All "Spiel des JahresšŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ 2006" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2024

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ2006 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2006. But which are really the best games of the 2006 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ 2006 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2006 (Game of the Year):
    Thurn and Taxis
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2006 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006 (Children's game of the year):
    Der schwarze Pirat

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"-2006 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 2006 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2006 games, which you can still buy in 2024:

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 30 board games for this list and selected the top 29. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Hey, That's My Fish!

    All details for the board game Hey, That's My Fish! and similar games

    Embark on a frigid escapade with Hey, That's My Fish! as players compete to secure the most fish using their waddle of penguins. Each turn unfolds a strategic journey as players guide their penguins in a straight line across hex-shaped ice tiles, each adorned with 1, 2, or 3 fish.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Hey, That's My Fish!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Hey, That's My Fish!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Hey, That's My Fish!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Nacht der Magier

    All details for the board game Nacht der Magier and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 5.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Nacht der Magier
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Giro Galoppo

    All details for the board game Giro Galoppo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Giro Galoppo
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Der schwarze Pirat

    All details for the board game Der schwarze Pirat and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ā­ļø Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Der schwarze Pirat
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Thurn and Taxis

    All details for the board game Thurn and Taxis and similar games

    In the strategic world of Thurn & Taxis, players immerse themselves in the bustling realm of Bavaria and its surrounding regions, embarking on a quest to construct post office routes. The game unfolds on a dynamic board depicting a map of cities, with interconnecting roads weaving through various colored regions. Players strategically build postal routes from city to city, navigating the intricate network of roads and collecting bonus points through clever decisions.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 5.

    ā­ļø Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Thurn and Taxis
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Was'n das?

    All details for the board game Was'n das? and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Was'n das?
    • 4 - 9 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Zoff im HĆ¼hnerhof

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Blue Moon City

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    Blue Moon City, a board game designed as a sequel to the two-player game Blue Moon, focuses on the collective effort to rebuild the titular city after its destruction. The game is visually brought to life by Franz Vohwinkel and other fantasy artists, featuring large building tiles that display both the blueprint and the finished structure. Players use cards representing the races of Blue Moon to contribute to the city's reconstruction, earning rewards and ultimately aiming to restore the Crystal of the Obelisk.

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Blue Moon City
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 50 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Hart an der Grenze

    All details for the board game Hart an der Grenze and similar games
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Shadows over Camelot

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    Shadows over Camelot is a unique blend of cooperative and semi-cooperative gameplay set in the legendary world of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. It combines hand-management and deduction, suitable for 3ā€“7 players.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    ā­ļø Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Shadows over Camelot
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Shadows over Camelot

    • YouTube Review for the game "Shadows over Camelot" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Shadows over Camelot" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Roma

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    Roma is a strategic card and dice game set in ancient Rome, amidst a backdrop of political turmoil and power struggles. Players must cleverly use a variety of powerful cards, like the Tower and Praetorian Guard for defense or the Consul and Tribune for more subtle maneuvers, to gain the upper hand. The game is uniquely driven by a combination of card placement and dice rolling. Cards are placed at stations numbered 1-6, and players use dice rolled each turn to activate these stations and utilize the card effects for tactical advantage. These effects can manipulate gameplay, generate money, or grant victory points. The game ends when all victory points in play have been claimed, and the player with the most victory points emerges victorious. Additionally, Roma can be combined with its sequel, Arena: Roma II, for varied gameplay experiences.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Roma
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Roma

    • YouTube Review for the game "Roma" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  12. Ausgerechnet Buxtehude

    All details for the board game Ausgerechnet Buxtehude and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    šŸ”„ Deal: 25% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Ausgerechnet Buxtehude
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    šŸ”„ Great price!17ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  13. Los Mampfos

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Los Mampfos
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Buccaneer

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Buccaneer
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Ramba Samba

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Ramba Samba
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Doktor SchlĆ¼sselbart

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Doktor SchlĆ¼sselbart
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Beetlez

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Cowabunga

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Cowabunga
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Just4Fun

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Just4Fun
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Piratissimo

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Piratissimo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Caylus

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    Caylus is a deeply strategic board game that transports players to the year 1289, where they become master builders tasked with constructing a castle for King Philip the Fair of France and developing the surrounding city.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 6.

    ā­ļø Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Caylus
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  22. Fischmarkt

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ā­ļø Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Fischmarkt
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Aqua Romana

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Aqua Romana
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Die Kullerbande

    All details for the board game Die Kullerbande and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Mesopotamia

    All details for the board game Mesopotamia and similar games

    šŸ”„ Deal: 7% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Mesopotamia
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    šŸ”„ Great price!19ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  26. Timbuktu

    All details for the board game Timbuktu and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  27. Affentheater

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Alarme

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Mit Felix um die Welt

    All details for the board game Mit Felix um die Welt and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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