Board/Card Games

The Best Board Games for 4 People 

Ranker Games
Updated June 14, 2019 3.1k votes 504 voters 36.1k views 61 items

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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Settlers of Catan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
marvisonmon12 added German-style
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Ticket to Ride is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Railroad, German-style
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Pandemic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Cooperative board game, Cooperative game
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7 Wonders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
bmorg added Board game
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Dominion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Carcassone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Small World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Lords of Waterdeep is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Clue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Roll and move
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Cards Against Humanity ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
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Scattergories is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
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The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Roll and move, Economic simulation
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Power Grid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Economic simulation, German-style
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Risk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Strategy game, Board game, Grand strategy wargame
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King of Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Yahtzee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
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Cosmic Encounter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added Science Fiction
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Scrabble is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Word
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Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
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Robinson Crusoe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Takenoko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
Cross and circle game, Children's game
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Eldritch Horror is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
IanMichaelEnriquez added
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Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People
robert-dubisch added German-style
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Jenga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games for 4 People