Edition Erlkönig (www.erlkoenig.net) was founded in by Mario Truant and Heinrich Glumpler to publish roleplaying material. In 1997 they published the german edition of the roleplaying game "Castle Falkenstein". Later, in 1999, the first boardgame was published - "Geschichten aus 1001 Nacht" - a translation of the first edition of the "Tales of the Arabian Nights".
In 2002 Edition Erlkönig published its own boardgames starting with "Fette Autos", "Feurio" and more. Later Edition Erlkönig transformed to a design studio designing games for other publishers like Kosmos, Z-Man Games and Mayfair Games.