The best games presented at the Spiel 2014 game fair in Essen, Germany 2024

Are you looking for a good new game? We have compared all the games presented at the game fair "Spiel 2014" 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 2014 after the city where it is held, is an annual four-day board game fair that is also open to the public. In 2014, the Spiel'14 game fair was held from October 16-19 (Thursday through the following Sunday) at the Messe Essen exhibition center in Essen, Germany. Many new games are released at the fair every year, especially (but not exclusively) European-style board games.

More info about game fair "Spiel" is available at official game website.

SPIEL'14 - the biggest game fair in the world

The first time the fair took place was in 1983 at the Volkshochschule Essen. With 832 exhibitors from 41 nations, 58,000 m² of exhibition space and 158,000 game-loving visitors, Spiel'14 was once again the world's largest trade fair for board games in 2014.

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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 by year separately at the bottom of the page.

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List with the top100 new releases of Spiel'14:

This list was last updated on May 13, 2024. We compared 530 board games for this list and selected the top 100. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Patchwork

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    Patchwork is a two-player game where you compete to create the most beautiful and high-scoring patchwork quilt on your personal 9x9 game board.

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Patchwork
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Patchwork

    • YouTube Review for the game "Patchwork" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Patchwork" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Dixit: Daydreams

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Sushi Go!

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    Sushi Go! is a dynamic, fast-paced card game set in a sushi restaurant. Players aim to grab the best sushi combinations as they come around. It's all about strategy, from picking the perfect sushi rolls to collecting sashimi sets. Boost your scores with wasabi-flavored nigiri, and don't forget to load up on pudding by the end!

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    More details for Sushi Go!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Star Realms

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    Star Realms is a fast-paced, deck-building card game set in the vastness of space. Designed by renowned game creators, it combines the excitement of deck-building with the strategic depth of combat trading card games.

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    More details for Star Realms
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Onitama

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    Immerse yourself in the world of Onitama, a dynamic two-player abstract game offering perfect information and a randomized starting setup on a 5x5 board. Both participants begin the game with five pawns each, strategically placing the main pawn at the board's center.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Onitama
    • 2 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  6. One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak

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    One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak is a standalone expansion to the popular social deduction game One Night Ultimate Werewolf. Designed for 3-7 players, Daybreak offers a quick, engaging experience where everyone gets a hidden role with a special ability. In the span of just one in-game morning, players must deduce who among them is a werewolf, with the game's outcome hinging on uncovering at least one werewolf.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf: Daybreak" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. One Night Ultimate Werewolf

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    One Night Ultimate Werewolf is a dynamic and fast-paced game for 3-10 players that brings the excitement and deduction of werewolf stories to your tabletop. This game is all about quick thinking, bluffing, and trying to outsmart your friends.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for One Night Ultimate Werewolf
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for One Night Ultimate Werewolf

    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "One Night Ultimate Werewolf" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  8. Carcassonne

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    Carcassonne is a renowned tile-placement game set in the picturesque landscape of Southern France. This game is beloved for its simplicity, depth, and the beautiful mosaic players create on the table.

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2001

    More details for Carcassonne
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  9. Pandemic: On the Brink

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    Pandemic: On the Brink is an expansion for the popular cooperative board game Pandemic. This expansion adds new dimensions to the base game, offering additional challenges and variability in gameplay.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Pandemic: On the Brink
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Loony Quest

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    Loony Quest is a vibrant and imaginative drawing game set in the fantastical land of Arkadia, where players embark on an adventurous quest to win a royal tournament and claim the throne of an heirless king. The game stands out with its unique blend of drawing challenges and video game-inspired mechanics, making it a delightful experience for players of all ages.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Loony Quest
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Loony Quest

    • YouTube Review for the game "Loony Quest" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  11. Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition

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    Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition is an action-packed board game that combines strategy, bluffing, and a touch of luck, capturing the essence of classic gangster movie showdowns. In this game, players are members of a gangster band, aiming to outsmart each other in a bid to end up with the most loot after eight intense rounds.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ca$h 'n Guns: Second Edition" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  12. Spyfall

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    Spyfall immerses players in a unique party game experience where they step into the intriguing roles of spies, navigating through various scenarios to decipher their surroundings. In this engaging game, participants aim to uncover the spy in their midst while the spy endeavors to blend in and discern the secret location.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    More details for Spyfall
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Spyfall

