The best games with worker placement with different types of workers 2023

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 2023.

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 2023

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 122 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Meadow

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Viticulture Essential Edition

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  3. Raiders of the North Sea

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    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Flyin' Goblin

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Quadropolis

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    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Quadropolis
    • 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
  6. Raiders of Scythia

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Fallout Shelter: The Board Game

    All details for the board game Fallout Shelter: The Board Game and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Fallout Shelter: The Board Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Fallout Shelter: The Board Game" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. The Godfather: Corleone's Empire

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  9. The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Yokohama

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. 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
  12. A Fistful of Meeples

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

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    Nominated for 16 awards and won 7.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Village
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Village

    • YouTube Review for the game "Village" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Rush M.D.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!41€ atAmazon.de
  15. 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
  16. Paladins of the West Kingdom

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    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Paladins of the West Kingdom
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Paladins of the West Kingdom

    • YouTube Review for the game "Paladins of the West Kingdom" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. 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
  18. Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  19. The Manhattan Project

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  23. Mercado de Lisboa

    All details for the board game Mercado de Lisboa and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!49€ atAmazon.de
  24. Carnegie

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  25. Feierabend

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 75 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Empires: Age of Discovery

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 50 - 150 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Outlive

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

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

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  29. The Artemis Project

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 75 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein

    All details for the board game Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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