Ivo Dekoning (Belgium) is a writer of books for adults and children. He also designs games in a wide range, from easy card games and family games to heavy tactical and strategic board games. Lately he is experimenting with adventure games in which you really can feel the atmosphere and emotion.
With his first entry into the Hippodice game competition he peaked at no.4.'Floating bridge' is a tactical board game in which players as a tribe leader try to balance urns with water on the head of their ladies on a treacherous floating bridge above the River Congo.
In 2009 Dekoning made his official debut with 'Labor Chaos', a card game in the Nichtlustig series, with comic artist Joscha Sauer creating 76 different illustrations. In 2013 Kosmos released a follow up, 'Nichtlustig. Noch mehr Labor Chaos'. Joscha Sauer designed the illustrations for 80 new cards. Both games can be combined into a new deck of cards, or players can build a deck of favourite cards, even with a self chosen end condition if they like.