The best "Jogo do Ano🇵🇹" winners and nominees 2022

Looking for a good game that won or was nominated for the "Jogo do Ano" award? Then we have just the thing for you: a list of the best "Jogo do Ano" winners and games that were on the nomination list.

What is the "Jogo do Ano" game award?

The "Jogo do Ano" is an award for dice, card & board games. The award originates from 🇵🇹Portugal, was created in 2006 and is chosen by a jury.

Jogo do Ano is an award of the Portuguese game industry.

Each member of SpielPortugal selects ten games of their choice. From all the listings emerge the five nominees of the year, which are evaluated by each member of the jury according to established parameters:

  • Production (15%)
  • Theme (10%)
  • Mechanics (10%)
  • Replay value (10%)
  • Interaction (5%)
  • Time / Fun (50%)

Jogo do Ano Categories

The Jogo do Ano award is given every year in only one category:

  • Jogo do Ano

More info can be found on the official Jogo do Ano homepage or the Wikipedia contribution of Jogo do Ano.

Other game awards from around the world.

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List of best Jogo do Ano winners & nominees 2022:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 66 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Terraforming Mars

    All details for the board game Terraforming Mars and similar games

    Nominated for 26 awards and won 13.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Terraforming Mars
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Terraforming Mars

    • YouTube Review for the game "Terraforming Mars" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  2. Concordia

    All details for the board game Concordia and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concordia
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 100 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  3. Scythe

    All details for the board game Scythe and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 10.

    More details for Scythe
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 90 - 115 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!65€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Scythe

    • YouTube Review for the game "Scythe" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  4. Great Western Trail

    All details for the board game Great Western Trail and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 7.

    More details for Great Western Trail
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 75 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Great Western Trail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Grand Austria Hotel

    All details for the board game Grand Austria Hotel and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Grand Austria Hotel

    • YouTube Review for the game "Grand Austria Hotel" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. The Voyages of Marco Polo

    All details for the board game The Voyages of Marco Polo and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 7.

    More details for The Voyages of Marco Polo
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 - 100 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!45€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Voyages of Marco Polo

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Voyages of Marco Polo" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  7. Clans of Caledonia

    All details for the board game Clans of Caledonia and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 2.

    More details for Clans of Caledonia
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  8. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 3.

    More details for Underwater Cities
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 80 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Underwater Cities

    • YouTube Review for the game "Underwater Cities" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Android: Netrunner

    All details for the board game Android: Netrunner and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    More details for Android: Netrunner
    • 2 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  10. Yokohama

    All details for the board game Yokohama and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Yokohama
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Root

    All details for the board game Root and similar games

    Nominated for 23 awards and won 13.

    More details for Root
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  12. Brass: Lancashire

    All details for the board game Brass: Lancashire and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Brass: Lancashire
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn

    Video reviews for Brass: Lancashire

    • YouTube Review for the game "Brass: Lancashire" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  13. Keyflower

    All details for the board game Keyflower and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  14. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Village

    • YouTube Review for the game "Village" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. Agricola

    All details for the board game Agricola and similar games

    Nominated for 25 awards and won 14.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Agricola
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  16. Ginkgopolis

    All details for the board game Ginkgopolis and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Ginkgopolis
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  17. Russian Railroads

    All details for the board game Russian Railroads and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 4.

    More details for Russian Railroads
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar

    All details for the board game Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar and similar games

    Nominated for 19 awards and won 9.

    More details for Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  19. Troyes

    All details for the board game Troyes and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 1.

    More details for Troyes
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Troyes

    • YouTube Review for the game "Troyes" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  20. Terra Mystica

    All details for the board game Terra Mystica and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 13.

    More details for Terra Mystica
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Terra Mystica

    • YouTube Review for the game "Terra Mystica" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  21. 1960: The Making of the President

    All details for the board game 1960: The Making of the President and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!94€ atAmazon.de
  22. Maracaibo

    All details for the board game Maracaibo and similar games

    Nominated for 11 awards and won 1.

    More details for Maracaibo
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  23. Gaia Project

    All details for the board game Gaia Project and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for Gaia Project
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  24. Eclipse

    All details for the board game Eclipse and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    More details for Eclipse
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 60 - 180 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!113€ atAmazon.de
  25. Le Havre

    All details for the board game Le Havre and similar games

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 4.

    More details for Le Havre
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
  26. Barrage

    All details for the board game Barrage and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    More details for Barrage
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!59€ atAmazon.de
  27. Teotihuacan: City of Gods

    All details for the board game Teotihuacan: City of Gods and similar games

    Nominated for 15 awards and won 2.

    More details for Teotihuacan: City of Gods
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 90 - 120 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    👍 Good price!60€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Teotihuacan: City of Gods

    • YouTube Review for the game "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. Nefertiti

    All details for the board game Nefertiti and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Nefertiti
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  29. Trajan

    All details for the board game Trajan and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    🔥 Deal: 16% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Trajan
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Hard to learn
    🔥 Great price!32€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Trajan

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

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