All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1998" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช1998 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 1998. But which are really the best games of the 1998 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1998 Winners:

  • Spiel des Jahres 1998 (Game of the Year):
    Elfenland
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 1998 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 1998 (Children's game of the year):
    Chicken Cha Cha Cha

All other "Spiel des Jahres" years & awards.

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

  • by year
  • the best "Spiel des Jahres" winners of all years together
  • the best "Spiel des Jahres" nominations
  • all "Kennerspiel des Jahres" winners
  • all "Kinderspiel des Jahres" winners

Spiel des Jahres nominations and recommendations are also excellent

In our "Spiel des Jahres"-1998 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 1998 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 1998 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on March 4, 2021. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Chicken Cha Cha Cha

    All details for the board game Chicken Cha Cha Cha and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 4.

    Spiel des Jahres 1998

    More details for Chicken Cha Cha Cha
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!16โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  2. Through the Desert

    All details for the board game Through the Desert and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. Tigris & Euphrates

    All details for the board game Tigris & Euphrates and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tigris & Euphrates
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Tigris & Euphrates

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tigris & Euphrates" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tigris & Euphrates" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. Basari

    All details for the board game Basari and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Basari
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Elfenland

    All details for the board game Elfenland and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 1998

    More details for Elfenland
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!15โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  6. David & Goliath

    All details for the board game David & Goliath and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. GIPF

    All details for the board game GIPF and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for GIPF
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!23โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  8. Caesar & Cleopatra

    All details for the board game Caesar & Cleopatra and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Caesar & Cleopatra
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. Tonga Bonga

    All details for the board game Tonga Bonga and similar games
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Canyon

    All details for the board game Canyon and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Die Macher

    All details for the board game Die Macher and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Die Macher
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime240 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  12. Tycoon

    All details for the board game Tycoon and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  13. Minister

    All details for the board game Minister and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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