All "Spiel des Jahres๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช 1998" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

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:

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 2022:

This list was last updated on January 12, 2022. 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.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1998

    More details for Chicken Cha Cha Cha
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Through the Desert

    All details for the board game Through the Desert and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Basari

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Basari
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!6โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  4. David & Goliath

    All details for the board game David & Goliath and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Elfenland

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    โญ๏ธ Spiel des Jahres 1998

    More details for Elfenland
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Tigris & Euphrates

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tigris & Euphrates" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Canyon

    All details for the board game Canyon and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Caesar & Cleopatra

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Caesar & Cleopatra
    • 2 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Tonga Bonga

    All details for the board game Tonga Bonga and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. GIPF

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for GIPF
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    ๐Ÿ”ฅ Great price!27โ‚ฌ atAmazon.de
  11. Minister

    All details for the board game Minister and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Tycoon

    All details for the board game Tycoon and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. 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
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

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