The best games from Michael Kiesling 🇩🇪👨 2022

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 2022.

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 27 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 2022

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 2022:

This list was last updated on July 28, 2022. We compared 64 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
    • 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. Azul: Summer Pavilion

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

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Azul: Summer Pavilion
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!32€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Azul: Summer Pavilion

    • YouTube Review for the game "Azul: Summer Pavilion" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Azul: Summer Pavilion" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Linko!

    All details for the board game Linko! and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    🔥 Deal: 51% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Linko!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de
  4. Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

    All details for the board game Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra

    • YouTube Review for the game "Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Miyabi

    All details for the board game Miyabi and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Miyabi

    • YouTube Review for the game "Miyabi" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. 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!
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  7. Savannah Park

    All details for the board game Savannah Park and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Savannah Park
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de
  8. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Adventure Land

    • YouTube Review for the game "Adventure Land" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Haste Worte?

    All details for the board game Haste Worte? and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Kniffel Master

    All details for the board game Kniffel Master and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Vikings

    All details for the board game Vikings and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Vikings
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Vikings

    • YouTube Review for the game "Vikings" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Renature

    All details for the board game Renature and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!32€ atAmazon.de
  14. Sanssouci

    All details for the board game Sanssouci and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Coal Baron

    All details for the board game Coal Baron and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Coal Baron
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Coal Baron

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coal Baron" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. Ghosts of the Moor

    All details for the board game Ghosts of the Moor and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ghosts of the Moor

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ghosts of the Moor" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Verflixxt! kompakt

    All details for the board game Verflixxt! kompakt and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Mexica

    All details for the board game Mexica and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Mexica
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Mexica

    • YouTube Review for the game "Mexica" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  19. Pueblo

    All details for the board game Pueblo and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Pueblo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  21. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!49€ atAmazon.de
  22. Jubako

    All details for the board game Jubako and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. 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
  24. Cuzco

    All details for the board game Cuzco and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Cuzco

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cuzco" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. Der dreizehnte Holzwurm

    All details for the board game Der dreizehnte Holzwurm and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. DOG Cards

    All details for the board game DOG Cards and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Die wandelnden Türme

    All details for the board game Die wandelnden Türme and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Riverboat

    All details for the board game Riverboat and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Riverboat
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  29. Azul: Queen's Garden

    All details for the board game Azul: Queen's Garden and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de
  30. Outback

    All details for the board game Outback and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Outback

    • YouTube Review for the game "Outback" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Outback" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English

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