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BoardGame Movie - Interviewees

Listed below are some of the people we've interviewed so far for the film. Thank you to everyone for taking the time to share their thoughts and knowledge about designer board gaming!


Alan R. Moon

Game designer and organizer of the Gathering of Friends board gaming convention. Published titles include Elfenland, the Ticket to Ride series, and Diamant.

Friedemann Friese

German board game designer, and owner of 2F-Spiele. A healthy obsession with the color green and the letter "F." Titles include Power Grid ("Funkenschlag"), Fiji, Fauna, and Fast Flowing Forest Fellers.

Klaus Teuber

German board game designer. Published titles include The Settlers of Catan series and Barbarossa.

Reiner Knizia

One of the most prolific German board game designers, with over 200 published titles, including Tigris & Euphrates, Keltis, Poison, Ra, and Lost Cities.

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Jay Tummelson, CEO and creator of Rio Grande Games, one of the larger American publishers who translate German games and bring them to the United States. Titles include Puerto Rico, Carcassonne, Dominion, Balloon Cup, and Lost Cities.

Mark Kaufmann,

Vice President and one of the founders of Days of Wonder. Titles include Ticket to Ride and Small World.

Nick Kellet

Creator of GiftTRAP, awarded a special Spiel des Jahres Party Game of the Year award for 2009.

Donald X. Vaccarino

Creator of Dominion and winner of the 2009 Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) award.

Matt Leacock

Matt Leacock is a game designer and user experience designer who is probably best known for creating the very popular game Pandemic. He currently heads User Experience at Sococo where he's applying game design techniques to communications software. Prior to Sococo he was an interaction designer at Yahoo!, AOL, Netscape, and Apple.

Peter Hawes

Peter Hawes is game designer and doctor from the area of Brisbane, Queensland.

Kory Heath

Game designer whose titles include Zendo, Uptown, and Werewolf for the iPhone.

Stephen Glenn

Titles include You Must Be An Idiot and the Spiel de Jahres-nominated Balloon Cup.

Greg Lam

Greg Lam is a game designer from Boston, Massachusetts, who is one of the founders of Pair-of-Dice Games. Note: This is not the same person as the game designer Gregory Lam.

Bryan Johnson

Designer of Huang Di, in which players work to build the Great Wall of China.

Christophe Boelinger

Designer of the Dungeon Twister series.

Gordon and Fraser Lamont

Scottish brothers designing board games together under the Fragor Games label. Published titles include Shear Panic, Snow Tails, and Savannah Tails.

Corey Konieczka

Designer for Fantasy Flight Games. Titles include the World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Middle-Earth Quest, and Battlestar Galactica board games.

Alexander Yeager,

Production Liaison for Mayfair Games. Titles include The Settlers of Catan series.

Zev "Z-Man" Shlasinger

Owner of Z-Man Games. Titles include Dungeon Lords and Shadowfist

Peter Eggert

Head of eggertspiele, a German board games publisher. Titles include Sherwood Forest, Heads of State, and Cuba.

Anthony Gallela

Bucephalus Games. Titles include Living Labyrinth, Rorschach, Dogfight, and The Pickle Game.

Eric Martin.

Editor of Board Game News, a news and reviews website for designer gaming.


James and Sheila Davis.

James and Sheila Davis.

Board game afficianados with a collection of over 10,000 titles.


Constantine von Hoffman.

Constantine von Hoffman.

A journalist and/or comedian...and/or board gamer.

Tom Vasel

Host of The Dice Tower, a podcast about tabletop games.