The best games from Michael Kiesling 🇩🇪👨 2021

Looking for a really good game from game designer Michael Kiesling 👨? Then we have just the thing: the list with the best Michael Kiesling games 2021.

Who is Michael Kiesling anyway?

Michael Kiesling has been designing dice, card & board games since 1995. The game designer hails from Bremen, Germany🇩🇪, was born in 1957 and currently lives in Bremen, Germany🇩🇪.

Kiesling's first game "Familie Mogelei" he developed in 1995 at the age of 38 - so he has been designing games for over 26 years. Famous Kiesling games are for example Azul, Tikal & Torres.

Actually a software developer

Kiesling worked at Deutsche Telekom for eleven years. In 1986, he began studying electrical and automation engineering in Bremen on the second educational path. In 1989, he graduated with a degree in engineering. Mainly he works as a software developer.

Own game publishing house is closed again after a few weeks in 1995

He founded the game publishing house "1 × 1 Games" in 1995, but had to close it after only a few weeks.

Mainly known through cooperation with Wolfgang Kramer

In the board game world, Kiesling is known and recognized mainly through his cooperation with his friend Wolfgang Kramer. He has developed most of the games together with Kramer since 1995. However, this cooperation happens almost exclusively by telephone and e-mail. Small anecdote: The two game designers saw each other only once at the Game Fair in Essen 1997 and had never played a game together at the same table until then.

How good are "Michael Kiesling" games?

There are 14 games by Michael Kiesling in our Top1000 games list, making Kiesling the #8 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

More information about Kiesling

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List of best games by Michael Kiesling 2021

In this list we have listed the best board games that Michael Kiesling either designed himself - or was involved in designing.

Unfortunately, not all of Michael Kiesling's games are currently available. In the following list you can find all dice, board & card games by Michael Kiesling that you can buy 2021:

This list was last updated on June 22, 2021. We compared 52 board games for this list and selected the top 30. 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. Azul: Summer Pavilion

    All details for the board game Azul: Summer Pavilion and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Azul: Summer Pavilion
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Azul: Summer Pavilion

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul: Summer Pavilion" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul: Summer Pavilion" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul: Summer Pavilion" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul: Summer Pavilion" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. Linko!

    All details for the board game Linko! and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    More details for Linko!
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

    All details for the board game Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. That's Life!

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

    Nominated for 8 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for That's Life!
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!16€ atAmazon.de
  6. Miyabi

    All details for the board game Miyabi and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Miyabi

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Miyabi" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Miyabi" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Adventure Land

    All details for the board game Adventure Land and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Adventure Land
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Adventure Land

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Adventure Land" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Adventure Land" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. Haste Worte?

    All details for the board game Haste Worte? and similar games
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Kniffel Master

    All details for the board game Kniffel Master and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Renature

    All details for the board game Renature and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 17% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Renature
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  11. Vikings

    All details for the board game Vikings and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Vikings
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Vikings

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Vikings" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Vikings" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  12. Tikal

    All details for the board game Tikal and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Tikal
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!33€ atAmazon.de
  13. Sanssouci

    All details for the board game Sanssouci and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!90€ atAmazon.de
  14. Jubako

    All details for the board game Jubako and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!17€ atAmazon.de
  15. Mexica

    All details for the board game Mexica and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Mexica
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Mexica

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mexica" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Mexica" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  16. The Palaces of Carrara

    All details for the board game The Palaces of Carrara and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for The Palaces of Carrara
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!40€ atAmazon.de
  17. Asara

    All details for the board game Asara and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Asara
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Pueblo

    All details for the board game Pueblo and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Pueblo
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  19. Cuzco

    All details for the board game Cuzco and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Cuzco

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cuzco" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cuzco" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  20. 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
    👍 Good price!31€ atAmazon.de
  21. Der dreizehnte Holzwurm

    All details for the board game Der dreizehnte Holzwurm and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Riverboat

    All details for the board game Riverboat and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Riverboat
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  23. Torres

    All details for the board game Torres and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Torres
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Torres

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Torres" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Torres" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  24. Outback

    All details for the board game Outback and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!17€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Outback

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Outback" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Outback" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Outback" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Outback" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  25. Paris

    All details for the board game Paris and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de
  26. DOG Cards

    All details for the board game DOG Cards and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Coal Baron: The Great Card Game

    All details for the board game Coal Baron: The Great Card Game and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime50 - 80 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de
  28. Einauge sei wachsam!

    All details for the board game Einauge sei wachsam! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Einauge sei wachsam!
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!18€ atAmazon.de
  29. Okavango

    All details for the board game Okavango and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Porta Nigra

    All details for the board game Porta Nigra and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!41€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Porta Nigra

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Porta Nigra" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Porta Nigra" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache

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