All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2002" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2002 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2002. But which are really the best games of the 2002 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2002 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2002 (Game of the Year):
    Villa Paletti
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2002 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2002 (Children's game of the year):
    The Ladybug's Costume Party

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"-2002 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 2002 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2002 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 19 board games for this list and selected the top 17. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. TransAmerica

    All details for the board game TransAmerica and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for TransAmerica
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!46€ atAmazon.de
  2. Villa Paletti

    All details for the board game Villa Paletti and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for Villa Paletti
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de
  3. Puerto Rico

    All details for the board game Puerto Rico and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 7.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for Puerto Rico
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  4. The Ladybug's Costume Party

    All details for the board game The Ladybug's Costume Party and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for The Ladybug's Costume Party
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de
  5. Strong Stuff!

    All details for the board game Strong Stuff! and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for Strong Stuff!
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Strong Stuff!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Strong Stuff!" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Strong Stuff!" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Strong Stuff!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Strong Stuff!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. Kupferkessel Co.

    All details for the board game Kupferkessel Co. and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Kupferkessel Co.
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. The Bucket King

    All details for the board game The Bucket King and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for The Bucket King
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. DVONN

    All details for the board game DVONN and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for DVONN
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  9. Atlantic Star

    All details for the board game Atlantic Star and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. Highly Suspect

    All details for the board game Highly Suspect and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2002

    More details for Highly Suspect
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. Funny Bunny

    All details for the board game Funny Bunny and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Funny Bunny
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Pizarro & Co.

    All details for the board game Pizarro & Co. and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Pizarro & Co.
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pizarro & Co.

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pizarro & Co." von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pizarro & Co." von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  13. Dschunke

    All details for the board game Dschunke and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Dschunke
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  14. Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten – Das Kartenspiel

    All details for the board game Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten – Das Kartenspiel and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. San Gimignano

    All details for the board game San Gimignano and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Krokodil unterm Bett

    All details for the board game Krokodil unterm Bett and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age3+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Schnapp zu!

    All details for the board game Schnapp zu! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old

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