Andreas Seyfarth

Andreas Seyfarth (born November 6, 1962) is a German-style board game designer, who is most famous for creating Puerto Rico, which is rated #16 on BoardGameGeek.[1] In 2002, the game was awarded first place for the prestigious Deutscher Spiele Preis (German for German Game Prize). Seyfarth also received the crown jewel of German board-game awards, the Spiel des Jahres (German for Game of the Year) in 1994 and 2006 for his games Manhattan and Thurn and Taxis respectively.

Seyfarth married his wife Karen in 1988. He credits her with playtesting and helping design most of his games, she is also the co-author of Thurn and Taxis. Seyfarth works as a financial controller at Deutsche Telekom.[2]



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