    • YouTube Review for the game "Spyfall" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  13. Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise

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    The Hare & the Tortoise offers a unique spin on the classic fable through a card-driven betting game where players wager on the outcomes of an animal race. This game combines strategy, luck, and deduction as players manage their hands and place their bets on various creatures, each with distinct movement abilities influenced by the cards played.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Witness

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    Witness is a unique cooperative board game designed for exactly four players, based on the intriguing universe of the Belgian comic series Blake and Mortimer by Edgar P. Jacobs. The game revolves around solving mysteries through a clever yet challenging communication system where players can only share information in a very restricted manner.

    More details for Witness
    • 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Witness

    • YouTube Review for the game "Witness" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  15. Hanabi

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    Hanabi, named after the Japanese word for "fireworks," invites players to collaboratively create the perfect fireworks display. In this cooperative game, the goal is to arrange cards on the table in the correct order to achieve a stunning pyrotechnic spectacle. However, there's a catch - players must hold their cards so that they are visible only to their teammates. To succeed, you'll need to provide hints to your fellow players about the numbers and colors of their cards, working together to avoid mistakes and complete the fireworks show before running out of cards.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Hanabi
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Mascarade: Expansion

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    • 2 - 13 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Mascarade: Expansion

    • YouTube Review for the game "Mascarade: Expansion" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  17. Tichu

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    Tichu is an intriguing partnership card game that combines elements of Zheng Fen with traditional card play. It stands out as a strategic and competitive game, requiring players to be both tactically astute and keenly aware of their partner's actions. Typically played by four players in partnerships, the game is a race to get rid of all cards in hand, while aiming to score points.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Tichu
    • 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  18. Orléans

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    Orléans is a strategic board game set in medieval France, where players compete to gain supremacy through trade, construction, and science by assembling a diverse following of characters like farmers, merchants, knights, and monks.

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for Orléans
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  19. Colt Express

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    Colt Express is a fast-paced, action-packed board game set in the Wild West, where players take on the roles of bandits attempting to rob a moving train.

    Nominated for 18 awards and won 8.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for Colt Express
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  20. Coconuts Duo

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    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coconuts Duo

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coconuts Duo" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  21. Snake Oil

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    Snake Oil offers a refreshing twist on party games, where creativity, quick thinking, and persuasive skills reign supreme. Players transform into cunning salespeople, concocting bizarre products from a random assortment of word cards to pitch to various "customers" drawn from a deck of unique character cards. The aim is not just to sell a product but to tailor the pitch to the whims and needs of an ever-changing clientele, ranging from pirates to zombies.

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Snake Oil
    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Pandemic: The Cure

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    Pandemic: The Cure is a dice-based adaptation of the popular Pandemic board game. It offers a quicker setup and playtime while retaining the core theme of disease control and teamwork.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Pandemic: The Cure
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  23. Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala

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    Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala is a strategy board game set in the mystical land of Naqala. Designed by Bruno Cathala, it puts a unique spin on the traditional German-style worker placement games.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 5.

    More details for Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala

    • YouTube Review for the game "Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Five Tribes: The Djinns of Naqala" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  24. Diamonds

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    Diamonds offers a unique twist on traditional trick-taking card games. Instead of merely collecting cards, players are vying for "Diamond Crystals," represented by actual acrylic crystals included in the game. This game stands out with its innovative "Suit Actions" that come into play when players cannot follow suit or win tricks.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Diamonds
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  25. Qwixx Mixx

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Beasty Bar

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    Beasty Bar takes the party to the animal kingdom with a twist on the classic card game format. Picture this: animals decked out in their finest, queuing up to get into the exclusive Beasty Bar nightclub. But not all will make it past the bouncer. In this competitive and cheeky game, players use their animal cards, each boasting unique abilities to shuffle the queue's order. Your goal? Outwit your opponents to get your animals through the door, with a mix of strategy and luck determining who gets to dance the night away and who's left out in the cold.

    More details for Beasty Bar
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Red7

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    Red7 is a fast-paced and innovative card game that combines simplicity with strategic depth. The game revolves around a unique mechanic where the rules and the objectives can change dynamically throughout the game.

