Just One, a cooperative party game designed by Ludovic Roudy and Bruno Sautter, and published by Repos Production, have won the 2019 Spiel de Jahres award. The Kennerspiel des Jahres was awarded to Wingspan, designed by Elizabeth Hargrave and published in Germany by Feuerland.
Valley of the Vikings, published by HABA and designed by Wilfried and Marie Fort was awarded the Kinderspiel des Jahres last month.
The Spiel de Jahres is considered by some to be the most important game award. The award was first appeared in 1979. The “Children’s Game of the Year” was introduced in 2001, with the Kennerspiel, or “Gamers award” introduced in 2011.
The awards presentation can be viewed on the Spiel de Jahres website.