Think Design Play, 5th DiGRA conference
hosted by Utrecht School of the Arts
Maximum Impact Game Design
keynote by Reiner Knizia (15 september 2011)
Dr. Reiner Knizia is one of the world’s most successful and prolific game designers. He has had more than 500 games and books published in many countries and languages worldwide with sales totalling over 15 million games. He has won numerous international awards.
Reiner Knizia has a Master of Science degree from Syracuse University (USA) and a PHD in Mathematics from Ulm University (Germany). Before dedicating himself to the full-time development of games, he was the Operations Director of a £ 10 billion mortgage company based in the United Kingdom.
Reiner Knizia has had teaching assignments at various international universities / institutions on Learning Techniques, Management and Game Design, e.g. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT and the ABECOR Banking Institute.