The best industrial and manufacturing board, card & dice games 🏭 2021

Looking for a game in which you have to manufacture something industrially? Then we have just the thing: the list of the best industrial games 2021.

What are industrial games?

Industrial / manufacturing games encourage players to build, manage and/or operate tools and machines. In the process, raw materials are processed into goods and products.

Many of the most popular industrial / manufacturing games are also economic-games.

List of the best games with industrial manufacturing 2021 🏭

This list was last updated on December 6, 2021. We compared 274 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Terraforming Mars

    All details for the board game Terraforming Mars and similar games

    Nominated for 26 awards and won 13.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Terraforming Mars
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Terraforming Mars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Terraforming Mars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Mint Works

    All details for the board game Mint Works and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Brass: Birmingham

    All details for the board game Brass: Birmingham and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 7.

    More details for Brass: Birmingham
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Birmingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Birmingham" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Coffee Roaster

    All details for the board game Coffee Roaster and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 10 - 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!27€ atAmazon.de
  5. Villagers

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Villagers
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Villagers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Villagers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. The Castles of Tuscany

    All details for the board game The Castles of Tuscany and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Power Grid

    All details for the board game Power Grid and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    More details for Power Grid
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Power Grid

    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Sentient

    All details for the board game Sentient and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire

    All details for the board game The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America

    All details for the board game Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. HATSUDEN

    All details for the board game HATSUDEN and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for Underwater Cities
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 80 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!43€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Underwater Cities

    • YouTube Review for the game "Underwater Cities" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. Coal Baron

    All details for the board game Coal Baron and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Coal Baron
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Coal Baron

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coal Baron" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Robot Master

    All details for the board game Robot Master and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. A Feast for Odin

    All details for the board game A Feast for Odin and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for A Feast for Odin
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!63€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for A Feast for Odin

    • YouTube Review for the game "A Feast for Odin" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "A Feast for Odin" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. Xenon Profiteer

    All details for the board game Xenon Profiteer and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Xenon Profiteer
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Xenon Profiteer

    • YouTube Review for the game "Xenon Profiteer" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Hallertau

    All details for the board game Hallertau and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Hallertau
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 50 - 140 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!58€ atAmazon.de
  18. Mint Delivery

    All details for the board game Mint Delivery and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Anno 1800

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Anno 1800
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!39€ atAmazon.de
  20. Subatomic: An Atom Building Game

    All details for the board game Subatomic: An Atom Building Game and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Le Havre

    All details for the board game Le Havre and similar games

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 4.

    More details for Le Havre
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  22. Container: 10th Anniversary Jumbo Edition!

    All details for the board game Container: 10th Anniversary Jumbo Edition! and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 75 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Container: 10th Anniversary Jumbo Edition!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Container: 10th Anniversary Jumbo Edition!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  23. Heaven & Ale

    All details for the board game Heaven & Ale and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Heaven & Ale
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Fields of Arle

    All details for the board game Fields of Arle and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Fields of Arle
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Fields of Arle

    • YouTube Review for the game "Fields of Arle" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction

    All details for the board game The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction and similar games
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Automania

    All details for the board game Automania and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. King's Forge

    All details for the board game King's Forge and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Airships

    All details for the board game Airships and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Airships
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Airships

    • YouTube Review for the game "Airships" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  29. Barrage

    All details for the board game Barrage and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    More details for Barrage
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  30. Tinners' Trail

    All details for the board game Tinners' Trail and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tinners' Trail
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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