Klaus Teuber was born in 1952 in Rai-Breitenbach, Germany, a village located at the foot of the Breuberg Castle, surrounded by forests and gentle mountains. Is it possible that this bucolic Odenwald setting later motivated him to develop Catan? Maybe.
During his childhood, board games weren’t very important to him, until […]
Being the son of a game developer, Benjamin has been playing board games from the time he could hold cards in his hands and roll dice. After studying psychology and business administration, he first worked for several other companies before he was attracted by the creative and […]
As soon as a playable prototype exists, Klaus and Benjamin test it together with the members of the team.
Guido grew up with board games. During his childhood, his favorite games were Risiko (Risk), chess, and Niki Laudas Formel 1 (Niki Lauda’s Formula 1) by Wolfgang Kramer. In 1997, Guido moved to the USA and now resides with his family in California. Starting in the late nineties, while studying […]
After Claudia had completed her apprenticeship as industrial business management assistant and married Klaus, the newlyweds moved to a small town in the Westerwald, Germany, where Klaus did his military service. In the evenings, the young couple enjoyed playing tabletop games, which was new to Claudia because her family rarely played tabletop games. […]
Arnd has been crazy about games since his youth, so it didn’t come as a surprise that after graduating from university he started working in the games industry. After he had developed online games and strategy games at a small software development company and Kosmos Verlag had published his card game […]
Peter Neugebauer has basically always played tabletop games. During his early childhood, he played Memory (which had just gained a foothold in the market), later Wildlife (a classic at that time) instead of the customary Monopoly, and then Cluedo. These were the games that paved the way for Peter’s future career. At an age when […]
After graduating from university, Reiner Müller ended up with the game manufacturer Parker-Spiele (Parker Brothers), which set the pattern for his future professional development. Although he worked some time for the Vorwärts, the newspaper of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, he finally changed to the games industry and worked as […]