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This is a list of long games that take more than 30 minutes to play.

NameDescriptionMin PlayersMax PlayersNumber of colorsTrios per colorGame 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)Modular board, Card gameComplete
Barrakesh ExpressControl surface transport on Mars241 per player5Set collection, Hidden informationPlaytesting
Barsoomian JetanFantasy chess on Barsoom (Mars)244Chess, Angular movementComplete
Binary HomeworldsA 2-player variant of the standard Homeworlds game243Color powers, Resource managementComplete
BridgeA strategy game where you try to connect opposing edges of an 8x8 board.224MovementInitial design
Chain ReactionFire 'particles' at 'atoms' and direct the chain reaction to let you capture pieces2665Placement, StackingPlaytesting
Civil-ice-ation3675UnknownComplete
Crystal CavernsRPG played on a playing card dungeon map1555Boardcomplete?
Crystal City CatanColonial building in the style of The Settlers of Catan by Klaus Teuber265Resource ManagementComplete
Crystal WarsWargame played on Martian Coasters2455BoardPlaytesting
The Crystal in my PocketA collaborative fiction game3845UnknownInitial design
DectanaTerritory game like Zarcana/Gnostica, but using the Decktet251 per player3Territory Control, Hand ManagementComplete
EfniUse pyramids to win Fluxx goals261 per player5 or less (depending on number of players)Set collection, Hidden informationComplete
Emperor's GardenTry destroying the Fujiwara clan to assert the new Emperor's power241 per player + 11Victory points, GuessingComplete
ExtinctionTwo races of creatures fight to make the other go extinct.225CaptureComplete
The Fast and Ferocious; or, Black IceA racing game with multiple tracks and self-placed obstacles.2651RaceInitial design
FreimaurereiConduct lodge-based conspiracies during the European Enlightenment295Resource management, Hidden informationComplete
Galaa.k.a. Farmer's Chess2444CaptureComplete
GnosticaGnostica, an updated version of Zarcana, involves capturing territory on an evolving board made up of Tarot cards.261 per player5Modular board, Card gameComplete
Gorean KaissaFantasy chess on the planet Gor265ChessComplete
Hexano-DuelA more strategic variant of Volcano played with 9 stashes on a hexagonal board295Volcanocomplete?
Houses of ThothErecting Pyramids on Tarot cards, and vice versa2555Accumulation, ConstructionPlaytesting
Ice AgeMastodons vs the Hunters215Unknowncomplete?
Ice ColonyA game of trying to build up your colony and take control of a variety of terrain and eliminate your opponent.24105Direct conflict, EliminationNearly Complete
Ice Etin's Cave445UnknownPlaytesting
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 + 25Placement, Pyramid drawComplete
Lonely IceA solitaire game of attack.145UnknownComplete
MagmaJumpy patience on a Volcano board125+5+Puzzle, Jumpingcomplete?
Martian CanalsA placement and capture game of Martian stone circles and pyramids.2121 per player5Placement, CaptureComplete
Martian Coaster ChaturangaMartian Chess-like game; get the most points at end2451Dynamic boardComplete
Martian RiskMartian armies invade Earth361 per player5UnknownComplete
Martian SenetA race through the Martian underworld224Stacking, Modular boardcomplete?
Martianopolis 500Zip around the track to the finish.241 per player1UnknownPlaytesting
NileUse your workers to build the great pyramids of Egypt255UnknownComplete
Pentamid TwistGet five pieces in a row225Placement, Dynamic boardComplete
PhalansteryOrganize a harmonious group within the utopian phalanx12103Draw, EruptionPlaytesting
PyLiPo353 to 42Movement, Creative Writingcomplete?
Pyramid BallA game of sports and programmable movement253Programmable MovementComplete
QuicksandA strategy game where you try to capture your opponent's pieces on a board that is in constant flux.225Placement, Capture, Board RotationComplete
Quicksand (Polish)Gra strategiczna, w której plansza nieustannie się zmienia, a celem jest zdobywanie piramidek przeciwnika.225Umieszczanie i zbijanie piramidek, Obracanie planszComplete
QuintazoneAn Icehouse/Aquarius hybrid251 per player2+ (more needed for fewer players)Tile-laying, PlacementComplete
RAMbots FactoryA variant of RAMbots where the factory floor moves and changes orientation and adds various board elements to interact with.24101 per player + 1Nonecomplete?
Race to the TopA combo game.31055UnknownInitial design
Rosicrucian Chessoccult chess variant a.k.a. Enochian Chess2454Chess, DivinationComplete
SolomidsA solo game of stacking, sliding, and swapping153UnknownComplete
Super Death RayImage coming soon...2355Color powers, Freeform boardPlaytesting
Treehouse Snakes and LaddersSnakes & Ladders with pyramids, real decisions, and lots of player interaction.2551Stacking, Roll and movePlaytesting
TriangulationA war-game with programmed movement2451UnknownInitial design
TriforceIn Triforce, players combat for control over a portion of a triangular playing field.361 per player + 35UnknownInitial design
UberMartian Coastersvariation of Martian Coasters published by Looney Labs2101 per player1UnknownComplete
Vankor Gang WarsA game of revolution and city takeover, for many players481 per player2Destructioncomplete?
Vankor WarsA game of revolution and city takeover244 maximum5Destructioncomplete?
Whack ChessChess with stacking pyramids and a dynamic board244Chess, Dynamic boardcomplete?
The Wilds of MarsA simple little photo safari game.2452Movement, Hand managementComplete
WormholesA mind-warping space battle for 2 or more players.2101 per player1Dice, Move & Firecomplete?
YshuisAn abstract strategy game for two or more players (inspired by the game Y.)2651Placement, MovementInitial design
Zark CityA 3HOUSE reduction of Zarcana, using playing cards251 per player3Modular board, Hand & stash managementComplete
ZigguratA push-and-shove race around and up the sides of a pyramid.2443Roll and move, BlockingPlaytesting