30 years SAZ – a success story!

Games in the collection catalogs of the German and all other National Libraries!

... than just a pastime ... playing together also strengthens social cohesion"

Experience and expertise for members – Now online seminars too

Contract negotiations with publishers on equal footing

SAZ: A strong representation of interests since over 25 years

News

Cancellation of the Spielwarenmesse 2022

The organizers of the Nuremberg Toy Fair have announced in a press release, that due to the strong increase in the omicorn variant and the associated increase in booth cancellations, the stationary Toy Fair 2022 must be canceled.

Spielwarenmesse eG take over SPIEL in Essen

Spielwarenmesse eG will take over ownership of the International Play Days SPIEL event on January 1, 2022. The previous orientation is to be retained.

30 Years SAZ – A Success Story!

In 1991, twelve game designers founded the Game Designers Association (SAZ). In the following 30 years, it has become a powerful interest group with 550 members from 21 countries, which also has a political impact. Its successes are impressive. Today, game designers have a stronger position vis-à-vis publishers and can act with greater confidence.

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Game authors/designers

Stefan Malz

Vechelde

Helmut Ortlepp

Hagen

Walter Obert

Piossasco

Stefan Dorra

Algermissen (Hannover)

Uli Geißler

Fürth

Fabian Zimmermann

Kaiserslautern

Peter Rustemeyer

Köln

Michael Kallauch

Koblenz

Marcel Süßelbeck

Dinslaken

Bruce Whitehill

Eickeloh

Jan Plümecke

Köln

Florian Ortlepp

Hagen

Paco Yanez

Madrid

Luca Borsa

Busto Arsizio

Matthias Cramer

Essen

Harvey Johnston

Geseke

Detlef Dewitz

Alfter

Fred Horn

Den Haag

Martin Ebel

Kassel

David Betzing

Sankt Augustin

Daniel Bahr

Stuttgart

Paolo Mori

Sala Baganza

Stefania Niccolini

Fucecchio

Moritz Schuster

Herne

Thomas Franken

Berlin

Thomas Schneider-Axmann

Bremen

Edith Grein-Böttcher

Neuss

Malte Schlorf

Offenbach am Main

Leo Colovini

Mestre Venezia

Wolfgang Lehmann

Rechberghausen

Lukas Setzke

Göttingen

Norbert Proena

Niddatal (Assenheim)

Luís Dinis

Benavente

Tanja Malinowski

Landstuhl

Andreas Faul

Bietigheim-Bissingen

Riccardo Ielo

Cerro Maggiore (MI)

Martyn F

Nuenen

Jeffrey Bienk

Nauen

Leigh Riley

Melbourne

Jeffrey Allers

Flat Rock

Sophia Wagner

Potsdam

Rustan Håkansson

Norrköping

Verena Wiechens

Göttingen

Thomas Weber

München

Andrea Angiolino

Rome

Domenico (Nick) Gandolfi

Milano

Uwe-Jens Maruschke

Schwerin

Andrea Mezzotero

Bologna

Silvano Sorrentino

Bari

Martino Chiacchiera

Griesheim

Guido Hoffmann

Wien

APEX Ideenschmiede

Untermeitingen

Peter-Paul Joopen

Zülpich

Jendrik Odenwäller

Leipzig

Richard Lenherr

Bülach

Patrick Fuchs

Eupen

Michiel de Wit

Nijmegen

Jürgen Then

Röthlein

Gerhard Junker

Urbach

Markus Haberbosch

München

Arve D. Fühler

Büdingen

Peter Kuhn

Berlin

Remo Conzadori

Montichiari (BS)

Rocky Bogdanski

Dortmund

Rainer Schlichtholz

Verden

Ulrich Blum

Köln

Jörg von Rüden

Dortmund

Arpad Fritsche

München

Anna Oppolzer

Heidelberg

Dr. Hans Joachim Höh

Gevelsberg

Luca Maragno

Milano

Paul Schulz

Greifswald

Alan R Moon

Syracuse

Philipp Mölsig

Hamburg

Heiko Korntheuer

Thun

Andrea Mainini

Piossasco (TO)

