All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2005" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

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:

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

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 2021:

This list was last updated on February 24, 2021. 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!
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de
  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
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!42€ atAmazon.de
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price14€ atAmazon.de
  4. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Power Grid

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Power Grid" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Power Grid" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Power Grid" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Power Grid" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!10€ atAmazon.de
  6. Wie ich die Welt sehe...

    All details for the board game Wie ich die Welt sehe... and similar games
    • Players2 - 15 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  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
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. 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!
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Tanz der Hornochsen!

    All details for the board game Tanz der Hornochsen! and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Boomtown

    All details for the board game Boomtown and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Boomtown
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime50 - 70 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Around the World in 80 Days

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Around the World in 80 Days" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Around the World in 80 Days" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. 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
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de
  14. 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!
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. 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
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!90€ atAmazon.de
  19. 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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. The Gardens of the Alhambra

    All details for the board game The Gardens of the Alhambra and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  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
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  22. Krabbel-Trabbel

    All details for the board game Krabbel-Trabbel and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Frantic Frogs

    All details for the board game Frantic Frogs and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Ene Mene Muh, gib mir deine Kuh!

    All details for the board game Ene Mene Muh, gib mir deine Kuh! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old

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