All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1988" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช1988 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 1988. But which are really the best games of the 1988 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1988 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 1988 (Game of the Year):
    Barbarossa
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 1988 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 1988 (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"-1988 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 1988 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 1988 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 11 board games for this list and selected the top 9. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. What the Heck?

    All details for the board game What the Heck? and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Barbarossa

    All details for the board game Barbarossa and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Barbarossa
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. Inkognito

    All details for the board game Inkognito and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Inkognito
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Sauerbaum

    All details for the board game Sauerbaum and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Sauerbaum
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Forum Romanum

    All details for the board game Forum Romanum and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Forum Romanum

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Forum Romanum" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Forum Romanum" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. Targui

    All details for the board game Targui and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Targui

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Targui" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Targui" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Janus

    All details for the board game Janus and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. Mississippi

    All details for the board game Mississippi and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. Schoko & Co.

    All details for the board game Schoko & Co. and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

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