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04-January-2016:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2016 will take place on January 23./24. with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament ... as usual.

03-January-2016:
Ursuppe currently inavailable. We plan a new production however!

08-October-2013:
Unfortunately we will not make it to Essen Spiel '13, our games will be there (booth 1-B-103 and 1-G-131).. Have a great time!

06-October-2012:
This year in Essen we'll have another little Ark Expansion. for you. Also Doris has done a great new T-Shirt design.

26-December-2011:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2012 will take place on January 28./29. with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament as usual.

15-November-2011:
We've now got a Doris & Frank Google+ Page, we'll see, what it is good for.

15-July-2011:
Finally there: Chinese Ark! Wargames.com.hk just provided me with samples of their edition of Franks Ark. Of course it looks nice and it's excellen production quality. They also did the "Extra Mix" Expansion.

22-January-2011:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2011 will take place on January 29./30. with the usual Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

22-November-2010:
News for Ursuppe:
1. It makes an appearance in Carstens Breschs great book "Evolution" (but only in German so far).
2. Johan Herrnsdorf provides printable sheets for fan made genes.

26-February-2010:
on the iPhone/iPodTouch: Steve Blandings work has great reviews. References can be found at the Facebook for Mü and HouseFullOfGames.

21-January-2010:
for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on iTunes Store (iTunes software required). The App ist available in English and German.

25-November-2009:
And while digging on BGG, look at this:

25-November-2009:
Announcment for on IPhone/IPod touch in the BGG Forums

04-November-2009:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2010 will take place on January 30./31. with the usual Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

07-October-2009:
They have just been delivered today, the new game boxes for Essen 2009, which combine Igel Ärgern und Tante Tarantel into one.

12-June-2009:
Allready a few days old, but find an interview with us on spieletest.at (German).

08-June-2009:
MÜtsommerturnier: Gerd Siemering offers a tournament for the card game on the 381st Haarer Spiele-Abend Tuesday, 23rd June, 19:00, in the Bürgerhaus Haar. There is an opportunity to get introduced to the game for those people who do not know the game.

17-May-2009:
Rio Grande Games cooperated with Zoch to produce an English version of Au Backe, now named "By Golly!"

22-March-2009:
Pico (variant 3) is now available for two player online play at Brettspielnetz.de.

31-January-2009:
There is a small reports about last weekends Spielertage tournament.

03-December-2008:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2009 will take place on January 24./25. with the usual Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

03-December-2008:
Once more, not latest news, but there is another (the second) Taiwanese (Chinese language) edition of Frank's Zoo.

03-December-2008:
The prize for the latest review of one of our games goes to Micha's Spielmitmir, the game Tante Tarantel: The review.

20-October-2008:
Our booth in Essen 2008 is 12-80, come and join us for a game.

21-September-2008:
Good old Igel Ärgern is continuing to flourish. While the English service Game Table Online has gone free lately, Brettspielnetz.de, offspring of dutch jijbent.nl, now offers free German 2 player Igel Ärgern ... among other games ... in an offline online version.

27-June-2008:
After long (technical?) delays the German version of Igel Ärgern for Nintendo DS! by Oxygen Games appeared today. See also www.igel-aergern.de.

14-April-2008:
This is not actually late breaking news, but the Prague located game company MINDOK recently released a Czech version of Frank's Zoo called Blàznivà Zoo!

26-February-2008:
We are proud to announce, that our long seller Igel Ärgern, after being available on 2 different online plattforms, jumped to one more plattform: On March 28th Oxygen Games launches Hurry Up Hedgehog for Nintendo DS! more ..

12-February-2008:
This news is actually no news! Despite various rumors Frank's Zoo is not out of print, only the English edition is temporarily out of stock though.

02-February-2008:
There is a small reports about last weekends Spielertage tournament.

17-December-2007:
Dutch Play-By-Web Website Jijbent.nl launches Igel Ärgern (aka Egelrace) play.

17-December-2007:
Our (German) Falkenstern Anagramm Site has had it's 200000th anagramm generation this week.

24-October-2007:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2008 will take place on January 26./27.with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

28-August-2007:
A third edition of beside our and the Rio Grande Version will be available from late September: Amigo puts it into the 4in1 collection of trick taking games.

30-May-2007:
Apart from there are no new about D&F, I've hacked a little thing to add news from my mailbox to this site. Have a look yourself!

07-May-2007:
Some recent podcasts more or less feature our games: One (in German) from the WDR and one (in English) at Garett's Games and Geekiness.

17-April-2007:
We're testing the WebCloud project right here:

24-February-2007:
Hey, this is something different: Wanted Klaus Bubert who invented a Igel Ärgern Variant in the 1990ies. If you know Klaus or you are Klaus please contact us! Thank you!

28-January-2007:
Our Spielertage 07 tournaments are over. The page contains a short summary.

