Profiles of Game Designers

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Jeffrey Allers

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Native language: English

Other languages: German

Personal details: I started developing games because » I was compelled to, and now I cannot stop! My first invented game was » an elaborate, dice-driven war game when I was in grade school My most successful game so far has been » ...aber bitte mit Sahne / Piece O' Cake In developing games, I am driven and stimulated by » interesting challenges, colorful themes and innovative mechanics My ideas come from » experiences, philosophy, literature, film, music, travel, mathematics, game theory...and playtime with my sons I am particularly proud of » any game that reaches the stage when I can call it "finished" Teamwork done with other designers » can be beneficial and enjoyable if their strengths are complimentary "Cultural assets of games" means to me » that games are an important interactive art medium Besides games, my other interests are » theology, architecture, writing, art, design, history, sport I am looking forward to » my next playtesting session!

Publications (complete): Circus Maximus (Pegasus Spiele, 2008) ...aber bitte mit Sahne / Piece o' Cake / Une pointe de Chantilly / Sla je Slag(room) (Winning Moves Deutschland, Rio Grande Games, Oya, PS-Games, 2008) Eine Frage der Ähre / Heartland (Pegasus Spiele, 2009) Alea Iacta Est (alea, Rio Grande Games, 2009) Aber Bitte mit Sahne - das Joker-Stück (Spielbox / Winning Moves Deutschland, 2009) Wampum (Pegasus Spiele, 2010) Pala (Cambridge Games Factory, 2011) Nieuw Amsterdam (White Goblin Games, Pandasauraus Games, 2012) Artifact (White Goblin Games, 2013) Citrus (dlp-games, 2013) Order of the Gilded Compass (Grey Fox Games, 2016) Skyways (Eagle Gryphon Games, 2017) New York Slice (Bezier Games, 2017)

Other profiles: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamedesigner/8935/jeffrey-d-allers