$18.00
GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters: 102.03

6,435 Supporters

$15 min for supporter badge & GeekGold bonus
40.6% of Goal | left

Support:

Information
Primary Name
Dan Verssen Games (DVG)
Alternate Names
Website
wrong website?
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 3683
Description Edit | History

Our industry SMC Code is: DV1

Dan Verssen Games is a freelance game design company with an industry-wide reputation for creating easy to learn, fun to play, flavorful games. Here is how we earned it...

Dan Verssen Games began, as you might expect, as simply Dan Verssen. Dan began modifing games in the early 80's while in High School, much to the irritation of his friends. The victims of Dan's early design modifications included AD&D and Traveller.

Within a couple years, Dan had moved on to creating his own original designs. Most of these designs were based on other people's licensed properties, such as Star Wars. At the time, Dan didn't understand why his game submissions were rejected by companies. Of course, every submission began with something like, "First, your company will need to buy the game rights for Star Wars from Lucas Films..."

The old gang was made up of some very understanding and supportive people who not only wanted to play games, but were also willing to be great friends to a would-be designer.

The Old Gang... Mike Anderson, David Bell, Gary Doriott, Denise Hyun, Holly Johnson, Bill Loftis, Ken Loftis, Paul Phillabaum, Sean Wallace

Dan's first published game was Modern Naval Battles. It was published by 3W Games in the summer of 1989. The game went on to win several awards and did well enough to have two expansion games.

Since then, Dan has designed quite a few games including: Hornet Leader, Thunderbolt+Apache Leader, The 4 Down In Flames games, The Star Trek Collectible Dice Game, The 7th Sea CCG, The Corellian Smuggler and Indiana Jones games for Shadis Magazine, Road Kill for Avalaon Hill, 2 Flagship games, 4 Bratz boardgames, Naval Battles, and the Lightning War games.

DVG usually has about 5 games in development at any given time. As of late, we have also started to team up with talented computer game developers in order to bring some of our classic games to a whole new environment.

We hope you enjoy playing our games, because we certainly enjoy making them!


Microbadge: mb mb

Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Category: Mechanic:
Pg. 1 of 8 » 8
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 8
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 22
Wishlist 91
Comments 8
Year Published 2016
Rank 4331
Num Ratings 103
Average Rating 6.97
Average Weight 1.93
Num Owned 277
Prev. Owned 26
For Trade 12
Want in Trade 16
Wishlist 58
Comments 57
Year Published 2014
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 0
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 4
Wishlist 7
Comments 3
Year Published 0
Rank 2561
Num Ratings 318
Average Rating 6.86
Average Weight 1.86
Num Owned 736
Prev. Owned 78
For Trade 44
Want in Trade 43
Wishlist 167
Comments 99
Year Published 2014
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 26
Average Rating 7.53
Average Weight 2.33
Num Owned 166
Prev. Owned 4
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 9
Wishlist 12
Comments 9
Year Published 2016
Rank 5482
Num Ratings 53
Average Rating 7.15
Average Weight 2.15
Num Owned 119
Prev. Owned 4
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 20
Wishlist 72
Comments 33
Year Published 2005
Rank 2695
Num Ratings 235
Average Rating 7.07
Average Weight 2.13
Num Owned 494
Prev. Owned 81
For Trade 28
Want in Trade 28
Wishlist 112
Comments 108
Year Published 2008
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 7.00
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 25
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 4
Comments 1
Year Published 2008
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 6
Average Rating 6.50
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 15
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 6
Comments 2
Year Published 2006
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 7.33
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 37
Prev. Owned 5
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 2
Comments 5
Year Published 2010
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: spiel2015:booth=7-K110 [+] [View All]
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.