30 years SAZ – a success story!

... 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

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

News

New German government wants to bring analog games into the German National Library's collection catalog

The coalition agreement of SPD, BÜNDNIS'90/DIE GRÜNEN and FDP defines in the section cultural and media policy: "Analog games shall be able to be named in the collection catalog of the German National Library." In the coming months and years, SAZ will therefore do everything in their power to find a practical solution and hope for further support.

SENET Magazin | Boardgames are beautiful

SENET is a new independent print magazine from England about the craft, creativity and community of board games. The magazine promotes board gaming as an art form. Each issue includes previews of the most exciting and intriguing upcoming games and features on the creative processes behind them, among other things.

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

Liesbeth Bos

Bunde

Reiner Knizia

München

Leo Colovini

Mestre Venezia

Michael Modler

Ritterhude

Matthias Cramer

Essen

Peter Ratschiller

Bozen

Ellen Schulze

Krefeld

Matteo Sassi

Legnano

Ivan Gariboldi

Lecco

Florian Ortlepp

Hagen

Martyn F

Nuenen

Jürgen Adams

Haar/Ottendichl

Philipp Mölsig

Hamburg

Uwe-Jens Maruschke

Schwerin

Sjaak Griffioen

Aerdenhout

Andreas Faul

Bietigheim-Bissingen

Clark Rodeffer

Ann Arbor

Reiner Priglmeir

Augsburg

Christian Giove

Alpignano (TO)

Michael Diechtierow

Heidelberg

Tanja Malinowski

Landstuhl

Dean Morris

London

Daniel Danzer

Stuttgart

Harvey Johnston

Geseke

David Betzing

Sankt Augustin

Dr. Hans Joachim Höh

Gevelsberg

Eric Marks

Einhausen

Silvano Sorrentino

Bari

Moritz Schuster

Herne

Stefan Malz

Vechelde

Hilko Drude

Göttingen

Thomas Daum

Taufkirchen

Andreas Molter

Borken

Stefan Dorra

Algermissen (Hannover)

Thomas Franken

Berlin

Markus Hagenauer

Surheim

Thomas Sing

Konstanz

Andreas Zimmermann

Offenburg

Gebrüder Frei

Bern

Betty Baindl

Geretsried

Mathias Spaan

Hamburg

Walter Obert

Piossasco

Arjan van Houwelingen

Eext

Jochen Knittel

Sindelfingen

Bernhard Lach

Erdmannhausen

Michael Palm

Tengen

Kirsten Hiese

Porta Westfalica

Thomas Weber

München

Thomas Schneider-Axmann

Bremen

Rocky Bogdanski

Dortmund

Jan Plümecke

Köln

Jeffrey Bienk

Nauen

Bettina Katzenberger

Brackenheim

Bernhard Weber

Bonn

Daniel Bahr

Stuttgart

Peter Jürgensen

Berlin

Markus Haberbosch

München

Stefania Niccolini

Fucecchio

Domenico (Nick) Gandolfi

Milano

Bruce Whitehill

Eickeloh

Dirk Andreas Taube

Hückelhoven

Hartmut Kommerell

Teltow

Riccardo Ielo

Cerro Maggiore (MI)

Lucien Geelhoed

Leiden

Manfred Reindl

Tragwein

Paco Yanez

Madrid

Dirk Hanneforth

Bielefeld

Andrea Sbragia

monsummano terme

Jeroen Geenen

Capelle aan den IJssel

Arve D. Fühler

Büdingen

Jörg von Rüden

Dortmund

Markus von der Heyde

Weimar

Gerhard Junker

Urbach

Gabriel Pardave

Zapopan

Detlef Dewitz

Alfter

Fred Horn

Den Haag

Stefan Kloß

Mannheim

Andrea Mainini

Piossasco (TO)

Malte Schlorf

Offenbach am Main

Hartwig Jakubik

Düsseldorf

Martin Schlegel

Hagen

Martin Ebel

Kassel

Rainer Schlichtholz

Verden

Matthias Prinz

St.Wendel

Paolo Mori

Sala Baganza

Verena Wiechens

Göttingen

Leigh Riley

Melbourne

Luca Borsa

Busto Arsizio

Anna Oppolzer

Heidelberg

Björn Müller-Mätzig

Hamburg

Uli Geißler

Fürth

Paul Schulz

Greifswald

Carlo Camarotto

Padova

Robert Brouwer

Groningen

Frank Pukrop

Herne

Stefan Bauer

München

Torsten Marold

Bremen

Jürgen Aden

Hannover

Thomas Odenhoven

Meerbusch

Andrea Angiolino

Rome

Andrea Boennen

Herzhorn

Marcel Süßelbeck

Dinslaken

Matthias Greßinger

Tübingen

Christian Beiersdorf

Freiburg

Rustan Håkansson

Norrköping

Jonathan Linke

Konstanz

Sophia Wagner

Potsdam

Jürgen Elias

Bochum

Gerhard Piaskowy

Mainz

Francesco Bifulco

Ficulle

Harald Mücke

Mönchengladbach

Violetta Leitner

Moosach

APEX Ideenschmiede

Untermeitingen

Guido Hoffmann

Wien

Richard Lenherr

Bülach

Richi Haarhoff

Bad Oldesloe

Christoph Cantzler

Hamburg

Matt Leacock

Sunnyvale

Andreas Kuhnekath-Häbler

Schwalmtal

Katrin Abfalter

Berlin

Lukas Setzke

Göttingen

Jerome Rank

Braunschweig

Anja Dreier-Brückner

Heiligenhaus

Edith Grein-Böttcher

Neuss

Ulrich Blum

Köln

Andrea Mezzotero

Bologna

Carlo Emanuele Lanzavecchia

Torino

Marcus Meigel

Landstuhl

Michael Kallauch

Koblenz

Jens-Peter Schliemann

Bonn

Lars Wagner Hansen

Sorø

Jürgen Then

Röthlein

Heiko Korntheuer

Thun

Michael Feldkötter

Kiel

Michiel de Wit

Nijmegen

Jendrik Odenwäller

Leipzig

Jens Merkl

Walldorf

Giacomo Sottocasa

Sanremo

Angelo Alessandro Mazzotti

Berlin

Fabian Zimmermann

Kaiserslautern

Norbert Proena

Niddatal (Assenheim)

Markus Schott

Bad Herrenalb

Aaron Haag

München

Torsten Landsvogt

Hildesheim

Anja Wrede

Berlin

Thilo Hutzler

Kaisheim

Enrico Gandolfo

Bologna

Simon Kösters

Dortmund

Patrick Fuchs

Eupen

Daniel Bernsen

Quito

Giovanni Franceschelli

Firenze

Stefano Negro

Frankfurt am Main

Peter Kuhn

Berlin

Johnny Ebsen

Pfinztal

Hans-Peter Stoll

Lampertheim

Jeffrey Allers

Flat Rock

Peter-Paul Joopen

Zülpich

Wolfgang Lehmann

Rechberghausen

Martin Pflieger

Gera

Maurice Van Valen

Breda

Gerd Fenchel

Böblingen

Peter Rustemeyer

Köln

Francesco Giovo

Montafia

Remo Conzadori

Montichiari (BS)

Arpad Fritsche

München

Thomas Beekmann

Achim

Alan R Moon

Syracuse

Martino Chiacchiera

Griesheim

Helmut Ortlepp

Hagen