And the 2021 Spiel de Jahres Nominations Are. . .
The nominees for the 2021 Spiel de Jahres have been announced by Christoph Schlewinski, the coordinator of the Kinderspiel jury, and Harald Schrapers, the Spiel des Jahres jury chairman. The games nominated include The Adventures of Robin Hood, designed by Michael Menzel; MicroMacro: Crime City, designed by Johannes Sich; and, Zombie Teenz, designed by Annick Lobet.
The nominees for the Kinderspiel (children’s games) include Dragomino, designed by Bruno Cathala, Marie Fort, and Wilfried Fort, for children ages 5 and up; Storytailors designed by Marie Fort and Wilfried Fort, for children ages 5 and up; and, Mia London, designed by Antoine Bauza and Corentin Lebrat, for children ages 5 and up.
The games nominated for the Kennerspiel des Jahres include Lost Ruins of Arnak, designed by Min and Elwen; Fantasy Realms, designed by Bruce Glassco; and, Paleo, designed by Peter Rustemeyer.
For more information, including the lists of recommended games in each category, be sure and check out the Spiel des Jahres website here. To watch the announcement of this year’s nominees, check out the YouTube video, which is in German, here.