Like board games? The Spiel des Jahres nominees have been announced. This is a prestigious international award for excellence in game design. The nominees for this year’s award were announced on May 31. The games are:
– Dixit, a humourous bluffing party game.
– Identik, a party drawing game.
– A La Carte, about French chefs creating random dishes.
– Roll Through the Ages, The Dice Game, a dice-game about building Bronze-age civilizations.
– Fresco, in which the players are artists competing to finish the ceiling of a Renaissance cathedral.