Hey, it’s been a while since the last top has been release. Anyway, we are still the Kings of Board Games and we are ready to share the latest news of the industry! Welcome to our Best Tabletop Miniature Board Games list!
Today’s top is dedicated to the board games that use miniatures. We assure you these are the games that worth being in your collection regardless their position in our top! Ready or not, let’s roll (the dice)!
2-5 Players • Ages 10+ • 60 minutes to play
Number 10 in our top is taken by Magic The Gathering: Arena of the Planeswalkers. The game is designed for 2-5 players, which are trying to outmaneuver each other in the battle of might and magic! There are five greatest warriors known as the Planeswalkers and a player may choose one of them. Each Planeswalker has its own features. For example, Jace Beleren is powerful mind-mage and master of illusions. Be sure, Planeswalkers are not alone! The armies of powerful creatures like golems and goblins accompany them on the battlefield. As this is the game of tactics, you will have to choose your Planeswalker wisely. Check the link to see the gameplay and rules
2-5 Players • Ages 14+ • 120-180 minutes to play
Number 9 in our list is definitely one of the best-known and honored PC-games ever! Exactly, that’s DOOM: The board game, man! It’s a tactical combat game with miniatures of well-known characters from the game. There are several missions with different tasks. You will have to complete them to win in the furious battle between the forces of Hell and the Earth marines! This game is a great opportunity to experience the complete DOOM universe. Check the link for detailed rules and gameplay!
8. Kingdom Death: Monster
1-4 Players • Ages 17+ • 60-180 minutes to play
Number 8 is Kingdom Death: Monster, which provides both single campaign and cooperative experience. In this game, you will be developing a settlement from scratch by using innovation cards, technologies, and different resources. It is also worth to mention about cool and originally designed miniatures made of hard plastic. We suggest it is a good choice for fans of Civilization by Sid Meier. Check the link for more details!
1-4 Players • Ages 15+ • 30-120 minutes to play
Number 7 is Anachrony. The game takes place in the late 26th century. A large explosion has vanished almost all of the Earth population. Now, players need to choose one of the Paths, which are Harmony, Dominance, Progress, and Salvation. There is a cool feature about gameplay worth telling – you can go backwards the certain moments of time along these paths by powering up the Time Rifts. Each of the Paths has its own objectives, rewarded by the Victory Points. Choose your own Path and save Earth! Check the link for gameplay and rules.
1-6 Players • Ages 14+ • 60-180 minutes to play
Number 6 is Zombicide: Black Plague! The Black Plague is the most terrible epidemic of the Medieval, but can you imagine for a moment… There are zombies around you, but there is no reason to be afraid! Dwarves, paladins, magicians and many other dudes will kick zombies’ asses for sure! Just look at these cool miniatures! Different powers and magic will take these undead bastards back to their graves forever. Zombicide: Black Plague tells the completely different story about zombies in the Medieval setting. Check the link for rules and gameplay.
2-4 Players • Ages 14+ • 60-90 minutes to play
Number 5 is Mechs vs. Minions. It’s one the best cooperative board game with miniatures that is set in Runeterra world. Players will take control over the Mechs to fight evil Minions. Your piloting, programming, and tactical skills will be useful in ten different campaign missions with a great story. The game also provides the modular board that suggests different options for your gameplay. Check the link on how to play!
1-5 Players • Ages 14+ • 60-120 minutes to play
Number 4 is The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth. Good old story about Middle-Earth adventures by the legendary J.R.R. Tolkien! The game is 100% cooperative and it uses application to support gameplay, which is quite a special feature. Check the link to see how it works!
3. Blood Rage
2-4 Players • Ages 14+ • 60-90 minutes to play
Number 3 is Blood Rage. This game will deep dive into the Vikings way of life, which means Valhalla, bloody battles, raids, and axes! Players choose their preferred clan and lead it to Victory. Game mechanics itself is based on the cards that players receive in the beginning of the game. These cards are essential and your tactics as well. So, choose your strategy wisely and let the Valhalla awaits! Check the link to learn how to play.
1-4 Players • Ages 12+ • 60-120 minutes to play
Number 2 is Gloomhaven. It is a great game, and it is Number 1 in BGG! Gloomhaven is an ever-changing universe, which is perfect for replayability. Players are to clear the dungeons and ancient ruins by using their special set of skills and abilities. Besides skills and abilities, players are using cards. Though, there is a peculiarity about a gameplay. If they take too much time to clear the dungeons, players will have to retreat, because they are losing cards permanently. Check the link for full review!
1-5 Players • Ages 14+ • 90-115 minutes to play
Number 1 is Scythe. It is 1920s in Europe which is still devastated by the Great War. Players are joining one of five preferred factions and after that, they start to build their fortune. They are given with resources like coins, power etc. The basic concept of the game is engine building. The more efficient it is the closer the victory is! Check the link for more details.
Almost forgot, to play the board games with lots of miniatures you have to find or buy some interesting and paintable miniatures! Check the link to see these miniatures!
Of course, many games are not included in our list. These are Kaosball, Nemesis, Descent, Mansions of Madness, Cthulhu Wars, and Sword & Sorcery. These games are definitely worth mentioning outside of our top list and they are awesome!
Have you found your favorite board games in our list? If not, share your favorite games with us.
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