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2015-10-19 14:38

Arve D. Fühler new Treasurer of SAZ

The Game Designers Association (SAZ) has chosen Arve D. Fühler as the new Treasurer and third board member at its General Assembly on October 10th in Essen  This by-election was necessary because …

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2015-09-03 15:36

Update of Copyright Laws in Austria, The Netherlands and Portugal

Within the Copyright Contract Law of The Netherlands, important changes have been decided. The website of the lawyers Visser, Schaap & Kreijger in Amsterdam gives a good overview and a full PDF text …

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2015-09-01 01:00

Christian Beiersdorf appointed as Managing Director of Spiele-Autoren-Zunft

The Board of the Spiele-Autoren-Zunft e.V. (Game Designers Association) appointed its former longtime treasurer Christian Beiersdorf as Managing Director starting September 1st, 2015. Our goal is to …

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2014-12-20 17:45

SAZ game designers had a very successful year 2014: 100 awards

Game designers organized in the Game Designer Association (Spiele-Autoren-Zunft; SAZ) again had a very successful year. After collecting all results of the international awards and competitions, the …

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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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