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Red7
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 5 - 30 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Inis

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    Inis invites players to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Celtic history and lore, vying for the esteemed title of King of the Island. Rooted in strategic depth and Celtic mythology, the game offers a unique blend of victory conditions and gameplay dynamics.

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Inis
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Inis

    • YouTube Review for the game "Inis" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Inis" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  29. Arcadia Quest

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    Arcadia Quest is an engaging, campaign-based board game where players lead guilds of heroes on a quest to overthrow a vampire lord and take back the city of Arcadia. It's a competitive yet cooperative game, filled with strategic battles against both other players and game-controlled monsters.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Arcadia Quest
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  30. Abyss

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    Abyss plunges players into a deep-sea realm of power struggles, where they aim to ascend the throne and rule the underwater city. This game intertwines development, combination, and collection strategies in a captivating underwater setting.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    More details for Abyss
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  31. Castles of Mad King Ludwig

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    Castles of Mad King Ludwig is a creative and strategic tile-laying game where players construct an opulent castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria. This game combines architectural planning with economic strategy.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 4.

    More details for Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  32. Machi Koro

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    Machi Koro is a light and fast-paced city-building board game, where players take on the role of mayor of a small town, striving to develop it into a thriving city.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2015

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

    Video reviews for Machi Koro

    • YouTube Review for the game "Machi Koro" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  33. King of New York

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    King of New York is a fast-paced, standalone board game designed by Richard Garfield, which builds upon the ideas of its predecessor, King of Tokyo. Players step into the roles of giant monsters vying for supremacy in the bustling metropolis of New York City. The objective is to be the first to accumulate 20 victory points (VPs) or to be the last monster standing in this thrilling city-destroying battle.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for King of New York
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  34. Terra

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    Terra is a trivia-based party game that marries the thrill of geographical discovery with the fun of educated guessing. A spiritual successor to Friedemann's FAUNA, this game shifts the focus from animals to a wide array of geographic information, challenging players to approximate answers to questions about landmarks, historical events, and natural wonders. With a dual-sided board featuring both Metric and Imperial measurements and 300 diverse topics across oversized cards, Terra invites players to venture guesses on everything from the length of the Golden Gate Bridge to the number of sculptures on Easter Island.

    More details for Terra
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  35. Rory's Story Cubes: Intergalactic

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    • 1 - 10 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  36. Medieval Academy

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    Medieval Academy is a strategic drafting and board movement game that transports players to a vibrant medieval setting where they assume the roles of squires aiming to earn their knighthood. The game is designed to be accessible to families while still offering enough depth to engage more seasoned gamers, making it a "family+" game.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Medieval Academy
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  37. Black Fleet

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    Black Fleet sets you in the bustling Caribbean, captaining merchant ships, pirate vessels, and even Navy ships, each with their own quest for glory and fortune. This tactical card-driven game mixes strategy with a dash of luck as you navigate different ship types to achieve your goals.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Black Fleet
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  38. The Resistance: Hidden Agenda & Hostile Intent

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    • 5 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  39. Alien Frontiers

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    Alien Frontiers is a competitive board game where players vie to colonize an uncharted planet. As deep space colonists, players must skillfully manage resources, expand their fleet, research alien technology, and establish colonies to gain control of the new world.

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Alien Frontiers
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  40. Speed Cups²

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    • 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  41. Small World: A Spider's Web

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 80 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  42. Small World: Royal Bonus

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 80 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  43. Pick-a-Seal

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  44. Bee Alert

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  45. Manila

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    Manila is an engaging and speculative board game for 3-5 players, centered around the bustling world of maritime trade. Players take on the role of investors, speculating on and betting against a variety of goods shipments – jade, ginseng, silk, and nutmeg – as they make their precarious journey along sea routes to Manila. The game is a blend of strategy, risk, and luck, with the fate of each shipment ultimately being decided by dice rolls.

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Manila
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  46. Six Making

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    • 2 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  47. Kamisado Max

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    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  48. Kobayakawa

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 9+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  49. Nations: The Dice Game

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    Nations: The Dice Game is a fast-paced, dice-driven game that captures the essence of civilization-building. Designed for 1-4 players, it condenses the expansive experience of the original Nations board game into a more streamlined and quicker format, ideal for players looking for a shorter playtime without sacrificing strategic depth.

