The nominees for this year’s SdJ and KdJ were announced this morning and unexpectedly, only three games appeared in each category rather than the fiveÂ that have appeared for the SdJ in recent years.Â So without further ado, here they are:
Spiel des Jahres nominees
Kennerspiel des Jahres nominees
Well my predictions didn’t turn out too badly with all three SdJ nominees on my list and two of the three for the Kennerspiel award. I ignored Lancaster as it has only been out in Germany a couple of weeks.
In addition, the list of recommended titles from the SdJ jury, which includes both simple and more involved games: