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Azul is a tile-laying collection and sequencing game where you help the king decorate their palace with Portuguese tiles. You aim to gain tiles on your game card that form patterns to score the most points. What makes it unique is its balance between simplicity and complexity, every tile you take affects the game and so every decision is crucial.
Unfortunately, Azul is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 01/01/2017
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Genres: Sequencing, Strategy (Brain Game and Collecting)
Accessibility: 26 features
Costs: Purchase cost
Here are our hand-picked short list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Azul. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Azul.
Release Date: 08/01/2024
Components: Board, Cards, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens
Diatoms is a tile-placement puzzle game where you create a microscopic mosaic from single-cell algae. Your goal is to create a pattern that scores the most at the end of the game based on colours, shapes, and symmetry. It stands out not only for the...
Release Date: 01/01/2019, updated in 2021
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Fantastic Factories is a strategy game where you race to build the most efficient set of factories. You collect blueprints, train workers and spend your dice to manufacture as many goods as possible. It's an unusual combination of resource collection,...
Release Date: 01/01/2018
Components: Board, Cards, Figures, Placeables and Tokens
Honga is a strategy game where your tribe gathers supplies to pay homage to the nature gods, attract mammoths and trade with other clans. You trigger resources by placing action wheels on the board, but also need to keep the troublesome tiger busy if...
Release Date: 01/01/2006
Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds
Qwirkle is an abstract sequencing puzzle game where you compete to create rows of matching (or series of) colours and shapes. You score more points by matching multiple directions but need to be careful not to leave points for other players to...
Release Date: 01/01/2000, updated in 2013
Hive is a traversal strategy game for two players. It's like chess in that the different Insect pieces move in different ways, but it's played without a board.
Release Date: 01/01/2015
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Components: Gadget, Placeables and Tokens
Potion Explosion is a collecting game where you study potion-making and compete to be crowned the best student in the class. You collect Ingredient marbles to complete Potion cards that enable special abilities. It is like a board game version of...
Here are our hand-picked long list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Azul. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Azul.
Release Date: 01/01/2019
Components: Cards and Tokens
Village Pillage is a simple card-battling game about protecting your village. You choose which characters to send into battles which resolve depending on each card's abilities. Unlike similar card battle games, things are kept streamlined both by the...
Components: Placeables, Score Board and Tokens
Miyabi is a world-building brain game where you build elegant Japanese gardens. You place Tetris-shaped garden tiles in your garden matching different flowers, stones and trees with scoring columns. Because the garden tiles are awkward shapes and only...
Components: Board, Pen and Pad, Placeables, Score Board and Tokens
Blue Lagoon is a strategy game where you aim to take control of a series of islands in an archipelago. You place Settler tiles to create the longest lines on the map and claim territory. With other players doing the same it soon turns into a...
Components: Cards, Placeables and Tokens
ShipShape is a collecting and sequencing game where you compete to create the highest-scoring ship full of loot. You bid for hole-ridden Crate pieces, then carefully stack them in order to form your Hold. It is part auction, part puzzle where you have...
Components: Board and Dice
Sagrada is a collecting and sequencing dice game where you construct intricate stained glass windows. You choose and place dice on your window to meet different rules, make patterns and score points. It stands out not only for the beautiful patterns you...
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
Components: Dice and Pen and Pad
Bloom is a roll-and-write game where you compete to become the most successful flower seller. You roll dice and mark off colour combinations of flowers to score points. You need to balance allotting dice to individual bouquets or a larger volume of...
Components: Bag, Board, Cards and Tokens
Chai is a collecting and sequencing game about running a Tea House. You play by strategically collecting ingredients to serve customers beverages matching their tastes. It's clever because of its Candy Crush-style ingredient collecting and competition...
Release Date: 01/01/2011
Components: Cards and Dice
Roll For It! is a push-your-luck dice game where you compete to be the first to forty points. You roll dice to complete point sequences - the more complex, the bigger the score. It is a mix of chance and strategy, where even the savviest of players can...
Release Date: 01/01/2020
Shifting Stones is a competitive brain game where you manipulate a grid of Stone cards to match arrangements on your Pattern cards. The trick is that you have to spend your Pattern cards to swap or flip the Stone cards. It's a game where you have to...
Release Date: 01/01/1996
Components: Board, Cards and Placeables
Rush Hour is a brain puzzle game where you help a gridlocked car escape the traffic. You play by sliding Car pieces forwards and backwards inside a 6-by-6 grid to create a path out of traffic for your car. It is a game that anyone who parks in a city...
Components: Cards, Pen and Pad and Score Board
Silver & Gold is a turn-and-write card game where you match shapes to find treasure. You flip over an Expedition card and then mark a matching shape of squares on your (wipeable) Island card. You race to score the most points by finding treasure,...
Stripes is a sequencing and collecting card game where you create stripes of a single colour from a tangled mess of colours. You flip, draw and trade your cards in an order that creates a complete line of colour. It is about using limited actions to...
If you like the sound of Azul but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
These are our hand-picked similar video games to the Azul board game. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Labyrinth. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
These are games of a similar genre mix to Azul. This includes games from the Collecting, Brain Game, Strategy and Sequencing genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
If you like the sound of Azul but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
You can view a full breakdown in our Azul Accessibility Report.
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