Japan Boardgame Prize 2019
We announce the 18th Japan Boardgame Prize! It is divided into two categories, namely, U-more Award and Voters' Selection.
We award a good game for beginners and families, named "U-more Award". The jury consists of seven administlators of our family gaming society. After 3 months of discussion and selection, we decided "L.A.m.A. ...NIMM'S LÄSSIG!" as game of the year and two nominees.
U-more Award - Game of the Year:
L.A.m.A. ...NIMM'S LÄSSIG!
(Reiner Knizia / AMIGO Spiel dist.by Mobius Games & elf)
(Reiner Knizia / AMIGO Spiel dist.by Mobius Games)
Slide Quest (Japanese edition)
(Nicolas Bourgoin, Jean-François Rochas / Ten days games)
And Voters' Selection: 127 boardgamers from 27 prefectures took part in the award, in cooperation with many boardgame circles and shops. They selected upto five favorites from a list of 333 titles, which were sold in Japanese market within the last one year. We added up for each voter 5 points to the first favorit, 4 points to the second ... 1 point to the fifth.
As a result "L.A.m.A. ...NIMM'S LÄSSIG!" won the Japan Board Game Prize 2019.
Voters' Selection - 1st Prize:
Res Arcana (Japanese edition)
(Thomas Lehmann / Ten days games)
CLANK!: A DECK-BUILDING ADVENTURE (Japanese edition)
(Paul Dennen / Arclight Games)
Guess Club (Japanese edition)
(Sky Huang / cosaic)
(Kazuna* / TUKAPON dist.by Kleeblatt)
7th:Blöde Kuh ...keiner will sie haben! (Florian Racky / Drei Hasen in der Abendsonne dist.by Kleeblatt)
8th:Qui Paire Gagne (Japanese edition) (Stephen Glenn / SUGOROKUYA)
9th:Natsumemo (Miyano Kaya / cosaic)
10th:The Mind (Japanese edition) (Wolfgang Warsch / Arclight Games)
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