The best negotiation games 🤝 2024

Looking for a really good negotiation game 🤝? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best negotiation games 2024.

What are negotiation games?

Negotiation games involve and explicitly encourage making deals and alliances with other players, and encouraging underhanded actions when necessary. Without participating in these deals, wins are rare. Unlike cooperative games, negotiation games are still largely competitive, with players given specific times to reach mutual agreements through discussion.

Bribery also present as an element

Negotiation also includes bribery, as used in Santiago or in Power$truggle. In these situations, the negotiation takes the form of a bare-bones offer that can be accepted or rejected.

List of the best negotiation games 2024 🤝

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 3139 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. The Resistance: Avalon

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    The Resistance: Avalon is a standalone game set in the legendary world of King Arthur, combining the mechanics of secret identities and deduction found in The Resistance with a thematic backdrop of Arthurian legend and the struggle between good and evil.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for The Resistance: Avalon
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. The Resistance

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    The Resistance is a dynamic party game focused on social deduction, set against the backdrop of a dystopian empire. It's designed for five to ten players and offers a thrilling experience of intrigue and deception.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for The Resistance
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Tempel des Schreckens

    All details for the board game Tempel des Schreckens and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for Tempel des Schreckens

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tempel des Schreckens" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition

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    Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition is an action-packed board game that combines strategy, bluffing, and a touch of luck, capturing the essence of classic gangster movie showdowns. In this game, players are members of a gangster band, aiming to outsmart each other in a bid to end up with the most loot after eight intense rounds.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  5. Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 1 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe

    • YouTube Review for the game "Don't Mess with Cthulhu Deluxe" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. Sheriff of Nottingham

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    Sheriff of Nottingham is an engaging board game of bluffing, bribery, and negotiation set in the medieval town of Nottingham.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sheriff of Nottingham
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Sheriff of Nottingham

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sheriff of Nottingham" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. The King's Dilemma

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    The King's Dilemma presents a captivating blend of narrative storytelling and strategy, set in the fictional Kingdom of Ankist. As players, you step into the roles of leaders of various noble houses, each with your own agendas and influence, making critical decisions that shape the fate of the kingdom.

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for The King's Dilemma
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The King's Dilemma

    • YouTube Review for the game "The King's Dilemma" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "The King's Dilemma" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Bohnanza

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    Bohnanza is a unique card game about planting, trading, and harvesting beans. Unlike typical card games, you can't rearrange your hand, adding a strategic twist. The core of the game lies in trading beans with others to manage your hand effectively.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Bohnanza
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Two Rooms and a Boom

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    Two Rooms and a Boom is an exhilarating social deduction and hidden role party game designed for six or more players. The game divides players into two teams, the Red Team and the Blue Team, each with a critical role: the President for the Blue Team and the Bomber for the Red Team. Players are split between two separate playing areas, representing two rooms, where the strategic interplay and deception unfold.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Two Rooms and a Boom
    • 6 - 30 Players
    • 7 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

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    Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition brings the classic werewolf mystery to your table, transforming your group into a 16th-century village besieged by werewolves. It's a game of social deduction and deception for 5 to 68 players, where villagers work to uncover the werewolves hiding among them, and werewolves plot to remain undiscovered while they pick off villagers one by one. With over 30 unique roles and 18 different scenarios, this game offers a dynamic and engaging experience for players of all ages and experience levels.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition
    • 5 - 68 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf: Ultimate Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  11. Chinatown

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    Chinatown is a dynamic negotiation board game where players engage in the strategic acquisition and development of city blocks to establish profitable businesses. It emphasizes trading and deal-making to succeed in a competitive urban landscape.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Chinatown
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Chinatown

    • YouTube Review for the game "Chinatown" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  12. Between Two Cities

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    Between Two Cities is a collaborative, tile-drafting board game set in the early 1800s, a period of significant urban development. Players take on the role of master city planners, working in partnership to design two distinct cities.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Between Two Cities
    • 1 - 7 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Tiefe Taschen

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 50 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Tiefe Taschen

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tiefe Taschen" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. GoodCritters

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    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Cosmic Encounter

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    Cosmic Encounter is an iconic board game that combines elements of strategy, diplomacy, and unique alien powers, set in a dynamic universe of shifting alliances and interstellar conflict.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cosmic Encounter
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. Pick Picknic

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Itchy Feet: The Travel Game

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 8 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

    All details for the board game Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig and similar games

    Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig is a distinctive tile-drafting game where players take on the role of master builders, collaboratively designing grand castles for the whimsical and demanding King Ludwig. This game is a unique collaboration between Stonemaier Games and Bezier Games, blending elements of creativity, strategy, and cooperation.

    More details for Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Lords of Vegas

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    Lords of Vegas is a dynamic board game where players take on the roles of developers in a growing Nevada city, aiming to build the most profitable casinos along "The Strip." Starting with mere parking lots, players strategize to expand, reorganize, and gamble their way to success, aiming to score the most points by owning the most lucrative casinos and appointing the best bosses.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Lords of Vegas
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Lords of Vegas

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lords of Vegas" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  20. Hellapagos

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    • 3 - 12 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Above and Below

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    Above and Below combines the elements of town-building with an enthralling storytelling experience. Players are tasked with rebuilding their lives and creating a new village after their last one was destroyed by barbarians. The game is set in a unique world where a network of caverns lies beneath the surface, ripe for exploration and adventure.

    Nominated for 9 awards.

    More details for Above and Below
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Panic on Wall Street!

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    • 3 - 11 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. CATAN: 3D Edition

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    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!206€ atAmazon.de*
  24. Bohnanza: 20 Jahre

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. CATAN

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    CATAN, formerly known as The Settlers of Catan, is a highly acclaimed and award-winning strategy board game where players aim to become the dominant force on the island of Catan. The game is renowned for its appeal to both experienced gamers and newcomers to the board game hobby.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 8.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1995

    More details for CATAN
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Condottiere

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    Condottiere is a strategic game set in 13th century Italy, a period marked by flourishing trade and frequent conflicts among city-states. The game revolves around the theme of mercenary leaders, known as Condottieri, who were hired to fight for different city-states.

    More details for Condottiere
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Ultimate Werewolf

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    • 5 - 30 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  28. Lupus in Tabula

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 8 - 24 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Picture Perfect

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Picture Perfect
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 50 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery

    All details for the board game Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery and similar games

    Spartacus: A Game of Blood & Treachery is a board game that captures the intrigue, strategies, and violent conflicts depicted in the STARZ Original series. Players take on the roles of Dominus, heads of powerful houses in ancient Rome, vying for influence and power in the city of Capua. The game is known for its blend of political maneuvering, economic strategy, and gladiatorial combat.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • 17+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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