The best "Grad Ludo🇩🇪" winners and nominees 2024

You are looking for a good game that won the "Graf Ludo" (german for "Cout Ludo") award or was nominated for it? Then we have just the thing for you: A list with the best "Graf Ludo" winners and games that were on the nomination list.

What is the "Graf Ludo" game award?

The "Graf Ludo" is an award for dice, card & board games. The award originates from 🇩🇪Germany, was created in 2009 and is chosen by a jury.

Graf Ludo is an award for the design of board games.

Graf Ludo categories

The Graf Ludo award is given every year in the following categories:

  • Most beautiful children's game graphic
  • Most beautiful family game graphic

More info can be found on the official Grad Ludo homepage or the Wikipedia contribution of Graf Ludo.

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 Graf Ludo winners & nominees 2024

This list was last updated on February 25, 2024. We compared 117 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Azul

    All details for the board game Azul and similar games

    Azul invites you to step into the captivating world of Portuguese artistry and craftsmanship. This board game draws inspiration from the introduction of azulejos, originally white and blue ceramic tiles, by the Moors. The tiles found a new home in Portugal when King Manuel I, during a visit to the Alhambra palace in Southern Spain, was enchanted by the exquisite Moorish decorative tiles adorning its interior. Filled with awe and inspiration, the king promptly ordered the embellishment of his own palace in Portugal with similar decorative tiles. As a skilled tile-laying artist, you are tasked with the prestigious mission of adorning the walls of the Royal Palace of Evora.

    Nominated for 30 awards and won 19.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2018

    More details for Azul
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!34€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for Azul

    • YouTube Review for the game "Azul" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. No Thanks!

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    No Thanks! is a straightforward and captivating card game that offers a blend of strategy and luck. The game's simplicity makes it appealing and accessible to a wide range of players.

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for No Thanks!
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. Sea Salt & Paper

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    Sea Salt & Paper is a set collection card game that combines strategic decision-making with the excitement of timing your moves just right. Similar to Rummy in gameplay, it involves collecting sets of cards to score points, while also navigating the timing of when to end the round for optimal advantage.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    More details for Sea Salt & Paper
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de*
  4. ICECOOL

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    ICECOOL is an energetic and playful flicking game set in a penguin school, where players assume the roles of rascally penguins trying to snatch fish and the vigilant Hall Monitor trying to maintain order.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for ICECOOL
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!20€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for ICECOOL

    • YouTube Review for the game "ICECOOL" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Similo

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    Similo is a cooperative deduction game where players work together to guess a secret character from a set of twelve displayed in the middle of the table. Each version of Similo - such as Fables, History, or Myths - comes with a deck of thirty beautifully illustrated cards by Naïade, featuring characters that share a common theme.

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Similo
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. When I Dream

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    When I Dream is a whimsical and imaginative board game that delves into the world of dreams, blending elements of storytelling, deduction, and teamwork in a playful setting.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for When I Dream
    • 4 - 10 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for When I Dream

    • YouTube Review for the game "When I Dream" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Canvas

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    Canvas is a creative and visually-driven board game where players take on the roles of painters competing in an art competition. The game combines elements of strategy and puzzle-solving, focused on creating and scoring paintings.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 2.

    More details for Canvas
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de*
  8. Spicy

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    Spicy is a vibrant bluffing card game that captures the fiery competition among three big cats who, tired of their constant battling for supremacy, decide to engage in a spicy hot eating contest. This setup serves as a backdrop for a game filled with deceit, strategy, and quick thinking, designed for 2-6 players. The game's core mechanic revolves around players announcing their card plays without revealing them, allowing for a high degree of bluffing as cards are played face down.

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Spicy
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de*
  9. Meadow

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    Meadow is a beautifully illustrated set collection game where players become explorers, immersing themselves in nature observation. The game, suitable for 1-4 players, features over two hundred unique cards adorned with hand-painted watercolor illustrations. Players compete to become the most skilled nature observer by collecting valuable species, landscapes, and discovery cards.

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 1.

    More details for Meadow
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Everdell

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    Everdell invites players to immerse themselves in the enchanting valley of Everdell, where a thriving civilization of forest critters seeks to expand their territories and establish new cities beneath towering trees, meandering streams, and mossy hollows. As the leader of a group of ambitious critters, you have a busy year ahead, filled with construction, character encounters, and hosting events. Can you ensure that the sun shines brightest on your city before the winter moon rises?

    Nominated for 16 awards and won 7.

    More details for Everdell
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 80 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!49€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for Everdell

    • YouTube Review for the game "Everdell" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  11. Lost Ruins of Arnak

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    Lost Ruins of Arnak is an adventurous board game that blends deck-building with worker placement, set on an unexplored island filled with remnants of an ancient civilization.

