Tag - Spiel des Jahres

Germany’s Spiel des Jahres award is the most prestigious board game award on the planet; the equivalent of winning an Oscar for Best Picture. It’s given to games which best exemplify the spirit of the award, ones which: introduce new concepts or combine existing elements into a new experience, have smooth and interesting gameplay, with well written rulebooks, and attractive and inviting artwork. Just being nominated can increase sales of a game by tens of thousands of copies, and winning…well, let’s just say the winners are in a class all their own. Read more about the Spiel des Jahres award.

The games in this list are ones which have been recommended, nominated, or won the Spiel des Jahres award. You don’t get any better than that!

New Spiel des Jahres Award Announced

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...