All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2018" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2022

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.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2018 Winners

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"-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 2022:

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Azul

    • YouTube Review for the game "Azul" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Quacks of Quedlinburg

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Quacks of Quedlinburg" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Rhino Hero: Super Battle

    • YouTube Review for the game "Rhino Hero: Super Battle" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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!
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Santorini

    All details for the board game Santorini and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 5 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Memoarrr!

    All details for the board game Memoarrr! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoarrr!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  10. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de
  11. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic Legacy: Season 2" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  15. Facecards

    All details for the board game Facecards and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Speed Colors

    All details for the board game Speed Colors and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Speed Colors

    • YouTube Review for the game "Speed Colors" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Dino World

    All details for the board game Dino World and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. 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!
    • 2 - 14 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Emojito!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Emojito!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  20. The Legend of the Wendigo

    All details for the board game The Legend of the Wendigo and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for The Legend of the Wendigo

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Legend of the Wendigo" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  22. Woodlands

    All details for the board game Woodlands and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Woodlands

    • YouTube Review for the game "Woodlands" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Woodlands" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  23. Pioneers

    All details for the board game Pioneers and similar games

    🔥 Deal: 13% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Pioneers
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!35€ atAmazon.de

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