All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1997" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช1997 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 1997. But which are really the best games of the 1997 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1997 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 1997 (Game of the Year):
    Mississippi Queen
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 1997 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 1997 (Children's game of the year):
    Leinen los!

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"-1997 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 1997 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 1997 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. Bohnanza

    All details for the board game Bohnanza and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Bohnanza
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. Visionary

    All details for the board game Visionary and similar games
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Dimenticato

    All details for the board game Dimenticato and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Show Manager

    All details for the board game Show Manager and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Mississippi Queen

    All details for the board game Mississippi Queen and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 1997

    More details for Mississippi Queen
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. Expedition

    All details for the board game Expedition and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Expedition
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Expedition

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Expedition" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Expedition" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Expedition" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Expedition" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Leinen los!

    All details for the board game Leinen los! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1997

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    More details for Leinen los!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
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    Video reviews for Leinen los!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Leinen los!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Leinen los!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. Catan Card Game

    All details for the board game Catan Card Game and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. Lรถwenherz

    All details for the board game Lรถwenherz and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Lรถwenherz
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  10. Manitou

    All details for the board game Manitou and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Aztec

    All details for the board game Aztec and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1997

    More details for Aztec
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  12. Comeback

    All details for the board game Comeback and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Husarengolf

    All details for the board game Husarengolf and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1997

    More details for Husarengolf
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old

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