The best games from Michael Schacht 👨 2021

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

Who is Michael Schacht anyway?

Michael Schacht has been designing dice, card & board games since 1992. The game designer hails from Wiesbaden, Hessen, Deutschland🇩🇪, was born in 1964 and currently lives in Frankfurt, Hessen, Deutschland.

Schacht's first game "Taxi" he developed in 1992 at the age of 28 - so he has been designing games for over 29 years, since 2005 full-time. Famous Schacht games are for example Coloretto, Zooloretto & Hansa. He now has over 200 game publications with various publishers.

15 years with advertising agencies

Schacht studied graphic design at the FH Darmstadt. For about 15 years he worked as an art director in various advertising agencies. Among others, he designed for Heinz, Coca-Cola and Kellogg's. In 2005 he left the industry and became one of the few full-time board game designers in Germany.

Board game design competition

Game development began for him with a submission to a board game design competition. His first publication was then in 1992 the game "Taxi" in the magazine "Spielerei". His biggest success to date was his 2007 game Zooloretto, which was named Spiel des Jahres in Germany.

How good are "Michael Schacht" games?

There are 5 games by Michael Schacht in our Top1000 games list, making Schacht the #51 best game author out of a total of 708 authors in our database.

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List of best games by Michael Schacht 2021

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

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

This list was last updated on February 24, 2021. We compared 98 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Coloretto

    All details for the board game Coloretto and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Coloretto
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de
  2. Spirits of the Forest

    All details for the board game Spirits of the Forest and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Spirits of the Forest

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Spirits of the Forest" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Spirits of the Forest" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Spirits of the Forest" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Spirits of the Forest" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  3. Zooloretto

    All details for the board game Zooloretto and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    Spiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Zooloretto
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!22€ atAmazon.de
  4. Web of Power

    All details for the board game Web of Power and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Web of Power
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime50 - 60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Smile

    All details for the board game Smile and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Iwari

    All details for the board game Iwari and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  7. Das Vermächtnis des Maharaja

    All details for the board game Das Vermächtnis des Maharaja and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!10€ atAmazon.de
  8. Zooloretto Junior

    All details for the board game Zooloretto Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  9. Aquaretto

    All details for the board game Aquaretto and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Aquaretto
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  10. China

    All details for the board game China and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for China

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "China" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "China" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  11. Zooloretto: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Zooloretto: The Dice Game and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Zooloretto: The Dice Game
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  12. Shanghaien

    All details for the board game Shanghaien and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Shanghaien
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!18€ atAmazon.de
  13. Drive

    All details for the board game Drive and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Drive
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Drive

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Drive" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Drive" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. Hansa

    All details for the board game Hansa and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Hansa
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!23€ atAmazon.de
  15. Lucky Numbers

    All details for the board game Lucky Numbers and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!90€ atAmazon.de
  16. Call to Glory

    All details for the board game Call to Glory and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Mondo

    All details for the board game Mondo and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Mondo
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Africana

    All details for the board game Africana and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Africana
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price31€ atAmazon.de
  19. Patrician

    All details for the board game Patrician and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Patrician
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime50 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Han

    All details for the board game Han and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price22€ atAmazon.de
  21. Rat Hot

    All details for the board game Rat Hot and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Rat Hot
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Chef Alfredo

    All details for the board game Chef Alfredo and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Mogul

    All details for the board game Mogul and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  24. Valdora

    All details for the board game Valdora and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Valdora
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    💸 Too expensive!31€ atAmazon.de
  25. Scotland Yard Junior

    All details for the board game Scotland Yard Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. Gold!

    All details for the board game Gold! and similar games
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!19€ atAmazon.de
  27. Richelieu

    All details for the board game Richelieu and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  28. Lucky Sock Dip: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Lucky Sock Dip: The Card Game and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  29. Quietville

    All details for the board game Quietville and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Quietville
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  30. Scotland Yard Master

    All details for the board game Scotland Yard Master and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!39€ atAmazon.de

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