All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2004" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2004 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2004. But which are really the best games of the 2004 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2004 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2004 (Game of the Year):
    Ticket to Ride
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2004 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004 (Children's game of the year):
    Spooky Stairs

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"-2004 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 2004 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2004 games, which you can still buy in 2022:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 36 board games for this list and selected the top 33. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Ticket to Ride

    All details for the board game Ticket to Ride and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 11.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ticket to Ride
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Ticket to Ride

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ticket to Ride" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Cockroach Poker

    All details for the board game Cockroach Poker and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Cockroach Poker
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Cockroach Poker

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cockroach Poker" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Cockroach Poker" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Ingenious

    All details for the board game Ingenious and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ingenious
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. YINSH

    All details for the board game YINSH and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for YINSH
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!27€ atAmazon.de
  5. Coyote

    All details for the board game Coyote and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Coyote
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Carcassonne: The Castle

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: The Castle and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Carcassonne: The Castle
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: The Castle

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: The Castle" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. San Juan

    All details for the board game San Juan and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for San Juan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for San Juan

    • YouTube Review for the game "San Juan" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "San Juan" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Spooky Stairs

    All details for the board game Spooky Stairs and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Spooky Stairs
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  9. Saint Petersburg

    All details for the board game Saint Petersburg and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Saint Petersburg
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!100€ atAmazon.de
  10. Schatz der Drachen

    All details for the board game Schatz der Drachen and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Schatz der Drachen
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. King Up!

    All details for the board game King Up! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for King Up!
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Können Schweine fliegen?

    All details for the board game Können Schweine fliegen? and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    🔥 Deal: 9% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Können Schweine fliegen?
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!20€ atAmazon.de
  13. Sluff Off!

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

    All details for the board game Froschkönig and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Froschkönig
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Viele Dinge

    All details for the board game Viele Dinge and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Mücke mit Tücke

    All details for the board game Mücke mit Tücke and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Attika

    All details for the board game Attika and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    🔥 Deal: 18% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Attika
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  18. Jumbo & Co

    All details for the board game Jumbo & Co and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Geißlein, versteck dich!

    All details for the board game Geißlein, versteck dich! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Monte Rolla

    All details for the board game Monte Rolla and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Monte Rolla
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Kipp, Kipp, Ahoi!

    All details for the board game Kipp, Kipp, Ahoi! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Da Vinci Code

    All details for the board game Da Vinci Code and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Da Vinci Code
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Dawn Under

    All details for the board game Dawn Under and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Dawn Under
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!100€ atAmazon.de
  24. Somethin' Fishy

    All details for the board game Somethin' Fishy and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Oasis

    All details for the board game Oasis and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India

    All details for the board game Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Sunken City

    All details for the board game Sunken City and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Sunken City
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Mare Polare

    All details for the board game Mare Polare and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Mare Polare
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Tom Tube

    All details for the board game Tom Tube and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Dos Rios

    All details for the board game Dos Rios and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 70 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  31. Wo bist du, heller Mond?

    All details for the board game Wo bist du, heller Mond? and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • Immediately playable
  32. Igel und Floh

    All details for the board game Igel und Floh and similar games
    • 1 - 12 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
  33. Spatzenbande

    All details for the board game Spatzenbande and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 - 30 Minutes
    • 5+ years old

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