The verdict is in and the 2018 winner of the Spiel de Jahres award is out.
Today, we’re looking at the nominations and congratulating the 2018 Spiel des Jahres Winner.
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Spiel des Jahres 2018 Winner: Azul
Congratulations to Azul and its designer Michael Kiesling at Next Move/Pegasus Spiele for being the Spiel des Jahres 2018 recipient.
Read our full review of Azul here!
Kennerspiel des Jahres 2018 Winner
Quacks of Quedlinburg
Read our full review of Quacks of Quedlinburg here!
Spiel des Jahres 2018 Nominees
by Rüdiger Dorn
Illustration: Dennis Lohausen
by Wolfgang Warsch
Illustration: Oliver Freudenreich
Congratulations to all of the nominees and the winners! Now it’s time to go try them out.
Have you tried any of 2018’s nominees or winners? What did you think? Let us know with a comment below. We’d love to hear from you!
Kendra has always been a hardcore fantasy nerd. Growing up in the worlds of Tolkien, Sanderson, Jordan, and Abercrombie, DnD & board games just came naturally. She and her husband, Bryan, started GameCows.com in 2018 as a fun passion project that just took over their lives. An avid board gamer since childhood and chronic DnD chronicler for more than two decades, she loves to play, write, travel, and learn dead languages.