All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2008" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2008 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2008. But which are really the best games of the 2008 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2008 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2008 (Game of the Year):
    Keltis
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2008 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    (exists only since 2011)
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008 (Children's game of the year):
    Whoowasit?

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"-2008 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 2008 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2008 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 28 board games for this list and selected the top 19. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Jamaica

    All details for the board game Jamaica and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Jamaica
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. Stone Age

    All details for the board game Stone Age and similar games

    Nominated for 22 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Stone Age
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Stone Age

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Stone Age" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Stone Age" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. Galaxy Trucker

    All details for the board game Galaxy Trucker and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Galaxy Trucker
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Linq

    All details for the board game Linq and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Linq
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Witch's Brew

    All details for the board game Witch's Brew and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Witch's Brew
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. TZAAR

    All details for the board game TZAAR and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for TZAAR
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Whoowasit?

    All details for the board game Whoowasit? and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Whoowasit?
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!35€ atAmazon.de
  8. Cockroach Salad

    All details for the board game Cockroach Salad and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Cockroach Salad
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Cockroach Salad

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cockroach Salad" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cockroach Salad" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Didi Dotter

    All details for the board game Didi Dotter and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    🔥 Deal: 7% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Didi Dotter
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!37€ atAmazon.de
  10. Ghost Hunters

    All details for the board game Ghost Hunters and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Ghost Hunters
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  11. Agricola

    All details for the board game Agricola and similar games

    Nominated for 25 awards and won 14.

    Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Agricola
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  12. The Hanging Gardens

    All details for the board game The Hanging Gardens and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Alles Tomate!

    All details for the board game Alles Tomate! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Alles Tomate!
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. Wild Vikings

    All details for the board game Wild Vikings and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Wild Vikings
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Wild Vikings

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wild Vikings" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wild Vikings" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wild Vikings" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wild Vikings" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  15. Lascaux

    All details for the board game Lascaux and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  16. In the Year of the Dragon

    All details for the board game In the Year of the Dragon and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime75 - 100 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  17. Blox

    All details for the board game Blox and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Blox
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Capt'n Sharky: Abenteuer auf der Schatzinsel

    All details for the board game Capt'n Sharky: Abenteuer auf der Schatzinsel and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Capt'n Sharky: Abenteuer auf der Schatzinsel
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Pino Sortino

    All details for the board game Pino Sortino and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 15 Minutes
    • Age3+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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