The best games with an income 2022

Looking for a really good game where you get an income? Then we have just the thing for you: the list of the best income games 2022.

What are income games?

The players receive resources or money at defined times - they receive an income.

Examples of games with regular income

A good example of an income game is The Settlers of Catan. At the beginning of each turn, players receive the appropriate resource for each village (+1) and town (+2) adjacent to the number rolled. Unless the thief is on the square with that number.

List of the best income games 2022

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. We compared 91 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Patchwork

    All details for the board game Patchwork and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Patchwork
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Patchwork

    • YouTube Review for the game "Patchwork" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Patchwork" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. The Isle of Cats

    All details for the board game The Isle of Cats and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for The Isle of Cats
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Isle of Cats

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Isle of Cats" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Terraforming Mars

    All details for the board game Terraforming Mars and similar games

    Nominated for 26 awards and won 13.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Terraforming Mars
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Terraforming Mars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Terraforming Mars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Everdell

    All details for the board game Everdell and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    🔥 Deal: 5% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Everdell
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!64€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Everdell

    • YouTube Review for the game "Everdell" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Brass: Birmingham

    All details for the board game Brass: Birmingham and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 7.

    More details for Brass: Birmingham
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. Chinatown

    All details for the board game Chinatown and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Chinatown
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Chinatown

    • YouTube Review for the game "Chinatown" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Pan Am

    All details for the board game Pan Am and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 13% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Pan Am
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!36€ atAmazon.de
  8. Everdell: Collector's Edition

    All details for the board game Everdell: Collector's Edition and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  9. Saint Petersburg

    All details for the board game Saint Petersburg and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Saint Petersburg
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Catan

    All details for the board game Catan and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 7.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1995

    More details for Catan
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!22€ atAmazon.de
  11. Medici

    All details for the board game Medici and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Photosynthesis

    All details for the board game Photosynthesis and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    More details for Photosynthesis
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Photosynthesis

    • YouTube Review for the game "Photosynthesis" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Photosynthesis" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. The Voyages of Marco Polo

    All details for the board game The Voyages of Marco Polo and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

    More details for The Voyages of Marco Polo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Voyages of Marco Polo

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Voyages of Marco Polo" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  14. Power Grid

    All details for the board game Power Grid and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    More details for Power Grid
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Power Grid

    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. 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
  16. Dinosaur Island

    All details for the board game Dinosaur Island and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards.

    More details for Dinosaur Island
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!69€ atAmazon.de
  17. 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
  18. CATAN: 3D Edition

    All details for the board game CATAN: 3D Edition and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!217€ atAmazon.de
  19. Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America

    All details for the board game Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Irish Gauge

    All details for the board game Irish Gauge and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition

    All details for the board game Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for Underwater Cities
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 80 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Underwater Cities

    • YouTube Review for the game "Underwater Cities" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  23. Tapestry

    All details for the board game Tapestry and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Tapestry
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!70€ atAmazon.de
  24. The Pursuit of Happiness

    All details for the board game The Pursuit of Happiness and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Pursuit of Happiness

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Pursuit of Happiness" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Saint Petersburg (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)

    • YouTube Review for the game "Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  26. Duelosaur Island

    All details for the board game Duelosaur Island and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Duelosaur Island
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. A Feast for Odin

    All details for the board game A Feast for Odin and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for A Feast for Odin
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!67€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for A Feast for Odin

    • YouTube Review for the game "A Feast for Odin" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "A Feast for Odin" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. The Bloody Inn

    All details for the board game The Bloody Inn and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for The Bloody Inn
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Bloody Inn

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Bloody Inn" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  29. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. The Networks

    All details for the board game The Networks and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for The Networks
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Networks

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Networks" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English

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