1509.3 (A) (7) Published Games
A two-dimensional game may be registered as a work of the visual arts if the predominant form of authorship consists of pictorial or graphic authorship, such as board games, playing cards, and the like.
To register a two-dimensional game that has been published, the applicant should submit one complete copy of the best edition of the work.
See 37 C.F.R. § 202.20 (C) (2) (I)(J); Part 202–Registration of Claims to Copyright, Deposit Requirements, 43 Fed. Reg. 41,975, 41,976 (Sept. 19, 1978).