Waxing, waning, no complaining! Read our review of the Spiel des Jahres nominated Nova Luna find out why we like it so much!
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We’re proud of our Diamond Climber Awards here at Meeple Mountain, but even we recognise that there is one tabletop award body that justifiably dominates the hobby. Widely recognised as the Academy Awards of tabletop games, a Spiel des Jahres nomination can increase game sales anywhere between three and twenty times, with the winning game likely to sell up to half a million copies as a result.
Sure, we may have poked some fun at the Spiel des Jahres once or twice in the past but it’s come from a position of utmost respect for the awards themselves and the games they celebrate. Check out the articles and reviews below to see just why the Spiel des Jahres are held in such high esteem.
Boardgame Brody loves bringing his old love of trick taking and adding a modern twist in his video review of The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine by KOSMOS.
Find out everything you wanted to know about the Spiel des Jahres board game awards, including every winner, nominee, and recommendee from 1979 to now
Boardgame Brody turns into a robot in order to help everyone learn about time perception in his video review of Robots by NSV.
How did Catan become a game that has sold over 22 million copies and played all over the world? It's all about sheep, ore, wheat, and wood. Read on to find out why we love Catan.
Card games are a perfect way to spend time with friends and families. Read our review of Llama, the Spiel des Jahres nominated light card game from acclaimed game designer Reiner Knizia.
Gemstone tokens and development cards work to create one of the easiest, most simple engine-building games that our reviewer has ever played. Read on to learn why Splendor is one of our favorite games.
Hot on the heels of the announcement of the Spiel des Jahres Reviewer Prize comes news that popular reviewer Howie Jones, 36, is to be the first recipient of the SdJRP. Jones is widely lauded for his unscripted videos, overly...
Carcassonne, one of the most famous “gateway” games, has been winning people over for almost 20 years now. Today, two of our writers explore just what it is that draws people to this game and keeps them coming back for more.
The Spiel des Jahres, the board game industry’s most esteemed award body, has announced a new category for this year’s awards: The SdJ Reviewer Prize. The new annual prize is intended to recognise the hard work of individuals...