The best games presented at the Spiel 1999 game fair in Essen, Germany 2021

Are you looking for a good new game? We have compared all games presented at the game fair "Spiel 1999" 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 1999 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.

Game fair Essen from other years

Essen game fair is held since 1983, we have for you both across all game years and listed separately by year bottom of the page.

List with the top100 new releases of Spiel'99:

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 59 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Bohnanza

    All details for the board game Bohnanza and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Bohnanza
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  3. Mamma Mia!

    All details for the board game Mamma Mia! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Mamma Mia!
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Arbos

    All details for the board game Arbos and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Arbos
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Frank's Zoo

    All details for the board game Frank's Zoo and similar games
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  6. Elk Fest

    All details for the board game Elk Fest and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Kayanak

    All details for the board game Kayanak and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Kayanak
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  8. TurfMaster

    All details for the board game TurfMaster and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime75 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  9. RoboRally

    All details for the board game RoboRally and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for RoboRally
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for RoboRally

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "RoboRally" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "RoboRally" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  10. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!33€ atAmazon.de
  11. Anno Domini: Frauen

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Frauen and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  12. Nicht die Bohne!

    All details for the board game Nicht die Bohne! and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Kippit

    All details for the board game Kippit and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  14. Union Pacific

    All details for the board game Union Pacific and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 1999

    More details for Union Pacific
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  15. Kahuna

    All details for the board game Kahuna and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Bargain Hunter

    All details for the board game Bargain Hunter and similar games
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Space Beans

    All details for the board game Space Beans and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Die Mauer

    All details for the board game Die Mauer and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Matschig

    All details for the board game Matschig and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Schrille Stille

    All details for the board game Schrille Stille and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Torres

    All details for the board game Torres and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    Spiel des Jahres 2000

    More details for Torres
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Torres

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Torres" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Torres" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  22. Aladdin's Dragons

    All details for the board game Aladdin's Dragons and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Aladdin's Dragons
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  23. Lifetime

    All details for the board game Lifetime and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Bus

    All details for the board game Bus and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!84€ atAmazon.de
  25. Vinci

    All details for the board game Vinci and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Vinci
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  26. Maskenball Venezia

    All details for the board game Maskenball Venezia and similar games
    • Players5 - 12 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Klunker

    All details for the board game Klunker and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  28. The Starfarers of Catan

    All details for the board game The Starfarers of Catan and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 41% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for The Starfarers of Catan
    • Players3 - 4 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!34€ atAmazon.de
  29. Pisa

    All details for the board game Pisa and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Dolce Vita

    All details for the board game Dolce Vita and similar games
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

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