Best board games of 2019

From party games to RPG adventures to heavy euros, these are the best board games from 2019.

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How is this list made?

The games on this list have been calculated by aggregating many public Top 10 rankings from YouTube. They represent an overall picture of the board game scene and do not represent any one person's opinion. Check out the full list of rankings below.

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It’s never been a better time to be a fan of board games with some of the best tabletop games ever made being available. Long gone are the days where you’d struggle to get anyone to pick up anything but Risk or Monopoly. With all the amazing board games out there it can be challenge to pick one, so let us help you pick from this list of the best board games. These lists include a wide variety of board games, both in terms of theme and gameplay. Whether you’re looking for the next co-op game to share with your friends, a new part game to play at the holidays, or a heavier strategic game to dig in to, you’ll be able to find an entry to fit your criteria. There are scary games, historical games, fantasy titles and even war-themed board games, meaning that whatever the weather you’ll have a fantastic tabletop title to pop onto the table.

The list: top 10 games

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    Star Wars: Outer Rim

    Year published2019
    DesignerCorey Konieczka, Tony Fanchi
    ArtistsBorja Pindado Arribas, Balaskas + 47 more
    PublisherFantasy Flight Games + 8 more
    Player count1 - 4
  2. 9
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    Lockup: A Roll Player Tale

    Year published2019
    DesignerStan Kordonskiy
    ArtistsJJ Ariosa, Lucas Ribeiro
    PublisherThunderworks Games + 5 more
    Player count1 - 5
  3. 8
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    Paladins of the West Kingdom

    Year published2019
    DesignerS J Macdonald, Shem Phillips
    ArtistsMihajlo Dimitrievski
    PublisherGarphill Games + 17 more
    Player count1 - 4
  4. 7
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    Marvel Champions: The Card Game

    Year published2019
    DesignerMichael Boggs, Nate French, Caleb Grace
    Artists
    PublisherFantasy Flight Games + 4 more
    Player count1 - 4
  5. 6
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    Res Arcana

    Year published2019
    DesignerThomas Lehmann
    ArtistsJulien Delval
    PublisherSand Castle Games + 10 more
    Player count2 - 4
  6. 5
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    Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North

    Year published2019
    DesignerJoanna Kijanka, Ignacy Trzewiczek
    ArtistsGrzegorz Bobrowski, Roman Kucharski
    PublisherPortal Games + 8 more
    Player count1 - 4
  7. 4
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    Detective: City of Angels

    Year published2019
    DesignerEvan Derrick
    ArtistsVincent Dutrait
    PublisherVan Ryder Games + 3 more
    Player count1 - 5
  8. 3
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    Clank!: Legacy – Acquisitions Incorporated

    Year published2019
    DesignerAndy Clautice, Paul Dennen
    ArtistsClay Brooks, Anika Burrell + 4 more
    PublisherDire Wolf + 7 more
    Player count2 - 4
  9. 2
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    Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon

    Year published2019
    DesignerKrzysztof Piskorski, Marcin Świerkot
    ArtistsPiotr Foksowicz, Patryk Jędraszek + 4 more
    PublisherAwaken Realms + 10 more
    Player count1 - 4
  10. 1
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    Wingspan

    Year published2019
    DesignerElizabeth Hargrave
    ArtistsAna Maria Martinez Jaramillo, Natalia Rojas + 2 more
    PublisherStonemaier Games + 27 more
    Player count1 - 5

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