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Spiel des Jahres 2021

MicroMacro: Crime City by Johannes Sich
Edition Spielwiese and Pegasus Spiele
Illustration: Johannes Sich, Daniel Goll und Tobias Jochinke
1 to 3 players aged 10 and up

Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2021

Die Abenteuer des Robin Hood (The Adventures of Robin Hood) by Michael Menzel
Illustration: Michael Menzel
2 to 4 players aged 10 and up

Zombie Teenz Evolution by Annick Lobet
Scorpion Masqué
Illustration: Nikao
2 to 4 players aged 8 and up

Recommendation list

Biss 20 by Lena Burkhardt and Günter Burkhardt (Drei Magier)
Chakra by Luka Krleža (Game Factory/Blam)
Punktesalat (Point Salad) by Molly Johnson, Robert Melvin and Shawn Stankewich (AEG/Pegasus Spiele)
Switch & Signal by David Thompson (Kosmos)
The Key: Sabotage im Lucky Lama Land (Sabotage in Lucky Llama Land) by Thomas Sing (Haba)


Kinderspiel des Jahres 2021

Dragomino by Bruno Cathala, Marie Fort and Wilfried Fort
Pegasus Spiele and Blue Orange
Illustration: Maëva da Silva and Christine Deschamps
2 to 4 players aged 5 and up

Also nominated:

Fabelwelten (Storytailors) by Wilfried Fort and Marie Fort
Lifestyle Boardgames
Illustration: Eugene Smolenceva and Irina Pechenkina
2 to 6 players aged 5 and up

Mia London by Antoine Bauza and Corentin Lebrat
Scorpion Masqué
Illustration: Nikao
2 to 4 players aged 5 and up

Recommendation list Kinderspiel

Hipp Hopp Hippo by Anna Oppolzer and Stefan Kloß (Schmidt)
Inspektor Nase (Inspector Nose) by Reinhard Staupe (NSV)
Käpt’n Kuller by Kirsten Hiese (Schmidt)
Memo Friends (Goula/Jumbo)
Swip’Sheep by Yann Dupont (Djeco)
Tapikékoi? by Romaric Galonnier and Laurent Toulouse (Djeco)
Traumfänger (Dream Catcher) by David Franck and Laurent Escoffier (Space Cow)



Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

Paleo by Peter Rustemeyer
Hans im Glück
Illustration: Dominik Meyer
2 to 4 players aged 10 and up

Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

Die verlorenen Ruinen von Arnak (Lost Ruins of Arnak) by Michaela Štachová and Michal Štach
Illustration: Jiří Klus, Ondrej Hrdina, Jakub Politzer, František Sedláček, Milan Vavroň
1 to 4 players aged 12 and up

Fantastische Reiche (Fantasy Realms) by Bruce Glassco
Strohmann Games and WizKids
Illustration: Octographics
2 to 5 players aged 10 and up

Recommendation list Kennerspiel

Aeon’s End by Kevin Riley (Indie Boards & Cards/Frosted Games/Pegasus Spiele)
Riftforce by Carlo Bortolini (1 More Time Games)
Gloomhaven: Die Pranken des Löwen (Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion) by Isaac Childres (Cephalofair Games/Feuerland)
Wasserkraft (Barrage) by Tommaso Battista and Simone Luciani (Cranio Creations/Feuerland)