The best games with worker placement with different types of workers 2021

Looking for a really good worker placement game with different types of workers? Then we have just the thing for you: the list with the best Worker Placement games 2021.

What are Worker Placement games with different workers?

Workers can differ in skills, can be upgraded or downgraded, or they only apply to placement in different areas and buildings.

Games that implement this mechanism include Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery and The Manhattan Project.

We have also created a more general version of the category for you: The Best Worker Placement Games.

List of the best Worker Placement (different worker) games 2021

This list was last updated on December 6, 2021. We compared 54 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Viticulture Essential Edition

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  2. Meadow

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Quadropolis

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    Nominated for 6 awards.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Quadropolis

    • YouTube Review for the game "Quadropolis" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Quadropolis" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Flyin' Goblin

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Raiders of Scythia

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Keyflower

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    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  8. A Fistful of Meeples

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Village

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    Nominated for 16 awards and won 7.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    🔥 Deal: 43% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Village
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!39€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Village

    • YouTube Review for the game "Village" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. The Pillars of the Earth

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    Nominated for 16 awards and won 6.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Troyes

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    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Troyes
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Troyes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Troyes" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  12. Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Lancaster

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!38€ atAmazon.de
  14. Anachrony

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    Nominated for 9 awards.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 15+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  15. Empires: Age of Discovery

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 50 - 150 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Feierabend

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Outlive

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 110 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Belfort

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  19. Expedition to Newdale

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!44€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Expedition to Newdale

    • YouTube Review for the game "Expedition to Newdale" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  20. Chimera Station

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Chimera Station
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Chimera Station

    • YouTube Review for the game "Chimera Station" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. Ora et Labora

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  22. Ragusa

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Railroad Revolution

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    🔥 Deal: 44% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Railroad Revolution
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Railroad Revolution

    • YouTube Review for the game "Railroad Revolution" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. Lancaster: Big Box

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  26. Trickerion: Legends of Illusion

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!65€ atAmazon.de
  27. Argent: The Consortium

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 150 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  28. Sierra West

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de
  29. Pendulum

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Three Kingdoms Redux

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    • 3 Players
    • 135 - 165 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Three Kingdoms Redux

    • YouTube Review for the game "Three Kingdoms Redux" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Three Kingdoms Redux" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English

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