The best games presented at the Spiel 2010 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 2010" 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 2010 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'10:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 442 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Dixit: Quest

    All details for the board game Dixit: Quest and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Dixit: Quest
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!16€ atAmazon.de
  2. Dominion: Prosperity

    All details for the board game Dominion: Prosperity and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Dominion: Prosperity
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. King of Tokyo

    All details for the board game King of Tokyo and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for King of Tokyo
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!27€ atAmazon.de
  4. The Resistance

    All details for the board game The Resistance and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for The Resistance
    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. 7 Wonders

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders and similar games

    Nominated for 33 awards and won 19.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for 7 Wonders
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  7. Perudo

    All details for the board game Perudo and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1993

    More details for Perudo
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  8. Biblios

    All details for the board game Biblios and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Biblios
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. The Castles of Burgundy

    All details for the board game The Castles of Burgundy and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Castles of Burgundy
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for The Castles of Burgundy

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Castles of Burgundy" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  10. Spot it!

    All details for the board game Spot it! and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Spot it!
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Neue Welten

    All details for the board game Neue Welten and similar games
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  12. Ghost Blitz

    All details for the board game Ghost Blitz and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Ghost Blitz
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Kariba

    All details for the board game Kariba and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Takenoko

    All details for the board game Takenoko and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    More details for Takenoko
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Takenoko

    • YouTube Review for the game "Takenoko" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  15. Small World: Be Not Afraid...

    All details for the board game Small World: Be Not Afraid... and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Animal Upon Animal: Balancing Bridge

    All details for the board game Animal Upon Animal: Balancing Bridge and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Memoir '44: Winter Wars

    All details for the board game Memoir '44: Winter Wars and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de
  18. Freeze

    All details for the board game Freeze and similar games
    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Hive

    All details for the board game Hive and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 2.

    More details for Hive
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Hive: The Ladybug

    All details for the board game Hive: The Ladybug and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Forbidden Island

    All details for the board game Forbidden Island and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2011

    More details for Forbidden Island
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Forbidden Island

    • YouTube Review for the game "Forbidden Island" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  22. Roll Through the Ages: The Late Bronze Age

    All details for the board game Roll Through the Ages: The Late Bronze Age and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Lords of Vegas

    All details for the board game Lords of Vegas and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Lords of Vegas
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Lords of Vegas

    • YouTube Review for the game "Lords of Vegas" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  24. Mr. Jack Pocket

    All details for the board game Mr. Jack Pocket and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Mr. Jack Pocket
    • 2 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Photo Party

    All details for the board game Photo Party and similar games
    • 6 - 15 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Battle Sheep

    All details for the board game Battle Sheep and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Battle Sheep
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Memoir '44: Disaster at Dieppe

    All details for the board game Memoir '44: Disaster at Dieppe and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Formula D: Circuits 3 – Singapore & The Docks

    All details for the board game Formula D: Circuits 3 – Singapore & The Docks and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Shadow Hunters

    All details for the board game Shadow Hunters and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Shadow Hunters
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. CATAN

    All details for the board game CATAN and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 8.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 1995

    More details for CATAN
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!22€ atAmazon.de

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