Jochen Knittel

Sindelfingen

Matteo Sassi

Legnano

Torsten Landsvogt

Hildesheim

Jürgen Elias

Bochum

Liesbeth Bos

Bunde

Eric Marks

Einhausen

Daniel Danzer

Stuttgart

Christian Giove

Alpignano (TO)

Violetta Leitner

Moosach

Lucien Geelhoed

Leiden

Thomas Sing

Konstanz

Michael Diechtierow

Heidelberg

Thomas Beekmann

Achim

Stefan Bauer

München

Andrea Sbragia

monsummano terme

Martin Pflieger

Gera

Andreas Zimmermann

Offenburg

Fabio Lopiano

Milano

Dean Morris

London

Dirk Andreas Taube

Hückelhoven

Kirsten Hiese

Porta Westfalica

Gebrüder Frei

Bern

Markus Schott

Bad Herrenalb

Matthias Prinz

St.Wendel

Hartmut Kommerell

Teltow

Christian Beiersdorf

Freiburg

Jens Merkl

Walldorf

Matthias Greßinger

Tübingen

Carlo Camarotto

Padova

Giacomo Sottocasa

Sanremo

Andreas Kuhnekath-Häbler

Schwalmtal

Andrea Boennen

Herzhorn

Angelo Alessandro Mazzotti

Berlin

Arjan van Houwelingen

Eext

Martin Schlegel

Hagen

Hartwig Jakubik

Düsseldorf

Jerome Rank

Braunschweig

Andreas Molter

Borken

Clark Rodeffer

Ann Arbor

Michael Modler

Ritterhude

Thilo Hutzler

Kaisheim

Sjaak Griffioen

Aerdenhout

Richi Haarhoff

Bad Oldesloe

Reiner Priglmeir

Augsburg

Peter Jürgensen

Berlin

Marcus Meigel

Landstuhl

Stefano Negro

Frankfurt am Main

Hilko Drude

Göttingen

Francesco Bifulco

Ficulle

Gabriel Pardave

Zapopan

Torsten Marold

Bremen

Enrico Gandolfo

Bologna

Maurice Van Valen

Breda

Katrin Abfalter

Berlin

Christoph Cantzler

Hamburg

Betty Baindl

Geretsried

Lars Wagner Hansen

Sorø

Mathias Spaan

Hamburg

Jürgen Aden

Hannover

Frank Pukrop

Herne

Hans-Peter Stoll

Lampertheim

Peter Ratschiller

Bozen

Carlo Emanuele Lanzavecchia

Torino

Bettina Katzenberger

Brackenheim

Michael Feldkötter

Kiel

Jeroen Geenen

Capelle aan den IJssel

Ivan Gariboldi

Lecco

Gerhard Piaskowy

Mainz

Harald Mücke

Mönchengladbach

Gerd Fenchel

Böblingen

Jürgen Adams

Haar/Ottendichl

Bernhard Lach

Erdmannhausen

Manfred Reindl

Tragwein

Ellen Schulze

Krefeld

Francesco Giovo

Montafia

Citie Lo

Berlin

Thomas Daum

Taufkirchen

Daniel Bernsen

Quito

Michael Palm

Tengen

Bernhard Weber

Bonn

Stefan Kloß

Mannheim

Markus von der Heyde

Weimar

Björn Müller-Mätzig

Hamburg

Markus Hagenauer

Surheim

Anja Wrede

Berlin

Thomas Odenhoven

Meerbusch

Jens-Peter Schliemann

Bonn

Simon Kösters

Dortmund

Robert Brouwer

Groningen

Matt Leacock

Sunnyvale

Johnny Ebsen

Pfinztal

Anja Dreier-Brückner

Heiligenhaus

Reiner Knizia

München

Aaron Haag

München

Dirk Hanneforth

Bielefeld

Giovanni Franceschelli

Firenze

Jonathan Linke

Konstanz