The Dice Tower's Definitive 33 Tabletop Game Categories

Featured in episode 25.

  Category Example Games
#1 Abstract Strategy (Abstract War) Chess, Gipf, Checkers, Daimyo, Stratego
#2 Area Control El Grande, Alexander the Great, Wongar
#3 Auction Boomtown, Modern Art, Aladdin's Dragons
#4 Bluffing Liar's Dice, Poker, You're Bluffing
#5 Collectible Card Games / Expandable Card Games (CCG, TCG, ECG) Overpower, Magic the Gathering, Blue Moon, Netrunner
#6 Civilization or Empire Building 7 Ages, Mare Nostrum, Twilight Imperium 3, History of the World
#7 Cooperative Arkham Horror, Vanished Planet, Shadows over Camelot
#8 Deduction Clue, Mystery of the Abbey, Zendo, Mastermind
#9 Dexterity Jenga, Topple, Carabande
#10 Exploration Lost Valley, Goldland, Eureka, Entdecker
#11 Financial Acquire, Union Pacific, Big Deal
#12 Heavy Euro Strategy Puerto Rico, Goa, Java
#13 Kids Candyland, Gulo Gulo, Right Turn Left Turn
#14 Memory Monkey Memory, Mamma Mia, Delta IV
#15 Miniatures Warhammer 40K, Warzone
#16 Negotiation / Trading Chinatown, Pit, Settlers of Catan, Basari
#17 Party / Trivia Apples to Apples, Trivial Pursuit, Time's Up, Pictionary
#18 Political Kremlin, Road to the White House, Diplomacy
#19 "Push Your Luck" Lost Cities, Can't Stop, Yahtzee
#20 Puzzle Turbo Taxi, Fresh Fish, Ricochet Robot
#21 Race Catagena, Formula De, Ave Caesar, Circus Maximus
#22 Real Time Brawl, Halli Galli, Affenraffen
#23 Roll-and-Move Life, Monopoly, Pay Day, You Must be Bonkers!
#24 RPG Board Games Doom, Return of the Heroes, Duel of Ages
#25 Rummy / Set Collecting Wyatt Earp, Ticket to Ride, Time Pirates
#26 Sports Pizza Box Football, Stratamatic Baseball
#27 "Take That" Family Business, Guillotine, Bang!
#28 Train Age of Steam, 18xx, Voldampf
#29 Trick Taking David and Goliath, Spades, Hearts, Atlantic Storm
#30 Wargames - Operational Sword of Rome, Bitter Woods
#31 Wargames - Tactical ASL, Memoir '44
#32 Wargames - World Scale Axis and Allies, Europe Engulfed
#33 Word Scrabble, BuyWord, Word Jam