The best "Jogo do Ano🇵🇹" winners and nominees 2021

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 2021:

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 64 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
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Terraforming Mars

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Terraforming Mars" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Terraforming Mars" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime100 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Scythe

    All details for the board game Scythe and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 10.

    More details for Scythe
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 115 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!65€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Scythe

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Scythe" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Scythe" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Great Western Trail

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Great Western Trail" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  5. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 - 100 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for The Voyages of Marco Polo

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Voyages of Marco Polo" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "The Voyages of Marco Polo" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  6. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  7. Underwater Cities

    All details for the board game Underwater Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 2.

    More details for Underwater Cities
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime80 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!43€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Underwater Cities

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Underwater Cities" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Underwater Cities" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  8. Root

    All details for the board game Root and similar games

    Nominated for 23 awards and won 13.

    More details for Root
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  9. Keyflower

    All details for the board game Keyflower and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Keyflower
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  10. 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
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!49€ atAmazon.de
  11. 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
  12. Maracaibo

    All details for the board game Maracaibo and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Maracaibo
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  13. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!51€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Terra Mystica

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Terra Mystica" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Terra Mystica" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  14. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de
  15. 1960: The Making of the President

    All details for the board game 1960: The Making of the President and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  16. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  17. Eclipse

    All details for the board game Eclipse and similar games

    Nominated for 17 awards and won 7.

    More details for Eclipse
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime60 - 180 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!139€ atAmazon.de
  18. 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
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  19. 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
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!59€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Teotihuacan: City of Gods

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" von "BoardGameGeek"
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    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  20. Barrage

    All details for the board game Barrage and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 6.

    More details for Barrage
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!57€ atAmazon.de
  21. Trajan

    All details for the board game Trajan and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    More details for Trajan
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!41€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Trajan

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Trajan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Trajan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  22. Shogun

    All details for the board game Shogun and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Shogun
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Shogun

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Shogun" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Shogun" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  23. Riverboat

    All details for the board game Riverboat and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Riverboat
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  24. Nations

    All details for the board game Nations and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 4.

    More details for Nations
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime40 - 200 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Nations

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nations" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nations" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  25. La Granja

    All details for the board game La Granja and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for La Granja
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime90 - 120 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  26. Mombasa

    All details for the board game Mombasa and similar games

    Nominated for 12 awards and won 4.

    More details for Mombasa
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 150 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
  27. Imperial

    All details for the board game Imperial and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Imperial
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 - 180 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard

    Video reviews for Imperial

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imperial" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Imperial" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  28. Dominant Species

    All details for the board game Dominant Species and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    More details for Dominant Species
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime120 - 240 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: hard
    👍 Good price!37€ atAmazon.de
  29. Blackout: Hong Kong

    All details for the board game Blackout: Hong Kong and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    🔥 Deal: 8% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Blackout: Hong Kong
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime75 - 150 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    🔥 Great price!33€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Blackout: Hong Kong

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Blackout: Hong Kong" von "BoardGameGeek"
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