    Nominated for 29 awards and won 13.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Lost Ruins of Arnak
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  12. Mysterium

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    Mysterium is a cooperative mystery-solving game set in the 1920s, where players take on the roles of mediums trying to solve a murder at a Scottish mansion, guided by a ghost who communicates through visions.

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    More details for Mysterium
    • 2 - 7 Players
    • 42 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. The Magic Labyrinth

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    The Magic Labyrinth is an enchanting board game that tests players’ memory and skill as they navigate through a tricky maze. Designed for younger players, this game casts participants as little magician apprentices who must recover lost magical objects from within their master’s labyrinth. The catch? The walls of the maze are invisible, and players must rely on their memory and careful maneuvering to avoid them.

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 6.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for The Magic Labyrinth
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Unlock! Kids: Detective Stories

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Unlock! Kids: Detective Stories
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. King of the Dice

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de*
  16. Concept Kids: Animals

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Concept Kids: Animals
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Concept Kids: Animals

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concept Kids: Animals" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Wandering Towers

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 3.

    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Wandering Towers
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de*
  18. My First Stone Age

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    Nominated for 8 awards and won 5.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for My First Stone Age
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for My First Stone Age

    • YouTube Review for the game "My First Stone Age" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  19. Morels

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    Morels takes players on a serene yet strategic journey through old-growth woods, where collecting and cooking mushrooms is the key to success. This two-player card game cleverly combines the charm of foraging with tactical decision-making, making every trip into the forest an engaging and thoughtful experience.

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Morels
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de*
  20. Sleeping Queens

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    In Sleeping Queens, a whimsical and strategic card game, players embark on a mission to awaken sleeping queens using a mix of strategy, quick thinking, and luck. The game features the Pancake Queen, the Ladybug Queen, and ten other queen cards, all under a magical sleeping spell. The goal is to wake these queens from their slumber and earn points.

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sleeping Queens
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de*
  21. Dream Home

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    Dream Home is all about unleashing your inner designer to create the perfect abode. Imagine deciding every detail of your house, from a luxurious bedroom with a canopy bed to a lavish living room with a grand piano. This family-friendly game turns you and your fellow players into architects and interior decorators, competing to build the most impressive home.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Dream Home
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Dream Home

    • YouTube Review for the game "Dream Home" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Dream Home" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  22. Claim

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    Claim is a captivating card game set in a realm thrown into chaos by the sudden death of its king. Players compete to win the support of five factions and claim the throne for themselves. The game is played in two phases: first, recruiting followers, and then using those followers to win over the factions. Each faction possesses unique powers that can influence the game, and these powers may vary between the phases. The goal is to secure the majority of followers in at least three of the five factions to win the game and ascend to the throne.

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Claim
    • 2 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de*
  23. 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
  24. Ghost Adventure

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    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Ghost Adventure
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!22€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for Ghost Adventure

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ghost Adventure" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Ghost Adventure" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  25. Monsieur Carrousel

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. The Taverns of Tiefenthal

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    The Taverns of Tiefenthal is a strategic and immersive board game that transports players to a bustling village tavern, where they must attract guests and manage resources to become the most successful establishment in Tiefenthal.

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 4.

    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for The Taverns of Tiefenthal
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!28€ atAmazon.de*

    Video reviews for The Taverns of Tiefenthal

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "The Taverns of Tiefenthal" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  27. Kanagawa

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    Kanagawa is a beautifully crafted board game set in 1840 in the bay of Tokyo. In this game, players become disciples of the famed Master Hokusai, striving to learn and excel in the art of painting. As disciples, players must expand their studios, choose their subjects carefully, and pay keen attention to the seasons to create the most harmonious and compelling print, aspiring to produce their lifetime's masterpiece.

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

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

    Video reviews for Kanagawa

    • YouTube Review for the game "Kanagawa" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Kanagawa" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. Tobago

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    Tobago is an intriguing adventure board game where players embark on a treasure hunt, using clues to narrow down the locations of hidden treasures on a mysterious island. The game stands out with its modular board and strategic gameplay, appealing to players who enjoy deduction and exploration themes.

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2010

    More details for Tobago
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de*
  29. Schnappt Hubi!

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Schnappt Hubi!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!36€ atAmazon.de*
  30. Finca

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    Welcome to the sun-soaked island of Mallorca, where the game of Finca unfolds against a backdrop of golden beaches, a light-blue sea, and abundant orchards. In this strategic board game, players take on the role of Mallorcan farmers as they endeavor to cultivate and deliver the island's finest fruits, including oranges, lemons, almonds, and grapes. The key to success lies in efficiently managing your resources and outpacing your competitors in the race to deliver your crops.

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

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

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