Browse games/Medium complexity

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This is a list of games that have a complexity of medium.

NameDescriptionMin PlayersMax PlayersStashesSetsGame MechanicsStatus
AbiegnusRosicrucian Volcano1255 (Rainbow only)Eruption, Divinationcomplete?
AcceleratorScientists compete to get the most particles out of an accelerator2422Rotation, Free pyramid choicecomplete?
Advanced ColonizationA game of space combat and expansion.222 Rainbow StashesNonecomplete?
AlbiorixA chess-like game without captures22Chess-likecomplete?
Alchemy ICENoughts and crosses with randomized "symbols" of five different types.5Unknowncomplete?
AntshouseAnts running the gauntlet over a pavement while mean kids tries to splat them.241/playerUnknowncomplete?
ArmadaIn Armada, a fleet of fast, maneuverable ships does battle with a fleet of slow, powerful ships.21Measured movementcomplete?
AutomatonThis is a Robotic Combat game4Simultaneous actioncomplete?
Autumn AshA strategic game of color change.22104, RX² (2 rainbow and 2 xeno sets)Movement, Stackingcomplete?
Battle RoyalA Chesslike game for a TreeHouse set1 TreeHouse setUnknowncomplete?
Battle of the Body SnatchersCapture more villagers and enemy aliens than your opponent.224Capturing, Nonecomplete?
Bears, Foxes & HaresA race to the centerUnknowncomplete?
Binary HomeworldsA 2-player variant of the standard Homeworlds game3 matching setsColor powers, Resource managementcomplete?
Blockade2D race game6Unknowncomplete?
BoundaryTransfer pyramids to the other world.221Blocking, RaceComplete
Branches & Twigs & ThornsPlayers build branching tree structures from a root, trying to always branch from their own pieces, not their opponent's.1 per playerUnknowncomplete?
Buyer's Market245 plus 1 per player1Bidding, BuildingComplete
Calderaredevelopment of Volcano236Stacking, Set collectioncomplete?
CapstoneIn Capstone, players try to build stacks that match their secret goal stacks.4Unknowncomplete?
Capture The CardUse Icehouse pieces and strategy to capture cards.4Unknowncomplete?
Capture the CardUse Icehouse pieces and strategy to capture cards.2224Unknowncomplete?
Cardinal ConnectionsIn Cardinal Connections, players try to make more pyramids point towards themselves than toward the other players.2411Boardcomplete?
CascadesA mountaineering two-players race.2232Movement, Cardscomplete?
Chicken RunA whimsical chicken roundup with overly enthusiastic spectators223Chessboard, Dicecomplete?
Circuit ConnectionA connection game of position where you score points for groups on a board I made23Connection, Positional playcomplete?
Cold SpellSpell the most valuable words with your tiles224Unknowncomplete?
ColonizationA game of space conquest mixing light strategy and luck.24sets = 1 Rainbow Stash, 2 for 3-4 playersStacking, Color powersComplete
Conquest of Marsabstract wargame using pyramids, cards, and dice243Dice combat, Poker handscomplete?
CryosquareDynamic two-player, two-stash connection game played on a chessboard.2Unknowncomplete?
Crystal CavernsRPG played on a playing card dungeon map155Boardcomplete?
Crystal HabitA game of mineralogy. Create crystal composites of different sizes and composition.252 to 53 to 5Stackingcomplete?
Crystal WarsWargame played on Martian Coasters245Boardcomplete?
DeceptionIn Deception, players try to get their secret pyramid to the other end of the board while avoiding capture.6Unknowncomplete?
Dragon's HoardBe the hero who escapes the dungeon with the most treasure before sunset.144+ up to 95+ up to 10Unknowncomplete?
E, the Game of Martian Chinese Checkers2–6Unknowncomplete?
EOFPlayers use icehouse pieces to make patterns in a data stream.4 (1 basic set)Unknowncomplete?
EfniUse pyramids to win Fluxx goals261 per player5 or less (depending on number of players)Set collection, Hidden informationcomplete?
Egyptian SolitaireThis is a solitaire puzzle game.
Imagine a game of Peg Solitaire getting combined with a Rubik's Cube.
1430Stacking, Eliminationcomplete?
ElementalistUse the elements at your disposal and wage epic war against an opponent!223Direct conflictInitial design
Emperor's GardenTry destroying the Fujiwara clan to assert the new Emperor's power242-51Victory points, Guessingcomplete?
ErebusicehouseA darkly-themed game of Life, Death, War, Disease, and Soul collection22610Unknowncomplete?
European WarA variation on World War 5, created by Andy Looney.243Unknowncomplete?
EvacuateGet your Stacktor clans out of burning nightclubs before your rival/s manage/s to do the same.2445, 4 for a 2-player gameStacking, Placementcomplete?
ExtinctionTwo races of creatures fight to make the other go extinct.222Capturecomplete?
FlagsMove upper pyramid to create a flagUnknowncomplete?
FleetA space fleet game251-2UnknownPlaytesting
Force Field FactionsAn abstract strategy game loosely inspired by Homeworlds and RAMBots10, or six Treehouse setsUnknowncomplete?
GeomancyThe Game of Casting and Recasting1/playerUnknowncomplete?
HexanoA variant of Volcano played on a hexagonal board instead of a square 5x5 one5Unknowncomplete?
High GroundHigh Ground is a game of Strategy and luck that uses playing cards as the board (gnostica fans unite!), and Icehouse pyramids as the player's pieces.Unknowncomplete?
