This is a list of board games. This page classifies board games according to the concerns which might be uppermost for someone organizing a gaming event or party. See the article on game classification for other alternatives, or see Category:Board games for a list of board game articles.

Two-player abstract strategy gamesEdit

Main article: List of abstract strategy games

In abstract strategy games, players know the entire game state at all times, and random generators such as dice are not used.

Two-player gamesEdit

Multi-player elimination gamesEdit

Participants are typically eliminated before game end.

European race gamesEdit

Multiplayer games without eliminationEdit

Everyone can play along to the end. These games are especially suited for mixed play with adults and children.

Economics and strategy gamesEdit

Games involving scarce resources and strategy.

Games of physical skillEdit

Coordination, finesse, or other physical skills are necessary. Also known as dexterity games.

Children's gamesEdit

The rules are easy to learn and the outcome is mostly or entirely due to chance.

Gaming SystemsEdit

These are sets that can be used to play multiple games.

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