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James Wallis replays the winners of the Spiel des Jahres in order

Title: Enchanted Forest | Year of win: 1982 | Designers: Alex Randolph and Michel Matschoss | Number of players: 2-6 | Playing time: 45 minutes Worthy winner? Not a great year, but even so this is not a great winner Worth playing now? Not even with kids | Availabillty: Wide | Price: £12.99

In the history of almost every award there’s one year where the judges seem to have gone bonkers. Henry Kissinger won the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize. Kramer vs. Kramer beat Apocalypse Now to the Oscar for Best Picture in 1980. And in 1982 the Spiel des Jahres went to Enchanted Forest.

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