    More details for Nations: The Dice Game
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Nations: The Dice Game

    • YouTube Review for the game "Nations: The Dice Game" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  50. Anno Domini: Wissenschaft & Forschung

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  51. Carcassonne: Gold Rush

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    Carcassonne: Gold Rush marks the second installment in the "Carcassonne: Around the World" series, transporting players to the rugged landscapes of 19th-century America during the height of the gold rush era. This iteration of the beloved Carcassonne franchise retains the core mechanics of tile placement and feature scoring while introducing a thematic twist that captures the spirit of exploration, competition, and fortune-seeking that defined the period.

    More details for Carcassonne: Gold Rush
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: Gold Rush

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: Gold Rush" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  52. Luchador! Mexican Wrestling Dice

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  53. Dungeon Fighter: Stormy Winds

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  54. Coup: Rebellion G54

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    Coup: Rebellion G54 is a standalone game that evolves the successful elements of the original "Coup" into a new and exciting format. The game emphasizes strategy, deception, and survival, making it a thrilling challenge for players who enjoy bluffing and deduction.

    More details for Coup: Rebellion G54
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  55. Smash Up: Monster Smash

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    Smash Up: Monster Smash adds a thrilling twist to the Smash Up universe with its inclusion of four new, terrifying factions: vampires, mad scientists, werewolves, and giant ants. This expansion not only enriches the game's thematic diversity but also introduces unique mechanics that reflect the iconic abilities and lore associated with each monster genre.

    More details for Smash Up: Monster Smash
    • 2 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  56. Col-Or-Form

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  57. Nosferatu

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    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  58. Voodoo

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  59. Lost Legacy

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  60. Hamsterbacke

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  61. Among the Stars

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    Welcome to the universe of Among the Stars, a galaxy scarred by war but now united in the face of an imminent danger. In this captivating board game, players find themselves as leaders of various alien races, tasked with the monumental mission of constructing space stations. These stations serve as hubs for trade, diplomacy, and defense, essential for the survival of all.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Among the Stars
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  62. Quartermaster General

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    Quartermaster General is a dynamic board game that immerses players in the strategic military operations of the Second World War. Representing major powers from the Axis and Allied teams, players must effectively manage their forces through careful use of cards and maintain supply lines to sustain their military efforts. The objective is to maximize victory points, either by controlling key supply spaces or by successfully executing strategic card-driven maneuvers.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Quartermaster General
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Quartermaster General

    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Quartermaster General" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  63. Flash Point: Fire Rescue – Honor & Duty

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  64. Valley of the Kings

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    Valley of the Kings is a unique deck-building board game that transports players back to ancient Egypt, where they take on the roles of nobles preparing for the afterlife. The game cleverly integrates Egyptian burial customs and artifacts into its mechanics, offering a thematic and strategic experience.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Valley of the Kings
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  65. Conan

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    Conan is an asymmetric, semi-cooperative board game set in Robert E. Howard's universe, where players take on the roles of Conan and his companions, or the Overlord controlling opposition forces. The game, emphasizing Howard's original stories, features various scenarios and maps with diverse objectives. Players engage in strategic battles using a unique energy gem system for actions, while the Overlord manages units with a sliding tile board. Each scenario offers a distinct adventure with an approximate one-hour playtime.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Conan
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Conan

    • YouTube Review for the game "Conan" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  66. Royals

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    Royals is a strategic board game where players assume the roles of powerful noble houses in 17th-century Europe, competing to assert their dominance across the continent. Through skillful management of country and intrigue cards, players aim to secure influential positions and earn victory points by gaining the most influence in key territories.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Royals
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  67. BANG! The Valley of Shadows

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    • 4 - 7 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  68. Mahé

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  69. Imperial Settlers

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    Imperial Settlers is a dynamic card game where players lead one of four distinct factions - Romans, Barbarians, Egyptians, and Japanese - to build and expand their empires. It's a game of strategy and resource management, set in a newly discovered land ripe for exploration and conflict.

