Best Known For:
Donald X. Vaccarino is best known as the designer of Dominion (2008, Rio Grande Games), the numerous expansions for Dominion, and Nefarious (2011, Ascora Games).
Vaccarino also designed Kingdom Builder (2011, Queen Games), Monster Factory (2012, Rio Grande Games), and Toho Shisoroku: Toho Komakyo-hen (2011, Hobby Japan). Toho Shisoroku: Toho Komakyo-hen is based on the mechanics of Dominion.
First Published Game:
Dominion won the 2009 Spiel des Jahres, the 2009 Deutscher Spiele Preis, and a 2008 Meeples Choice Award. It was also my pick as the best card game published in 2008.
According to BoardGameGeek.com, Vaccarino was born in 1969.