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Best Known For:

Richard Borg's best-known game designs include Yahtzee Free for All (2008), the fantasy-themed war game BattleLore (2006), the World War II game Memoir '44 (2004), and the classic dice game Liar's Dice (1987).

Other Games:

The several dozen board games and card games designed by Richard Borg also include Battle Cry (2000), Commands & Colors: Ancients (2006), Hera and Zeus (2000), Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel (1993), Wyatt Earp (2001, co-designed with Mike Fitzgerald), and X-Men Alert (1992).

First Published Game:

According to BoardGameGeek.com, the first game designed by Richard Borg to be published was Liar's Dice.

Best Games:


BattleLore was my pick as the best board game of 2006. Memoir '44 won the 2004 International Gamers Award (two-player category) and was my pick as the #4 game of 2004. Wyatt Earp won a 2001 Meeples Choice Award. Published in Germany under the name Bluff, Liar's Dice won the 1993 Spiel des Jahres. Liar's Dice is my pick as the best dice game.

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