All "Spiel des JahresđŸ‡©đŸ‡Ș 2013" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2024

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres đŸ‡©đŸ‡Ș2013 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2013. But which are really the best games of the 2013 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year đŸ‡©đŸ‡Ș 2013 Winners

  • Spiel des Jahres 2013 (Game of the Year):
    Hanabi
  • Kennerspiel des Jahres 2013 (Connoisseur's game of the year):
    Legends of Andor
  • Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013 (Children's game of the year):
    The Enchanted Tower

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"-2013 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 2013 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2013 games, which you can still buy in 2024:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 30 board games for this list and selected the top 28. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Qwixx

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    Qwixx is a fast-paced and engaging dice game that involves all players actively, regardless of whose turn it is. It combines simple mechanics with a need for strategic decision-making, making it a fun and interactive game for all involved.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    ⭐ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Qwixx
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Escape: The Curse of the Temple

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    Escape: The Curse of the Temple is a cooperative, real-time board game that offers an exhilarating and unique gaming experience. The game's theme centers around players working together to escape a cursed temple before it collapses.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 1.

    More details for Escape: The Curse of the Temple
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Escape: The Curse of the Temple

    • YouTube Review for the game "Escape: The Curse of the Temple" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Hanabi

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    Hanabi, named after the Japanese word for "fireworks," invites players to collaboratively create the perfect fireworks display. In this cooperative game, the goal is to arrange cards on the table in the correct order to achieve a stunning pyrotechnic spectacle. However, there's a catch - players must hold their cards so that they are visible only to their teammates. To succeed, you'll need to provide hints to your fellow players about the numbers and colors of their cards, working together to avoid mistakes and complete the fireworks show before running out of cards.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐ Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Hanabi
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Riff Raff

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Riff Raff
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
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  5. La Boca

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    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for La Boca
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. The Enchanted Tower

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    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 25 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. Rise of Augustus

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    Rise of Augustus (also known simply as Augustus) is a tactical board game where players take on the role of powerful leaders during the era of Augustus Caesar, competing to complete various objectives for power and victory points. The game combines elements of strategic planning and luck, with a unique mechanism involving the drawing of symbols and the placement of legionnaire meeples.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    ⭐ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Rise of Augustus
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Rise of Augustus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rise of Augustus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Libertalia

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    In Libertalia, players delve into a world of piracy, vying to become the most cunning pirate of all. This game is about outsmarting your rivals through strategic use of crew member cards and seizing the opportunity to thwart their plans.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Libertalia
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Libertalia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Libertalia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Bruges

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    Bruges is a strategic board game set in the bustling 15th-century city of Bruges, known for its thriving culture and commerce. The game revolves around the theme of merchant competition and maintaining influence in this wealthy Belgian Hanseatic city.

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Bruges
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Rondo

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Rondo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Bugs in the Kitchen

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    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    ⭐ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  12. Linus, der kleine Magier

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Gold am Orinoko

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Yay!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Yay!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Mixtour

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Mixtour
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Divinare

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Baobab

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Baobab
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Catan Junior Madagascar

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar

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    Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar is a unique board game that introduces a dynamic worker placement mechanism set against the backdrop of the ancient Mayan civilization.

    Nominated for 20 awards and won 9.

    More details for Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  20. Hand aufs Herz

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    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Terra Mystica

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    Welcome to the diverse and captivating land of Terra Mystica, where 14 distinct peoples inhabit seven unique landscapes. In this strategic board game, each group is intrinsically tied to its own home environment, and to expand and flourish, they must transform neighboring terrains into their native habitats, all while competing against rival factions.

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 13.

    More details for Terra Mystica
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*

    Video reviews for Terra Mystica

    • YouTube Review for the game "Terra Mystica" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  22. Star Wars: Battle of Hoth

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. The Palaces of Carrara

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    The Palaces of Carrara takes players to the renowned marble-producing region of Italy, where they compete to acquire marble at the best prices and use it to construct buildings. The game's strategic depth lies in balancing the cost of marble with its potential value in building construction. Players must be savvy in their purchases, as any decrease in marble prices can also benefit their opponents. The decision of when to buy marble becomes crucial, especially when considering the fluctuating values of buildings in the town. The Palaces of Carrara includes two levels of play – beginner and advanced – making it accessible to new players while offering depth for experienced gamers. Wolfgang Kramer, the co-designer, emphasizes the importance of starting with the beginner version to fully grasp the game's mechanics and how they interact.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for The Palaces of Carrara
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  24. Legends of Andor

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    Legends of Andor is a cooperative adventure board game that immerses two to four players in the role of heroes defending a fantasy realm. Designed with a strong narrative focus, the game challenges players to balance strategic decision-making with immersive storytelling.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 7.

    ⭐ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Legends of Andor
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  25. Connect the Thoughts

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Bim Bamm!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Bim Bamm!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!Check for best price now atAmazon*
  27. Mucca Pazza

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    ⭐ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Mucca Pazza
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Pingi Pongo

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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