The best games with Hidden Roles 2021

Looking for a really good hidden reel game? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best "hidden reels" games 2021.

What are hidden reel games?

In games with hidden roles, one or more players are assigned different roles that are not publicly revealed at the beginning of the game.

Examples of games with hidden roles

Good examples of games with hidden roles are the Werewolf Series or Secret Hitler games.

List of the best hidden role games 2021

This list was last updated on June 22, 2021. We compared 55 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Secret Hitler

    All details for the board game Secret Hitler and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Secret Hitler
    • Players5 - 10 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. The Resistance: Avalon

    All details for the board game The Resistance: Avalon and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Resistance: Avalon
    • Players5 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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  4. Werewords

    All details for the board game Werewords and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Werewords
    • Players4 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  5. One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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  6. Insider

    All details for the board game Insider and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Insider
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Insider

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Insider" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  7. The Resistance

    All details for the board game The Resistance and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for The Resistance
    • Players5 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. BANG! The Dice Game

    All details for the board game BANG! The Dice Game and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Coup

    All details for the board game Coup and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Coup
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Coup

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Coup" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Coup" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  10. Lords of Waterdeep

    All details for the board game Lords of Waterdeep and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for Lords of Waterdeep
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Good Cop Bad Cop (Third Edition)

    All details for the board game Good Cop Bad Cop (Third Edition) and similar games
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 - 45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition and similar games
    • Players5 - 68 Players
    • Playtime30 - 90 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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  13. The Chameleon

    All details for the board game The Chameleon and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Chameleon
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for The Chameleon

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Chameleon" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  14. Nemesis

    All details for the board game Nemesis and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Nemesis
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 180 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  15. Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game

    All details for the board game Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age17+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  16. Saboteur

    All details for the board game Saboteur and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Saboteur
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  17. Good Cop Bad Cop

    All details for the board game Good Cop Bad Cop and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Good Cop Bad Cop
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Mascarade

    All details for the board game Mascarade and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Mascarade
    • Players2 - 13 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Mascarade

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mascarade" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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  19. Saboteur Gold

    All details for the board game Saboteur Gold and similar games
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. BANG! The Bullet!

    All details for the board game BANG! The Bullet! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for BANG! The Bullet!
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!32€ atAmazon.de
  21. Shadow Hunters

    All details for the board game Shadow Hunters and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Shadow Hunters
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  22. One Night Ultimate Super Villains

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Super Villains and similar games
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Ultimate Werewolf

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf and similar games
    • Players5 - 30 Players
    • Playtime30 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  24. The Grimm Masquerade

    All details for the board game The Grimm Masquerade and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  25. BANG!

    All details for the board game BANG! and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for BANG!
    • Players4 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  26. One Night Ultimate Vampire

    All details for the board game One Night Ultimate Vampire and similar games
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  27. Nanty Narking

    All details for the board game Nanty Narking and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 13% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Nanty Narking
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!73€ atAmazon.de
  28. Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  29. Tortuga 1667

    All details for the board game Tortuga 1667 and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 33% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Tortuga 1667
    • Players2 - 9 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!24€ atAmazon.de
  30. Murder on the Cosmic Express

    All details for the board game Murder on the Cosmic Express and similar games
    • Players4 - 6 Players
    • Playtime5 - 10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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