Best 9 Player Board Games (Low-Medium Complexity)

Looking for a 9-player game that is accessible and light on rules but still has meaningful strategy? Here are our recommendations.

⭐️ Top Picks


🟢 Ryan’s #33 All-Time


Release Year: 2019 Complexity: Low-Medium

  👥  1-100 Players

  ⏰  30-60 min

  💸 ~$25

  🔗  Buy

Summary: Fit shapes of various terrains into your map, doing your best to fill in space efficiently while also meeting the scoring conditions for that game.

You Might Like If… you enjoy spatial puzzles (think Tetris) and want a game that plays great across a broad range of players with a nice amount of variety from game to game with randomized objectives.

👍 Honorable Mentions

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Release Year: 2018 Complexity: Low-Medium

  👥  1-100 Players

  ⏰  20-40 min

  💸 ~$30

  🔗  Buy

Summary: Plan ahead as you number your houses and design your neighborhood in this simultaneous-play flip-and-write game.

You Might Like If… you enjoy working on a puzzle where you need to plan ahead and want a game that can plays well anywhere from 2 players to 12+ players. The sequel Welcome to the Moon is our personal favorite in this line, but only supports 6 players, so the original is still a great option for playing with large groups.

 👀 Worth a Look

Ready Set Bet


Release Year: 2022 Complexity: Low-Medium

  👥  2-9 Players

  ⏰  45-60 min

  💸 ~$40

  🔗  Buy

Summary: Bet on a horse race as it is in progress in this chaotic real-time game.

You Might Like If… you enjoy betting and high-energy games and want a unique game that can play well up to some really high player counts.