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 October 20, 2021. We compared 83 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Spirits of the Forest

    All details for the board game Spirits of the Forest and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Spirits of the Forest

    • YouTube Review for the game "Spirits of the Forest" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Spirits of the Forest" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  4. Das Vermächtnis des Maharaja

    All details for the board game Das Vermächtnis des Maharaja and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Lucky Numbers

    All details for the board game Lucky Numbers and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!90€ atAmazon.de
  6. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  7. Drive

    All details for the board game Drive and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Drive
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!20€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Drive

    • YouTube Review for the game "Drive" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Zooloretto Junior

    All details for the board game Zooloretto Junior and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Shanghaien

    All details for the board game Shanghaien and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Shanghaien
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. 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
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 50 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  11. Iwari

    All details for the board game Iwari and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!50€ atAmazon.de
  12. 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!90€ atAmazon.de
  13. China

    All details for the board game China and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for China

    • YouTube Review for the game "China" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  14. Lucky Sock Dip: The Card Game

    All details for the board game Lucky Sock Dip: The Card Game and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Scotland Yard Junior

    All details for the board game Scotland Yard Junior and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de
  16. Call to Glory

    All details for the board game Call to Glory and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Blindes Huhn extrem

    All details for the board game Blindes Huhn extrem and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Blindes Huhn extrem

    • YouTube Review for the game "Blindes Huhn extrem" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  18. Mondo

    All details for the board game Mondo and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Mondo
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Hansa

    All details for the board game Hansa and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Hansa
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Tip Tap

    All details for the board game Tip Tap and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 9% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Tip Tap
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Tip Tap

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tip Tap" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. Quietville

    All details for the board game Quietville and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Quietville
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Gold!

    All details for the board game Gold! and similar games
    • 2 - 3 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!19€ atAmazon.de
  23. Affenraffen

    All details for the board game Affenraffen and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Patrician

    All details for the board game Patrician and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Patrician
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 50 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Africana

    All details for the board game Africana and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 7% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Africana
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!28€ atAmazon.de
  26. Richelieu

    All details for the board game Richelieu and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  27. Mogul

    All details for the board game Mogul and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  28. Scotland Yard Master

    All details for the board game Scotland Yard Master and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de
  29. Han

    All details for the board game Han and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Valdora

    All details for the board game Valdora and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Valdora
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

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