All "Spiel des JahresšŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ 1999" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2024

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ1999 - 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 šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ 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

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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 2024:

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Chinatown

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    Chinatown is a dynamic negotiation board game where players engage in the strategic acquisition and development of city blocks to establish profitable businesses. It emphasizes trading and deal-making to succeed in a competitive urban landscape.

    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!

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    Mamma Mia! is a delightful card game from designer Uwe Rosenberg, blending strategy and memory skills in a fun pizza-making theme. Players compete to complete pizza orders by strategically playing ingredient cards into a common pool and timing their pizza baking to utilize the available ingredients in the kitchen.

    Nominated for 1 award.

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

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    ā­ļø Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Kayanak
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    šŸ‘ Good price!26ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  4. Money!

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    In Money!, players compete to amass the most significant collection of a single currency type. Developed by renowned designer Reiner Knizia, this card game revolves around strategic bidding and card exchange mechanics. Players bid cards from their hands to acquire 'lots' of cards, with the highest bidder determining the order of selection. The cards feature various currencies from around the world, adding an educational element to the gameplay experience.

    More details for Money!
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Tikal

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    Tikal is a compelling strategy game set in the dense jungles of Central America, where players embark on an expedition to uncover lost temples and hidden treasures. As explorers, players reveal new parts of the jungle board, discovering temples that need to be excavated and treasures that can be collected. The objective is to score points by controlling these temples and treasures. Notably, Tikal is the first game in the renowned Mask Trilogy.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    ā­ļø Spiel des Jahres 1999

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

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    Union Pacific is a strategic train-themed stock market game where players navigate the balance between expanding railway companies and acquiring stock shares. The game revolves around increasing the value of different companies by extending their rail lines and strategically managing your stock portfolio for maximum dividends.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Union Pacific
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Ta YĆ¼

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Kahuna

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    Kahuna is a strategic two-player game set in the South Seas, where players take on the roles of Kahuna ā€“ powerful sorcerers of the Pacific. The game revolves around competing for dominance over an archipelago of twelve small islands.

    More details for Kahuna
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. VerrƤter

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 1999

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

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. El Caballero

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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