All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2002" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

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 2022:

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. 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

    🔥 Deal: 8% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for TransAmerica
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!44€ atAmazon.de
  2. Blokus

    All details for the board game Blokus and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 4.

    More details for Blokus
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de
  3. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de
  4. 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
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  5. 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
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. 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!
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Strong Stuff!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Strong Stuff!" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Strong Stuff!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Kupferkessel Co.

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

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Kupferkessel Co.
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. 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
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. DVONN

    All details for the board game DVONN and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for DVONN
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Atlantic Star

    All details for the board game Atlantic Star and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. Cuckoo Zoo

    All details for the board game Cuckoo Zoo and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cuckoo Zoo
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Pizarro & Co.

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

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Pizarro & Co.
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Pizarro & Co.

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pizarro & Co." by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. Dschunke

    All details for the board game Dschunke and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Dschunke
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  16. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. San Gimignano

    All details for the board game San Gimignano and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Krokodil unterm Bett

    All details for the board game Krokodil unterm Bett and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Schnapp zu!

    All details for the board game Schnapp zu! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old

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