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David Parlett


Gourmet Games

 
I'm an inventor,
EU flag I voted for Europe
Around the World Box Around the World in 80 Days - my new game will be unveiled in French and English at Spiel Essen this year (13-16 October).
Illustration Mind Sports Olympiad, London 21-29 August
Hare & Tortoise Championship
Tuesday 23rd, from 7pm
Illustration International Games Designers Association (SAZ)
Illustration International Board Game Studies Asociation
author, journalist and consultant in the field of tabletop games and puzzles. I also give talks and workshops on the games history, theory and appreciation, and advise on the staging of games in period films and TV drama. My best-known game, Hare & Tortoise has sold over 3K units, appeared in a over a dozen languages, and in 1979 was the first winner of Germany's prestigious Game of the Year award. In 2013 I was one of five inductees to the first UK Games Expo Hall of Fame for my books and writings.
This site lists
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all my books, games and film/TV credits. Click globe (left) for site map, or pick a thumbnail below. For my non-game interests please visit my personal website at davpar.eu.

Hourglass
Blog & updates
Current activities
Hourglass
Consultancy
Talks, workshops,
film & TV
Quill logo
Essays & articles
All about games
OCG book cover
Original card games
For 2-6 players
OCG book cover
Original patiences
Penguin and others
Period players
Historic card games
Rules & histories
Skat club Jack
All about Skat
The classic German game
Image (H&T 1st edition)
Hare & Tortoise
Read all about it!
Image (S to S)
Game pie for gourmets
My other games
Die-compo
Play games
With minimal equipment
Book cover
Original word games
Verbal calisthenics
Pile of books
Complete booklist
Mostly on games