All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2018" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2018 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2018. But which are really the best games of the 2018 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"-2018 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 2018 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2018 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on March 4, 2021. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Azul

    All details for the board game Azul and similar games

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 19.

    Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Azul
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Azul

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  2. The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    All details for the board game The Quacks of Quedlinburg and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 9.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for The Quacks of Quedlinburg
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quacks of Quedlinburg" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quacks of Quedlinburg" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure

    All details for the board game Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. That's Pretty Clever!

    All details for the board game That's Pretty Clever! and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for That's Pretty Clever!
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Santorini

    All details for the board game Santorini and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Santorini
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!30€ atAmazon.de
  6. Rhino Hero: Super Battle

    All details for the board game Rhino Hero: Super Battle and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    More details for Rhino Hero: Super Battle
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Rhino Hero: Super Battle

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Rhino Hero: Super Battle" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Rhino Hero: Super Battle" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. 5-Minute Dungeon

    All details for the board game 5-Minute Dungeon and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for 5-Minute Dungeon
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime5 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!17€ atAmazon.de
  8. The Mind

    All details for the board game The Mind and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 9.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for The Mind
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  9. Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

    All details for the board game Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!52€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  10. Memoarrr!

    All details for the board game Memoarrr! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoarrr!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  11. Majesty: For the Realm

    All details for the board game Majesty: For the Realm and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Majesty: For the Realm
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!20€ atAmazon.de
  12. Luxor

    All details for the board game Luxor and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Luxor
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  13. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!24€ atAmazon.de
  14. Dragon's Breath

    All details for the board game Dragon's Breath and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Dragon's Breath
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!12€ atAmazon.de
  15. Facecards

    All details for the board game Facecards and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de
  16. Heaven & Ale

    All details for the board game Heaven & Ale and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Heaven & Ale
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    💸 Too expensive!33€ atAmazon.de
  17. Speed Colors

    All details for the board game Speed Colors and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Speed Colors

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Speed Colors" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Speed Colors" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  18. Dino World

    All details for the board game Dino World and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  19. Shaky Manor

    All details for the board game Shaky Manor and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Shaky Manor
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price15€ atAmazon.de
  20. Pioneers

    All details for the board game Pioneers and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!35€ atAmazon.de
  21. The Legend of the Wendigo

    All details for the board game The Legend of the Wendigo and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Legend of the Wendigo

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Legend of the Wendigo" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Legend of the Wendigo" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  22. Emojito!

    All details for the board game Emojito! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Emojito!
    • Players2 - 14 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Emojito!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Emojito!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Emojito!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  23. Woodlands

    All details for the board game Woodlands and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price19€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Woodlands

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Woodlands" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Woodlands" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Woodlands" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Woodlands" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache

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