The nominees are in for this years Spiel des Jahres are:
• Kingdomino, by Bruno Cathala and Blue Orange Games
• Magic Maze, by Kasper Lapp and Sit Down!
• El Dorado, by Reiner Knizia and Ravensburger
Titles up for the Kinderspiel des Jahres, Germany’s game of the year for children, are:
• Captain Silver, by Wolfgang Dirscherl, Manfred Reindl, and Queen Games
• Ice Cool, by Brian Gomez and Brain Games
• The Mysterious Forest, by Carlo A. Rossi and IELLO
Titles up for the Kennerspiel des Jahres, an award aimed at enthusiasts who already have some familiarity with modern games, are:
• EXIT: The Game from Inka Brand, Markus Brand, and KOSMOS
• Raiders of the North Sea, by Shem Phillips and Garphill Games
• Terraforming Mars, by Jacob Fryxelius and Stronghold Games
Congratulations to all the nominees!!!