All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1980" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช1980 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 1980. But which are really the best games of the 1980 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1980 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 1980 (Game of the Year):
    Rummikub
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres $1 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres $1 (Children's game of the year):
    (exists only since 1989)

All other "Spiel des Jahres" years & awards

The Spiel des Jahres has been awarded since 1979, we have created several other lists for you:

Spiel des Jahres nominations and recommendations are also excellent

In our "Spiel des Jahres"-1980 list you will find not only the winners, but all games of the recommendation list as well as the nomination list.

List with all Spiel des Jahres 1980 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 1980 games, which you can still buy in 2022:

This list was last updated on July 28, 2022. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Rummikub

    All details for the board game Rummikub and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1980

    More details for Rummikub
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
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  2. Spiel

    All details for the board game Spiel and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1980

    More details for Spiel
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Spiel

    • YouTube Review for the game "Spiel" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Focus

    All details for the board game Focus and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1981

    More details for Focus
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Dampfross

    All details for the board game Dampfross and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1984

    More details for Dampfross
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Epaminondas

    All details for the board game Epaminondas and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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