Information
This person is a user
Jeffrey Allers
Germany
Berlin
flag msg tools
designer
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Name
Jeffrey D. Allers
Alternate Names
Website
wrong website?
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 8935
Description Edit | History

Jeffrey D. Allers has played and designed games since he was a child. After moving to Berlin in 1994, he was introduced to modern German board games and joined a gaming group in 2004 where published designers regularly tested their prototypes. Soon after, he was bringing his own ideas to the group, and has had his games published around the world since 2008.

In 2005, he also began writing a series of online articles titled "Postcards From Berlin," first on GameWire, then BoardgameNews and now, the Opinionated Gamers and on his blog Berlin Game Design. He enjoys writing about game design and his experiences as an American expatriate living in the midst of the Berlin boardgame culture.

In 2006, together with friend and co-designer Bernd Eisenstein, he founded an open game designers' meet-up at the newly-opened Spielwiese gaming cafe. Over 50 designs tested in the group have been published by the international group that meets every Monday night.

He has also taught game design workshops in schools and has spoken on the topic as a guest lecturer at Berlin's Technical University as well as visiting university groups from the United States.

For his "day job", he has worked as an architect, youth pastor, TESL teacher and director of a Christian community center in partnership with the German free evangelical church.

Interviews and Links:


Microbadge:

mb - Jeffrey D. Allers fan

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:
{{subdomain_data.subdomainname}}: [Edit Front Page {{subdomain}}]
[] [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:
{{subdomain_data.subdomainname}}: [Edit Front Page {{subdomain}}]
[] [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 3 » 3
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 82
Average Rating 6.40
Average Weight 1.33
Num Owned 286
Prev. Owned 59
For Trade 23
Want in Trade 26
Wishlist 29
Comments 50
Year Published 2009
Rank 1398
Num Ratings 2601
Average Rating 6.64
Average Weight 1.91
Num Owned 2738
Prev. Owned 712
For Trade 95
Want in Trade 157
Wishlist 490
Comments 843
Year Published 2009
Rank 12662
Num Ratings 122
Average Rating 5.67
Average Weight 2.70
Num Owned 209
Prev. Owned 45
For Trade 12
Want in Trade 10
Wishlist 45
Comments 53
Year Published 2013
Rank 8110
Num Ratings 193
Average Rating 6.00
Average Weight 2.07
Num Owned 475
Prev. Owned 75
For Trade 39
Want in Trade 4
Wishlist 26
Comments 65
Year Published 2008
Rank 1562
Num Ratings 1030
Average Rating 7.09
Average Weight 2.51
Num Owned 1482
Prev. Owned 239
For Trade 45
Want in Trade 151
Wishlist 421
Comments 299
Year Published 2013
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 65
Average Rating 7.10
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 418
Prev. Owned 46
For Trade 12
Want in Trade 7
Wishlist 28
Comments 37
Year Published 2015
Rank 2415
Num Ratings 503
Average Rating 7.15
Average Weight 2.00
Num Owned 874
Prev. Owned 57
For Trade 23
Want in Trade 94
Wishlist 409
Comments 128
Year Published 2018
Rank 2359
Num Ratings 685
Average Rating 6.83
Average Weight 2.08
Num Owned 823
Prev. Owned 221
For Trade 49
Want in Trade 100
Wishlist 223
Comments 226
Year Published 2009
Rank 9179
Num Ratings 82
Average Rating 6.36
Average Weight 1.33
Num Owned 106
Prev. Owned 9
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 11
Comments 13
Year Published 2017
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 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Year Published 2019
Linked Issues/Articles
Relationship: Sort:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
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"}}