Sunday, March 8, 2020

2020 International Women's Day



Today, March 8, 2020 is International Women's Day and we want to recognize women who have had a hand in designing great games.  


Inka Brand – along with her husband Markus have jointly developed and published over 40 games with several being award winners. A few of their games include:
Peggy Chassenet – along with Manuel Rozoy created:
Suzanne Goldberg – part of the design team who do The Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective series:
Agniezka Kopera - along with Andrei Novac designed: Kristin Looney – along with her husband founded Looney Labs through which they created and publish the Fluxx card games.

Susan McKinley Ross – founded Idea Duck that designs creative low-tech products for children and families.  Her award winning game first published in 2006 is still going strong.
Karen SeyfarthGerman-style board game designer along with her game designer husband Andreas created:
  • Thurn and Taxis
Lisa Bowman-Steenson – raised in Sweet Home Oregon and currently living in Washington. Through her company Gut Bustin’ Games she has created and published humorous games such as:
Nikki Valensadvocates for inclusivity in gaming. Her contribution includes:


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Come and visit us at 30 NW 2nd Street in Historic Downtown GreshamWe have a full range of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games and more. Also for the jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality jigsaw puzzles from Ravensburger, Pomegranate, Cobble Hill, and White Mountain.

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