The best games from Doris Matthäus 🇩🇪👩 2022

Looking for a really good game from game designer Doris Matthäus 👩? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Doris Matthäus games 2022.

Who is Doris Matthäus anyway?

Doris Matthäus has been designing dice, card & board games since 1989. The game designer is from Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany🇩🇪, was born in 1963 and currently lives in a suburb of Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany🇩🇪.

Matthäus's first game, Esels-Rennen ("Donkey Race"), she developed in 1989 at the age of 26 - so she's been designing games for over 33 years. Famous Matthäus games include Ursuppe, Mü & Mehr, or Frank's Zoo.

Married to a game developer

In 1992 she married the game developer Frank Nestel. With him she published many own games in the self-publishing company "Doris & Frank".

Mainly artwork designer

Doris is one of the top designers in the German board game scene. She has designed the artwork of three games of the year (Carcassonne, El Grande & Elfenland). In one year, she managed to design all four top winners of the German Game Prize "Deutscher Spielepreis 1998" (1st place, 2nd, 3rd and Kinderspielpreis).

Initially fully analog

Until 1995, she had nothing at all to do with computers. All her work was done with real paints on real canvases. Even after that, she designed a lot of artwork in analog and then scanned it.

How good are "Doris Matthäus" games?

There are 1 games by Doris Matthäus in our Top1000 games list, making Matthäus the #273 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Doris Matthäus 2022

In this list we have listed the best board games that Doris Matthäus either designed herself - or was involved in designing.

Unfortunately, not all of Doris Matthäus's games are currently available. In the following list you can find all dice, board & card games by Doris Matthäus that you can buy 2022:

This list was last updated on November 28, 2022. We compared 15 board games for this list and selected the top 11. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Frank's Zoo

    All details for the board game Frank's Zoo and similar games
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  2. Igel Ärgern

    All details for the board game Igel Ärgern and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Tante Tarantel

    All details for the board game Tante Tarantel and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Mü and Lots More

    All details for the board game Mü and Lots More and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Mü & More

    All details for the board game Mü & More and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Mü & More
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 11+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  6. Primordial Soup

    All details for the board game Primordial Soup and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Primordial Soup
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  7. Esels-Rennen

    All details for the board game Esels-Rennen and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Ark

    All details for the board game Ark and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Banana Republic

    All details for the board game Banana Republic and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Urland

    All details for the board game Urland and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Urland
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de
  11. Dicke Kartoffeln

    All details for the board game Dicke Kartoffeln and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

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