The best games presented at the Spiel 2011 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 2011" 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 2011 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'11:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 232 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Can't Stop

    All details for the board game Can't Stop and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Pictomania

    All details for the board game Pictomania and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Pictomania
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  3. The Castles of Burgundy

    All details for the board game The Castles of Burgundy and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime70 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!37€ atAmazon.de
  4. Dominion: Hinterlands

    All details for the board game Dominion: Hinterlands and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de
  5. Takenoko

    All details for the board game Takenoko and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 6.

    More details for Takenoko
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Takenoko

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Takenoko" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Takenoko" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  6. Terror in Meeple City

    All details for the board game Terror in Meeple City and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    More details for Terror in Meeple City
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan

    All details for the board game Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  8. Frigiti

    All details for the board game Frigiti and similar games
    • Players4 - 6 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Flash Point: Fire Rescue

    All details for the board game Flash Point: Fire Rescue and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Flash Point: Fire Rescue

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flash Point: Fire Rescue" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flash Point: Fire Rescue" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  10. Summoner Wars: Master Set

    All details for the board game Summoner Wars: Master Set and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age9+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  11. Friday

    All details for the board game Friday and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Friday
    • Players1 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  12. Schnappt Hubi!

    All details for the board game Schnappt Hubi! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Schnappt Hubi!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Panic on Wall Street!

    All details for the board game Panic on Wall Street! and similar games
    • Players3 - 11 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Dungeon Fighter

    All details for the board game Dungeon Fighter and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Dungeon Fighter
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  15. The Red Dragon Inn 3

    All details for the board game The Red Dragon Inn 3 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!36€ atAmazon.de
  16. Cyclades: Hades

    All details for the board game Cyclades: Hades and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  17. Risk Legacy

    All details for the board game Risk Legacy and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Risk Legacy
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Risk Legacy

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Risk Legacy" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Risk Legacy" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  18. Claustrophobia: De Profundis

    All details for the board game Claustrophobia: De Profundis and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  19. Gary Gouda

    All details for the board game Gary Gouda and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!55€ atAmazon.de
  20. Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts

    All details for the board game Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts and similar games
    • Players5 - 40 Players
    • Playtime30 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ultimate Werewolf: Artifacts" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  21. Quarriors!

    All details for the board game Quarriors! and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Quarriors!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  22. Lupus in Tabula: Lady Werewolf's Revenge

    All details for the board game Lupus in Tabula: Lady Werewolf's Revenge and similar games
    • Players4 - 30 Players
    • Playtime15 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Rumble in the House

    All details for the board game Rumble in the House and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. The Big Idea

    All details for the board game The Big Idea and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Elder Sign

    All details for the board game Elder Sign and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Elder Sign
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de
  26. Omen: A Reign of War

    All details for the board game Omen: A Reign of War and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  27. Village

    All details for the board game Village and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 7.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Village
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Village

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Village" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Village" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  28. Santiago de Cuba

    All details for the board game Santiago de Cuba and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Santiago de Cuba
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 - 75 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!46€ atAmazon.de
  29. K2: Broad Peak

    All details for the board game K2: Broad Peak and similar games
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  30. Revolver

    All details for the board game Revolver and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Revolver
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

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