HomejinksTiny space combat inspired by Homeworlds23Capture, Freeform boardcomplete?
HomeworldsA strategy game of starships, transformation, and negotiation24Unknowncomplete?
Homeworlds (German)Ein Strategiespiel um epische WeltraumschlachtenUnknowncomplete?
Ice ArenaIce Arena is a tactical arena combat game.4Unknowncomplete?
Ice ColonyA game of trying to build up your colony and take control of a variety of terrain and eliminate your opponent.2410Direct conflict, EliminationNearly Complete
Ice DerbyIce Derby is a tactical Destruction derby game.Unknowncomplete?
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/player + 25 for 3 players (+1/additional player)Placement, Pyramid drawcomplete?
IceDicePlayers roll dice to select pieces, but roll the same color twice and lose everything you gained this turn!41 per player (best with 2)Set Building, Push your luckcomplete?
IceTradersStarships battle for Good and Evil4Unknowncomplete?
IcecasterA two-fisted spell-casting battle for 2 or more players.21 per player1 per playerDexterity, Turnlesscomplete?
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 playerReal time, Freeform boardcomplete?
Iceland VolcanoLava flows for points as the volcano erupts!1455Unknowncomplete?
IkkozendoPlayers achieve satori when they discover the secret rule that explains which koans have the elusive Buddha-nature214Inductive logic, Turn-basedcomplete?
Imperial ShuffleBlock your opponent's Emperor from being able to move4Unknowncomplete?
Isaac:TestPageIn Armada 2K, fleets of warships do battle on the open seas.1 per player (uniquely identifiable)Unknowncomplete?
KrumpA chess-like game where your movement options increase as the game progresses.222Nonecomplete?
Latent BinariesAbide by the rules of binaries... Rely on deductive reasoning and luck to create weaknesses in your opponent's defenses in order to have a clear shot at taking control of their base.2210 stashes10Movementcomplete?
Leaning TowersBuild Out Build Up1 per player plus an additional stashUnknowncomplete?
LeechCapture your opponents pieces and their score2 TreeHouse setsUnknowncomplete?
LitrófA chess variation with Icehouse pyramids610 or at least one full set of 5 plus a few of the other color setUnknowncomplete?
LoggerA lumberjack-themed game for 2-4 players3 to 53 to 5 setsUnknowncomplete?
MagnetoIt´s all about opposites.222Unknowncomplete?
MaliceMalice. Get some.222Capture, Perfect informationcomplete?
Martian BattleSpiresMartian BattleSpires is a game of domination by advantage.5Unknowncomplete?
Martian Coaster ChaturangaMartian Chess-like game; get the most points at end241Dynamic boardComplete
Martian FloodPlayers score points by building ships & towers that survive the floodsOne mono-color stash per player5Unknowncomplete?
Martian SenetA race through the Martian underworld2222Stacking, Modular boardcomplete?
Martian ShogiChess/shogi variant with pyramids.4 (written for R,G,B,Y)Unknowncomplete?
Mega HexanoA variant of Volcano played with 9 stashes on a hexagonal board9Unknowncomplete?
Moscow IceThis is Chinese checkers for pyramids with some twists.241 per player4Unknowncomplete?
MunchAncient space monsters roam the galaxy, munching worlds and each other.245-75 Rainbow (+1 Xeno for 3-4 players)Capturing, Placementcomplete?
NileUse your workers to build the great pyramids of Egypt2255Unknowncomplete?
Pach-Ice-iGet all your pieces to your opponent's start22Unknowncomplete?
PantopiaPantopia is a game of territorial struggle, shifting fortune, and elemental magic.251 per player5Unknowncomplete?
Penguin MarathonAn epic race on the slippery Martian slopesUnknowncomplete?
Penguin SoccerA Slide-fest for 2 playersUnknowncomplete?
Penguin Soccer (French)Un festival de glisse pour 2 ou 4 joueursUnknowncomplete?
PentamidGet five pieces in a row2220Piece placement, Piece movementcomplete?
Pentamid TwistGet five pieces in a row2220Placement, Dynamic boardcomplete?
Petal BattleTwo groups of insects battle for control of a flower223Strategy, Turn biddingcomplete?
Petri DishBacteria fight for dominion inside a Petri Dish2103-10Unknowncomplete?
PowerhouseCollect exactly five pyramids in one size but five different colors.253Semi-random drawcomplete?
Pyramid SchemeBuild pyramids, attack your enemy, and earn Ra’s favor by being the first to gather the correct number of favor tokens.241 per player5Placement, Stackingcomplete?
QuintazoneAn Icehouse/Aquarius hybrid251 per player2+ (more needed for fewer players)Tile-laying, Placementcomplete?
RAMbotsIn RAMbots, players design secret programs which are executed in an order determined by precedence, to control robots that are fighting to become the first to tag all of the goals.4Color powers, Programmingcomplete?
RAMbots FactoryA variant of RAMbots where the factory floor moves and changes orientation and adds various board elements to interact with.241 per player1 per playerNonecomplete?
RGBIn RGB, stacks of Icehouse pieces reproduce and try to kill each other's children4 — red, green, blue, and yellowUnknowncomplete?
Robot Battle ArenaRobot battles. In an arena. OF DEATH.251Direct conflict, StackingComplete
Robot HouseRobot House is a tactical arena game inspired by Meatbot Massacre.4Unknowncomplete?
Rosicrucian Chessoccult chess variant a.k.a. Enochian Chess2454Chess, Divinationcomplete?
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