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There are 157 games playable with five people.

NameDescriptionMin PlayersMax PlayersNumber of colorsTrios per colorOther EquipmentGame MechanicsStatus
AgnosticaAgnostica, a simplified version of Gnostica, involves capturing territory on an evolving board made up of Zark City cards.251 per player3 (5 for the complex game)deck of Zark City cards, Color dieModular board, Card gameComplete
Alchemy ICENoughts and crosses with randomized "symbols" of five different types.2655Chessboard, Opaque bagUnknownComplete
AlheimurAn Icehouse space exploration game that uses an Aquarius deck.2825Aquarius deck, 3d6NonePlaytesting
AmoebaA science themed game with an ever-increasing board size.261 per player516 Poker Chips per playerPlacement, NoneComplete
Aquarius RisingConnect your elements to the higher planes2554Aquarius deck (any vintage)Placement, Hidden informationComplete
Armada 2KIn Armada 2K, fleets of warships do battle on the open seas.2101 per player5Chits to act as damage markersUnknownComplete
AscendancyA turn-based game of tower building.251 per player52 dice, flat surfaceUnknownPlaytesting
Atom SmasherA game of dexterity inspired by billiards, carrom, and marbles210011One token per player, some form of relatively smooth playing surfaceDexterity, Turn-basedComplete
Ballistic WarsA pure strategy game of knocking down enemy walls3645toothpickUnknownPlaytesting
Bottoms Upnot given4665BagUnknownPlaytesting
Builders of R'lyehConstructing the drowned city of Cthulhu151 per player + 15dice, "floor cards" of various shapesStacking, DexterityComplete
CatapultsIn Catapults, each player builds a castle and then tries to tear down the castles of the other players.1101 per player5NoneUnknownPlaytesting
CentrificeCentrifice is a hurling match, introducing a new mechanic for stackable Icehouse pieces: Centrificeing (hurling your Icehouse pieces with the help of other Icehouse pieces).110015NoneUnknownPlaytesting
Chain ReactionFire 'particles' at 'atoms' and direct the chain reaction to let you capture pieces2665Volcano boardPlacement, StackingPlaytesting
ChaosCollect all 10 colors25105D10sUnknownPlaytesting
Civil-ice-ation3675chessboard, playing cards, pawns, tokens, opaque bagUnknownComplete
Cliff MiningUse your deduction skills to work out what's in the cliff351 per player + 12opaque screen per player, opaque bag, box, pencil, paperHidden Information, DeductionPlaytesting
Color WheelTry to connect all same colored pyramids before time runs out!15103Wheel boardPuzzle, CooperativeComplete
CoupTake over a small country35152 decks of cards, jokers, tokensUnknownInitial design
CrackeD ICE (Polish)Gra zręcznościowa, stąpając po lodzie należy uważać, by się nie załamał.251 na gracza5płyta CD, dodatkowa duża piramidkaGra zręcznościowa, Dokładanie piramidekComplete
CrackeD IceDon't tip the ice floe!351 per player5an old CD; one extra large pyramidDexterity, BalanceComplete
CrossroadsA game of placing pyramids and tracing paths3551Paper, colored markers or crayons, stringPlacement, Path TracingNearly Complete
Crystal CavernsRPG played on a playing card dungeon map1555Treehouse Dice, CountersBoardcomplete?
Crystal FormationCreate crystals formed into trees while trying to influence the development of your opponents nodes.261 per player5 or moreChessboardUnknownComplete
Crystal HabitA game of mineralogy. Create crystal composites of different sizes and composition.252 to 53 to 5StackingInitial design
Crystal TradersTrade crystals with people from other worlds3645timerUnknownPlaytesting
The Crystal in my PocketA collaborative fiction game3845UnknownInitial design
DashBe the first to finish.2551Custom board, Custom cardsUnknownInitial design
DectanaTerritory game like Zarcana/Gnostica, but using the Decktet251 per player3Two DecktetsTerritory Control, Hand ManagementComplete
DepictCan you get your friends to guess the secret word using only pyramids?21035UnknownInitial design
Der MarsigelwettkampfA prickly pyramid game2131 per player11 six-sided dieStacking, Freeform boardComplete
DodgerCatch the Fugitive in an ever changing landscape.21035UnknownInitial design
Dog Eat DogAn abstract game of strategy and luck for 2 or more players2845six-sided diceUnknowncomplete?
