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Max Design was an Austrian game developer based in Schladming , with a cult status, especially in German-speaking world. The company closed in 2004.
Max Design was founded by brothers Albert Lasser and Wilfried Reiter, together with Martin Lasser in 1991.
Max Design has been known for the comprehensive instructions with background information on the actual game theme (at Burntime example, with references to climate change, with vintage cars on the history of the automobile to the Great Depression, and in 1869 included a historical summary of imperialism from 1854 to 1880 and a Lexicon nautical terminology ).