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Matt Leacock is a game designer and user experience designer who is probably best known for creating the very popular game Pandemic. He has been designing games full time since 2014. Prior to that he was a user experience designer at Sococo, Yahoo!, AOL, Netscape, and Apple.

"I design the games that I want to play and teach. I have a hard time imagining doing game design for a paycheck." -- Matt Leacock

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Abridged List of Notable Games

  • 2008 Pandemic - awarded Family Game of the Year by Games Magazine, nominated for Spiel des Jahres
  • 2009 Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age - awarded Family Game of the Year by Games Magazine, nominated for Spiel des Jahres
  • 2010 Forbidden Island - awarded Mensa Select + Golden Geek Best Children's Board Game, nominated for Spiel des Jahres
  • 2013 Forbidden Desert - awarded Mensa Select + Golden Geek Best Children's Board game and other awards and nominations

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