The Golden Ace rewarding the board game of the year was awarded to the cooperative investigation game "Micromacro crime city", announced Thursday evening the jury of the Cannes International Games Festival.
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The jury made up of journalists and professionals from the gaming world rewarded
“an innovative and beautifully illustrated game that will speak to everyone”
during a virtual ceremony broadcast on social networks.
Accessible from 8 years old, Johannes Sich's game offers to solve criminal cases by showing observation and by exercising his sense of deduction.
In the children's category, “Dragomino” was awarded by the jury.
Aimed at children from 5 years old, it invites players to connect identical landscapes to hatch as many baby dragons as possible.
Finally, in the “Expert” category, it's “The Crew”, a reinvention of the trick game for which you have to cooperate to survive in space, which was crowned by the jury.
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Since 1988 the Aces of Gold have been awarded to the best games published on the French market over the past 18 months.
Over 1,000 edited games were on the starting line this year.
The famous “Time's up!”, “Les Aventuriers du rail” or even “Dixit” were distinguished by the Golden Aces in previous editions.