu: Death May Die

    All details for the board game Cthulhu: Death May Die and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  6. Unmatched: Robin Hood vs. Bigfoot

    All details for the board game Unmatched: Robin Hood vs. Bigfoot and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. Pandemic Legacy: Season 0

    All details for the board game Pandemic Legacy: Season 0 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!58€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 0

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 0" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. Pandemic

    All details for the board game Pandemic and similar games

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 8.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Pandemic
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Takenoko

    All details for the board game Takenoko and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 6.

    More details for Takenoko
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Takenoko

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Takenoko" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Takenoko" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  10. Blood Rage

    All details for the board game Blood Rage and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 2.

    More details for Blood Rage
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  11. Raptor

    All details for the board game Raptor and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Raptor
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Raptor

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Raptor" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Raptor" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. Burgle Bros.

    All details for the board game Burgle Bros. and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Burgle Bros.
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Istanbul: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Istanbul: The Dice Game and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Istanbul: The Dice Game
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar

    All details for the board game Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  15. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

    All details for the board game Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  16. Frostgrave: Second Edition

    All details for the board game Frostgrave: Second Edition and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Krosmaster: Arena – Duel Pack 2

    All details for the board game Krosmaster: Arena – Duel Pack 2 and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Pandemic: Fall of Rome

    All details for the board game Pandemic: Fall of Rome and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Pandemic: Fall of Rome
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!74€ atAmazon.de
  19. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Flash Point: Fire Rescue

    All details for the board game Flash Point: Fire Rescue and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Flash Point: Fire Rescue

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flash Point: Fire Rescue" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flash Point: Fire Rescue" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  21. Forbidden Island

    All details for the board game Forbidden Island and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 5.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Forbidden Island
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Forbidden Island

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Forbidden Island" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Forbidden Island" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  22. Here to Slay

    All details for the board game Here to Slay and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de
  23. Zombicide: Invader

    All details for the board game Zombicide: Invader and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!70€ atAmazon.de
  24. Sub Terra

    All details for the board game Sub Terra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Sub Terra
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  25. Arkham Horror: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Arkham Horror: The Card Game and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 4.

    More details for Arkham Horror: The Card Game
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Arkham Horror: The Card Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Arkham Horror: The Card Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Arkham Horror: The Card Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  26. Black Orchestra

    All details for the board game Black Orchestra and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Black Orchestra
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Black Orchestra

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Black Orchestra" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Black Orchestra" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  27. Château Roquefort

    All details for the board game Château Roquefort and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 6.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Château Roquefort
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!65€ atAmazon.de
  28. Cartagena

    All details for the board game Cartagena and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Cartagena
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Maximum Apocalypse

    All details for the board game Maximum Apocalypse and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!51€ atAmazon.de
  30. A la carte

    All details for the board game A la carte and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for A la carte
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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