Spiel des Jahres

So, I said a while ago that I would try and reconcile all the Spiel des Jahres stuff onto one page – it’s proved trickier than I anticipated so this is a bit of a compromise but hopefully it’s better than nothing.

The plan is to play each of these games and score them to decide which we think is the best – the table below shows the full list and their overall score and who won it when we played and for ones we have played the game should link to the corresponding blog post.

We’re scoring out of a few categories (although these changed early on and there’s no real definition for the categories) but since I can’t fit the categories into a table which I can post, I’m going to go back and put a summary into each of the games we’ve played so far so if you do click on the link in the table you’ll see the full score breakdown.

Year Winner Our overall rating Game Winner
2012 Kingdom Builder
2011 Qwirkle 66% Mrs.P
2010 Dixit 60% Mr.J
2009 Dominion
2008 Keltis
2007 Zooloretto 76% Mr.P
2006 Thurn and Taxis
2005 Niagara  83%  Mrs.P
2004 Ticket to Ride
2003 Alhambra  83%  Mr.J
2002 Villa Paletti
2001 Carcassonne
2000 Torres
1999 Tikal
1998 Elfenland
1997 Mississippi Queen
1996 El Grande
1995 The Settlers of Catan
1994 Manhattan
1993 Liar’s Dice
1992 Um Reifenbreite
1991 Drunter und Drüber
1990 Hoity Toity
1989 Café International
1988 Barbarossa
1987 Auf Achse
1986 Top Secret Spies
1985 Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
1984 Railway Rivals         65% Mr.P
1983 Scotland Yard
1982 Enchanted Forest 60% Mr.P
1981 Focus
1980 Rummikub
1979 Hare and Tortoise 69% Mr.P

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