E, the Game of Martian Chinese Checkers261 per player5hex boardUnknownComplete
EfniUse pyramids to win Fluxx goals261 per player5 or less (depending on number of players)Fluxx deckSet collection, Hidden informationComplete
The Fast and Ferocious; or, Black IceA racing game with multiple tracks and self-placed obstacles.2651a 'Yes/No' chip, the board, obstacle, pointing finger, Black Ice pieces., Three six-sided dieRaceInitial design
FleetA space fleet game2551 - 2A few coinsUnknownPlaytesting
GeodetoPlanet Earth is full of beautiful and interesting places.2661Pyramideto cardsUnknownComplete
GeomancyThe Game of Casting and Recasting261 per player5chessboardUnknowncomplete?
Give or Take21011 per player (3 minimum)Pyramid dieSet collection, TradingComplete
GnosticaGnostica, an updated version of Zarcana, involves capturing territory on an evolving board made up of Tarot cards.261 per player5deck of Tarot cardsModular board, Card gameComplete
GravityPlaneA 2-8 player variant on Martian Coasters281 per player1Two Martian Coaster SetsUnknownPlaytesting
Great Game of Guessingseries of cards which need be guessed correctly31001 per player5timer/stopwatchUnknownComplete
Hailstorma very random betting game2104+5large flat surface, opaque containerUnknownComplete
HomeworldsA strategy game of starships, transformation, and negotiation2645Homeworld markers (optional), good/evil markers (optional)UnknownComplete
Homeworlds (German)Ein Strategiespiel um epische Weltraumschlachten2654Spielkarten (für Original Homeworlds)UnknownComplete
Houses of ThothErecting Pyramids on Tarot cards, and vice versa2555Tarot deckAccumulation, ConstructionPlaytesting
I Have ColorA color based children's word game.21251 or 2An opaque bag or boxDraw, AbstractComplete
Ice BoulePlay a game of Boule with your Icehouse pieces and using the Centrifice-mechanic.1101 per player + 15NoneUnknownPlaytesting
Ice House BowlingA game using IceHouse pieces for bowling.210041blank sheet of paper for scores, 2 six-sided diceUnknownInitial design
Ice MarketA real-time trading game3645poker deck, pen, paper, timerUnknownComplete
Ice PalaceA game of simple mechanics but complex interactions where players compete to win “hands” and ultimately control the construction of the Ice Palace.361 per player + 25A smooth surface; an opaque bag, a markerPlacement, Pyramid drawComplete
Ice Pirates251 per player + 2 (opaque)51 postcard per player, a few chits or markersUnknowncomplete
Ice PointsA fun game where you try to get the most points by the end of the game.581 per player5A deck of regular playing cards.UnknownInitial design
Ice StackersA dexterous stacking race game.2651 per playerA single coinUnknownComplete
Ice Storm351 per player5chessboard, optional scoring boardUnknownComplete
Ice Tiddly WinksA quick dexterity game with simultaneous play161 per player5Good size playing surfaceDexterityComplete
IceGolfIcehouse Golf, using a stash tube as Club11001+1+Martian Coasters (optional), Treehouse tubeDexterityComplete
IceTowersControl the most valuable towers261 per player5playing surfaceStacking pyramids, TurnlessComplete
IceTradersStarships battle for Good and Evil2645playing surfaceUnknowncomplete?
Icebomb Arena4545ChessboardUnknownInitial design
IcecasterA two-fisted spell-casting battle for 2 or more players.21051 per player1 stash pad per playerDexterity, TurnlessInitial design
IcehouseIcehouse is a real time game with a freeform board, with players placing attacking and defending pieces as rapidly or as cautiously as they want. But don't go into meltdown!351 per player51 stash pad per player, optional timerReal time, Freeform boardComplete
Icehouse Null GameThe Game of Playing with Pyramids110000noneUnknowncomplete?
IkkozendoPlayers achieve satori when they discover the secret rule that explains which koans have the elusive Buddha-nature2100512 colors of marking stones (1 of each)Inductive logic, Turn-basedComplete
JewellersOur jewelry has always been taken care of by masters from Florence, Italy, the famous Piccolo-Espresso family..285 or 61poker cardsUnknownComplete
Kumbhanot given2553An Envelope, an Opaque Bag, some PaperUnknownPlaytesting
Landing ZoneCrash land your ship to get the diamonds251 per player2A large-ish flat surface 4 Zendo Stones( 1 in a differnt color from the other 3DexterityComplete
LandrushCompete to own the land worth the greatest value.251 per player51 Piecepack set (dice, coins, tiles)and 1 bag.Unknowncomplete?
