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Benjamin Teuber

July 9, 2015

A Travel Edition's Long Road to Publication

2011 was my first year as a Catan GmbH staff member. In the same year, our Japanese licensee launched a rectangular Catan carrying case. I immediately fell in love with the idea of a carrying case. Hence, the carrying case became my first big project, and...
September 24, 2009

My First Game

It’s obvious – at some point I’ve tried to design a game too. I was just five years old when that happened. It is a beautiful story I like to reminisce about. Actually, the game still exists, which is why I have the wonderful opportunity to document this...
July 8, 2009

Favorite FAQ

“What does your father do all day long as a game inventor?” People have asked me different versions of this question all my life. Everyone who has ever used a rolling pin more or less knows how a baker works, and you don’t need to have a green thumb to...