Mensa Select® Games

Mensa Select Seal

Each year, hundreds of Mensans meet over one weekend to play and rate the year’s newest board games. The top five games earn Mensa Select distinction and may display the Mensa Select seal on their packaging.

The Mensa Select seal indicates that a game is original in concept, challenging, and well designed. Additionally, these games are a good value for the price, easy to comprehend and play, and, above all, fun! Look for the Mensa Select seal when purchasing your next game.

Atheneum: Mystic Library

Atheneum: Mystic Library

2022 Mensa Select Winner

Manufacturer:  Renegade Game Studios
Players: 2–4
Age Range: 13+

The magic exam is tomorrow! With a magic wand on the right tome, you can learn an entire subject in an instant. Organize the shelves before you leave!

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Genotype: A Mendelian Genetics Game

Genotype: A Mendelian Genetics Game

2022 Mensa Select Winner

Manufacturer:  Genius Games LLC
Players: 2–4
Age Range: 13+

Genotype is a dice-drafting, worker placement strategy game of gardening and genetics, based on Mendel's research with pea plants.

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Life of a Chameleon

Life of a Chameleon

2022 Mensa Select Winner

Manufacturer:  Last Night Games
Players: 2–4
Age Range: 13+

Plan ahead, but be opportunistic to win. You'll need to change your colors, complete objectives, avoid the snakes, and earn achievements to score big.

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Miyabi

Miyabi

2022 Mensa Select Winner

Manufacturer:  HABA
Players: 2–4
Age Range: All Ages

Careful spacial planning and watchful eyes are needed in this 3D gardening game. Only by skillfully placing stones, bushes, trees, ponds, and pagodas on multiple stacking levels can a player become the best garden designer of the season. Ready for more? Includes five mini expansions.

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Shifting Stones

Shifting Stones

2022 Mensa Select Winner

Manufacturer:  Gamewright
Players: 2–4
Age Range: All Ages

A Game of Tiles & Tactics Leave no stone unturned! Nine mystical tiles lie before you in a grid of rocky ruins. Rearrange the tiles to match one or more of the patterns in your hand. The catch is that you must sacrifice a card every time you swap or flip a tile. Carve out the most points and your victory is set in stone!

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