Leaning TowersBuild Out Build Up2101 per player + 15playing surface maybe a newspaperUnknownComplete
LimnA Balderdash-style bluffing game41045writing paper, scissorsUnknownPlaytesting
Looney LudoNavigate an ever-changing maze and collect the right pieces to win261 per player12 Six-sided dice, Treehouse die, Looney Ludo boardsDynamic board, StackingComplete
MadRobotsAn rough initial design2853chessboard, timer, player screenProgrammable MovementInitial Design
MandalaA deceptively simple game of set collection2555unique token per playerSet collection, Perfect informationComplete
Martian 12sPlayed in Casinos all over Mars2552Opaque bagUnknownComplete
Martian BowlingA dexterity game with random setup2645Dexterity, Random SetupComplete
Martian CanalsA placement and capture game of Martian stone circles and pyramids.2121 per player55 Gaming Stones per player in that player's color, 3 Fudge Dice, A 7x13 boardPlacement, CaptureComplete
Martian CoastersThe Beverage-Coaster Treehouse Board Game261 per player1Looney Ludo boards or Martian Coasters, Six-sided die, Treehouse dieDynamic board, StackingComplete
Martian Coasters (Polish)Gra rozgrywająca się na podkładkach Martian Coasters261 na gracza1podkładki Martian CoastersPodkładki, Rzuty kościąComplete
Martian ColonistsA resource gathering race, vaguely inspired by Settlers of Catan and a set of dice that match the colours of Icehouse pyramids281 per player + 15Piecepack: 1-3 sets. Some coloured dice, see rules. Aquarius. Opaque bag.UnknownInitial design
Martian PachisiAn Icehouse version of Pachisi2101 per player5One die (d6 recommended).Unknowncomplete
Martian QuiltingAssembling pyramidal pieces261 per player54x4 board, "needle" tokenUnknowncomplete?
Martian RaceBe the first to have your family go up in the rocket and down in history!251 per player5chessboardUnknownComplete
Martian RiskMartian armies invade Earth361 per player5any large map, 25 tokens, D4sUnknownComplete
Martian ShuffleboardA game of dexterous strategy for 2 to 10 players.2101 per player1A table or large game board off of which pieces can slideDexterity, Turn-basedPlaytesting
Missile CommandUse your Missile Batteries offensively to uncover and eliminate enemy Presidents while at the same time defending your own President from attack.210104 per playerSeveral tokens small enough to fit entirely inside a small pyramidUnknownComplete
Moon ShotA game of dexterous strategy for any number of players.110011A smooth surface; one Treehouse tube (or one tube per player for the turnless variation)Dexterity, MiniaturesComplete
MunaboA real-time game played on a napkin2101 per player5Napkina timerUnknownComplete
NimbusA multiplayer combinatorial game with an icy association to the game Nim.21053ChessboardPlacement, CapturePlaytesting
NimitzA multiplayer combinatorial game with a very loose association to the game Nim.26511 Martian Coaster or 1 Volcano BoardPlacement, StackingInitial design
NomiceAn Icehouse/Nomic hybrid game.210At least 1 per player. The more, the better for a dynamic gameAt least 1 per player, or as established by playersAs decided per gameUnknowncomplete?
NomidsA fast and very easy game with a simple goal: get rid of all your pyramids first. First player with no 'mids wins!210101Lightning dieUnknownComplete
Nothing Beats a LargeA simple and quick single Treehouse set game with goals2551Twin Win deckRock-Paper-Scissors, Hidden informationComplete
Oi! That's My Phish!A tile collection game inspired by Hey! That's My Fish.291 per player11 Piecepack set per three players. All the plastic cards in your wallet.Pyramid sliding, Tile collectingInitial design
PantopiaPantopia is a game of territorial struggle, shifting fortune, and elemental magic.251 per player5two Aquarius decksUnknowncomplete?
