Best-Selling Board Games – May 2011

May brought with a number of Spiel des Jahres winners into the top 5, but it was a Kiwi design that gained top spot!

Our best-selling board games for May 2011 were:

5. Dixit

The most recent winner of the Spiel des Jahres award,  Dixit is a very social game that features very creative and multi-faceted artwork and is certain to get the creative juices flowing.

Buy Dixit now.

4. Citadels

Take on the role of a medieval city planner in Citadels, a card game that can take up to 7 players.  Each person takes on a new character with a unique ability each round as they seek to build the finest districts in the land!

Buy Citadels now.

3. Carcassonne

A tile laying classic, Carcassonne won the Spiel des Jahres back in 2001.  Build roads, cities and cloisters and use your workers to earn you points.  And if you already own it, check out the various expansions!

Buy Carcassonne now.

2. Dominion

Another Spiel des Jahres winner, Dominion took out the top award in 2009. A deck building game that can comfortably be played within half an hour, Dominion allows players to compete with other rulers to expand their lands.  With a wide variety of cards, as well as numerous great expansions, Dominion is one of our best-selling games of all time.

Buy Dominion now.

1. Endeavor

Kiwi-designed Endeavor is a regular on New Zealand tables, and it’s frequently the most played game at Wellycon.  After a New Zealand Herald feature in 2009, Endeavor has stood proud among other games and is a must have for any Kiwi gamer!

Buy Endeavor now.

May was definitely a month of the award winners, but we were especially pleased that Endeavor beat everything else!

David and Angela