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
IanMichaelEnriquez added Ticket to Ride Railroad, German-style

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56 22
Settlers of Catan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
marvisonmon12 added Settlers of Catan German-style

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43 15
Pandemic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Pandemic Cooperative board game, Cooperative game

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37 13
Carcassone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Carcassone

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34 11
7 Wonders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
bmorg added 7 Wonders Board game

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30 10
Lords of Waterdeep is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Lords of Waterdeep

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32 12
Small World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Small World

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28 9
Dominion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Dominion

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23 9
Power Grid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Power Grid Economic simulation, German-style

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22 10
Cosmic Encounter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Cosmic Encounter Science Fiction

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23 11
Robinson Crusoe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Robinson Crusoe

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35 23
Cluedo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Clue Roll and move

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20 10
Takenoko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Takenoko

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22 12
King of Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added King of Tokyo

The Best Classic Board Games

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22 12
Eldritch Horror is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Eldritch Horror

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16 10
Agricola is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Agricola Strategy game

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24 19
Yahtzee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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13 8
Fury of Dracula is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Fury of Dracula Cooperative board game

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9 5
Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
robert-dubisch added Puerto Rico German-style

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21 18
Scattergories is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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31 29
The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
The Game of Life Roll and move, Economic simulation

The Best City-Building Games of All Time

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30 28
Risk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Risk Strategy game, Board game, Grand strategy wargame

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26 24
Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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9 6
City of Horror is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added City of Horror

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8 5
Castles of Burgundy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
larry-estep added Castles of Burgundy

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3 0
Scrabble is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Scrabble Word

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11 9
Legendary: Marvel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Legendary: Marvel

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20 20
Trivial Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Trivial Pursuit Trivia, Party game, Roll and move

The 25 Most Sexually Frustrated Pokemon

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7 6
Acquire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
robert-dubisch added Acquire Economic simulation, German-style

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7 6
Witch's Brew is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Witch's Brew

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14 14
Jenga is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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8 8
Mystery of the Abbey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Mystery of the Abbey

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8 8
Elysium is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Elysium

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7 7
Red Dragon Inn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Red Dragon Inn

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15 16
Bananagrams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Bananagrams

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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15 16
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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28 31
Cards Against Humanity is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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1 1
No Thanks! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
bmorg added No Thanks!

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13 15
Taboo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Taboo Party game

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15 18
Trouble is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Trouble Children's game

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20 24
Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Sorry! Cross and circle game, Children's game

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7 9
Don't Break the Ice is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Don't Break the Ice Children's game

Famous People Named Michelle

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13 16
Hungry Hungry Hippos is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Hungry Hungry Hippos Children's game

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6 9
Drakon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Drakon

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6 10
Say Anything is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People

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12 19
Cranium is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Cranium Party game

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6 12
Pay Day is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Pay Day Economic simulation

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10 17
Rummikub is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Rummikub Tile-based game

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5 11
Parcheesi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Parcheesi Cross and circle game, Board game

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4 10
Mall Madness is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Mall Madness