Pass The PyramidsA "Dicehouse" game for 3 to 5 players.351 per player118 to 30 tokensUnknownComplete
Penguin MarathonAn epic race on the slippery Martian slopes251 per player1Martian CoastersUnknownPlaytesting
Petri DishBacteria fight for dominion inside a Petri Dish2101 per player3Wheel board, Three Lightning dice, Extra tokenUnknownComplete
Plutonian PokerPoker (sort-of) but with more stacking and pyramids. Played with 2 or more people.2651 per player + 1StackingComplete
Polymer ChainsCreate Big Molecules at Home2101 per player + 15Poker Chips, Opaque BagUnknownInitial design
PowerhouseCollect exactly five pyramids in one size but five different colors.2553Drawstring bag, Any three diceSemi-random drawComplete
Precary-IceA dexterity game like Jenga2545D6DexterityComplete
PyLiPo353 to 42Chessboard, several gaming stones or tokens of at least five different colors or styles, Scrabble tiles, one six-sided die. Optional: a dictionary, a timer, some printed material.Movement, Creative Writingcomplete?
Pyramid PunchA quick game of pyramid combat.251 per player1gaming stones, modular 2x2 tiles, Six-sided diceNonecomplete?
Pyramid ShamboTournament-style Rock Paper Scissors (aka Roshambo), with pyramids used as scoring chips.2101 per player1noneUnknownComplete
QuintazoneAn Icehouse/Aquarius hybrid251 per player2+ (more needed for fewer players)Aquarius deckTile-laying, PlacementComplete
Quintazone-ChaserFurther play to follow on a game of Quintazone251 per player5 (fewer with more players)Aquarius deck (newer version is better), unique token for each player, Color dieRace, CaptureComplete
Race to the TopA combo game.31055Game board, traditional deck of cards, Would You Rather cards, 1 small icehouse piece.UnknownInitial design
Rat PatrolA precursor to the game Turtler265180 specialized cards, chessboard, D8UnknownInitial design
Ricochet PyramidsSimultaneous real-time searching for the shortest solution to move a robot to a goal.28358x8 chessboard; timerMovement, PuzzleComplete
Robot Battle ArenaRobot battles. In an arena. OF DEATH.2551Two Six-sided diceDirect conflict, StackingComplete
Scrambled Volcanovariation of Volcano published by Looney Labs2555Volcano caps, Volcano board, opaque bagUnknownComplete
Shield BashersIn Shield Bashers, spaceships battle through interaction of hidden shields.261 per player + 35chessboard or Tri-Chess setUnknownInitial design
Simple Life or Death2101 per player5Large grid (>16x16), 1 deck of cards for every 2 players, set of polyhedral dice (d4, d6, d8, d10, d12, d20)Unknowncomplete?
SkurðirAn Icehouse Transportation Game2553NoneUnknownComplete
Sky RiseA game of hidden agendas and tower construction2553A deck of playing cards, Twin Win cards, Turn token, Paper, pencilTower building, Hidden information, Shared piecesComplete
SkyscrapersA free-form action and dexterity game for lively party fun.2121+1+NoneDexterity, StackingInitial design
Snowball Fight!A war game where you try to capture all the pieces.2853Placement, CaptureInitial design
SpectraA game of color theory2685A cloth bagUnknowncomplete?
SpellcyclesCast complex spells on other players and gain prestige.2563chessboard, index cards, pencils, playing cards, six-sided die, counters, chess pieces or checkersUnknownComplete
SpickleheadA game of self-inflicted bodily harm...with Icehouse pieces1100any5BeerUnknowncomplete?
SprawlCompetitive city building381 per player5ChessboardUnknownComplete
Stack ControlCapture and eliminate enemy pyramids so that you control the most stacks.2555Chess BoardUnknownComplete
Stack Control (Polish)Gra strategiczna, gracze budują wieże z unikalnych elementów.2555szachownicaPrzemieszczanie stosów, Eliminacja elementów przeciwnikaComplete
Stacktors!A role-playing game system using pyramids.21001210battlemat, prepared or freeform adventure plans; pen, paper.Tactics, ComparisonPlaytesting
SupercalifragilisticanoSquare Volcano beyond "Mega"15105Volcano caps, 7x7 board (optional)EruptionComplete
Switch House!A game of stealing and chance.31051 per playerOne board per player, two special six sided dice (perhaps IceDice?).UnknownInitial design
T-MinusIt's Not Rocket Science.261 per player312 to 18 risk tokens (e.g. pennies), game board, three six-sided diceUnknownPlaytesting
TMAG: The Martian Assassination GameBe the first victim to reach all of the bases391 per player4piecepackUnknowncomplete?
