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.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2017 Winners

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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 October 20, 2021. We compared 29 board games for this list and selected the top 26. 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
    • 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!42€ atAmazon.de
  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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Kingdomino

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kingdomino" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for The Quest for El Dorado

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Quest for El Dorado" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. Outfoxed!

    All details for the board game Outfoxed! and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Outfoxed!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for ICECOOL

    • YouTube Review for the game "ICECOOL" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. 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
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Terraforming Mars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Terraforming Mars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Tempel des Schreckens

    All details for the board game Tempel des Schreckens and similar games
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Tempel des Schreckens

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tempel des Schreckens" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. 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
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Captain Sonar

    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Sonar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Sonar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. 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
    • 3 - 99 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Word Slam

    • YouTube Review for the game "Word Slam" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Fabled Fruit

    All details for the board game Fabled Fruit and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Fabled Fruit
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Fabled Fruit

    • YouTube Review for the game "Fabled Fruit" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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
    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Magic Maze

    • YouTube Review for the game "Magic Maze" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Magic Maze" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Wizardry to the Power of Three

    All details for the board game Wizardry to the Power of Three and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!16€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Wizardry to the Power of Three

    • YouTube Review for the game "Wizardry to the Power of Three" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. Do De Li Do

    All details for the board game Do De Li Do and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  17. 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
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Déjà Vu

    All details for the board game Déjà Vu and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Déjà Vu
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  20. Lagoonies

    All details for the board game Lagoonies and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 40% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Lagoonies
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!45€ atAmazon.de
  21. Little Bird, Big Hunger

    All details for the board game Little Bird, Big Hunger and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. 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
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  23. Kullerhexe

    All details for the board game Kullerhexe and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Kullerhexe
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Kullerhexe

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kullerhexe" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!24€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Captain Silver

    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Silver" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 25 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Mysterious Forest

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Mysterious Forest" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  26. 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
    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de

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