There's been a wealth of China-themed board games over the past few years. These are some of the best newer ones, along with some older chestnuts.
15 minutes of the most intense card drafting and Civilisation building to had anywhere in a game. Except it won't just be one game as it is most addictive. Winner of the Spiel Des Jahres 'Complex' award 2011!
Dragon Boats of the Four Seas
Available to Pre-Order; Estimated Release Date: Summer 2020; As the leader of one of the noble houses of Zhong-Guo, you must build farms, trade, and make offerings for the safe passage of your ships to these forgotten lands.
Wu-Feng, the Lord of the Nine Hells has found where the funeral urn containing his ashes is kept. His hordes are already marching upon the small village of the Middle Kingdom hiding them.
Players take on the role of noble families and will need to offer gifts using an innovative card placement mechanism thus bribing the Officials of the Forbidden City to perform certain tasks for them. Whoever proves to be most "influential" will receive the honour of an audition with the Emperor in the Palace of Heavenly Purity.
In Hànzì, players travel back 3600 years and serve as one of the pupils of Master Cang Jie. As you learn from the Master, you will create new characters that serve as the foundation of modern Chinese culture.
Power Grid: Expansion - China / Korea
Probably the most radical expansion for Power Grid, Korea has two raw material markets and China a planned economy. Both offer a new challenge to fans of PowerGrid.
Race for the Chinese Zodiac
Legend has it that a long time ago, mankind was ignorant to the extent of not knowing how to count or tell the years apart. Hence, the Jade Emperor decides to hold a race of animals on his birthday to determine the new Chinese Zodiac!
Tang Garden is a Zen-like game that will take you to the first golden age of China, where players will progressively build a garden by creating the landscape, placing the scenery and projecting their vision through vertical panoramas.
Three Kingdoms Redux
Three Kingdoms Redux is a board game that seeks to recreate the tripartite between the states of Wei, Wu and Shu. You assume the role of one of the three lords and your goal is to be the power behind a re-united China.