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Imperial Settlers
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Imperial Settlers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Imperial Settlers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  70. Cthulhu Wars

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    Cthulhu Wars is a grand strategy board game inspired by the Cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. This game is notable for its physical scale, featuring an array of detailed figurines representing cultists, monsters, aliens, and the Great Old Ones themselves, varying in size from about 20 mm to a towering 180 mm. Players assume the roles of different factions, each unique in its set of monsters, spell books, and special abilities.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cthulhu Wars
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Cthulhu Wars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cthulhu Wars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  71. Irish Gauge

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    Irish Gauge is a compelling board game set against the picturesque backdrop of Ireland, embodying the essence of stock-based, cube-rail games that have become a signature of Winsome Games. As part of the esteemed 2014 Essen Set, this game invites players to immerse themselves in the competitive world of railway development and investment during the golden age of rail.

    More details for Irish Gauge
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  72. Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America

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    Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America is a standalone game in the Power Grid universe, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the original Power Grid game. This deluxe edition boasts a double-sided game board featuring maps of Europe and North America, newly designed wooden components, and a completely new deck of power plants, including some that use natural gas. The game also introduces an enhanced two-player experience called “Against the Trust” and new overview cards for resource refills.

    More details for Power Grid Deluxe: Europe/North America
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  73. Evolution

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    Evolution is a dynamic board game that simulates an ecosystem where players adapt their species to survive in a changing environment. The game emphasizes strategic adaptation, where players must develop their species with various traits to secure food and protect themselves from predators.

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Evolution
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Evolution

    • YouTube Review for the game "Evolution" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  74. Sun Tzu

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  75. Chopstick Dexterity MegaChallenge 3000

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    • 1 - 3 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  76. Coal Baron

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    "Coal Baron," also known as "Glück Auf" in German, is a strategic and immersive board game that plunges players into the world of coal mining. In this game, players become managers of their own coal mines, sending workers underground to dig tunnels and extract coal of varying quality to fulfill contracts.

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Coal Baron
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Coal Baron

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coal Baron" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  77. Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)

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    Saint Petersburg (Second Edition) revitalizes the classic game of economic strategy and development set in the historical backdrop of the city's construction under the reign of Czar Peter the Great. This edition not only enhances the gameplay with updated mechanics and components but also introduces a variety of new modules that expand the strategic possibilities and replayability of the game.

    More details for Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)

    • YouTube Review for the game "Saint Petersburg (Second Edition)" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  78. GembloQ

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  79. Room 25: Season 2

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  80. Yay!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  81. Dark Tales

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  82. Concordia: Britannia / Germania

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  83. Cyclades: Titans

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    Nominated for 1 award.

    🔥 Deal: 9% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Cyclades: Titans
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Cyclades: Titans

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cyclades: Titans" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  84. Abracada...What?

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  85. Lift it!

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 1 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  86. Eat Me If You Can!

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  87. La Cosa Nostra

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    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 16+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for La Cosa Nostra

    • YouTube Review for the game "La Cosa Nostra" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  88. Escape: Zombie City

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  89. Village: Port

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Village: Port

    • YouTube Review for the game "Village: Port" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  90. Co-Mix

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 3 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  91. Spellcaster

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  92. Fleet: Arctic Bounty

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  93. Bucket King 3D

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Bucket King 3D
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  94. Stay Away!

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    • 4 - 12 Players
    • 15 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  95. La Isla

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    La Isla is a strategic board game that immerses players in the role of explorers on an uncharted island. The objective is to capture and study various animal species, leveraging resources and scientific planning to earn points. The game combines elements of tile placement, resource management, and set collection, offering a rich and engaging experience.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for La Isla
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  96. Space Cadets: Dice Duel – Die Fighter

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    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  97. Doodle City

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  98. Look!

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  99. Pirate Fluxx

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    Pirate Fluxx takes the ever-changing rules of the classic card game Fluxx and adds a swashbuckling pirate twist. Players navigate a sea of shifting strategies, aiming to meet the conditions of newly revealed Goal cards by collecting an assortment of thematic Keepers like Ships and Booty. Beware of hindrances like Scurvy and Shackles that can prevent victory, while Captain's Hat grants significant control over the game's flow.

    More details for Pirate Fluxx
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  100. Deus

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    Deus is a strategic board game where players build their civilizations on a shared modular game board. Utilizing a mix of card play and tactical placement, the game requires players to smartly develop their territories, manage resources, and gain favor with the gods to emerge victorious.

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    More details for Deus
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Deus

    • YouTube Review for the game "Deus" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English

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