Take It Or Leave ItA "Press Your Luck" style Treehouse game2651opaque bag, dealer chip, pencil, paperUnknowncomplete?
The Unnamed ArchaeologistA game of digging up bones2565Opaque cloth bag, Color die, Pyramid dieUnknownComplete
Thin IceGrow your fragile ice crystal until it shatters2101 per player5stable or shaky playing surfaceUnknownComplete
Ticket to MarsMashup of Icehouse with Ticket to Ride2595The game Ticket to Ride (or Ticket to Ride: Europe)UnknownInitial design
ToppleBe the last with pieces still standing35521 six-sided dieEliminationInitial design
TorpedoEach piece is a naval ship, all placed on the field of play in a mad rush. Then the small ships shoot torpedoes, then the medium ones, and then the large ones. The player with the most pips of ships left at the end is the winner.251 per player5A straightedge (preferably a laser pointer)UnknownComplete
Treehouse Snakes and LaddersSnakes & Ladders with pyramids, real decisions, and lots of player interaction.2551A SnakesLadders game board; two dice, d6 or d8Stacking, Roll and movePlaytesting
Tri-Prism Face OffOpponents race to finish line251 per player11 die, 22in. x 28in. boardUnknownPlaytesting
TriforceIn Triforce, players combat for control over a portion of a triangular playing field.361 per player + 35pawns, d20, d12sUnknownInitial design
Turning PointsPyramids spin like interconnected gears as each new piece is added1641ReactionsComplete
U.S. PresidentWill you be the next US President?261 per player4Modified map, State cardsUnknownComplete
UberMartian Coastersvariation of Martian Coasters published by Looney Labs2101 per player1Martian Coasters, D6, D12UnknownComplete
UndercutIn Undercut, players try to bid low to get pieces with the lowest value.35551 marker per player, 1 or 3 bags to draw pieces from, pen, paperUnknownComplete
UnocittaA Zark City variant using a deck of Uno™ cards2553Uno deckUnknownComplete
Vankor Gang WarsA game of revolution and city takeover, for many players481 per player2Board, 3d6Destructioncomplete?
Venusian BowlingRoll a D20 at pyramids to knock them down2615D20, MousepadUnknownComplete
VerticalityBuild the tallest tower!15103Pyramid die, Zark City CardsTower building, DexterityComplete
Virus FightA game of combat between two ever changing computer programs2551 per player5x5 or 6x6 Board, optional play-aids, hollow pawns/volcano caps/TH set of different type (as long as all the others are equal).UnknownComplete
Virus Fight (Spanish)Un juego de combate entre virus informáticos2551 por jugadorTablero de 5x5 o 6x6. Ficheros de ayuda opcionales y peones huecos/pirámides pequeñas de otros colores no usados/Volcano Caps.UnknownComplete
WormholesA mind-warping space battle for 2 or more players.2101 per player1One Martian Coaster per player; one six-sided dieDice, Move & Firecomplete?
YshuisAn abstract strategy game for two or more players (inspired by the game Y.)26511 "Official" Y board.Placement, MovementInitial design
Zark CityA 3HOUSE reduction of Zarcana, using playing cards251 per player3playing cards or Zark City cardsModular board, Hand & stash managementComplete
Zark City (Polish)Gra strategiczna, gracze zajmują terytorium zbudowane z kart.251 na gracza3talia 52 kart do gryTworzenie planszy, Dokładanie piramidekComplete
ZendoPlayers achieve satori when they discover the secret rule that explains which koans have the elusive Buddha-nature3745marking stones (~20 in each of 3 colors)UnknownComplete
Zendo-TaoZendo masters take small steps along the path to discover the one true secret rule.210055Wikipedia:wiki, wikiUnknowncomplete?
Ziggurat Demolition ThrowdownA game of angry magic for pyramids and the Decktet2522 DecktetHand-management, Turn-basedPlaytesting
Zoink!A game of chance by stealing and regaining pieces.261 per player5zoink playing cards, Zoink! playing cards, six-sided dieStrategic collectionInitial design