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.

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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2013-07-11 10:41

Conflict over game designers' status as originators: 4,300 signatures submitted; talks resumed

After the controversial exchange of views in the past few months, the board of the Game Designer Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft e.V.; SAZ) and its legal adviser met the board and other …

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2013-06-24 14:30

Austrian Spielehits Award 2013

Spiel der Spiele (Game of the Games) became Golden Horn by Leo Colovini at Piatnik – awarded by the Wiener Spieleakademie. Further Awards: Special Award- Feuer und Flamme (Stefan Dorra, Manfred Reindl …

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2013-06-04 13:54

Game Designers Apply Pressure with New Proclamation / New Board

The Game Designer Association (SAZ) will continue to campaign for the recognition of game designers as originators. At its general meeting on May 31, 2013, in Göttingen, the SAZ started a new "Beer …

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2013-04-19 17:53

Over 3,300 signatures already! The SAZ calls on the publishers to acknowledge game designers as originators.

The Fachgruppe Spiel e.V., the association of German game companies, still refuses to acknowledge that game designers are originators within the meaning of German copyright law. Consequently, the …

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2013-04-08 11:56

Accept Game Designers as Originators! Open letter to the FACHGRUPPE SPIEL

With a legal opinion, an open letter, and a signature campaign, the Game Designer Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft e.V., SAZ) counteracts the refusal of the Fachgruppe Spiel e.V. to acknowledge game …

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