Babis Giannios was born in 1983 and grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece. He got engaged in gaming at an early age, by playing RPGs and card games, while also designing his own board games and playing them with friends.
Later on, he became a member of the playtesting group of "AEG" and "White Wolf" board game companies, focused on card games. He also served as the administrator and storyteller in 7-8 online games with 30-60 players.
In 2013, he made his first professional steps in board game designing and published "Shadows over the Empire" in association with Artipia Games.
Apart from designing games, he is currently writing articles for the monthly greek magazine "Epitrapaizoume", in which he focuses on the designing process of games and for BGNews in which he analyses thematology and mechanics of various board games.
Babis Giannios has already published two games with two more getting released this year:
1. Shadows over the Empire, by Artipia Games
2. Kune v Lakia: a chronicle of a lapine divorce foretold, by LudiCreations
3. Galactic Warlords: Battle for Dominion, by Archona Games
4. Alexandria, by LudiCreations
Babis has his own blog ( http://baboxgames.com ) where he writes about the progress of his latest designing projects and his career.