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David Parlett


Gourmet Games

 
I'm an inventor,
Chicken Out! box My new card game Chicken Out! will be launched by Piatnik at the Nünberg Spielwarenmesse in February 2017.
Around the World Box Around the World in 80 Days - my new game was unveiled in French and English at Spiel Essen this year (13-16 October).
4 Seasons box 4 Seasons - another new card game, to be launched at Spellenspektakel (Eindhoven), 12-13 November 2016. Published by 999 Games
 So British ! programme The exhibition of British Games at the Swiss Museum of Games runs from 2 September 2016 to 2 August 2017. See LATEST.
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 3m 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 and I have recently been appointed Visiting Professor of Game Design at the University of Suffolk.
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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