Game of the Year Jury: The nominated games 2023
The Jury "Spiel des Jahres e.V." announced the Nominations and recomandation list for this year. Three games each were nominated for "Spiel des Jahres 2023", "Kinderspiel des Jahres 2023" and "Kennerspiel des Jahres 2023". Other games are listed in the associated recommendation lists and show the range of creative work by game designers.
Nominated for the award "Spiel des Jahres 2023" were:
Dorfromantik - Das Brettspiel by Michael Palm and Lukas Zach (Pegasus)
Fun Facts by Kasper Lapp (Repos Production)
Next Station London by Matthew Dunstan (HCM Kinzel)
Additionally, the Jury published a recomandation list with seven further games on their website. An overview and information about the games can be found on the jury's website.
Nominated for the award "Kinderspiel des Jahres 2023" were:
Carla Caramel by Sara Zarian (Loki)
Gigamon by Johann Roussel und Karim Aouidad (Mirakulus / Studio H)
Mysterium Kids byn Antonin Boccara and Yves Hirschfeld (Space Cow / Libellud)
Additionally, the Jury published a recomandation list with three further games on their website. An overview and information about the Children games can be found on the jury's website.
Nominated for the award "Kennerspiel des Jahres 2023" were:
Challengers! by Johannes Krenner and Markus Slawitscheck (1 More Time Games / Z-Man Games)
Iki by Koota Yamada (Giant Roc / Sorry We Are French)
Planet Unknown by Ryan Lambert und Adam Rehberg (Strohmann Games / Adam’s Apple Games)
In addition, the jury published a recommendation list with two further titles. An overview and information about the connoisseur games can be found on the jury's website.
All award winners will be selected in Berlin on July 16th, 2023.
Special award for Unlock! series
Unlock! Game Adventures by Cyril Demaegd, Mathieu Casnin, Thomas Cauët and Jeremy Koch (Space Cowboys)
Unlock! Kids: Detektivgeschichten by Cyril Demaegd, Wilfried Fort and Marie Fort (Space Cow)
We congratulate all participating authors - especially the members of the SAZ - as well as the publishers and keep our fingers crossed for the final award ceremony.