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35 Great Games Like Carcassonne

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

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 score points at the end of the game. The map building is simple fun but belies layered tactics to score the most points.

Unfortunately, Carcassonne 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:

DetailsGame Details

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: 2-5

Costs: Purchase cost

18 Hand Picked Board Games Like Carcassonne

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

Ancestree

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

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...

Catan

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/1995, updated in 2013

Price: 34% off

Genres: Collecting, Communication, Strategy and World Building

Accessibility: 37 features

Pieces: Bag, Cards, Dice, Figures, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Asmodee USA (@Asmodee_USA)

Players: You can play with 3 to 4 players in the same room

Catan is a strategy game set on an uninhabited island where you accumulate, spend and trade resources to build the biggest kingdom. Players must compete for space, resources and ultimately for ten victory points to be crowned the winner. What starts as...

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 dominos are placed to maximise points. What makes this...

Santorini

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2003, updated in 2020

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

Accessibility: 37 features

Pieces: Board, Cards and Placeables

Developer: Spin Master (@SpinMaster)

Players: You can play with 2 to 3 players in the same room

Santorini is a strategy game where you place buildings on a Greek island in an effort to get your character to the top. This creates a chess-like three-dimensional competitive puzzle that changes as each player adds pieces to the village. It's unusual...

Cascadia

Release Date: 01/01/2021

Genres: Collecting, Puzzle, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Cards, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Flatout Games (@FlatoutGames)

Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room

Cascadia is a collecting world-building game where you create habitats for the wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. You balance building habitats and placing wildlife to score points. It's like Solitaire where you match habitats and wildlife, but with...

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...

Meeple Land

Skill Rating: 8-10 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Collecting, Puzzle, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Board, Figures, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

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

Meeple Land is a world-building game where you race to create the most successful theme park. You place Ride and Concession tiles to attract visitors to your park, but you are also racing other players to collect people from the buses, so can't take too...

Monopoly

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/1935

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

Developer: Hasbro (@Hasbro)

Players: You can play with 2 to 8 players in the same room

Monopoly is a strategy traversal game where you buy and develop land to make money from property. As you roll and move around the board you build up a portfolio of streets that you can charge rent on. It's a classic game that's stood the test of time...

Verdant

Skill Rating: 10-16 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2022

Genres: Collecting, Puzzle, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Cards and Tokens

Developer: Flatout Games (@FlatoutGames)

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

Verdant is a puzzle card game where you create cozy interiors with houseplants and other objects. You take turns to choose plants and rooms from the middle and place them in your growing grid of rooms. The novelty is that to grow plants you need to...

Hey, That's My Fish!

Skill Rating: 4-12 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2003

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing, Traversal and World Building

Pieces: Figures and Tokens

Developer: FF Games (@FFGames)

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

Hey, That's My Fish! is a traversal game where you are penguins racing to catch the most fish. You move around the board of hexagons in straight lines, but as you pickup your fish you also destroy the ice. As the board deteriorates you fight to get the...

OK Play

Skill Rating: 4-6 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2016

Genres: Puzzle, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Placeables

Developer: Big Potato Games (@BigPotatoGames)

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

OK Play (Cinco Linko in some territories) is a tile-placing strategy game where you compete to get five in a row. You take turns to place tiles next to each other in a growing grid. It is like Noughts and Crosses or Connect 4, but with an ever-expanding...

Wingspan Board Game

Skill Rating: 10-14 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Genres: Collecting and World Building

Pieces: Cards, Dice, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: Stonemaier Games (@StonemaierGames)

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

Wingspan is collecting game where players seek to attract the best birds to their nature reserve. You collect cards, use resources and gain actions to build your collection of birds. This is a game of quite literally managing your reserves, as you...

Blue Lagoon

Skill Rating: 7-9 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2018

Genres: Collecting, Sequencing and Strategy

Pieces: Board, Pen and Pad, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Blue Orange Games (@BlueOrangeGames)

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

Blue Lagoon is a strategy game where you explore a map by placing Settler tiles. You place Settler tiles to create the longest lines on the map. With other players doing the same it soon turns into a Connect-4-style battle of whits to foist each other's...

Blokus

Skill Rating: 5-8 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2000

Genres: Puzzle and Strategy

Pieces: Placeables

Developer: Mattel (@Mattel)

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

Blokus is a strategy game where you compete to have the fewest unplayed tiles. You add Tetris-shaped tiles to a shared board that is split into 400 small squares. It is a game about choosing to play the right tile at the right moment, be too slow to get...

Clip Cut Parks

Skill Rating: 7-11 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Genres: Brain Game, Roll-And-Write, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Cards, Dice and Placeables

Developer: Play Renegade (@PlayRenegade)

Players: This is a single-player game

ClipCut Parks is a world building brain-game where you are making the ideal park. You cut up sheets of square coloured terrain to place on your Park cards. The twist is that you can only make a specific number (and length) of cuts matching a dice role.

Kingdom Builder

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2011

Genres: Strategy and World Building

Accessibility: 20 features

Pieces: Board, Dice, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens

Developer: Real Queen Games (@Real_QueenGames)

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

Kingdom Builder is a strategy world-building game where you create a kingdom by placing settlers' houses. You work to build settlements with positions and orientations that meet three specific criteria chosen at the start. This, along with special...

My City

Skill Rating: 8-14 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Brain Game, Puzzle, Strategy and World Building

Pieces: Board, Cards, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: Kosmos Games UK (@KosmosGamesUK)

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

My City is a world-building game where players compete to create the highest scoring city by placing Tetris-shaped buildings to their map. However, it's a Legacy game which means the board and rules change as you play through 24 rounds over a number of...

Sprawlopolis

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2018, updated in 2021

Genres: Communication, Puzzle and Strategy

Pieces: Cards

Developer: Button Shy (@ButtonShy)

Players: You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room

Sprawlopolis is a game where you work together to build a new city by placing cards. It's a tiny game comprising of just 18 cards, but creates endless city building challenges where you have to balance costly roads and point-scoring neighbourhoods. This...

17 Similar Video Games to Carcassonne

These are our hand-picked similar video games to the Carcassonne 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 With More Documented Accessibility Features than Carcassonne

If you like the sound of Carcassonne but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Carcassonne Accessibility Report.
 

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Spiel des Jahres Games of the Years

The Spiel des Jahres is a prestigious and longstanding award for board and card games. As you may have guessed, the name is German and means Game of the Year. It's been going since 1978 with the purpose of rewarding family-friendly game design, and promoting excellent games in the German market.

It's a really useful way of finding some amazing games for your family, whether they are new or released many years ago. They include awards in the following categories that increase in complexity:
  • Children's Game of the Year
  • Game of the Year
  • Connoisseur Game of the Year

 

Family Board Games

Here are our favourite family board games to play together. These offer a chance for players of all ages to gather round a table to talk, laugh, eat and compete. We will be adding to this list over the coming weeks.
 
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