The best "Gioco dell'Anno🇮🇹" winners and nominees 2021

You are looking for a good game that won or was nominated for the "Gioco dell'Anno" award? Then we have just the thing for you: A list with the best "Gioco dell'Anno" winners and games that were on the nomination list.

What is the "Gioco dell'Anno" game award?

The "Gioco dell'Anno" is an award for dice, card & board games. The prize originates from 🇮🇹Italy, was created in 2013 and is chosen by a jury.

Gioco dell'Anno was born in 2013 from the remains of the Best of Show of Lucca games. The aim of Gioco dell'Anno is to promote and enhance tabletop gaming as a cultural asset in family and society.

It is awarded annually by a panel of experts who evaluate the games published or distributed in Italy between June 1 of the previous year and May 31 of the current year.

Gioco dell'Anno categories

The Gioco dell'Anno award is given every year in the following categories:

  • Gioco dell'Anno (Game of the Year).
  • Gioco di Ruolo dell'Anno (Role Playing Game of the Year)

More info can be found on the official homepage.

Other game awards from all over the world

There are many more game awards from around the world, you can find a list at the bottom of this page.

List of best Gioco dell'Anno winners & nominees 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 35 board games for this list and selected the top 28. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Codenames

    All details for the board game Codenames and similar games

    Nominated for 27 awards and won 15.

    Spiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Codenames
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  2. Azul

    All details for the board game Azul and similar games

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 19.

    Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Azul
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Azul

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Azul" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Kingdomino

    All details for the board game Kingdomino and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Kingdomino
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Kingdomino

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kingdomino" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Kingdomino" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  4. 7 Wonders Duel

    All details for the board game 7 Wonders Duel and similar games

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 9.

    More details for 7 Wonders Duel
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for 7 Wonders Duel

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "7 Wonders Duel" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "7 Wonders Duel" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  5. Flamme Rouge

    All details for the board game Flamme Rouge and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for Flamme Rouge
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Flamme Rouge

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flamme Rouge" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flamme Rouge" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flamme Rouge" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flamme Rouge" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flamme Rouge" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Flamme Rouge" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. The Quest for El Dorado

    All details for the board game The Quest for El Dorado and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for The Quest for El Dorado
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Quest for El Dorado

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Quest for El Dorado" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Splendor

    All details for the board game Splendor and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 12.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Splendor
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Splendor

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Splendor" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Splendor" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. When I Dream

    All details for the board game When I Dream and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for When I Dream
    • Players4 - 10 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for When I Dream

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "When I Dream" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "When I Dream" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  10. Celestia

    All details for the board game Celestia and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Celestia
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Celestia

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Celestia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Celestia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  11. Mysterium

    All details for the board game Mysterium and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    More details for Mysterium
    • Players2 - 7 Players
    • Playtime42 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  12. Potion Explosion

    All details for the board game Potion Explosion and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Potion Explosion
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Potion Explosion

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Potion Explosion" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Potion Explosion" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  13. Gizmos

    All details for the board game Gizmos and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    More details for Gizmos
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 - 50 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  14. Colt Express

    All details for the board game Colt Express and similar games

    Nominated for 18 awards and won 8.

    Spiel des Jahres 2015

    More details for Colt Express
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  15. Magic Maze

    All details for the board game Magic Maze and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Magic Maze
    • Players1 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Magic Maze

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Magic Maze" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  16. Tokaido

    All details for the board game Tokaido and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards.

    More details for Tokaido
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Tokaido

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tokaido" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tokaido" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  17. Unlock!: Escape Adventures

    All details for the board game Unlock!: Escape Adventures and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Unlock!: Escape Adventures
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 75 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  18. Dragon Castle

    All details for the board game Dragon Castle and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Dragon Castle
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Dragon Castle

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dragon Castle" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dragon Castle" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  19. The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet

    All details for the board game The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Luxor

    All details for the board game Luxor and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Luxor
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  21. Rise of Augustus

    All details for the board game Rise of Augustus and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Rise of Augustus
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Rise of Augustus

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Rise of Augustus" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Rise of Augustus" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  22. Rush & Bash

    All details for the board game Rush & Bash and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Rush & Bash
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Room 25

    All details for the board game Room 25 and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Room 25
    • Players1 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  24. New York 1901

    All details for the board game New York 1901 and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for New York 1901
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  25. Steam Park

    All details for the board game Steam Park and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    🔥 Deal: 12% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Steam Park
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Steam Park

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Steam Park" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Steam Park" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  26. Topiary

    All details for the board game Topiary and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Topiary
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Topiary

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Topiary" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Topiary" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  27. Honga

    All details for the board game Honga and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Honga
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  28. Mondo

    All details for the board game Mondo and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Mondo
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

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