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
International Game Inventors' Convention in Nuremberg 2023
After a two-year Corona break, the International Game Designers' Convention, originally based in Haar, will take place at the Spielwarenmesse on February 3, 2023. As a B2B platform, the event offers an intensive exchange between game designers and game publishers from all over the world.
German book trade launches standardized classification of analog games
Standardized metadata in the Directory of Available Books (VLB) is intended to increase the visibility of games in the book trade and open up additional sales channels. In order to classify analog games according to a uniform system for the first time, game publishers, scientists, booksellers, and IT service providers have worked together.
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.
SPIEL'22 in Essen
Lucca Comics & Games (Italy)
Torino Xmas Comics (Italy)