Here's our pick of the top five economic board game series we are playing right now at The Board Gamer. These games involve an element of making money, controlling resources, trading with friends or building an economy to win the game.
Classic for a reason! If you haven't played Monopoly in a while it's a good time to pick it back up. Check out our massive range of themed Monopoly games with different twists and styles to keep it interesting.
2) Terraforming Mars
Acquire cards to complete different actions and track your production and resources as you advance human infrastructure throughout the solar system. One of the highest ranked games on Board Game Geek if you haven't played start with the base game now! There's also plenty of expansions to keep you interested.
Placing tiles has never been so much fun (and so challenging). You'll need to make some big decisions when it comes to placing resources or expanding your city as you build your empire in the southern French landscape.
Become a powerful Chinese family trying to gain influence and power by exchanging gifts with Officials. You will travel around China, sail down the Grand Canal, purchase precious jade, help construct the Great Wall, secure advantages through decrees, influence the game through intrigue, and ultimately, receive an audience with the emperor.
5) Teotihuacan: City of Gods
Command a force of worker dice, which grow in strength with every move. On your turn, you move a worker around a modular board, always choosing one of two areas of the location tile you land on: one offering you an action (and a worker upgrade), the other providing you with a powerful bonus (but without an upgrade). Develop new technologies, climb the steps of the three great temples, build houses for the inhabitants of the city, and raise the legendary and breath-taking Pyramid of the Sun in the centre of the city.