Mississippi Queen (board game)

Mississippi Queen is a 1997 designer board game by Werner Hodel.

Mississippi Queen
Mississippi Queen board game.jpg
Box cover of German edition
Designer(s)Werner Hodel
Rio Grande Games
Players3 to 5
Playing time45 minutes
Age range10 and up


It is within the genre of race games, where players control a Mississippi Steamboat, by managing speed, fuel, maneuverability and passengers while trying to reach the destination the quickest.


The reviewer from the online second volume of Pyramid stated that "Based on paddle wheel ship racing in the late 1800s, the game is a fast playing and simple to learn game for the entire family. And not in a bad way."[1]

It won the 1997 Spiel des Jahres.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Pyramid: Pyramid Pick: Mississippi Queen". Sjgames.com. 1998-07-17. Retrieved 2020-04-22.

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