All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2005" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2005 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2005. But which are really the best games of the 2005 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2005 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2005 (Game of the Year):
    Niagara
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2005 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005 (Children's game of the year):
    Das Kleine Gespenst

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"-2005 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 2005 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2005 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. No Thanks!

    All details for the board game No Thanks! and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for No Thanks!
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Diamant

    All details for the board game Diamant and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Diamant
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Animal Upon Animal

    All details for the board game Animal Upon Animal and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Animal Upon Animal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  4. Ribbit

    All details for the board game Ribbit and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Ribbit
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  5. Wie ich die Welt sehe...

    All details for the board game Wie ich die Welt sehe... and similar games
    • 2 - 15 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. That's Life!

    All details for the board game That's Life! and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for That's Life!
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Jambo

    All details for the board game Jambo and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Jambo
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Power Grid

    All details for the board game Power Grid and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    More details for Power Grid
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Power Grid

    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Power Grid" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Schildi Schildkröte

    All details for the board game Schildi Schildkröte and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Schildi Schildkröte
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Snorta!

    All details for the board game Snorta! and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Snorta!
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Tanz der Hornochsen!

    All details for the board game Tanz der Hornochsen! and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Piranha Pedro

    All details for the board game Piranha Pedro and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Piranha Pedro
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Boomtown

    All details for the board game Boomtown and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Boomtown
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Around the World in 80 Days

    All details for the board game Around the World in 80 Days and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Around the World in 80 Days
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 50 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Around the World in 80 Days

    • YouTube Review for the game "Around the World in 80 Days" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. Mago Magino

    All details for the board game Mago Magino and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Mago Magino
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Niagara

    All details for the board game Niagara and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Niagara
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de
  17. Daddy Cool

    All details for the board game Daddy Cool and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Daddy Cool
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Das Kleine Gespenst

    All details for the board game Das Kleine Gespenst and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Das Kleine Gespenst
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Himalaya

    All details for the board game Himalaya and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Himalaya
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. The Gardens of the Alhambra

    All details for the board game The Gardens of the Alhambra and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Up And Down

    All details for the board game Up And Down and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Up And Down
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Krabbel-Trabbel

    All details for the board game Krabbel-Trabbel and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Frantic Frogs

    All details for the board game Frantic Frogs and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Ene Mene Muh, gib mir deine Kuh!

    All details for the board game Ene Mene Muh, gib mir deine Kuh! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old

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