Best Known For:
Friedemann Friese's best-known board game is probably Power Grid, published in 2004 by Rio Grande Games and 2F-Spiele. In Power Grid, players compete to supply cities with power, acquiring various types of raw materials (e.g., coal, oil, and uranium) to generate electricity.
More than 35 of Friese's games and expansions have been published. Other popular games include the horror-themed race game Fearsome Floors (2003), the bluffing card game Felix: The Cat in the Sack (2007), and the log-race game Fast Flowing Forest Fellers (2008).
First Published Game:
According to BoardGameGeek.com, Friedemann Friese's first published game was the 1992 card game Landlord (originally known as Wucherer). Friese has written a GeekList explaining the origins of many of his games.
My picks for the top 5 best games designed by Friedemann Friese are (in this order) Power Grid, Fast Flowing Forest Fellers, Fauna, Fearsome Floors, and Felix: The Cat in the Sack.
2F-Spiele is a company created by Friese to publish his own designs.
More About Friedemann Friese:
Friese is well-known for his bright green hair.