All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2012" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2012 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2012. But which are really the best games of the 2012 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2012 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2012 (Game of the Year):
    Kingdom Builder
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    Village
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012 (Children's game of the year):
    Schnappt Hubi!

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"-2012 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 2012 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2012 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 26 board games for this list and selected the top 25. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Las Vegas

    All details for the board game Las Vegas and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Las Vegas
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Las Vegas

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Las Vegas" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Las Vegas" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. Rhino Hero

    All details for the board game Rhino Hero and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Rhino Hero
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  3. Pictomania

    All details for the board game Pictomania and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Pictomania
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Targi

    All details for the board game Targi and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Targi
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Targi

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Targi" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Targi" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. Indigo

    All details for the board game Indigo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Indigo
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!40€ atAmazon.de
  6. Friday

    All details for the board game Friday and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Friday
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. Cheating Moth

    All details for the board game Cheating Moth and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Cheating Moth
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. Schnappt Hubi!

    All details for the board game Schnappt Hubi! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Schnappt Hubi!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Kingdom Builder

    All details for the board game Kingdom Builder and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Kingdom Builder
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. K2

    All details for the board game K2 and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for K2
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de
  11. Dirty Pig

    All details for the board game Dirty Pig and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Dirty Pig
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Eselsbrücke

    All details for the board game Eselsbrücke and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Eselsbrücke
    • Players3 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. Kalimambo

    All details for the board game Kalimambo and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. Village

    All details for the board game Village and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 7.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Village
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Village

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Village" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Village" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  15. CLACK!

    All details for the board game CLACK! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for CLACK!
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Broomsticks and Backflips

    All details for the board game Broomsticks and Backflips and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Broomsticks and Backflips
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Spinnengift und Krötenschleim

    All details for the board game Spinnengift und Krötenschleim and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Spinnengift und Krötenschleim
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Rapa Nui

    All details for the board game Rapa Nui and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Hawaii

    All details for the board game Hawaii and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Hawaii
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!78€ atAmazon.de
  20. Miss Lupun…und das Geheimnis der Zahlen

    All details for the board game Miss Lupun…und das Geheimnis der Zahlen and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Miss Lupun…und das Geheimnis der Zahlen
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!40€ atAmazon.de
  21. Santa Cruz

    All details for the board game Santa Cruz and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 17% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Santa Cruz
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  22. Coraxis & Co.

    All details for the board game Coraxis & Co. and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Ora et Labora

    All details for the board game Ora et Labora and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Ora et Labora
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  24. Die kleinen Drachenritter

    All details for the board game Die kleinen Drachenritter and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Die kleinen Drachenritter
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Flossen hoch!

    All details for the board game Flossen hoch! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Flossen hoch!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old

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