The Spiel Des Jahres is the German game-of-the-year award, and is one of the most prestigious awards a game can win.
While I may not agree that Dixit should have won, there’s no doubt that all the games nominated this year where worthy. Toss a bunch of great games in for an award, and only one can win.
[...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by danielsolis, Games on the Brain. Games on the Brain said: Dixit Wins the Spiel Des Jahres http://bit.ly/b0IVJi (via @purplepawn) [...]
[...] Dixit won the SDJ award this year, marking a break from the more Gamer games that the “German Game of the Year” award has awarded as of late. Fans of games like Cranium Whoonu and Apples to Apples should check this one out. I wouldn’t mind playing it, but I doubt I’ll rush out and pick this one up. [...]