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2017 Golden Geek Award Nominees announced!

Posted Tuesday, 27-Feb-2018

 

The Golden Geek nominees are in! See what BoardGameGeek users thought were the best board games of 2017.

SO MANY CATEGORIES! Here are the best board games of the year as decided by fellow geeks like yourself! Have you voted yet?

Like anything you see? Go here to find out more!

Board Game of the Year

 

 

The 7th Continent
Anachrony
Azul
Century: Spice Road
Charterstone
Clans of Caledonia
Dinosaur Island
Gaia Project
Gloomhaven
Lisboa
Near and Far
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Rajas of the Ganges
Sagrada
Spirit Island


 

2 Player Game

 

13 Minutes: The Cuban Missile Crisis
878: Vikings – Invasions of England
Caverna: Cave vs Cave
Codenames Duet
Colonial Twilight: The French-Algerian War, 1954-62
The Cousins’ War
Fog of Love
The Fox in the Forest
Fugitive
Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game
LYNGK
Tak
Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon
Techno Bowl: Arcade Football Unplugged
Triplock
Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire

Artwork & Presentation

 

 

The 7th Continent
Anachrony
Azul
Charterstone
Dice Forge
Dinosaur Island
Ex Libris
Gloomhaven
Lisboa
Near and Far
Photosynthesis
Sagrada
Spirit Island
Tiny Epic Quest
Yamataï

 

Card Game

Aeon’s End: War Eternal
Alien Artifacts
Century: Spice Road
Clank! In! Space!
Custom Heroes
Ethnos
The Fox in the Forest
Fugitive
Herbaceous
Jump Drive
Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game
London (second edition)
The Lost Expedition
Majesty: For the Realm
Villages of Valeria


 

Co-operative Game

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 7th Continent
Aeon’s End: War Eternal
Codenames Duet
The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game
First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet
Flip Ships
Gloomhaven
Kitchen Rush
The Lost Expedition
Magic Maze
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Pandemic: Rising Tide
Spirit Island
This War of Mine: The Board Game
Too Many Bones


 

Expansion

 

 

Aeon’s End: War Eternal
Arkham Horror: The Card Game – The Dunwich Legacy
Between Two Cities: Capitals
Champions of Midgard: Valhalla
Cities of Splendor
Clank!: Sunken Treasures
Legendary: X-Men
One Deck Dungeon: Forest of Shadows
Scythe: The Wind Gambit
Spirit Island: Branch & Claw
Star Wars: Rebellion – Rise of the Empire
Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium
Terraforming Mars: Venus Next
Ticket to Ride Map Collection: Volume 6 – France & Old West
Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black
Xia: Embers of a Forsaken Star


 

Family Game

 

Azul
Bärenpark
Century: Spice Road
Dice Forge
Downforce
Ethnos
Magic Maze
Majesty: For the Realm
Meeple Circus
NMBR 9
Photosynthesis
Queendomino
The Quest for El Dorado
Rhino Hero: Super Battle
Sagrada


 

Innovative

 

 

The 7th Continent
Anachrony
Azul
Charterstone
Dice Forge
Fog of Love
Gloomhaven
Magic Maze
Near and Far
NMBR 9
Photosynthesis
Sagrada
Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant
Spirit Island
This War of Mine: The Board Game


 

Party Game

 

 

The Chameleon
Crossfire
CrossTalk
DropMix
Go Nuts for Donuts
Leaders of Euphoria: Choose a Better Oppressor
Muse
One Night Ultimate Alien
Pit Crew
Secrets
Spyfall 2
That’s a Question!
Tortuga 1667
Werewords
Wordsy


 

Solo Game

 

 

 

The 7th Continent
Finished!
Gaia Project
Gloomhaven
Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave
The Lost Expedition
Nemo’s War (second edition)
One Deck Dungeon: Forest of Shadows
Sagrada
Spirit Island
SUPERHOT Card Game
This War of Mine: The Board Game
Tiny Epic Quest
Too Many Bones
Xia: Embers of a Forsaken Star


 

Strategy Game

 

 

Anachrony
Azul
Charterstone
Clans of Caledonia
Dinosaur Island
Ethnos
Gaia Project
Gentes
Gloomhaven
Heaven & Ale
Lisboa
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Rajas of the Ganges
Spirit Island
Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition


 

Thematic Game

 

The 7th Continent
Anachrony
Dinosaur Island
Fallout
Fog of Love
Gloomhaven
The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire
Near and Far
Nemo’s War (second edition)
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Spirit Island
This War of Mine: The Board Game
Tiny Epic Quest
Wasteland Express Delivery Service
Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition


 

Wargame

 

 

1754: Conquest – The French and Indian War
878: Vikings – Invasions of England
B-17 Flying Fortress Leader
Baptism By Fire: The Battle of Kasserine
Colonial Twilight: The French-Algerian War, 1954-62
The Cousins’ War
Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid
Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918
Here I Stand (500th Anniversary Reprint Edition)
Holland ’44: Operation Market-Garden
Next War: Poland
Pendragon: The Fall of Roman Britain
Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars
Supply Lines of the American Revolution: The Northern Theater, 1775-1777
Table Battles
Target for Today
Time of Crisis


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