The first and probably most important price that has been awarded is the Spiel des Jahres 2018 or game of the year 2018. This price has been given to the tile-drafting game Azul.
Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg is the game that takes the title of Kennerspiel des Jahres this year. This is the price for the more strategic and medium to hard games.
The last award category is the Kinderspiel des Jahres or the best children's game. This year the price has been awarded to Funkelschatz or Dragon's Breath in English.