Our Designers

AEG is proud to work with some of the greatest designers in the gaming world. These designers represent the cutting edge in creativity, entertainment and fun. Each of them brings a unique sense of style and design emphasis to the work they do. It’s our greatest pleasure to share some of their games with you under the AEG logo!

David Short

David is the designer of Scorpius Freighter, Automobiles, Planes and the Destination Fun Combo Pack. He is also the designer of Backyard Builders Treehouse. Board Game Geek: David ShortRead More →

Paul Peterson

Paul is the designer of Smash Up.  He is also the designer of Guillotine, and he shares design credit for Clout, Apocrypha and The Ninth World. Board Game Geek: Paul PetersonRead More →

Ryan Miller

Ryan is the designer of Fantahzee. He has also designed Epic PVP, and Valerian the Alpha Missions. Board Game Geek: Ryan MillerRead More →

Wei-Ming Ling

Wei-Ming is the designer of Walking in Burano. He also designed Planet Defenders and Trial of the Temples. Board Game Geek: Wei-Min LingRead More →

Chris Leder

Chris is the designer of Trainmaker. He’s also the designer of City of Gears. Board Game Geek: Chris LederRead More →

Seiji Kanai

Seiji is the designer of Love Letter, Unicornus Knights, Cheaty Mages, Eight Epics, Lost Legacy, Mai Star, and Say Bye to the Villains. Board Game Geek: Seiji KanaiRead More →

Richard Garfield

Richard is the designer of Greedy Greedy Goblins. He has also designed Jyhad (aka Vampire The Eternal Struggle), the BattleTech TCG, King of New York / King of Tokyo, Netrunner, RoboRally, and many other games. Oh … and Magic: The Gathering. In 1999, Richard and Magic were inducted into the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design’s Hall of Fame. BoardRead More →

Bruno Faidutti

Bruno is co-designer of Greedy Kingdoms for AEG, and Mystery of the Abbey, Citadels, Queen’s Necklace, Diamant, Mission: Red Planet, Ad Astra and Masquerade with other publishers. Board Game Geek: Bruno FaiduttiRead More →

Mike Elliott

Mike is the designer of Thunderstone and Agent Hunter. Mike has also designed Duel Masters, Kaijudo, Neopets, Quarriors! and Dice Masters,  In 2017, Mike was inducted into the Academy of Adventure Game Arts & Design’s Hall of Fame. Board Game Geek: Mike ElliottRead More →

Matthew Dunstan

Matthew is the designer of Scorpius Freighter. He has also designed Costa Rica, and Elysium. Board Game Geek: Matthew DunstanRead More →

Rüdiger Dorn

Rüdiger is the designer of Istanbul. He has also designed Arkadia. Asante, Genoa, Goa, and Jambo. Board Game Geek: Rüdiger DornRead More →

Tom Cleaver

Tom is the designer of The Valley of the Kings (including Afterlife and Last Rites). Board Game Geek: Tom CleaverRead More →

John D. Clair

John is the designer of Mystic Vale, Custom Heroes, Space Base and Edge of Darkness. He is also the designer of Downfall and Rumble Pie. In 2017, Mystic Vale was awarded the ORIGINS Award and the Gamer’s Choice for Best New Traditional Card Game. Board Game Geek: John D. ClairRead More →


Vangelis Bagiartakis

Vangelis is the designer of Dice City, Oath of the Brotherhood, and The Master’s Trials – Wrath of Magmaroth. He has also designed Among the Stars, and Fields of Green, Board Game Geek: Vangelis BagiartakisRead More →

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