The best games presented at the Spiel 2007 game fair in Essen, Germany 2022

Are you looking for a good new game? We have compared all the games presented at the game fair "Spiel 2007" 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 2007 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

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List with the top100 new releases of Spiel'07:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 263 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
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  2. Pandemic

    All details for the board game Pandemic and similar games

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 8.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Pandemic
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Pandemic

    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Pandemic" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Bausack

    All details for the board game Bausack and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Bausack
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Galaxy Trucker

    All details for the board game Galaxy Trucker and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Galaxy Trucker
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Marrakech

    All details for the board game Marrakech and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Marrakech
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Hive: The Mosquito

    All details for the board game Hive: The Mosquito and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Race for the Galaxy

    All details for the board game Race for the Galaxy and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    More details for Race for the Galaxy
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Alhambra

    All details for the board game Alhambra and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2003

    More details for Alhambra
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!45€ atAmazon.de
  9. Felicity: The Cat in the Sack

    All details for the board game Felicity: The Cat in the Sack and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  10. TZAAR

    All details for the board game TZAAR and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for TZAAR
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Carcassonne: Expansion 5 – Abbey & Mayor

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: Expansion 5 – Abbey & Mayor and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  12. BANG! The Bullet!

    All details for the board game BANG! The Bullet! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for BANG! The Bullet!
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Manimals: Europa 1

    All details for the board game Manimals: Europa 1 and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  14. Ärger Dich schwarz!

    All details for the board game Ärger Dich schwarz! and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Whoowasit?

    All details for the board game Whoowasit? and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Whoowasit?
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  16. Neuroshima Hex! 3.0

    All details for the board game Neuroshima Hex! 3.0 and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Neuroshima Hex! 3.0

    • YouTube Review for the game "Neuroshima Hex! 3.0" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Condottiere

    All details for the board game Condottiere and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Palastgeflüster

    All details for the board game Palastgeflüster and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Palastgeflüster
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Kingsburg

    All details for the board game Kingsburg and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Kingsburg
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. En Garde

    All details for the board game En Garde and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. Manimals: Dinos 1

    All details for the board game Manimals: Dinos 1 and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Ligretto

    All details for the board game Ligretto and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de
  23. Micro Mutants: Evolution

    All details for the board game Micro Mutants: Evolution and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  24. Cockroach Salad

    All details for the board game Cockroach Salad and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Cockroach Salad
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Cockroach Salad

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cockroach Salad" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. Travel Carcassonne

    All details for the board game Travel Carcassonne and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Travel Carcassonne

    • YouTube Review for the game "Travel Carcassonne" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  26. Didi Dotter

    All details for the board game Didi Dotter and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Didi Dotter
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Power Grid: The New Power Plants – Set 1

    All details for the board game Power Grid: The New Power Plants – Set 1 and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  28. Blockers!

    All details for the board game Blockers! and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Blockers!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. Jambo Expansion

    All details for the board game Jambo Expansion and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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