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Reiner Knizia (born 1957 in Germany) is a full-time game designer who lived for many years in England. He earned a PhD in mathematics and has previously worked in the banking industry. His first published games in 1990 were Gold Digger and Desperados. Since then he has been one of the world's most prolific game designers with more than 600 games and books published in numerous languages and countries including many global licences such as Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, LEGO, Mensa, Disney, Monopoly, Playmobil, Simpsons, Asterix, Star Trek and Star Wars. Over 13 million games and books sold worldwide. He is particularly notable for his auction trilogy and his tile-laying trilogy.

Awards

2x German Game of the Year
5x German Game Prize
3x French Grand Prix du Jouet
4x Austrian Game Award
2x Swiss Game Award
Spanish Game of the Year
Dutch Game of the Year
3x Finnish Game of the Year
Swedish Game of the Year
Danish Game of the Year
German Educational Game Award
Japan Board Game Prize
2x International Gamers Awards

Winner of the 2008 German Game of the Year for Keltis. Winner of the 2008 German Children's Game of the Year and the 2008 German Children's Game Prize for Wer war's? Winner of the 2008 German Educational Game Award for Alles Tomate. Winner of the German Game Prize 2003, 2000, 1998 and 1993. Winner of the Austrian Game Prize 2009, 2006, 2004 and 2003. Winner of the Spanish Game Award 2006. Winner of the Swiss Game Prize 2004. Winner of the French Grand Prix du Jouet 2004, 2003 and 2000. Winner of the Dutch Toy of the Year Award 2001. Winner of the Japan Board Game Prize 2005 and 2004. Winner of the International Gamers Award 2003 and 2000. Winner of five international Children Game of the Year Awards.

Abridged List of Notable Games

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