All "Spiel des JahresšŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ 2011" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2024

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ2011 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2011. But which are really the best games of the 2011 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ 2011 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2011 (Game of the Year):
    Qwirkle
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    7 Wonders
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011 (Children's game of the year):
    Da ist der Wurm drin

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"-2011 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 2011 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2011 games, which you can still buy in 2024:

This list was last updated on March 31, 2024. We compared 31 board games for this list and selected the top 28. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Skull

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    Embark on a journey of bluffing and suspense with Skull & Roses. This game is the epitome of strategic cunning, where every move unfolds in the minds of the players. Each participant starts by placing a face-down card, gradually revealing them one by one. The thrill escalates as players confidently claim the ability to uncover cards adorned only with roses. But beware, as opponents can challenge and bid to reveal even more cards. The highest bidder must then courageously unveil the specified number, hoping for a bed of roses and not the dreaded skull. Successfully navigating this bluffing showdown requires a poker face and unwavering eye contact, with victory hinging on two successful challenges.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Skull
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Skull

    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. 7 Wonders

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    In 7 Wonders, you step into the role of a leader of one of the seven great cities of the Ancient World. Your objective is to gather resources, establish commercial routes, and assert your military might. The game is not just about managing resources but also about building an architectural wonder that will stand the test of time.

    Nominated for 33 awards and won 19.

    ā­ļø Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for 7 Wonders
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. The Castles of Burgundy

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    The Castles of Burgundy is set in the medieval Burgundy region of France, where players assume the roles of aristocrats seeking to expand their princedoms. The game revolves around building settlements, constructing castles, engaging in river trade, mining for silver, and utilizing travelers' knowledge.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Castles of Burgundy
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Castles of Burgundy

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Castles of Burgundy" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Ghost Blitz

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    Ghost Blitz is a fast-paced and exciting game that tests your reflexes and ability to recognize shapes and colors. The game revolves around Balduin, the house ghost, who has accidentally created a set of puzzling photographs with his enchanted camera, leading to a spirited game of quick thinking and fast grabbing.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Ghost Blitz
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    šŸ”„ Great price!10ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  5. Qwirkle

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    The abstract game of Qwirkle unfolds with 108 wooden blocks, each featuring six different shapes in six distinct colors. Unlike traditional board games, there is no designated board; players utilize any available flat surface.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 2.

    ā­ļø Spiel des Jahres 2011

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Qwirkle
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. Freeze

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    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Forbidden Island

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    Forbidden Island is a visually captivating cooperative board game that sets itself apart from traditional competitive games. In this thrilling adventure, players must join forces and collaborate to achieve victory instead of competing against each other. The goal is clear: work together as a team to secure a win.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 5.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Forbidden Island
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Forbidden Island

    • YouTube Review for the game "Forbidden Island" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Da ist der Wurm drin

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    ā­ļø Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Safranito

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Das groƟe Kullern

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Das groƟe Kullern
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Zicke Zacke

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    šŸ‘ Good price!7ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  12. Blockers!

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Blockers!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Magician's Kitchen

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 25 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Kissenschlacht

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Pelican Cove

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    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Pelican Cove
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. 1000 and One Treasures

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ā­ļø Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Monster Trap

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    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Asara

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    In Asara, players immerse themselves in a competitive world of architectural magnificence, aiming to become the most renowned builder by erecting the tallest and most beautifully adorned towers. This strategic game unfolds over four rounds, symbolizing four years, during which builders must cleverly gather and assemble tower pieces to construct their masterpieces. The game mechanics revolve around a strategic use of a hand of colored cards, which players use to claim action spaces on the board. These spaces provide essential resources, such as tower pieces and funds, or opportunities to build and enhance your towers.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Asara
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    šŸ”„ Great price!40ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  19. Mondo

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    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Lancaster

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    In the year 1413, England is under the rule of the ambitious King Henry V of Lancaster. His grand vision includes the unification of England and the conquest of the coveted French crown. In the midst of this pivotal period, noble families vie for influence and power. Lancaster, a strategic board game from the designer of Glen More, invites players to step into the shoes of these aristocratic families. Who among them will prove to be the most loyal supporter of the young king and rise as the most influential Lord of their time?

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Lancaster
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. Strasbourg

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Strasbourg
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Luna

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    Luna: In the Domain of the Moon Priestess is a captivating tactical board game that immerses players in a struggle for influence and power in the domain of the Moon Priestess.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Luna
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    šŸ”„ Great price!136ā‚¬ atAmazon.de*
  23. Sun, Sea & Sand

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  24. Grimaffen

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Grimaffen
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Magors Lesezauber

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Pappsatt

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Pappsatt
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Flucht vor dem T-Rex

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
  28. Banana Jump

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ā­ļø Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Banana Jump
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old

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