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 May 24, 2022. We compared 119 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: 7% 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!40€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Everdell

    • YouTube Review for the game "Everdell" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Dungeon Mayhem

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Ark Nova

    All details for the board game Ark Nova and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 150 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Star Wars: Rebellion

    All details for the board game Star Wars: Rebellion and similar games

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 4.

    More details for Star Wars: Rebellion
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 180 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Star Wars: Rebellion

    • YouTube Review for the game "Star Wars: Rebellion" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  11. Pan Am

    All details for the board game Pan Am and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 19% 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!33€ atAmazon.de
  12. Happy City

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 46% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Happy City
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!18€ atAmazon.de
  13. 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
  14. 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
    👍 Good price!100€ atAmazon.de
  15. 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
  16. Medici

    All details for the board game Medici and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. 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
  18. 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
    👍 Good price!45€ atAmazon.de

    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
  19. 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!205€ atAmazon.de
  20. 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

    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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Imperial Settlers

    All details for the board game Imperial Settlers and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Imperial Settlers
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Imperial Settlers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  24. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    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
  25. 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
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de
  26. 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
  27. The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls

    All details for the board game The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Irish Gauge

    All details for the board game Irish Gauge and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. 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!69€ atAmazon.de
  30. 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!60€ 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

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