The best games presented at the Spiel 1996 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 1996" 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 1996 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.

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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'96:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Bamboleo

    All details for the board game Bamboleo and similar games
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
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  2. Downtown

    All details for the board game Downtown and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. X Pasch

    All details for the board game X Pasch and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  4. Sansibar

    All details for the board game Sansibar and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Sing Sing

    All details for the board game Sing Sing and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Brauerei

    All details for the board game Brauerei and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Daumen Drauf

    All details for the board game Daumen Drauf and similar games
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. Überholen ohne Einzuholen

    All details for the board game Überholen ohne Einzuholen and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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