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2013 Spiel des Jahres Nominees

By May 31, 2013

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QwixxThe nominations for the 2013 Spiel des Jahres, a German game award which I believe to be the most prestigious in the world, were recently announced. The three games nominated for the main award are:

  • Augustus, designed by Paolo Mori, published by Hurrican.
  • Hanabi, designed by Antoine Bauza (as was 7 Wonders), published by AbacusSpiele and R&R Games.
  • Qwixx, designed by Stefen Benndorf, published by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag.

The nominations for the 2013 Kennerspiel des Jahres, an award designed to recognize more complex games, are:

  • Bruges, designed by Stefan Feld, published by Hans im Glück and Z-Man Games.
  • Legends of Andor, designed by Michael Menzel, published by Kosmos and Fantasy Flight Games.
  • The Palaces of Carrara, designed by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling, published by Hans im Glück and Z-Man Games.

The winners will be announced on July 8.

Image courtesy of Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag


June 6, 2013 at 2:44 pm
(1) Derek says:

Bruges is designed by Michael Menzel.

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