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 August 1, 2021. We compared 42 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Viticulture Essential Edition

    All details for the board game Viticulture Essential Edition and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!51€ atAmazon.de
  2. Raiders of the North Sea

    All details for the board game Raiders of the North Sea and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Raiders of the North Sea
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 80 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  3. Flyin' Goblin

    All details for the board game Flyin' Goblin and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Flyin' Goblin
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Raiders of Scythia

    All details for the board game Raiders of Scythia and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 80 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  5. Fallout Shelter: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Fallout Shelter: The Board Game and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Fallout Shelter: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fallout Shelter: The Board Game" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
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  6. The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire

    All details for the board game The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Keyflower

    All details for the board game Keyflower and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  8. Village

    All details for the board game Village and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 7.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Village
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!35€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Village

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Village" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  9. The Pillars of the Earth

    All details for the board game The Pillars of the Earth and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 6.

    More details for The Pillars of the Earth
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  10. Paladins of the West Kingdom

    All details for the board game Paladins of the West Kingdom and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Paladins of the West Kingdom
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Paladins of the West Kingdom

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paladins of the West Kingdom" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paladins of the West Kingdom" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  11. A Fistful of Meeples

    All details for the board game A Fistful of Meeples and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  12. Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery

    All details for the board game Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  13. Lancaster

    All details for the board game Lancaster and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Lancaster
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  14. Anachrony

    All details for the board game Anachrony and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards.

    More details for Anachrony
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 120 Minutes
    • Age15+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  15. Empires: Age of Discovery

    All details for the board game Empires: Age of Discovery and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime50 - 150 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  16. Belfort

    All details for the board game Belfort and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Belfort
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  17. Feierabend

    All details for the board game Feierabend and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 75 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Expedition to Newdale

    All details for the board game Expedition to Newdale and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!43€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Expedition to Newdale

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Expedition to Newdale" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  19. Ora et Labora

    All details for the board game Ora et Labora and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Ora et Labora
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  20. Chimera Station

    All details for the board game Chimera Station and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Chimera Station
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Chimera Station

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Chimera Station" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  21. Ragusa

    All details for the board game Ragusa and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime40 - 80 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  22. Railroad Revolution

    All details for the board game Railroad Revolution and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!53€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Railroad Revolution

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Railroad Revolution" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  23. Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein

    All details for the board game Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  24. Lancaster: Big Box

    All details for the board game Lancaster: Big Box and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  25. Argent: The Consortium

    All details for the board game Argent: The Consortium and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 150 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  26. Pendulum

    All details for the board game Pendulum and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Pendulum
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de
  27. Three Kingdoms Redux

    All details for the board game Three Kingdoms Redux and similar games
    • Players3 Players
    • Playtime135 - 165 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Three Kingdoms Redux

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Three Kingdoms Redux" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  28. Praetor

    All details for the board game Praetor and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime75 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  29. Tawantinsuyu: The Inca Empire

    All details for the board game Tawantinsuyu: The Inca Empire and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  30. Peaky Blinders: Under New Management

    All details for the board game Peaky Blinders: Under New Management and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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