Best 7 Player Board Games (Low Complexity)
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Best 7 Player Board Games (Low Complexity)

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Looking for a 7-player game without a lot of rules that almost anyone can learn and enjoy? Here are our recommendations.

⭐️ Top Picks

Our top recommendations in this category, and games that we personally own to fill this niche.

Just One

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Release Year: 2018 Complexity: Low

  👥  2-8* Players

  ⏰  20-40 min

  💸 ~$25

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* Box gives a max of 7, but can easily play with 8 since the guesser doesn’t need their dry-erase tray.

Summary: Give one word clues to help the guesser get the answer, but any duplicate clues get discarded.

You Might Like If… you want an extremely accessible party game that you can teach to anybody in minutes and has everyone working together as a team.

Sushi Go Party!

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Release Year: 2016 Complexity: Low

  👥  2-8 Players

  ⏰  20-30 min

  💸 ~$25

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Summary: Draft different kinds of sushi over three rounds, each scoring points in their own unique ways.

You Might Like If… you want an easy-to-teach game that plays well over a wide variety of player counts, but remains interesting due to the different combinations of sushi abilities that you can include in each game’s menu.

Super Mega Lucky Box

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Release Year: 2021 Complexity: Low

  👥  1-6* Players

  ⏰  20-45 min

  💸 ~$18

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* 12 players with a second copy

Summary: Strategically cross off numbers on your cards to gain bonuses and combos through bingo-like simultaneous play.

You Might Like If… you like filling out your own puzzle and gaining frequent bonuses and want a light strategic game that plays well with big groups. While the base game only plays up to 6 players, buying a second copy allows you to play up to 12!

Time’s Up: Title Recall!

🟢 Ryan’s #43 All-Time 🔴 Daniel’s #36 All-Time

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Release Year: 2008 Complexity: Low

  👥  4-16 Players

  ⏰  45-75 min

  💸 ~$20

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Summary: Try to get your teammates to guess the names of books, movies, and more, while each round the clues get more and more limited.

You Might Like If… you enjoy games like Catch Phrase or charades and want a game that plays well across a wide range of player counts and takes the fun factor and hilarity to another level.

Dixit

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Release Year: 2008 Complexity: Low

  👥  2-8 Players

  ⏰  30-45 min

  💸 ~$40

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Summary: Try to find a clue that will get some, but not all, of the the other players to identify your surreal artwork among the ones that other players submit.

You Might Like If… you enjoy right-brained creative games and getting in the minds of other players and like the idea of looking for vague connections within pieces of surreal artwork.

👍 Honorable Mentions

Games that missed being top picks, but that we still think are great choices for a lot of people.

Camel Up

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Release Year: 2018 Complexity: Low

  👥  3-8 Players

  ⏰  30-45 min

  💸 ~$40

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Summary: Place bets as you and the other players gamble on a crazy and dynamic camel race.

You Might Like If… you enjoy placing bets based on probabilities and the excitement of seeing things unfold and have a group that would get into the idea of gambling on a camel race.

Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

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Release Year: 2014 Complexity: Low

  👥  4-12 Players

  ⏰  20-40 min

  💸 ~$35

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Summary: Work together to interpret the cryptic clues of the forensic scientist and solve the murder, but be careful, one of you is the murderer!

You Might Like If… you enjoy social deduction games but are not a big fan of lying directly to each other — Deception shifts the dialogue to intuitive connections between the clues and objects on cards, allowing arguments to be based on more than just blind accusations.

Wavelength

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Release Year: 2019 Complexity: Low

  👥  2-12 Players

  ⏰  30-45 min

  💸 ~$35

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Summary: Try to get your teammates to guess a position on a spectrum by giving a clever clue that fits a randomly chosen category of two extremes.

You Might Like If… you enjoy coming up with clever clues and want a game that is likely to spark funny and nonsensical hypothetical discussions about where specific clues might fit on a spectrum between two extremes.

Codenames

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Release Year: 2015 Complexity: Low

  👥  2-8 Players

  ⏰  20-40 min

  💸 ~$20

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Summary: Each team’s spymaster gives clever one-word clues to try to help their teammates identify the words of their color; but watch out, if you guess the assassin you lose immediately!

You Might Like If… you enjoy words games and coming up with clever clues and want a team-versus-team game that has a nice escalation as each team gets closer to identifying all of their assigned words.

Wits & Wagers

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Release Year: 2005 Complexity: Low

  👥  3-7 Players

  ⏰  20-40 min

  💸 ~$40

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Summary: Try to answer obscure numerical trivia questions, but it is more about betting on the closest answer than actually getting it correct.

You Might Like If… you enjoy trivia and betting but want a game where everyone can have fun instead of just the players who are the most knowledgable.

Poetry for Neanderthals

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Release Year: 2020 Complexity: Low

  👥  2-12 Players

  ⏰  15-30 min

  💸 ~$20

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Summary: Try to get your teammates to guess the secret word, but you must only use one-syllable words or get hit with the inflatable “No!” stick!

You Might Like If… you enjoy games where you try to get your teammates to guess something, and like the idea of a funny and challenging twist where everyone sounds like stumbling cavemen.

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