Search Syntax

You can get all the power of the advanced search just through the search bar if you learn the syntax and naming structure. Use the examples as a guide and take a look at all the possible parameters that can be specified.

'Star Wars' games.

This search looks at all games made with Star Wars in the title.

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Hot new games for two players.

This orders the results by the year published and shows only games with maximum two players.

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Parameters

These are all the posible parameters to add to the search request to filter or change the results based on how each function.

ParameterTypeExampleDetails
nameStringLast StandName of a board game to search for.
exactBooleantrueUse to make the name field only return games that match the name exactly.
order-byStringyear-publishedProvide the name of another parameter and it will order the results according to it.
ascendingBooleanfalseThis determines which direction the list is shown in based on the order-by parameter.
limitInt10Reduce the size of the returned items. The default is 30. The max is 100.
skipInt10Skip the given number of results in the list.
min-playersInt2Minimum number of players exactly matching the number.
max-playersInt4Maximum number of players exactly matching the number.
min-playtimeInt10Minimum number of minutes exactly matching the number.
max-playtimeInt30Maximum number of minutes exactly matching the number.
min-ageInt10Minimum age exactly matching the number.
year-publishedInt2018The year that a game was published.
gt-min-playersInt2Greater than the provided minimum number of players. The example will return 3 or more.
gt-max-playersInt4Greater than the provided maximum number of players. The example will return 5 or more.
gt-min-playtimeInt10Greater than the provided minimum minutes of playtime. The example will return 11 or more.
gt-max-playtimeInt30Greater than the provided maximum minutes of playtime. The example will return 31 or more.
gt-min-ageInt10Greater than the provided minimum recommended player age. The example will return 11 or more.
gt-year-publishedInt2017Greater than the provided year published. The example will return 2018 or more.
lt-min-playersInt3Less than the provided minimum number of players. The example will return 2 or less.
lt-max-playersInt5Less than the provided maximum number of players. The example will return 4 or less.
lt-min-playtimeInt10Less than the provided minimum minutes of playtime. The example will return 9 or less.
lt-max-playtimeInt30Less than the provided maximum minutes of playtime. The example will return 29 or less.
lt-min-ageInt10Less than the provided minimum recommended player age. The example will return 9 or less.
lt-year-publishedInt2017Less than the provided year published. The example will return 2016 or less.