Jan Barkmann (*1967 in Neumünster, Germany) has designed one boardgame and is currently finishing the second. The first one was developed in 2007 jointly with senior game author Reinhold Wittig. Its name is "Sulawesi" - or in a more educational version "Rotan the climbing palm". A German language description is found under
The game is available from Edition Perlhuhn (http://www.perlhuhn.de).
The second game will be called "Chantaboori". Its theme is the trade in gems in one of the gem-trading capitals of the world, Chantaboori in Thailand, traditional source of some of the finest sapphires in the world.