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Second part of the complete list of the German Game of the Year Award.
 
The games are listed in alphabetical order within each year, with the winner, a nomination list (from 1999) and a recommended list.
 
Winners and special awards are marked with the icon.
From 2001 does the Childrens Award have its own list and icon.
Each entry is listed with [ Title - Designer - Publisher ]
[ A brief description with the number of players and recommended age group has been added from 2001 ]
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 2002  German Game of the Year
Villa Paletti  -  Bill Payne  -  Zoch
Curious building game with uncertain ending, for 2-4 players age 8+

 Nominated Family Games 2002
Puerto Rico  -  Andreas Seyfahrt  -  alea
Economic building simulation in the Caribbean, for 3-5 players age 12+
TransAmerika  -  Franz-Benno Delonge  -  Winning Moves
Tactical rail line builing, for 2-6 players age 8+
 
Recommended Family Games:
Alles im Eimer  -  Stefan Dorra  -  Kosmos
Card game about restive farmyard animals, for 2-6 players age 8+
Atlantic Star  -  Dirk Henn  -  Queen Games
Take a cruise onboard luxury liners, for 2-6 players age 10+
Blokus  -  Bernard Tavitian  -  Sekkoia
Tactical placement game with geometric figures, for 2-4 players age 8+
Der Herr der Ringe - Die Gefährten Ksp.  -  Reiner Knizia  -  Ravensburger
Card game about the fabulous places in Middle Earth, for 2-4 players age 9+
Dschunke  -  Michael Schacht  -  Queen Games
Trade at Asia's floating markets, for 3-4 players age 10+
DVONN  -  Kris Burm  -  Don & Co
Abstract tactical game for 2 players age 9+
Kupferkessel Co.  -  Günter Burkhardt  -  Goldsieber
Tactical game of magical ingredients, for 2 players age 8+
Magellan  -  Tom Lehmann  -  Hans im Glück
Auction game about the most famous explorers, for 3-6 players age 12+
San Gimignano  -  Duilio Carpitella  -  Piatnik
Tower building in Renaissance Italy, for 2-4 players age 8+

 2002  German Childrens Game of the Year
Maskenball der Käfer  -  Peter-Paul Joopen   -  Selecta
Cooperative memory game 2 or more players age 4+
 
Nominated Childrens Games 2002
Bärenstark  -  Heinz Meister  -  Goldsieber
Strong activities on the meadow, for 2-4 players age 5+
Höchst Verdächtig  -  Manfred Ludwig  -  Haba
Tactical detective game on tilting base, for 2-4 players age 6+
 
Recommended Childrens Games
Cocotaki  -  Haim Shafir  -  Amigo
Card placement of unique animals, for 2-10 players age 5+
Krododil unterm Bett  -  Helmut Huber  -  Jumbo
Narrative memory game for 2-6 players age 3+
Lotti Karotti  -   -  Ravensburger
Exiting dicethrowing race for 2-4 sweet rabbits age 5+
Schnapp zu!  -  Susanne Armbruster  -  Haba
Cunning guessing game between the fish and the pelican, for 2-4 players age 4+

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 2001  German Game of the Year
Carcasonne  -  Klaus-Jürgen Wrede  -  Hans im Glück
Tactical tile placement in the Middle Ages, for 2-5 players age 10+

 Nominated Family Games
Das Amulet  -  Alan R. Moon & Aaron Weisblum  -  Goldsieber
Using magic spells in the search for jewels, for 3-6 players age 12+
Zapp Zerapp  -  Heinz Meister & Klaus Zoch  -  Zoch
Enchanting game with "hearing aids", for 2-4 players age 7+
 
Recommended Games:
Babel  -  Hagen Dorgathen & Uwe Rosenberg  -  Kosmos
Power play about building the highest towers, for 2 players age 12+
Capitol  -  Alan R. Moon & Aaron Weissblum  -  Schmidt
Building boom in ancient Rome, for 2-4 players age 10+
Cartagena  -  Leo Colovini  -  Winning Moves
Tactical escape game for 2-5 players age 8+
Die Händler von Genua   -  Rüdiger Dorn  -  Alea
Sophisticated negotiation game for 2-5 players age 12+
Drachendelta  -  Roberto Fraga  -  Eurogames
Risky movements between islands, for 2-6 players age 8+
Ebbe und Flut  -  Wolfgang Werner  -  Adlung Spiele
Tidal interrelations with cards, for 1 or 2 players age 10+
Hexenrennen  -  Wolfgang Panning  -  Queen Games
Dice adventures with chain reactions, for 3-5 players age 10+
Land Unter!  -  Stefan Dorra  -  Berliner Spielkarten
Malicious card game, for 3-5 players age 10+
Royal Turf  -  Reiner Knizia  -  Alea
Horse racing at Ascot, for 2-6 players age 10+
San Marco  -  Alan R. Moon & Aaron Weisblum  -  Ravensburger
Power struggle in Venice, for 3-4 players age 10+
Literary Game:   Der Herr der Ringe  -  Reiner Knizia  -  Kosmos
Hobbits on adventure, for 2-5 players age 10+
Historical Game:   Troya  -  Thomas Fackler  -  DaimlerChrysler
Archeological excavations

 2001  German Childrens Game of the Year
Klondike  -  Stefanie Rohner & Christian Wolf   -  Haba
Activity game with betting, for 2-4 players age 6+
 Nominated Childrens Games:
Im Märchenwald  -  Markus Nickisch Weisblum  -  Adlung
A fairytale card game for 1-8 players age 5+
Rüsselbande  -  Alex Randolph  -  Drei Magier
Fast race with acrobatic piglets, for 2-7 players age 4+
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© Mik Svellov 1998-2002editor@brettboard.dk24. jun 2002