News

Further German news you can find here. A good news collection from many games websites, you can find at Eludique sorted by languages and themes.

2014-11-10 09:00

SAZ game designers had a very successful year 2014

Game designers organized in the Game Designer Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft; SAZ) again had a very successful year. Even if not all results of the international awards and competitions are known …

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2014-10-02 14:56

Reiner Knizia successfully against plagiarism by Lufthansa

Recently, it was announced that the airline Lufthansa distributed a give-away game to children that had a striking similarity to HECKMECK JUNIOR by the well-known game designer Reiner Knizia. The …

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2014-07-14 11:42

Games of the Year 2014 in Germany: CAMEL UP, ISTANBUL and GEISTER, GEISTER, SCHATZSUCHMEISTER

Berlin, July 07/14/2014 The jury Game of the Year, today announced the winners for Game of the Year and the Connoisseur Game of the Year. Already on 06/23/2014 the award ceremony for the children's …

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2014-06-22 19:53

SAZ closes Authors Petition with 4,712 Signatures

In early April 2013, the Game Designers Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft, SAZ) started the petition "Accept game designers as authors and the SAZ as a negotiation partner!" on change.org. The …

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2014-06-14 21:25

Aaron Haag new contact for public relations of the SAZ

The Game Designers Association (SAZ) has a new public relations person. Starting now, the game designer Aaron Haag from Munich takes on this job. Contact Bernhard Weber, who has done this for the past …

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2013-12-17 18:03

106 Awards for SAZ Game Designers! - update

100 exeeded – WOW!!! In 2013, game designers who are members of the Game Designers Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft; SAZ) have been extremly successful. The outcome so far is impressive: 46 game …

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2013-10-21 00:01

The SAZ expands its international services

The Game Designer Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft; SAZ) has expanded its services for members from non-German-speaking countries and for others who are interested. The website of the SAZ, which has …

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2013-10-07 11:55

Hasbro: Bye Mike – Welcome Dougal

Mike Gray is retiring from Hasbro Inventor Relations leaving some big shoes to fill (literally and figuratively). He was and is a dear friend to many of us. Dougal Grimes follows him, being now …

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2013-08-07 23:57

Game Designers Association (SAZ) and Ravensburger Agree on Author's Contract

The Game Designers Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft; SAZ) and Ravensburger, in a constructive meeting, yesterday came to an agreement regarding the last open points in the modified Ravensburger …

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2013-08-01 01:00

Advisory Council of the SAZ extended

O July 31st, 2013, the Executive Board of the Game Designer Association (SAZ) has elected resp. confirmed the following members into the Advisory Council of the SAZ: Günter Burkhardt (ALEX Media …

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