The best games with line drawing 2024

Looking for a really good game where you can draw lines? Then we have just the thing for you: the list of the best line drawing games 2024.

What are line drawing games?

Games that use the line drawing mechanism involve drawing lines in various ways. Lines can be used to connect objects (for example, in Sprouts, to isolate objects ("Cartographers") or to create areas (for example, in the classic Dots & Dashes, also known as Square-it).

List of the best line drawing games 2024

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 547 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Trails of Tucana

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    In Trails of Tucana, players embark on an adventure to connect the mystical island's villages and landmarks through an intricate network of trails. This flip-and-write game, designed by the creators of Avenue and Doodle City, offers a unique challenge with each playthrough thanks to randomized village setups. Players draw trails on their maps, aiming to link together sights and harbors for points, while navigating the island's diverse terrains. Strategic planning and adaptability are key, as the terrain card distribution influences potential pathways and scoring opportunities.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. A Fake Artist Goes to New York

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    A Fake Artist Goes to New York is a creative and social party game that combines elements of drawing, deduction, and bluffing. It's designed for 5-10 players and offers a unique gameplay experience full of laughter and intrigue.

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    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Cartographers

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    Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale transports players to a realm where they take on the roles of mapmakers, tasked by Queen Gimnax to chart the northern territories for the Kingdom of Nalos. This game combines elements of strategy and creativity, challenging players to create the most efficient and aesthetically pleasing maps.

    Nominated for 10 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Cartographers
    • 1 - 100 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Next Station: London

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    Next Station: London invites players to take on the role of project managers tasked with the ambitious job of redesigning London's iconic underground network. The game challenges players to strategically optimize connections, incorporate as many of the city's landmarks as possible, and efficiently use the tunnels under the Thames, all while adhering to the city's specific requirements.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2023

    More details for Next Station: London
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition

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    Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition is a captivating multiplayer puzzle game that combines strategy and luck to create a unique gaming experience.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Telestrations After Dark

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 17+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Cartographers Heroes

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    Cartographers Heroes embarks players on a new voyage through the storied Western Lands, enhancing the acclaimed formula of its predecessor with fresh challenges and dynamic elements. As royal cartographers, players are tasked with mapping these perilous territories, their efforts now intertwined with the valorous acts of heroes who stand against the encroaching Dragul forces. This sequel not only retains the beloved core mechanics of drawing and mapping but enriches the experience with innovative map sheets, scoring cards, and explore cards, all while introducing ambush cards that bring unique abilities into play.

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    • 1 - 100 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Telestrations: 6 Player Family Pack

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    • 4 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Loony Quest

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    Loony Quest is a vibrant and imaginative drawing game set in the fantastical land of Arkadia, where players embark on an adventurous quest to win a royal tournament and claim the throne of an heirless king. The game stands out with its unique blend of drawing challenges and video game-inspired mechanics, making it a delightful experience for players of all ages.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Loony Quest
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Loony Quest

    • YouTube Review for the game "Loony Quest" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  10. Pictomania

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    Pictomania turns the conventional drawing game on its head by combining drawing and guessing into simultaneous, frenetic action. This game, perfect for those who pride themselves on either their quick sketching or sharp guessing skills, ensures a level playing field and promises high energy from start to finish. Over five rounds, players are challenged to draw a word or phrase indicated by randomly assigned cards while also guessing what their opponents are drawing to earn points. Missteps can lead to becoming the round's "black sheep," affecting scores negatively, making each stroke and guess a calculated risk.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Pictomania
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. The Guild of Merchant Explorers

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    The Guild of Merchant Explorers is a unique and engaging strategy game that blends exploration with city-building elements. Players begin with a single city on their personal map and must skillfully expand their territory by placing cubes based on terrain cards drawn from a shuffled deck. The game emphasizes strategic planning and adaptability, with players aiming to efficiently complete areas, connect cities, and maximize their score through various means.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Guild of Merchant Explorers
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition

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    Railroad Ink: Blazing Red Edition is a dynamic and engaging multiplayer puzzle game where players aim to build the most efficient transportation network. The game revolves around connecting as many exits as possible on individual erasable boards using routes determined by dice rolls. Strategic planning is key, as players must balance the desire to expand their network with the risk of leaving routes incomplete.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Scrawl

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 17+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Captain Sonar

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    Embark on an adrenaline-pumping undersea adventure with Captain Sonar, a board game that plunges you into the heart of intense submarine warfare. In this gripping scenario, every move and decision can be the difference between victory and defeat. Form a skilled crew aboard a cutting-edge submarine as you strive to locate and eliminate an enemy sub before they do the same to you. The underwater battlefield is unforgiving, and effective communication and coordination are paramount for success.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Captain Sonar
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Captain Sonar

    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Sonar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Sonar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. MonsDRAWsity

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

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    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 5 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Six Second Scribbles

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Railroad Ink Challenge: Lush Green Edition

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    Railroad Ink Challenge: Lush Green Edition enhances the well-loved roll-and-write gameplay of the original Railroad Ink series, introducing lush new strategies and player interactions. This version of the game is designed for 1 to 4 players and emphasizes not only route-building but also competitive objectives that encourage keeping an eye on opponents' progress.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Doodle Quest

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Last Message

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

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    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Imagician

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Scribble Time

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Railroad Ink Challenge: Shining Yellow Edition

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. What's Missing?

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Next Station: Tokyo

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Treasure Island

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    Treasure Island is a thrilling game of bluffing and adventure where players are immersed in a high-stakes treasure hunt. One player takes on the role of Long John Silver, using cunning and misdirection to lead the others astray in their quest to find his hidden treasure. The game builds to an exciting climax as Long John makes his daring escape to reclaim his treasure.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Treasure Island
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Treasure Island

    • YouTube Review for the game "Treasure Island" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Treasure Island" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Treasure Island" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  26. Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Träxx

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Explorers

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Volle Weide

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  30. Honey Moon

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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