Space. The Final Frontier.
Or the Final FUNtier – amirite?? (Yeah, I’ll see myself out.)
Anyways, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of games set in outer space. Chances are you’ve played at least one—maybe even when you were a kid. I know I did.
What was it about these games that they made it on this list? Because you can read reviews for each one of them right here on Meeple Mountain!
The game that launched a gaming empire: collect resources to transform Mars into a habitable planet over many generations.
Go from planet to planet collecting space crystals to collect exploration badges.
Clank! In! Space!
Sneak aboard the evil Lord Eradikus’ ship and steal his artifacts without getting caught.
Create the biggest, self-sustaining colony on the red planet in this tight game by Vital Lacerda.
Explore space in this multi-species engine building set collection card game from Pandasaurus Games.
Gather the best and brightest scientific minds to launch satellites, manned spacecraft, and orbital stations.
Create wormholes in space and transport passengers from planet to planet faster than your opponents.
Your ship has crashed on an alien planet. You only have a few hours to use drones to collect the necessary resources to rescue your surviving crewmembers and transport them underground to safety.
Transport the genetic heritage of humanity to unknown worlds in a ship co-managed by several AIs, each trying to best protect its cargo.
Star Trek: Missions
A hand-management card game featuring the faces, places, and equipment of the well-known TV series.
Advance by harnessing the technological and cultural advancement of your people in this engine building game.
Beyond the Sun
Collectively decide on the technological progress of mankind while competing to be the best in economics, science and influence.
Battle waves of familiar-feeling aliens in this solo-only game about rewinding time to avoid destruction at the hands of a seemingly unstoppable fleet.
Galaxy Trucker (2021 Edition)
The classic tile-laying game that combines frenzied shipbuilding with flying that ship to deliver goods while avoiding pirates, diseases, meteors, and your opponents.