Michael Schacht

Michael Schacht (born 1964 in Wiesbaden) is a German game designer, graphician and owner of the small publishing company Spiele aus Timbuktu.

Life and workEdit

Schacht studied graphic design at the FH Darmstadt. About 15 years he worked as Art Director in different advertising agencies. 2005 he quit the branch and became one of the few full-time board game designer in Germany. He is married and lives presently (2010) in Frankfurt/Main.

Developing started for him with a boardgame designing contest. His first publication was in 1992 the game Taxi in the magazine Spielerei. His biggest success so far was in 2007 his game Zooloretto that received Spiel des Jahres (game of the year) in Germany.

Games (Selection)Edit

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