Most played Boardgames

How is the list compiled?

BGG plays API is used to get the number of plays for every game and the games are ranked & sorted in descending order of number of plays.
By default, the list shows the most played games in the last 30 days. You can use the dropdown below to check the year to date or all time most played games. This list is updated every week.
Last updated: May 17, 2024
Rank
Game
Published Year
Complexity
BGG Rating
Number of plays
1
Ark Nova
20213.768.5411,151
2
Terraforming Mars
20163.268.368,777
3
Azul
20171.767.757,524
4
Sea Salt & Paper
20221.457.477,476
5
Wingspan
20192.468.057,440
6
Harmonies
20242.298.387,076
7
Marvel Champions: The Card Game
20192.938.127,071
8
Sky Team
20232.028.206,853
9
Heat: Pedal to the Metal
20222.198.086,201
10
Forest Shuffle
20232.507.965,954
11
Cascadia
20211.857.965,638
12
7 Wonders Duel
20152.238.105,166
13
Can't Stop
19801.156.915,037
14
Spirit Island
20174.078.354,977
15
Wyrmspan
20242.676.234,893
16
Faraway
20231.987.584,665
17
Space Base
20182.127.554,370
18
Lost Ruins of Arnak
20202.918.084,044
19
Carcassonne
20001.897.414,033
20
Dune: Imperium
20203.058.434,009
21
SCOUT
20191.347.813,624
22
The Castles of Burgundy
20112.988.143,602
23
Dorfromantik: The Board Game
20221.707.853,453
24
Dominion
20082.357.603,399
25
Splendor
20141.787.423,362
26
Cartographers
20191.887.613,361
27
Patchwork
20141.607.603,193
28
Splendor Duel
20221.977.943,178
29
The Crew: Mission Deep Sea
20212.048.163,177
30
It's a Wonderful World
20192.327.683,083
31
The White Castle
20233.027.982,968
32
Arkham Horror: The Card Game
20163.548.132,930
33
Earth
20232.887.702,918
34
7 Wonders: Architects
20211.367.042,840
35
Magic: The Gathering
19933.267.582,798
36
The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
20191.957.812,650
37
Next Station: London
20221.497.472,616
38
Race for the Galaxy
20072.997.742,612
39
Frosthaven
20224.358.852,573
40
The Vale of Eternity
20232.137.772,543
41
Welcome To...
20181.847.542,495
42
Blood on the Clocktower
20223.018.342,480
43
Kingdomino
20161.227.312,461
44
Ticket to Ride
20041.837.392,430
45
Knarr
20231.917.472,354
46
Everdell
20182.838.032,300
47
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
20181.957.832,275
48
Root
20183.808.072,260
49
7 Wonders
20102.327.682,242
50
That's Pretty Clever!
20181.877.572,183
51
Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West
20230.007.432,169
52
Sagrada
20171.927.482,122
53
Obsession
20183.128.152,080
54
Just One
20181.047.602,062
55
Codenames
20151.267.541,924
56
Gloomhaven
20173.918.591,884
57
Ticket to Ride: Europe
20051.927.531,863
58
Brass: Birmingham
20183.888.601,861
59
Akropolis
20221.797.551,851
60
Lost Cities
19991.487.241,837
61
Planet Unknown
20222.217.841,828
62
Take 5
19941.196.971,817
63
My City
20201.987.651,814
64
Turing Machine
20222.447.721,795
65
King of Tokyo
20111.497.131,735
66
Chess
14753.657.211,733
67
Jaipur
20091.467.491,721
68
Star Realms
20141.927.561,716
69
Fantasy Realms
20171.817.521,645
70
Draftosaurus
20191.247.101,630
71
ISS Vanguard
20223.628.811,624
72
CATAN
19952.297.101,614
73
Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion
20203.648.451,599
74
So Clover!
20211.117.591,596
75
Scythe
20163.448.151,538
76
Crokinole
18761.238.031,535
77
The Quest for El Dorado
20171.947.681,526
78
Dune: Imperium – Uprising
20233.418.761,459
79
Mindbug: First Contact
20221.987.831,392
80
World Wonders
20232.339.101,382
81
No Thanks!
20041.137.081,368
82
Viticulture Essential Edition
20152.897.991,366
83
Love Letter
20121.187.231,348
84
Point Salad
20191.147.151,340
85
Gizmos
20182.027.391,333
86
Cat in the Box: Deluxe Edition
20221.947.671,324
87
Skull King
20131.697.491,316
88
Grand Austria Hotel
20153.217.941,283
89
Ra
19992.327.621,278
90
Railroad Ink: Deep Blue Edition
20181.477.181,276
91
Regicide
20201.947.491,259
92
Calico
20202.187.541,204
93
Pandemic
20082.407.541,190
94
Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game
20232.018.011,172
94
Potion Explosion
20151.787.131,172
96
Res Arcana
20192.647.651,156
97
Sushi Go!
