Best Board Game Designers

Featured in episode 32 released on 4 Jan 2006.

Tom Vasel Joe Steadman
#10

Tigris & Euphrates

Tigris & Euphrates

Reiner Knizia

Designer(s): Reiner Knizia
Publisher: Mayfair Games

Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies

Larry Harris, Jr.

Designer(s): Larry Harris, Jr.
Publisher: Milton Bradley

#9

Pueblo

Pueblo

Wolfgang Kramer

Designer(s): Michael Kiesling, Wolfgang Kramer
Publisher: Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH

Age of Steam

Age of Steam

Martin Wallace

Designer(s): Martin Wallace
Publisher: Eagle Games, Pegasus Spiele, Winsome Games

#8

Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie

Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie

Stephen Baker

Designer(s): Stephen Baker, Rob Daviau, Craig Van Ness
Publisher: Hasbro, Milton Bradley

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Ted Raicer

Designer(s): Ted Raicer
Publisher: GMT Games

#7

Fist of Dragonstones

Fist of Dragonstones

Bruno Faidutti

Designer(s): Bruno Faidutti, Michael Schacht
Publisher: Days of Wonder

A Game of Thrones (first edition)

A Game of Thrones (first edition)

Christian T. Petersen

Designer(s): Christian T. Petersen, Kevin Wilson
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

#6

The Settlers of Catan

The Settlers of Catan

Klaus Teuber

Designer(s): Klaus Teuber
Publisher: Mayfair Games

Wacht Am Rhein

Wacht Am Rhein

Joe Youst

Designer(s): Joe Youst
Publisher: Decision Games (I)

#5

Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Klaus-J├╝rgen Wrede

Designer(s): Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Publisher: Z-Man Games

Up Front

Up Front

Courtney F. Allen

Designer(s): Courtney F. Allen
Publisher: Radiant Gaming

#4

Twilight Imperium (Third Edition)

Twilight Imperium (Third Edition)

Christian T. Petersen

Designer(s): Christian T. Petersen
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

EastFront

EastFront

Tom Dalgliesh

Designer(s): Craig Besinque, Tom Dalgliesh
Publisher: Columbia Games

#3

Memoir '44

Memoir '44

Richard Borg

Designer(s): Richard Borg
Publisher: Days of Wonder

We the People

We the People

Mark Herman

Designer(s): Mark Herman
Publisher: Avalon Hill

#2

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride

Alan R. Moon

Designer(s): Alan R. Moon
Publisher: Days of Wonder

Battle for Germany

Battle for Germany

Jim Dunnigan

Designer(s): Michael Bennighof, Jim Dunnigan
Publisher: Decision Games (I)

#1

Railways of the World

Railways of the World

Martin Wallace

Designer(s): Glenn Drover, Martin Wallace
Publisher: Eagle Games

Advanced Squad Leader

Advanced Squad Leader

Don Greenwood

Designer(s): Don Greenwood
Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing