2015 Spiel des Jahres lists announced!

For Spiel des Jahres – the list is:

  • Colt Express
  • Machi Koro
  • The Game


The recommended list includes:

  • Cacao
  • Looney Quest
  • Patchwork
  • Simsala…Bumm? (Abraca… wha?)
  • Ugo
  • Vollmondnacht (One Night Ultimate Werewolf)

For the Kennerspiel des Jahres – the finalists are:

  • Broom Service
  • Elysium
  • Orleans


The recommended list is:

  • Arler Erde (Fields of Arle)
  • Auf den Spuren von Marco Polo
  • Deus


Congratulations to all the nominees and recommended games!

The OG will now put our heads together and vote on which of the games we think will win each award…  The awards are given out in Berlin on July 6 – so we have a couple of months to talk about it!

Also, congratulations to OG writer Ted Alspach on getting a recommendation for SdJ!

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3 Responses to 2015 Spiel des Jahres lists announced!

  1. Jeffrey Allers says:

    Congrats, Ted!



  2. Heh, it just occurred to me that Simsala…Bumm? or Abraca… wha? could be re-themed as Evil Dead: Klaatu Barada…Necktie?

  3. Chris called The Game as a nominee!

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