The best games with monkeys/apes 2024

Looking for a really good game with monkeys 🐒? Then we have just the thing for you: The list with the best monkey games 2024.

What are monkey games?

In this list you will find games, expansions, promos, etc. that have monkeys as a theme or in their gameplay.

By the way, in German "monkeys" means "Affe" or "Affen".

List with the best games 2024, with monkeys 🐒

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 277 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Coconuts

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    Coconuts is a lively dexterity game inspired by the "Monkey King" character from Chinese mythology. In this engaging and playful game, players take turns launching coconuts towards cups positioned in the center of the play area. Successfully landing a coconut in a cup allows you to stack it on your board. Even more strategically, if you land a coconut in an opponent's cup, you can claim it and move it to your board. The game also features "Monkey King Magic" cards, which add a twist by allowing players to disrupt their opponents' shots in various ways. The first player to build a pyramid of six cups on their board is the winner.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Coconuts
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coconuts

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coconuts" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Animal Upon Animal

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    Animal Upon Animal (original title: Tier auf Tier) is a delightful and family-friendly stacking game that challenges players to carefully balance wooden animal figures to create an ever-growing pyramid. The game is designed for all ages, showcasing both fun and skill in a simple yet engaging format.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Animal Upon Animal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Coconuts Duo

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    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coconuts Duo

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coconuts Duo" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Beasty Bar

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    Beasty Bar takes the party to the animal kingdom with a twist on the classic card game format. Picture this: animals decked out in their finest, queuing up to get into the exclusive Beasty Bar nightclub. But not all will make it past the bouncer. In this competitive and cheeky game, players use their animal cards, each boasting unique abilities to shuffle the queue's order. Your goal? Outwit your opponents to get your animals through the door, with a mix of strategy and luck determining who gets to dance the night away and who's left out in the cold.

    More details for Beasty Bar
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. My Little Scythe

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    My Little Scythe is a charming, family-friendly board game that offers a light and engaging experience inspired by the critically acclaimed Scythe. It's a game of adventure and whimsy, set in the enchanting Kingdom of Pomme, where players control delightful animal miniatures on a quest to earn trophies and achieve victory.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for My Little Scythe
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Cheeky Monkey

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cheeky Monkey
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Nimalia

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. My Very First Games: Animal upon Animal

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 2+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Zooloretto

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    Zooloretto is a charming and strategic board game where players become zoo managers, tasked with building and managing their own zoos. The goal is to attract the most visitors by creating a diverse and well-organized collection of animals.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Zooloretto
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Zooloretto: The Dice Game

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Zooloretto: The Dice Game
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Animals on Board

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. KuZOOkA

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Little Action

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 2+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Hang in There!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Hang in There!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Baobab

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Baobab
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Fast Sloths

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Rattlebones

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Banana Matcho

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Banana Matcho
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. After Us

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Monkey See Monkey Do

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    • 3 - 12 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Monkey Temple

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    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Tumblin' Monkeys

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    More details for Tumblin' Monkeys
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Monkey Madness

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Coco Crazy

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Coco Crazy
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Monkeys on the Moon

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Planet of the Apes

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Ker Plunk

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Journey: Wrath of Demons

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 75 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  29. Winzul

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Affentheater

    All details for the board game Affentheater and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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