board/card games The Best Board Games for 4 People  

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Board games are some of the most classic ways to pass with the time with family or friends. It's an easy and cheap activity to set up for everyone and can keep a number of players occupied with fun for hours on end. Some of the most popular board games are classics that have been around since the invention of board games, while others are newer and bring new twists to the genre of games. Which board games for 4 players are your favorites?

This list is geared specifically for if you have four people playing. Vote up all of your favorites on this list, and if there's a four-person board game that's your favorite and isn't listed here, feel free to add it. Let your voice be heard to see which board games are most beloved by the Ranker community.

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Ticket to Ride is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Ticket to Ride Railroad, German-style

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Settlers of Catan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Settlers of Catan German-style

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Pandemic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Pandemic Cooperative board game, Cooperative game

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Carcassone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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7 Wonders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
7 Wonders Board game

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Lords of Waterdeep is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Dominion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Small World is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Power Grid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Power Grid Economic simulation, German-style

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Eldritch Horror is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Cluedo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Clue Roll and move

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Cosmic Encounter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Cosmic Encounter Science Fiction

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Takenoko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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King of Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Robinson Crusoe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Agricola is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Agricola Strategy game

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Fury of Dracula is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Fury of Dracula Cooperative board game

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Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Puerto Rico German-style

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Legendary: Marvel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Risk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Risk Strategy game, Board game, Grand strategy wargame

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Witch's Brew is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Acquire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Acquire Economic simulation, German-style

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The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
The Game of Life Roll and move, Economic simulation

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Elysium is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Castles of Burgundy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Yahtzee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Mystery of the Abbey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Red Dragon Inn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Hungry Hungry Hippos is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Hungry Hungry Hippos Children's game

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City of Horror is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Trivial Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Trivial Pursuit Trivia, Party game, Roll and move

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Scattergories is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Cards Against Humanity is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Bananagrams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Pictionary Party game, Roll and move, Word

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Drakon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Sorry! Cross and circle game, Children's game

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Jenga is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Taboo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Taboo Party game

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Parcheesi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Parcheesi Cross and circle game, Board game

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Mall Madness is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Don't Break the Ice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Don't Break the Ice Children's game

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Trouble is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Trouble Children's game

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Cranium is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Cranium Party game

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UNO Attack is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Dutch Blitz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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Pay Day is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Pay Day Economic simulation

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Clue Jr. - The Case of The Mis... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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I'm the Boss! is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
I'm the Boss! Economic simulation