All "Spiel des Jahres🇩🇪 2020" game award winners & nominees in comparison 2021

The "Spiel des Jahres" jury has determined the winner for Spiel des Jahres 🇩🇪2020 - they also published the list of nominees for the year of 2020. But which are really the best games of the 2020 vintage? We compared all the winners and nominees and sorted them by quality.

Game of the Year 🇩🇪 2020 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"-2020 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 2020 games

Enclosed you find a comparison of all Spiel des Jahres 2020 games, which you can still buy in 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 25 board games for this list and selected the top 24. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine

    All details for the board game The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine and similar games

    Nominated for 20 awards and won 11.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. Zombie Kidz Evolution

    All details for the board game Zombie Kidz Evolution and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Zombie Kidz Evolution
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Cartographers

    All details for the board game Cartographers and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Cartographers
    • Players1 - 100 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  4. Draftosaurus

    All details for the board game Draftosaurus and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Draftosaurus
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Draftosaurus

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Draftosaurus" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Draftosaurus" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. Pictures

    All details for the board game Pictures and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Pictures
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Pictures

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pictures" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Pictures" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. My City

    All details for the board game My City and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for My City
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!27€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for My City

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "My City" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "My City" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. The King's Dilemma

    All details for the board game The King's Dilemma and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for The King's Dilemma
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!58€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The King's Dilemma

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The King's Dilemma" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The King's Dilemma" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The King's Dilemma" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The King's Dilemma" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  8. Nova Luna

    All details for the board game Nova Luna and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Nova Luna
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Nova Luna

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nova Luna" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nova Luna" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Res Arcana

    All details for the board game Res Arcana and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Res Arcana
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de
  10. Spicy

    All details for the board game Spicy and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Spicy
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Slide Quest

    All details for the board game Slide Quest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Slide Quest
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Hedgehog Roll

    All details for the board game Hedgehog Roll and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Hedgehog Roll
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 25 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Foto Fish

    All details for the board game Foto Fish and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Foto Fish
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  14. Kitchen Rush

    All details for the board game Kitchen Rush and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Kitchen Rush
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!26€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Kitchen Rush

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kitchen Rush" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kitchen Rush" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  15. Little Town

    All details for the board game Little Town and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Little Town
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Colour Brain

    All details for the board game Colour Brain and similar games
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Robots

    All details for the board game Robots and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2020

    More details for Robots
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for Underwater Cities
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime80 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!43€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Underwater Cities

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Underwater Cities" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Underwater Cities" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  19. Paladins of the West Kingdom

    All details for the board game Paladins of the West Kingdom and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Paladins of the West Kingdom
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Paladins of the West Kingdom

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paladins of the West Kingdom" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Paladins of the West Kingdom" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  20. Hans im Glück

    All details for the board game Hans im Glück and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 - 10 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!6€ atAmazon.de
  21. Zoo Run

    All details for the board game Zoo Run and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
  22. Go Slow!

    All details for the board game Go Slow! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
  23. Puzzle-Memo

    All details for the board game Puzzle-Memo and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
  24. Magic School

    All details for the board game Magic School and similar games
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old

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