Tag Archives: Spiel des Jahres

Children’s Game of the Year 2017: Waiting for the Winner (Updated With the Winner!)

Children’s Game of the Year 2017: Waiting for the Winner (Updated With the Winner!)

On Monday June 19th, the jury of the German “Spiel des Jahres” (“Game of the Year”) prize announces its choice for Children’s Game of the Year 2017. Waiting for the jury’s verdict, I had a closer look at the nominations and recommendations. Read More

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‘My First Stone Age’ Wins Best Children’s Game

‘My First Stone Age’ Wins Best Children’s Game

Last week, the jury of the German Spiel des Jahres (“game of the year”) prize announced their choice of best Children’s Game of 2016. Out of the three nominated games, the jury picked Marco Teubner’s ‘My First Stonge Age’ as their favorite. Thanks to our local library, which is always quick in buying nominated games, my family had the chance to find out, whether ‘My First Stone Age’ will also turn out to be one of our favorites. Read More

Game of the Year: The Early Classics

Game of the Year: The Early Classics

The German Spiel des Jahres is sometimes called the Oscars of board games. I find myself revisiting some of my favorites from the early years of the awards. Two of these classics, “Hare & Tortoise” and “Enchanted Forest”, completely reinvented the old-fashioned dice-driven racing game. Read More