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Michael Kiesling (born 1957) is a German board game designer. Many of his games have been nominated for or have won the Spiel des Jahres, a German games award.

He is best known for the 2018 Spiel des Jahres winner Azul and for co-authoring the board game trilogy Tikal, Java and Mexica, and Torres with Wolfgang Kramer.

Notable gamesEdit

  • 2017 Azul - Spiel des Jahres Winner
  • 2017 Heaven and Ale - Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominee
  • 2014 Abluxxen (with Wolfgang Kramer) - Spiel des Jahres Winner
  • 2012 The Palaces of Carrara (with Wolfgang Kramer) - Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominee
  • 2010 Asara (with Wolfgang Kramer) - nominated, Spiel des Jahres
  • 2010 Tikal II (with Wolfgang Kramer)
  • 2005 Verflixxt! (with Wolfgang Kramer) - nominated, Spiel des Jahres
  • 2004 Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India (with Wolfgang Kramer) - Spiel des Jahres Nominee
  • 2002 Mexica (with Wolfgang Kramer)
  • 2000 Java (with Wolfgang Kramer)
  • 2000 Torres (with Wolfgang Kramer) - winner, Spiel des Jahres; 2nd place, Deutscher Spiele Preis
  • 1999 Tikal (together with Wolfgang Kramer) - winner, Spiel des Jahres and Deutscher Spiele Preis

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