All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 1999" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪1999 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 1999. But which are really the best games of the 1999 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 1999 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 1999 (Game of the Year):
    Tikal
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 1999 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 1999 (Children's game of the year):
    Kayanak

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"-1999 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 1999 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 1999 games, which you can still buy in 2022:

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

    All details for the board game Chinatown and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Chinatown
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Chinatown

    • YouTube Review for the game "Chinatown" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Mamma Mia!

    All details for the board game Mamma Mia! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Mamma Mia!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Kayanak

    All details for the board game Kayanak and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Kayanak
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Money!

    All details for the board game Money! and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Tikal

    All details for the board game Tikal and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Tikal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Union Pacific

    All details for the board game Union Pacific and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Union Pacific
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Ta Yü

    All details for the board game Ta Yü and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Kahuna

    All details for the board game Kahuna and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Verräter

    All details for the board game Verräter and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Verräter
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Giganten

    All details for the board game Giganten and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Giganten
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Kontor

    All details for the board game Kontor and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. El Caballero

    All details for the board game El Caballero and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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