All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1988" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

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 2022:

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

    All details for the board game Bausack and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Bausack
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. What the Heck?

    All details for the board game What the Heck? and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Barbarossa

    All details for the board game Barbarossa and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Barbarossa
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Inkognito

    All details for the board game Inkognito and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Inkognito
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Sauerbaum

    All details for the board game Sauerbaum and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1988

    More details for Sauerbaum
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Forum Romanum

    All details for the board game Forum Romanum and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Forum Romanum

    • YouTube Review for the game "Forum Romanum" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Targui

    All details for the board game Targui and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Targui

    • YouTube Review for the game "Targui" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Janus

    All details for the board game Janus and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Mississippi

    All details for the board game Mississippi and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Schoko & Co.

    All details for the board game Schoko & Co. and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 180 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Scalino

    All details for the board game Scalino and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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