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27 Great Games Like Ancestree

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Ancestree and have found the following:

Ancestree is a collecting and sequencing game where you compete to build the strongest family tree. You select and link tiles, building your family person by person, scoring points for marriages, wealth and continuous generations. It is a strategic game about carefully using shared resources to grow your heritage, whilst stopping others from doing the same.

Unfortunately, Ancestree is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

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Skill Rating: 6-15 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2017

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Calliope Games (@CalliopeGames)

Players: 2-6

Costs: Purchase cost

17 Hand Picked Board Games Like Ancestree

These are our hand-picked Board Game games similar to Ancestree. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Ancestree. These selections also include Board Game games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
 

Carcassonne

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 27/06/2007

Genres: Creative, Strategy and World Building

Accessibility: 29 features

Pieces: Bag, Figures, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: Z Man Games (@ZManGames_)

Players: You can play with 2 to 5 players in the same room

Carcassonne is a strategy game where you lay tiles to create a medieval landscape of farms, rivers and cities. Each new tile must match the roads, rivers, farms and cities of those around it. As you place it you can claim one of these elements that...

Kingdomino

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/03/2017

Price: 15% off

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing and World Building

Pieces: Figures and Placeables

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

Players: You can play with 2 to 4 players in the same room

Kingdomino is a kingdom-building game where you place domino tiles to match terrain types and score points. As you play, you build a territory in a grid that requires careful consideration of where dominoes are placed to maximise points. What makes this...

Jaipur

Skill Rating: 9-14 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2009, updated in 2019

Genres: Collecting and Strategy

Pieces: Cards and Tokens

Developer: Asmodee USA (@Asmodee_USA)

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Jaipur is a two-player collecting and trading card game where you compete to become the wealthiest merchant at an Indian market. You collect and swap cards to build combinations, so that you can trade them for valuable commodities. It is about trading...

Sushi Go!

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/09/2014

Genres: Collecting

Pieces: Cards

Developer: Gamewright (@Gamewright)

Players: You can play with 2 to 5 players in the same room

Sushi Go! is a sushi-themed card game where you collect combinations of cards to complete sushi dishes and score points. The different dishes require a varying number of cards and related score based on complexity of the recipe. But there's a twist:...

Bohnanza

Skill Rating: 8-16 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/1997

Genres: Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Cards

Developer: Rio Grande Games (@RioGrandeGames)

Players: You can play with 3 to 5 players in the same room

Bohnanza is a trading card game where you plant and harvest bean cards to earn coins. The twist is that you can't reorder the cards in your hand and because you have to plant the first card in your hand each go, trading isn't just about what you swap...

Dragomino

Skill Rating: 4-9 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing and World Building

Pieces: Cards, Figures and Tokens

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

Players: This is a single-player game

Dragomino is a matching and collecting tile game similar to Kingdomino but tuned for really young players. You take turns to pick and add a domino Land card to your growing grid, and earn dragon eggs. It works for youngsters with...

Fantastic Factories

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019, updated in 2021

Genres: Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Sequencing and Strategy

Developer: Fan Factories (@FanFactories)

Players: You can play with 1 to 5 players in the same room

Fantastic Factories is a strategy game where you race to build the most efficient set of factories. You collect blueprints, train workers and spend your dice to manufacture as many goods as possible. It's an unusual combination of resource collection,...

Happy City

Skill Rating: 7-12 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2021

Genres: Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Sequencing, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Cards

Developer: Gamewright (@Gamewright)

Players: This is a single-player game

Happy City is a city building collecting card game where you buy buildings to attract Residents and increase their Happiness. You do this by purchasing cards that generate short term Coins as well as add those long term benefits. As you race to build...

7 Wonders

Skill Rating: 10-13 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2010, updated in 2020

Genres: Battle, Collecting, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Cards, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: Asmodee USA (@Asmodee_USA)

Players: You can play with 2 to 7 players in the same room

7 Wonders is a card collecting game where players compete to build one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. You play by collecting and playing cards to perform different actions. It is a strategic game of building and trading, where you need to...

Love Letter

Skill Rating: 8-10 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2012, updated in 2019

Genres: Battle, Collecting, Communication, Push-Your-Luck and Sequencing

Pieces: Cards and Tokens

Developer: Z Man Games (@ZManGames_)

Players: You can play with 2 to 6 players in the same room

Love Letter is a push-your-luck card game about winning the princess's affection. You use cards with different abilities to knock out the other suitors. With a small number of cards and characters, it's as much about gaining information about what other...

ShipShape

Skill Rating: 8-11 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Genres: Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Puzzle and Sequencing

Pieces: Cards, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: Calliope Games (@CalliopeGames)

Players: You can play with 2 to 6 players in the same room

ShipShape is a collecting and sequencing game where you compete to create the highest scoring ship full of loot. You bid for hole-ridden Crate pieces, then carefully stack them in order to form your Hold. It is part auction, part puzzle where you have...

Bloom

Skill Rating: 6-8 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Genres: Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Roll-And-Write and Sequencing

Pieces: Dice and Pen and Pad

Developer: Gamewright (@Gamewright)

Players: You can play with 1 to 5 players in the same room

Bloom is a roll-and-write game where you complete to become the most successful flower seller. You roll dice and mark off colour-combinations of flowers to score points. You need to balance allotting dice to individual bouquets or a larger volume of...

Mass Transit

Skill Rating: 6-8 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Brain Game, Sequencing, Strategy, Traversal and World Building

Pieces: Cards and Figures

Developer: @Calliope Games (@CalliopeGames)

Players: You can play with 1 to 6 players in the same room

Mass Transit is a co-operative card game where you build transit routes to deliver six commuters safely home from work. You place cards around a hub to build routes or discard them to move the commuters forwards. It is a game about unintended...

Miyabi

Skill Rating: 8-12 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Genres: Brain Game, Collecting, Push-Your-Luck, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: HABA USA (@HABA_USA)

Players: This is a single-player game

Miyabi is a world building brain game where you build elegant Japanese gardens. You place Tetris-shaped garden tiles in your garden matching different flowers, stones and tress with scoring columns. Because the garden tiles are awkward shapes and only...

Scout

Skill Rating: 7-10 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Cards and Tokens

Developer: Oink Gms (@OinkGms)

Players: You can play with 2 to 5 players in the same room

Scout is a sequencing card game where you must play sets of increasing value from a hand you can't reorder. This ordering restriction is cleverly offset by being able to insert cards from the table to prepare runs and sets for your next go. This, and...

Shifting Stones

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Brain Game, Collecting, Push-Your-Luck and Sequencing

Pieces: Cards and Tokens

Developer: Game Wright (@GameWright)

Players: You can play with 1 to 5 players in the same room

Shifting Stones is a competitive brain game where you manipulate a grid of Stone cards to match arrangements on your Pattern cards. The trick is that you have to spend your Pattern cards to swap or flip the Stone cards. It's a game where you have to...

Tacocat Spelled Backwards

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2021

Genres: Battle, Collecting, Push-Your-Luck and Sequencing

Pieces: Cards, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Game Of Kittens (@GameOfKittens)

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Tacocat is a silly battle game played with palindrome themed numbered cards. Battles are won by placing a higher card from your hand than your opponent. But you win by having the lowest card at the end of a hand to score a point. It seems like a game of...

9 Similar Video Games to Ancestree

These are our hand-picked similar video games to the Ancestree board game. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Labyrinth. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
 

2 Board Games Like Ancestree Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Ancestree. This includes games from the Collecting, Sequencing and Strategy genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

1 Easier Board Game than Ancestree

If you like the sound of Ancestree but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
 

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