Profiles of Game Designers

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Herbert Schützdeller


Native language: German

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Personal details: I started developing games because » durch ein Platzset beim Brunch My first invented game was » New Orleans Big Band My most successful game so far has been » New Orleans Big Band In developing games, I am driven and stimulated by » das Ausprobieren neuer Ideen My ideas come from » immer zuerst im Kopf I am particularly proud of » stolz ist ein dummes Wort, denn es beinhaltet daß ich mir auf etwas was einbilde , was andere nicht haben oder gemacht haben Teamwork done with other designers » habe ich nie probiert "Cultural assets of games" means to me » ohne Spiel keine Kultur Recently, I especially enjoyed playing the game » in der Familie und im Freundeskreis Besides games, my other interests are » vor allem meine Familie, Freunde, Sport I am looking forward to » das nächste Spiel

Publications (complete): New Orleans Big Band (ASS, 1990) Caracalla (ASS, 1991) Tricky (Piatnik, 1995) Gewusst wie! - Kinder entdecken ihre Stadt ( mit Monika Knickmann) (Stadt Herne, 1996) Friesentörn (Franjos, 2005) Zebulon (Siebenstein, 1997)