Let’s face it we can’t all speak German, so we have translated the spiel des Jahres announcement to keep you in the loop, enjoy!
Nominated for the election of the “Game of the Year 2019”: (in alphabetic order)
Just One by Ludovic Roudy and Bruno Sautter Publisher: Repos Production (Sales: Asmodee) Graphic: Éric Azagury Funny party game for 3 to 7 players, ages 8+
Lama by Reiner Knizia Publisher: Amigo Games Graphics: Rey Sommerkamp and Barbara Spelger Fast card depositing game for 2 to 6 players, ages 8+
Words by Ted Alspach Publisher: Ravensburger Spieleverlag Graphic: Roland McDonald Roll-based word guessing game for 4 to 10 players, ages 10+
In addition, the jury published a recommendation list with 6 other games.
The “Game of the Year 2019” will be presented on July 22, 2019 in Berlin together with Professor Monika Grütters, Minister of State for Culture and the Media.
Comment of the game of the year chairman Harald Schrapers to the game year 2019.
Nominated for the election for the “Children’s Game of the Year 2019”: (in alphabetic order)
Fabulantica by Marco Teubner Publisher: Pegasus Games Graphic: Anne Pätzke Run memory game for 2 to 5 players, ages 6+
Go Gecko Go! by Jürgen Adams Publisher: Zoch Graphics: Gabriela Silveira Race game for 2 to 4 players, ages 6+
Valley of the Vikings of Marie and Wilfried Fort Publisher: HABA Graphic: Paletti graphic Tactical skill game for 2 to 4 players, ages 6+
In addition, the jury published a recommendation list with 7 other titles. An overview and information about the games can be found on our website.
The “Children’s Game of the Year 2019” will be announced on June 24, 2019 in Hamburg. Comment by the children’s jury coordinator Sabine Koppelberg on the children’s game year 2019.
Nominated for the election to the “Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019”: (in alphabetic order)
Carpe Diem from Stefan Feld Publisher: alea / Ravensburger Spieleverlag Graphic: Lalanda Hruschka Strategic urban puzzle for 2 to 4 players, ages 12+
Detective Ignacy Trzewiczek, Przemysław Rymer, Jakub Łapot Publisher: Portal Games / Pegasus Games Graphics: Aga Yakimiec, Ewa Kostorz, Rafał Szyma Innovative detective game for 1 to 5 players, ages 16+
Wingspan by Elizabeth Hargrave Publisher: Feuerland Games Graphics: Natalia Rojas, Ana Maria Martínez Jaramillo and Beth Sobel Ornithological optimization game for 2 to 5 players, ages 12+
In addition, the jury published a recommendation list with 4 other titles. The “Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019” will be announced on July 22, 2019 in Berlin.