Michael Schacht, game designer

The new Mondo arrived!


Yesterday my designers’s copies of the new Mondo arrivedNo, that’s not the boardgame again but the new little brother under the same name. With modified rules and just 48 landscape tile you can already create the Mondo gaming experience. And if you already have the basic game you can combine both. It will distributed in Germany by Pegasus Spiele, in Scandinavia by and in Italy by DV Giochi.

Find more infos about Mondo here.

Kickstarter: London Markets

London Markets

6 Days left to crowdfund London Markets at Kickstarter.
There are interesting bundles and a detailed video presents the project.

Find more infos about London Markets here.

Mogul @ Origins

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At the Origins Game Fair in Columbus/Ohio the game Mogul got presented officially by Rio Grande Games. So, it should be available in the US soon. In Germany the game will come from Pegasus, that will distribute the german edition.

Find more infos about Mogul here.

Chef Alfredo selected again!

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Graf Ludo 2015: the selection list in the category „Best Children Game Graphics“ for this years’ Graf Ludo award is now published.
An it includes Chef Alfredo :-). Congratulations to the artist Oliver Schlemmer!
The main price will be awarded at the fair modell-hobby-spiel in october.

Find more infos about Chef Alfredo here.

Chef Alfredo @ Spiel des Jahres


Just an hour ago the selection lists of the Spiel des Jahres e. V. went online.
We are happy about a place for Chef Alfredo on the recommendation list!
And… congratulations to the colleagues for their rewarded games.

Find more infos about Chef Alfredo here.

New Chef Alfredo Videos

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Benjamin Törck postet a video at, with a very euphoric conclusion.
New also is the Unboxing by Spielfritte at Youtube.
Already mentioned before was the funny video at TricTrac TV.
Besides the review at Pöppelkiste there is now a detailed one by Stefano Negro at the blog Giochi sul nostro tavolo.
My italian is not good enough to understand all but Stefano say that they had a lot of fun during the test and
therefore the conclusion is very positive.
As my older children games had no feedback in the internet and the print media at all,
i am now very impressed by the strong resonance about Chef Alfredo since its release :-).

New pad for the Dice Game


From the actual development of new scoring pads for the Zooloretto Dice Game now one beforehand for download.

Find the download here.

Chef Alfredo @ TricTrac

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TricTrac TV presents now a Video of Chef Alfredo.
Monsieur Phal has no chance to win against Monsieur Guillaume and Docteur Mops but no that’s surprise, he always forgets to take his Chef Alfredo chip …

Find more infos about Chef Alfredo here.

Chef Alfredo @ Pöpelkiste

A first little review of Chef Alfredo is now released by the PöppelkisteBrigitte Ditt writes about the great look and the simplicity of the game that makes Chef Alfredo to a runner for the young kids. 

Find more about Chef Alfredo here.

New pictures online


Several  new entries for my album of photographic works:
f. e. lonely residence near Düsseldorf.

Find more of my pictures here.


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