The best industrial and manufacturing board, card & dice games 🏭 2023

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 2023.

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 2023 🏭

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 670 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 27 awards and won 14.

    ⭐️ 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. Brass: Birmingham

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

    Nominated for 13 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
  3. Furnace

    All details for the board game Furnace and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Furnace
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!33€ atAmazon.de
  4. 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
  5. Coffee Roaster

    All details for the board game Coffee Roaster and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 10 - 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. 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
    👍 Good price!19€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Villagers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Villagers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Power Grid

    All details for the board game Power Grid and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    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. 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
  9. Smartphone Inc.

    All details for the board game Smartphone Inc. and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Smartphone Inc.
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Underwater Cities
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 80 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Underwater Cities

    • YouTube Review for the game "Underwater Cities" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. 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
  12. Sentient

    All details for the board game Sentient and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. 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
  14. Brass: Lancashire

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

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

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

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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

    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. Ultimate Railroads

    All details for the board game Ultimate Railroads and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Mille Fiori

    All details for the board game Mille Fiori and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!24€ atAmazon.de
  18. HATSUDEN

    All details for the board game HATSUDEN and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. 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
  20. Hallertau

    All details for the board game Hallertau and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Hallertau
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 50 - 140 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Glass Road

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Glass Road
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 80 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Anno 1800

    All details for the board game Anno 1800 and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Anno 1800
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  23. 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
  24. Russian Railroads

    All details for the board game Russian Railroads and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    More details for Russian Railroads
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Robot Master

    All details for the board game Robot Master and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. 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
  27. The Manhattan Project

    All details for the board game The Manhattan Project and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. 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
    👍 Good price!56€ atAmazon.de
  29. 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
  30. 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

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