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News

Game Designers Meeting in June 2021 in Göttingen cancelled – Digital platform planned

The event is cancelled again this year due to the Corona pandemic.
 
In consultation with the publishers, the SAZ will endeavor to create online presentation opportunities. The German Scholarship for Young Game Authors  will be held this year with the help of online elements.

SAZ: Clear position against racism and for tolerance

On the basis of recent events, the Game Designers Association emphasizes that it has been working against any kind of discrimination and for a culture of tolerance since its foundation. An international working group is now to draw up a "Code of Respect and Responsibility" and put it up for discussion.

Game authors/designers

Sjaak Griffioen

Aerdenhout

Matt Leacock

Sunnyvale

Rocky Bogdanski

Dortmund

Leigh Riley

Melbourne

Martin Ebel

Kassel

Markus Hagenauer

Surheim

Helmut Ortlepp

Hagen

Kirsten Hiese

Porta Westfalica

Dirk Hanneforth

Bielefeld

Maurice Van Valen

Breda

Heiko Korntheuer

Thun

Uli Geißler

Fürth

Matthias Cramer

Essen

Torsten Landsvogt

Hildesheim

Jan Plümecke

Köln

Anja Dreier-Brückner

Heiligenhaus

Marcel Süßelbeck

Dinslaken

Matthias Prinz

St.Wendel

Peter-Paul Joopen

Zülpich

Violetta Leitner

Moosach

Jörg von Rüden

Dortmund

Andreas Faul

Bietigheim-Bissingen

Torsten Marold

Bremen

Marcus Meigel

Landstuhl

Jens-Peter Schliemann

Bonn

Christian Beiersdorf

Freiburg

Florian Ortlepp

Hagen

Andreas Kuhnekath-Häbler

Schwalmtal

Bettina Katzenberger

Brackenheim

Walter Obert

Piossasco

Jens Merkl

Walldorf

Malte Schlorf

Offenbach am Main

Arpad Fritsche

München

Sophia Wagner

Potsdam

Björn Müller-Mätzig

Hamburg

Jürgen Elias

Bochum

Jeffrey Allers

Flat Rock

Hartwig Jakubik

Düsseldorf

Clark Rodeffer

Ann Arbor

Stefano Negro

Frankfurt am Main

Matteo Sassi

Legnano

Michael Palm

Tengen

Andrea Mainini

Piossasco (TO)

Wolfgang Lehmann

Rechberghausen

Dirk Andreas Taube

Hückelhoven

Dr. Hans Joachim Höh

Gevelsberg

Hans-Peter Stoll

Lampertheim

Reiner Priglmeir

Augsburg

Detlef Dewitz

Alfter

Peter Ratschiller

Bozen

Thomas Franken

Berlin

Thilo Hutzler

Kaisheim

Peter Rustemeyer

Köln

Martino Chiacchiera

Griesheim

Luca Borsa

Busto Arsizio

Michael Kallauch

Koblenz

Leo Colovini

Mestre Venezia

Paco Yanez

Madrid

Jürgen Aden

Hannover

Arve D. Fühler

Büdingen

Hartmut Kommerell

Teltow

Aaron Haag

München

Jeroen Geenen

Capelle aan den IJssel

Simon Kösters

Dortmund

Domenico (Nick) Gandolfi

Milano

Michiel de Wit

Nijmegen

Stefan Kloß

Mannheim

Francesco Bifulco

Ficulle

Ivan Gariboldi

Lecco

Ellen Schulze

Krefeld

Carlo Camarotto

Padova

Thomas Odenhoven

Meerbusch

Thomas Daum

Taufkirchen

Reiner Knizia

München

Paolo Mori

Sala Baganza

Robert Brouwer

Groningen

Johnny Ebsen

Pfinztal

Giacomo Sottocasa

Sanremo

Fabian Zimmermann

Kaiserslautern

Paul Schulz

Greifswald

Remo Conzadori

Montichiari (BS)

Stefan Dorra

Algermissen (Hannover)

Manfred Reindl

Tragwein

Gerhard Junker

Urbach

Thomas Sing

Konstanz

Giovanni Franceschelli

Firenze

Ulrich Blum

Köln

Gerhard Piaskowy

Mainz

Michael Feldkötter

Kiel

Thomas Weber

München

Richi Haarhoff

Bad Oldesloe

Martyn F

Nuenen

Jerome Rank

Braunschweig

Katrin Abfalter

Berlin

Christoph Cantzler

Hamburg

Richard Lenherr

Bülach

Bernhard Lach

Erdmannhausen

Bruce Whitehill

Eickeloh

Uwe-Jens Maruschke

Schwerin

Fred Horn

Den Haag

Peter Jürgensen

Berlin

Thomas Schneider-Axmann

Bremen

Francesco Giovo

Montafia

Stefan Malz

Vechelde

Andrea Boennen

Herzhorn

Frank Pukrop

Herne

Stefania Niccolini

Fucecchio

Mathias Spaan

Hamburg

Peter Kuhn

Berlin

Anna Oppolzer

Heidelberg

Andreas Zimmermann

Offenburg

Jendrik Odenwäller

Leipzig

Anja Wrede

Berlin

Carlo Emanuele Lanzavecchia

Torino

Michael Diechtierow

Heidelberg

Jürgen Adams

Haar/Ottendichl

Andrea Angiolino

Rome

Alan R Moon

Syracuse

Moritz Schuster

Herne

Daniel Danzer

Stuttgart

Daniel Bernsen

Quito

Gabriel Pardave

Zapopan

Dean Morris

London

Harald Mücke

Mönchengladbach

Christian Giove

Alpignano (TO)

Stefan Bauer

München

Andrea Sbragia

monsummano terme

Silvano Sorrentino

Bari

Andrea Mezzotero

Bologna

Liesbeth Bos

Bunde

Edith Grein-Böttcher

Neuss

Michael Modler

Ritterhude

David Betzing

Sankt Augustin

Eric Marks

Einhausen

Tanja Malinowski

Landstuhl

Markus von der Heyde

Weimar

Martin Schlegel

Hagen

Riccardo Ielo

Cerro Maggiore (MI)

Norbert Proena

Niddatal (Assenheim)

Lars Wagner Hansen

Sorø

Gebrüder Frei

Bern

Andreas Molter

Borken

Thomas Beekmann

Achim

Hilko Drude

Göttingen

Jürgen Then

Röthlein

APEX Ideenschmiede

Untermeitingen

Arjan van Houwelingen

Eext

Rustan Håkansson

Norrköping