The best games presented at the Spiel 1989 game fair in Essen, Germany 2021

Are you looking for a good new game? We have compared all the games presented at the game fair "Spiel 1989" in Essen and listed the top100.

Game fair in the German city of Essen

The International Game Days "SPIEL", often called the Essen Game Fair or Essen 1989 after the city where it is held, is an annual four-day board game fair that is also open to the public. Many new games are released at the fair each year, especially (but not exclusively) European-style board games.

More info about game fair "Spiel" is available on official game website.

Did we forget a game that was presented at Spiel'89?

If we have forgotten a game that was presented at Spiel 1989.... please write us at tibi+brettspiele@cephea.de. Then we will add it to the list.

Spiel-Messe Essen from other years

The Essen Game Fair has been held since 1983, we have listed for you both across all game years and listed separately by year at the bottom of the page.

List with the top100 new releases of Spiel'89:

Unfortunately, we couldn't find any definite clues as to which games were newly introduced at Spiel'89. If you have any tips for us, we would be very happy to receive a list with the games presented at the game fair:

tibi+brettspiele@cephea.de

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 11 board games for this list and selected the top 9. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. A la carte

    All details for the board game A la carte and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for A la carte
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Favoriten

    All details for the board game Favoriten and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Life Style

    All details for the board game Life Style and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    Spiel des Jahres 1990

    More details for Life Style
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age16+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Timberland

    All details for the board game Timberland and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  5. Hans Dampf

    All details for the board game Hans Dampf and similar games
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Zargos

    All details for the board game Zargos and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Batman: Poker gegen Joker

    All details for the board game Batman: Poker gegen Joker and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. Hotu Matua

    All details for the board game Hotu Matua and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Hotu Matua
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  9. Landgang

    All details for the board game Landgang and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old

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