On April 28th in Panzer Grenadier:
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Game Designers

Since the original Panzer Grenadier was released back in the year 2000, the collective talent and efforts of 18 people have created the 87 games that make up the Panzer Grenadier Series.

Timeline of Designer Activity
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bennighof Bennighof
Cheever Cheever
de Vita de Vita
Friedrichs Friedrichs
Knipple Knipple
Leonard Leonard
Lubsky Lubsky
McNair McNair
Murray Murray
Perryman Perryman
Phythyon Phythyon
Ricchi Ricchi
Rouleau Rouleau
Sawyer Sawyer
Stafford Stafford
Striuli Striuli
Townsend Townsend
Ward Ward
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

A brief overview of each Panzer Grenadier designer's history is presented below. Designer rankings have a 50 vote minimum requirement, though overall average ratings are listed for every person. If you have additional information or would like to offer a correction, as always, please contact the Site Admin.

Name Dr. Michael Bennighof Game Design History
Dates Active 2000-03 to 2016-03
Games 54
Average Rating 3.31 from 5,587 votes
Rating Rank 9 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

Co-founder and president of Avalanche Press

Name Dave Cheever Game Design History
Dates Active 2009-04 to 2015-12
Games 2
Average Rating 3.28 from 138 votes
Rating Rank 10 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

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Name Mauro de Vita Game Design History
Dates Active 2002-07 to 2002-07
Games 1
Average Rating 3.18 from 382 votes
Rating Rank 11 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

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Name Dave Friedrichs Game Design History
Dates Active 2003-12 to 2003-12
Games 1
Average Rating 2.97 from 38 votes
Rating Rank --- of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

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Name Brian L. Knipple Game Design History
Dates Active 2001-06 to 2011-07
Games 12
Average Rating 3.17 from 2,715 votes
Rating Rank 12 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

Co-founder of Avalanche Press

Name Philippe Leonard Game Design History
Dates Active 2009-08 to 2016-03
Games 2
Average Rating 3.45 from 461 votes
Rating Rank 8 of 12
Location Europe, Belgium, Brussels
PG-HQ Alias leonard
In Real Life

I'm a physicist and currently director of Brussels' physics museum. As a wargame designer, my first major contribution was KG Peiper I and II for ASL and later "Croix de guerre" and "Doomed battalions" still for ASL.

Name Konstantin Lubsky Game Design History
Dates Active 2011-08 to 2011-08
Games 1
Average Rating 3 from 21 votes
Rating Rank --- of 12
Location Germany, Bavaria, Munich
PG-HQ Alias Konstantin
In Real Life

Junior Lawyer

Name Doug McNair Game Design History
Dates Active 2007-08 to 2011-09
Games 14
Average Rating 3.5 from 658 votes
Rating Rank 7 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias upintheattic
In Real Life

Freelance Editor and Writer

Name David Murray Game Design History
Dates Active 2008-12 to 2011-05
Games 5
Average Rating 3.54 from 586 votes
Rating Rank 6 of 12
Location U.K., East Yorkshire, Nafferton
PG-HQ Alias Trotsky
In Real Life

I'm currently a primary school teacher in a small rural school. I've had many jobs, including teaching children with behavioural and emotional problems, IT consultant, bricklayer, fork truck driver, social worker, running an organic market garden and living in a commune.

Name Mike Perryman Game Design History
Dates Active 2003-12 to 2016-03
Games 22
Average Rating 3.65 from 1,205 votes
Rating Rank 2 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias mike perryman
In Real Life

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Name John R. Phythyon Jr. Game Design History
Dates Active 2009-05 to 2009-05
Games 1
Average Rating 3.24 from 17 votes
Rating Rank --- of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

N/A

Name Ottavio Ricchi Game Design History
Dates Active 2007-06 to 2015-05
Games 3
Average Rating 3.6 from 121 votes
Rating Rank 5 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias otto
In Real Life

N/A

Name Daniel Rouleau Game Design History
Dates Active 2015-11 to 2016-03
Games 5
Average Rating 3.59 from 17 votes
Rating Rank --- of 12
Location USA, Virginia, Richmond
PG-HQ Alias Hugmenot
In Real Life

N/A

Name Alan Sawyer Game Design History
Dates Active 2011-10 to 2011-10
Games 1
Average Rating 3.5 from 4 votes
Rating Rank --- of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias campsawyer
In Real Life

N/A

Name John Stafford Game Design History
Dates Active 2011-05 to 2016-03
Games 9
Average Rating 3.6 from 382 votes
Rating Rank 3 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias Airlifter
In Real Life

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Name Lorenzo Striuli Game Design History
Dates Active 2007-06 to 2015-05
Games 2
Average Rating 3.6 from 109 votes
Rating Rank 4 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias not a member
In Real Life

N/A

Name Jay Townsend Game Design History
Dates Active 2011-08 to 2014-06
Games 4
Average Rating 3.87 from 431 votes
Rating Rank 1 of 12
Location N/A
PG-HQ Alias JayTownsend
In Real Life

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Name Matt Ward Game Design History
Dates Active 2015-11 to 2016-03
Games 5
Average Rating 3.59 from 17 votes
Rating Rank --- of 12
Location USA, Virginia, Richmond
PG-HQ Alias Matt W
In Real Life

Lucky enough to have met Hugmenot, Matt W joined forces to create a two headed development team for PG in late 2014. Foolish enough to have his own company, Matt W routinely steals time from work in order to make sure that the next PG product is exciting, balanced and fun. His family complains from time to time but he is hard of hearing, so the new products continue...