All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1981" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช1981 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 1981. But which are really the best games of the 1981 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1981 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 1981 (Game of the Year):
    Focus
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 1981 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 1981 (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"-1981 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 1981 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 1981 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Can't Stop

    All details for the board game Can't Stop and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Enchanted Forest

    All details for the board game Enchanted Forest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1982

    More details for Enchanted Forest
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Focus

    All details for the board game Focus and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1981

    More details for Focus
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Ganoven Jagd

    All details for the board game Ganoven Jagd and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Ombagi

    All details for the board game Ombagi and similar games
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. Quibbix

    All details for the board game Quibbix and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old

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