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25 Great Games Like Canvas

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

Canvas is a creative collecting game where you layer transparent cards and backgrounds to make unique pictures. The aim is to match your art to the target style each round, indicated by icons on the cards. This layering of cards creates a fascinating challenge that both creates interesting pictures and an intricate scoring system.

Unfortunately, Canvas 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: 8-12 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2021

Genres: Collecting, Creative and Sequencing

Pieces: Board, Cards and Tokens

Players: 1-5

Costs: Purchase cost

8 Hand Picked Board Games Like Canvas

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

Junk Art

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2016

Genres: Creative, Dexterity and Push-Your-Luck

Pieces: Cards, Placeables and Tokens

Players: This is a single-player game

Junk Art is a dexterity game where you create art from little pieces of junk. Each round has different rules for how to build the best tower, but they all combine to become an aesthetic and dexterity challenge. It's a game that takes Jenga-style...

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...

Patchwork

Skill Rating: 6-9 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2014

Genres: Brain Game, Puzzle and Strategy

Pieces: Board, Placeables and Tokens

Developer: Lookout Spiele (@LookoutSpiele)

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

Patchwork is a two-player sequencing game where players aim to piece together the most beautiful quilt. You play by adding Tetris-like Patchwork pieces to a 9 x 9 Quilt board. It is a game about carefully threading the needle between earning buttons to...

Pictures

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2020

Genres: Communication and Creative

Pieces: Bag, Cards, Placeables and Score Board

Developer: Rio Grande Games (@RioGrandeGames)

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

Pictures is a puzzle game about recreating pictures with everyday objects. You are assigned a picture from a grid of cards on the table and given a set of materials (cubes, sticks and stones, cards) to make it with. How well you do is determined by how...

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...

Telestrations

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2009

Genres: Brain Game, Communication and Creative

Pieces: Dice and Pen and Pad

Developer: The Op Games (@TheOpGames)

Players: You can play with 4 to 8 players in the same room

Telestrations is a drawing, guessing party game that combines Catchphrase and Chinese Whispers. Using a wipeable game book, players work in series to sketch a secret word, guess the word, turn the page and sketch again. If the final player's guess...

Village Pillage

Skill Rating: 8-11 year-olds

Release Date: 01/01/2019

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

Pieces: Cards and Tokens

Developer: Blue Beard Ent (@BlueBeardEnt)

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

Village Pillage is a simple card battling game about protecting your village. You choose which characters to send into battles which resolve depending on each card's abilities. Unlike similar card battle games, things are kept streamlined both by the...

17 Similar Video Games to Canvas

These are our hand-picked similar video games to the Canvas 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.
 

4 Easier Board Games than Canvas

If you like the sound of Canvas 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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In addition to the similar games listed above, which have been linked to this game specifically in the database, you may find games with a similar theme to Canvas in the following list:

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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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