Best 8 Player Board Games (Medium Complexity)

Best 8 Player Board Games (Medium Complexity)

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Looking for a 8-player strategy game that has plenty of interesting decisions without getting too long or complex? While we suggest splitting into two groups or picking a game of lower complexity, here are our recommendations.

⭐️ Top Picks

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

7 Wonders

🔴 Daniel’s #44 All-Time


Release Year: 2010 Complexity: Medium

  👥  2-7* Players

  ⏰  30-45 min

  💸 ~$50

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*8 Players with Cities expansion

Summary: Simultaneously draft cards to develop your ancient civilization and build its Wonder of the World.

You Might Like If… you enjoy games where you strategically build up your own card tableau and want an option that plays well across a wide player range and has almost no downtime since players are always drafting cards simultaneously.

 👀 Worth a Look

Games we haven’t tried yet ourselves, but we believe could be a good choice in this category.

Feed the Kraken


Release Year: 2022 Complexity: Medium

  👥  5-11 Players

  ⏰  45-90 min

  💸 ~$55

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Summary: Social deduction aboard a ship as sailors, pirates, and cultists vie for influence and secretly work towards their own objectives.

You Might Like If… you enjoy social deduction games and want an option that is a little more of a “big game” experience and still works great and some very high player counts.

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