All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2004" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

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:

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  • the best "Spiel des Jahres" winners of all years together
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  • all "Kennerspiel des Jahres" winners
  • all "Kinderspiel des Jahres" winners

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 2021:

This list was last updated on February 24, 2021. We compared 35 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 16 awards and won 10.

    Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ticket to Ride
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Ticket to Ride

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ticket to Ride" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ticket to Ride" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. YINSH

    All details for the board game YINSH and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for YINSH
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!26€ atAmazon.de
  3. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Cockroach Poker

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cockroach Poker" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cockroach Poker" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cockroach Poker" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cockroach Poker" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!27€ atAmazon.de
  5. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for San Juan

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "San Juan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "San Juan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "San Juan" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "San Juan" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: The Castle

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne: The Castle" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Carcassonne: The Castle" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  7. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!90€ atAmazon.de
  8. Coyote

    All details for the board game Coyote and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Coyote
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Spooky Stairs

    All details for the board game Spooky Stairs and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 5.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Spooky Stairs
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Sluff Off!

    All details for the board game Sluff Off! and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Attika

    All details for the board game Attika and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Attika
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!49€ atAmazon.de
  13. King Up!

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

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for King Up!
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. 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

    More details for Können Schweine fliegen?
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  15. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Mücke mit Tücke

    All details for the board game Mücke mit Tücke and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Viele Dinge

    All details for the board game Viele Dinge and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age3+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!115€ atAmazon.de
  19. Oasis

    All details for the board game Oasis and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Jumbo & Co

    All details for the board game Jumbo & Co and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!8€ atAmazon.de
  21. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  22. Geißlein, versteck dich!

    All details for the board game Geißlein, versteck dich! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Coda

    All details for the board game Coda and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Coda
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Kipp, Kipp, Ahoi!

    All details for the board game Kipp, Kipp, Ahoi! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. Somethin' Fishy

    All details for the board game Somethin' Fishy and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price13€ atAmazon.de
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  28. Dos Rios

    All details for the board game Dos Rios and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime70 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  29. Tom Tube

    All details for the board game Tom Tube and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  31. Wo bist du, heller Mond?

    All details for the board game Wo bist du, heller Mond? and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  32. Igel und Floh

    All details for the board game Igel und Floh and similar games
    • Players1 - 12 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
  33. Spatzenbande

    All details for the board game Spatzenbande and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 - 30 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old

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