All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2017" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2017 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2017. But which are really the best games of the 2017 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

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Spiel des Jahres nominations and recommendations are also excellent

In our "Spiel des Jahres"-2017 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 2017 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2017 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on February 27, 2021. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. KLASK

    All details for the board game KLASK and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for KLASK
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Kingdomino

    All details for the board game Kingdomino and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Kingdomino
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!12€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Kingdomino

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kingdomino" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kingdomino" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. Terraforming Mars

    All details for the board game Terraforming Mars and similar games

    Nominated for 26 awards and won 13.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Terraforming Mars
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Terraforming Mars

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Terraforming Mars" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Terraforming Mars" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  4. The Quest for El Dorado

    All details for the board game The Quest for El Dorado and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for The Quest for El Dorado
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for The Quest for El Dorado

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. Outfoxed!

    All details for the board game Outfoxed! and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Outfoxed!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Captain Sonar

    All details for the board game Captain Sonar and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Captain Sonar
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price32€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Captain Sonar

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Raiders of the North Sea

    All details for the board game Raiders of the North Sea and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Raiders of the North Sea
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 80 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  8. ICECOOL

    All details for the board game ICECOOL and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for ICECOOL
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for ICECOOL

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "ICECOOL" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "ICECOOL" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Great Western Trail

    All details for the board game Great Western Trail and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for Great Western Trail
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    😕 Questionable price37€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. Tempel des Schreckens

    All details for the board game Tempel des Schreckens and similar games
    • Players3 - 10 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Tempel des Schreckens

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tempel des Schreckens" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tempel des Schreckens" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  11. The Grizzled

    All details for the board game The Grizzled and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Grizzled
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!20€ atAmazon.de
  12. Magic Maze

    All details for the board game Magic Maze and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Magic Maze
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Magic Maze

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  13. Fabled Fruit

    All details for the board game Fabled Fruit and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Fabled Fruit
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Fabled Fruit

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fabled Fruit" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fabled Fruit" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. Word Slam

    All details for the board game Word Slam and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    More details for Word Slam
    • Players3 - 99 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Word Slam

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Word Slam" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Word Slam" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  15. Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin

    All details for the board game Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    😕 Questionable price13€ atAmazon.de
  16. Wizardry to the Power of Three

    All details for the board game Wizardry to the Power of Three and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Wizardry to the Power of Three

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wizardry to the Power of Three" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wizardry to the Power of Three" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  17. Do De Li Do

    All details for the board game Do De Li Do and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 11% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Do De Li Do
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!7€ atAmazon.de
  18. Sleeping Queens

    All details for the board game Sleeping Queens and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sleeping Queens
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Déjà Vu

    All details for the board game Déjà Vu and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Déjà Vu
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  20. Shiftago

    All details for the board game Shiftago and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Shiftago
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime1 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab

    All details for the board game Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  22. Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh's Tomb

    All details for the board game Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh's Tomb and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh's Tomb
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  23. Lagoonies

    All details for the board game Lagoonies and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!76€ atAmazon.de
  24. Captain Silver

    All details for the board game Captain Silver and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Captain Silver
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Captain Silver

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Silver" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Silver" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  25. Kullerhexe

    All details for the board game Kullerhexe and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Kullerhexe
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Kullerhexe

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kullerhexe" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kullerhexe" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  26. The Big Book of Madness

    All details for the board game The Big Book of Madness and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  27. Little Bird, Big Hunger

    All details for the board game Little Bird, Big Hunger and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 15 Minutes
    • Age3+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!6€ atAmazon.de
  28. The Mysterious Forest

    All details for the board game The Mysterious Forest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for The Mysterious Forest
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 25 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price23€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Mysterious Forest

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Mysterious Forest" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Mysterious Forest" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  29. Chickyboom

    All details for the board game Chickyboom and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Chickyboom
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!25€ atAmazon.de

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