Welcome to Game of the Year, a thematic board game about … making games.

Get creative!

Game of the Year is a thematic Video Game Development Board Game.  It features:

  • Solo, cooperative and competitive gameplay for 1-4 Players
  • Build your own unique games from a base of more than 30 genres, 120 Themes and 132 features, inspired by gaming culture old and new!
  • Defeat rival games to conquer markets, earn loot and gain hype
  • Build your company using dice employees and specialists
  • Go up against the titans of the industry in a final battle for the title of Game of the Year.
  • Content developed in collaboration with video game history experts

You can check out what it feels like to make games in Game of the Year by trying our online pitch generator, using actual card art from the game, here.

Go up against the best of the best …

Will you crumble under the pressure …

Or will you prevail and reach the ultimate prize?

What is your “Game of the Year”?

Game Of The Year is coming to


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Who we are:

Nice Game Publishing

We are an indie board game publisher based in Bonn, Germany. Our biggest accomplishments include a steady supply of coffee in our office and having more plants than people.
Our previous titles include: Vampire: The Masquerade – Heritage, Dragon Canyon, Fantasy Defense and Terrible Monster.

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