That the wild chase between the pyramids easy to learn but hard to predict, convinced the jury: "The wild race triggers emotions, it is hoped, feared and laughed in all age groups. The short playing time can always time for a rematch, "says the official verdict of professionals who Camel Up chose from a competition of five competitors for the game of the year as the winner. In addition to criteria such as fun, originality and control design of the nine-member jury also assessed layout and design of a game. Camel Up is a game of the year in the tradition of success games like "The Settlers of Catan" (winner 1995) and "Carcassonne" (2001), which were sold millions of copies worldwide.
"Istanbul" is honored as the best Kennerspiel
It was also awarded "Game Connoisseurs of the Year" at the Hotel Kempinski Berlin's famous Kurfürstendamm for the fourth time. In contrast to the game of the year require the connoisseurs games some experience and training, but offer due to their complexity and versatility real game for hardcore players. Winners of this year, "Istanbul" by Rüdiger Dorn. In the hustle and bustle of the market district of the Bosphorus metropolis haggle, haggle and get rid of up to five players wildly. "Istanbul simulates the bustling bazaar as an effective and versatile as players can only wish for," says the jury.