The best World War I games ⚔️ 2022

Looking for a really good First World War game ⚔️? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best World War I games 2022.

What are World War I games?

World War I games cover the military campaigns from 1914 to 1918.

For more information, see the Wikipedia entry on World War I.

Other historical games

Most games set during World War I are also considered wargame - but need not necessarily be the case.

In addition to World War 1 games, we have created a general list of games based on historical events - and also created several, more detailed historical categories:

  • Prehistoric
  • Ancient (3000 BC - 476 AD)
  • Middle Ages (476-1492)
  • Modern times
    • Renaissance (1492-16th century)
    • Pikemen & Firearms (15th/16th century)
    • Age of Enlightenment (1716-1789)
    • French Revolution & Napoleonic Era (1789-1815)
    • Post-Napoleonic period (1815-1914)
    • World War I (1914-1918)
    • World War II (1939-1945)
    • Cold War (1947-1990)
    • Vietnam War (1945-54 & 1965-75)
    • Korean War (1950-1953)
    • Modern warfare (1945-present)
  • Civil-wars-general

American history

  • Indian Wars (17th/18th century)
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Wild West (1865-1924)

list of best first world war games 2022 ⚔️

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. We compared 1773 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Undaunted: Normandy

    All details for the board game Undaunted: Normandy and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    More details for Undaunted: Normandy
    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!43€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Undaunted: Normandy

    • YouTube Review for the game "Undaunted: Normandy" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Air, Land, and Sea

    All details for the board game Air, Land, and Sea and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Memoir '44

    All details for the board game Memoir '44 and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoir '44
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Undaunted: North Africa

    All details for the board game Undaunted: North Africa and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. The Grizzled

    All details for the board game The Grizzled and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Wings of Glory: WW1 Rules and Accessories Pack

    All details for the board game Wings of Glory: WW1 Rules and Accessories Pack and similar games
    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Black Orchestra

    All details for the board game Black Orchestra and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Black Orchestra
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Black Orchestra

    • YouTube Review for the game "Black Orchestra" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Wings of Glory: WW2 Battle of Britain Starter Set

    All details for the board game Wings of Glory: WW2 Battle of Britain Starter Set and similar games
    • 1 - 99 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Wings of War: Famous Aces

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Wings of War: Watch Your Back!

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Amerika Bomber: Evil Queen of the Skies

    All details for the board game Amerika Bomber: Evil Queen of the Skies and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 10 - 480 Minutes
    • 18+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Nightfighter Ace: Air Defense Over Germany, 1943-44

    All details for the board game Nightfighter Ace: Air Defense Over Germany, 1943-44 and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • Easy to learn
  13. World of Tanks Miniatures Game

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    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. D-Day Dice (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game D-Day Dice (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!54€ atAmazon.de
  15. Wings of War: Deluxe Set

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • Easy to learn
  16. Quartermaster General

    All details for the board game Quartermaster General and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Quartermaster General

    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel – Kursk 1943 (Third Edition)

    All details for the board game Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel – Kursk 1943 (Third Edition) and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 240 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. The Grizzled: Armistice Edition

    All details for the board game The Grizzled: Armistice Edition and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Wings of War: Burning Drachens

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    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-43

    All details for the board game The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-43 and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Tanks: Panther vs Sherman

    All details for the board game Tanks: Panther vs Sherman and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • Easy to learn
  22. Verdun 1916: Steel Inferno

    All details for the board game Verdun 1916: Steel Inferno and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Verdun 1916: Steel Inferno
    • 2 Players
    • 60 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Ottoman Sunset: The Great War in the Near East

    All details for the board game Ottoman Sunset: The Great War in the Near East and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. D-Day Dice Pocket

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 10 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Castle Itter

    All details for the board game Castle Itter and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Pavlov's House

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 1 - 3 Players
    • 60 - 75 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. The Games of War: A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships and Planes

    All details for the board game The Games of War:  A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships and Planes and similar games
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Interceptor Ace: Daylight Air Defense Over Germany, 1943-44

    All details for the board game Interceptor Ace: Daylight Air Defense Over Germany, 1943-44 and similar games
    • 1 Players
    • 120 - 180 Minutes
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!113€ atAmazon.de
  29. V-Sabotage

    All details for the board game V-Sabotage and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 180 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. The Hunted: Twilight of the U-Boats, 1943-45

    All details for the board game The Hunted: Twilight of the U-Boats, 1943-45 and similar games
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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