Daniel’s Top 50 Games of All Time

Since joining the BGA team two years ago, Daniel has contributed countless games to At the Table and our feature reviews. Below is a full list of all of Daniel’s favorite games, comprising his Top 50 Games of All Time. In the list you’ll read some of the many games we’ve discussed over and over again (including a certain sci-fi racing game).

You can read more about all of our favorite games as well with the Board Gamers Anonymous Top 100 Games of All Time list. Check out the Top 50 lists from Anthony, Chris, and Drew as well. Without further ado, check out Daniel’s Top 50 games:

  1. Agricola
  2. Power Grid
  3. Coconuts
  4. Summoner Wars
  5. Pandemic
  6. Star Trek: Attack Wing
  7. Takenoko
  8. DC Comics Deck-Building Game
  9. Cheaty Mages!
  10. Forbidden Desert
  11. Terror in Meeple City
  12. Smash Up
  13. Sentinels of the Multiverse
  14. Cutthroat Caverns
  15. Fresco
  16. King of New York
  17. Small World
  18. Quantum
  19. Discoveries
  20. Elysium
  21. Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia
  22. Alien Frontiers
  23. XCOM: The Board Game
  24. San Juan
  25. Terra Mystica
  26. Kemet
  27. Doomtown: Reloaded
  28. Dark Gothic
  29. Castles of Mad King Ludwig
  30. Between Two Cities
  31. Augustus
  32. Betrayal at House on the Hill
  33. Alchemists
  34. Bohnanza
  35. Love Letter
  36. Arcadia Quest
  37. 7 Wonders
  38. Nevermore
  39. Tokaido
  40. Concordia
  41. Flash Point: Fire Rescue
  42. Tragedy Looper
  43. Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension
  44. Tiny Epic Kingdoms
  45. Blood Rage
  46. Roll for the Galaxy
  47. Mice and Mystics
  48. Caverna: The Cave Farmers
  49. Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game
  50. Defenders of the Realm

Read more about all of the BGA Top 100 picks here on our full list (or listen to the episode from the player). You can also connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. Or join us in our guild on Board Game Geek and make sure to let us know which games you think should make the top lists (or if there are any games you think should be higher on the lists!)

  • Anthony lives and plays games in Philadelphia, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two-player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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