All "As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĆ©e"šŸ‡«šŸ‡· 2012 winners & nominees compared. 2024

The board game award "As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnƩe" is also known as the "French Game of the Year". For the award year 2012 the nominations were announced on the beginning of February. In the end of February 2012 the winners of the "As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnƩe" award were finally presented.

Winners of the As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĆ©e šŸ‡«šŸ‡· 2012

All "As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnƩe" years listed individually

The "French Game of the Year" has been awarded since 1988. Originally there were two different awards ("As d'Or" and "Jeu de l'AnnƩe") - but in 2005 they merged into one award. We have created separate lists for you for all years, all award types (family, expert, children's game) as well as all nominees:

  • all As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĆ©e vintages individually
  • the best "As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĆ©e" winners of all years together
  • the best of all "As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĆ©e" nominees
  • all "Tout Public" (Family Game) winners
  • all "Expert" (expert game) winners
  • all "Enfant" (children's game) winners

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List with all As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnƩe 2012 games

Enclosed is a comparison of all As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnƩe 2012 games that can be purchased 2024:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 12 board games for this list and selected the top 11. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. King of Tokyo

    All details for the board game King of Tokyo and similar games

    King of Tokyo is a game where players take on the roles of mutant monsters, robots, and aliens, all competing to become the sole King of Tokyo.

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for King of Tokyo
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. The Castles of Burgundy

    All details for the board game The Castles of Burgundy and similar games

    The Castles of Burgundy is set in the medieval Burgundy region of France, where players assume the roles of aristocrats seeking to expand their princedoms. The game revolves around building settlements, constructing castles, engaging in river trade, mining for silver, and utilizing travelers' knowledge.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Castles of Burgundy
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Castles of Burgundy

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Castles of Burgundy" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Takenoko

    All details for the board game Takenoko and similar games

    Takenoko is a charming board game set in the Japanese Imperial court, revolving around the care of a giant panda gifted by the Chinese Emperor. Players, as court members, are tasked with managing a bamboo garden for the panda.

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    More details for Takenoko
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Takenoko

    • YouTube Review for the game "Takenoko" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Animal Upon Animal: Balancing Bridge

    All details for the board game Animal Upon Animal: Balancing Bridge and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    All details for the board game Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases and similar games

    Embark on a captivating journey through Victorian London alongside the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases. This immersive and challenging game allows you to step into the shoes of a detective, matching wits with Holmes himself.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

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    More details for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
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    Video reviews for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  6. Sandwich

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Sandwich
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Seasons

    All details for the board game Seasons and similar games

    Seasons is a captivating card and dice game that transports players to the mystical Argos forest, the venue for the legendary tournament of the 12 seasons. Aspiring sorcerers compete in this three-year contest to become the next archmage of the kingdom of Xidit. Players must skillfully draft cards, manage resources, and adapt to the changing seasons to emerge victorious.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    More details for Seasons
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Seasons

    • YouTube Review for the game "Seasons" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Seasons" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Seasons" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Zwerg Riese

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Zwerg Riese
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Tournay

    All details for the board game Tournay and similar games

    Tournay is a strategic card game set in the historic city of Tournay, Belgium, inviting players to rebuild and flourish the city after its conquest by the Normans in 881. Players take on the roles of city builders, using cards to represent the military, religious, and civil efforts to construct buildings, recruit citizens, and gain prestige. The game's depth comes from managing these cards across three levels and colors, creating a dynamic play environment where strategy and planning are key.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Tournay
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Olympos

    All details for the board game Olympos and similar games

    Olympos is a dynamic board game by Philippe Keyaerts, the designer behind the acclaimed Small World. Set in a mythic interpretation of ancient Greece and Atlantis, Olympos offers a streamlined yet deep civilization-building experience, condensing expansive gameplay into a brisk 60-90 minutes suitable for 2-5 players. Described as a "gamer's game" despite its shorter duration, it challenges players to strategically expand their territories and develop their civilization through innovative mechanics and thematic elements.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Olympos
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Cubulus

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    More details for Cubulus
    • 2 - 3 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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