20131.167.001,152
98
Project L
20201.557.491,147
99
Qwixx
20121.116.871,145
100
Age of Innovation
20234.258.761,138
101
For Sale
19971.257.251,131
102
Santorini
20161.737.361,128
103
Apiary
20232.507.601,121
104
Hanabi
20101.697.041,117
105
Revive
20223.408.171,106
105
Sushi Go Party!
20161.307.401,106
107
Hadrian's Wall
20213.167.961,101
108
Marvel United
20201.817.581,098
109
Wonderland's War
20223.038.111,094
110
Tapestry
20192.947.451,092
111
PARKS
20192.127.671,090
112
Too Many Bones
20173.858.341,087
113
Flamecraft
20222.197.521,085
114
Nucleum
20233.928.461,079
115
Nova Luna
20191.877.281,077
116
Radlands
20212.267.861,076
117
The Isle of Cats
20192.367.701,074
118
A Feast for Odin
20163.878.171,072
119
Maracaibo
20193.918.031,058
120
War Chest
20182.317.851,048
121
Codenames: Duet
20171.367.441,036
122
Foundations of Rome
20221.998.041,032
123
Great Western Trail: Second Edition
20213.728.351,031
124
Aeon's End
20162.817.901,022
125
Mandala
20191.817.561,018
126
Barrage
20194.128.161,012
127
Welcome to the Moon
20212.517.981,011
128
Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood
20223.659.00997
129
Clank!: Catacombs
20222.518.29969
129
Architects of the West Kingdom
20182.757.73969
131
Skull
20111.127.19966
132
Gaia Project
20174.398.38949
133
Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
20154.448.29948
134
Canvas
20211.657.34946
135
Final Girl
20212.698.31943
136
Pax Renaissance: 2nd Edition
20214.568.59934
137
Hero Realms
20161.867.52908
138
Takenoko
20111.987.22905
139
Bunny Kingdom
20172.307.45901
140
Paleo
20202.637.73900
141
Spicy
20201.407.17899
141
Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition
20212.927.68899
143
Innovation
20102.767.30898
144
Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure
20162.227.78890
145
Cribbage
16301.907.09887
146
Dominion (Second Edition)
20162.167.84879
147
Pax Pamir: Second Edition
20193.858.20876
148
Ready Set Bet
20221.257.69874
149
Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
20152.838.53870
150
Hanamikoji
20131.687.48867
151
Cthulhu: Death May Die
20192.468.18863
152
Beyond the Sun
20203.127.93860
153
Long Shot: The Dice Game
20221.937.72850
154
KLASK
20141.067.64847
155
Unmatched Game System
20192.008.30846
156
Memoir '44
20042.277.54830
157
The Mind
20181.076.76828
158
Concordia
20132.998.10827
159
Darwin's Journey
20233.898.19826
160
Love Letter
20191.127.52818
160
The Red Cathedral
20202.817.72818
162
Stone Age
20082.467.53811
163
Coup
20121.416.98803
164
Android: Netrunner
20123.417.88801
165
Sprawlopolis
20181.837.32796
166
Arkham Horror: The Card Game (Revised Edition)
20213.488.76795
167
Bohnanza
19971.677.06786
168
Nemesis
20183.468.27779
169
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
20113.217.66776
170
Underwater Cities
20183.598.06774
171
Decrypto
20181.817.77758
172
Meadow
20212.257.76757
173
Deep Sea Adventure
20141.186.91753
174
Kingdom Builder
20112.066.94750
175
Bärenpark
20171.667.30748
176
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
20162.077.37746
177
Dice Forge
20171.977.23742
178
Hive
20012.327.32738
179
Kutná Hora: The City of Silver
20233.508.62734
180
Carnegie
20223.838.03732
181
Secret Hitler
20161.747.51728
182
Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game
20122.437.53721
183
Schotten Totten
19991.717.34715
184
Incan Gold
20051.116.84705
184
Friday
20112.167.12705
186
Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
20123.677.86692
187
The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth
20192.667.92686
188
Orléans
20143.038.06681
189
Verdant
20222.067.45678
190
Expeditions
20232.887.34676
190
Sleeping Gods
20213.258.23676
190
Century: Spice Road
20171.807.31676
193
The Taverns of Tiefenthal
20192.687.58663
193
Coloretto
20031.276.98663
195
Lords of Waterdeep
20122.457.73662
196
Agricola (Revised Edition)
20163.457.96660
197
New York Zoo
20201.967.14657
198
7 Wonders (Second Edition)
20202.167.89656
199
Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala
20142.857.78653
199
Onitama
20141.657.35653
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