04-December-2006:
Sad news "Die Spielwelt", our local game store is doing clearance sale to go out of business. While I love internet (here we are) I frown on internet business destroying local stores. Small companies need words of mouth more than a cheap web site. "Die Spielwelt" was kind of the cradle of Doris & Frank.

06-November-2006:
On cliquenabend.de there is a (german) interview with Frank.

29-October-2006:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2007 will take place on January 27./28.with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

24-October-2006:
We're back from Essen. The Ark Expansion did remarkable well. We just learned, that Ark finished 6ths at the Fairplay a la Carte card game prize. Well, it's good to be in the top 10, but we hadn't finshed below 3rd so far. Sigh.

10-September-2006:
Once we've said we do not like game expansions. We still don't, but here it is, the Ark Expansion will be available at the Essen 2006 fair.

08-September-2006:
Ursuppe not nice enough? Look at this thread on BGG.

27-July-2006:
An Ursuppe message has been added to BGG.

16-June-2006:
Short note, I just had to hack that Sudoku Generator (yes it is crude, it is "as is") and is now linked from our Online Play Page.

20-March-2006:
Early every year we give an interview. This time its in Dutch: Spellenspektakel.nl.

20-February-2006:
The Spielertage 06 tournament page now contains links to pictures from the event.

20-February-2006:
I'm experimenting with the HTML, if you see problems, let me know.

08-February-2006:
Ark gets second rank card game of 2005 on Hall 9000.

30-January-2006:
There is a short report from our Erlangen Spielertage Tournaments ( und Frank's Zoo.)

09-January-2006:
Trying to get Technorati aware of this HP. Here is my Technorati Profile.

04-January-2006:
Due to connectivity problems of our partner site spieleck.de external links on this site currently fail. We're sorry.

19-December-2005:
Our smallest game Pico goes Microsoft and Webservice at Codezones Codeduell III. But this news is more for the computer geeks.

02-December-2005:
Mikko Saari provides Finnish rules for Frank's Zoo and Mü. Thank you!

01-December-2005:
On startspieler.de there is a Advent calender with Ark motives (See als Ark).

24-November-2005:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2006 will take place on January 28./29.with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

14-November-2005:
Ark is listed in the Wiener Spiele Mischung Selektion 2005

01-November-2005:
This "news" is about 2 month late: There are now native French ("Hériss'Olym-Pik !") and Durch ("Egelrace") versions of Igel Ärgern by University Games Europe.

18-October-2005:
We're back from Essen, Spiel '05. Arche Opti Mix/Ark was well received. However there are a few more items on the Arche FAQ now.

18-October-2005:
Ursuppe/Primordial Soup wins the US Game of the Year Family Strategy award. A late win, after all those years.

07-October-2005:
The tight production schedule worked at last, we had the first copies of Ark in our hands today. And we immediately found a minor typesetting error in the rules, nothing big though. Sigh.

09-September-2005:
I've put a few pictures of our 2005 game Ark online.

06-September-2005:
Some time ago Doris finished the artwork for her first picture book. You can see it on the Frankfurter Buchmesse and in Essen.

06-August-2005:
Our booth in Essen 2005 is 12-66, come and join us for a game. And, to create some rumors, yes we've filed a new game for production and it should be there in Essen.

22-July-2005:
Andrea Kiechle suggests a new variant for Frank's Zoo for 3 players.

17-May-2005:
The GameTableOnline online version of Ursuppe starts to show. For the impatient François Neville, provides an update of his Ursuppe für Windows for download!

29-April-2005:
A new (German) Review about Urland on Michas-Spielmitmir.de.

26-May-2005:
Frank gave an interview to the "optimist" Tom Vasel.

19-April-2005:
There is a very funny description of a game of Ursuppe on BoardGameGeek.com.

18-April-2005:
This message has nothing to do with Doris Artwork or our company, but with hedgehogs.

03-April-2005:
A copy of Fugger, Welser, Medici seems to have been sold for over $300 at Ebay!

27-March-2005:
Urland online playtesting on CCG Workshop Saturday April 2nd.

05-March-2005:
University Games Netherland decides to produce and distribute Igel Ärgern in France and Benelux.

26-January-2005:
The Erlanger Spielertage 2005 are over and we had another two great tournaments.

10-December-2004:
Dutch Ursuppe on boardgamegeek.com: Illustrated rules and player aids.

07-November-2004:
Any Italians out here? The gaming association La Tana dei Goblin hat put Italian Translation for Ursuppe online.

17-October-2004:
The results of the Urland Gene Contest are now determined.

17-October-2004:
The Erlanger Spielertage will take place on January 22./23.with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

10-October-2004:
Our booth in Essen 2004 is 12-66, come and join us for a game.

20-September-2004:
Japanese Rules for Frank's Zoo kindly provided by Tatsuko and Martin Hundhausen. Thank you!

3-August-2004:
Z-Man games will produce and market a "native" English version of Ursuppe. Here is their official press release.

15-July-2004:
GameTableOnline sets up new schedule to launch Ursuppe online.

24-June-2004:
New pictures of Jari.

24-June-2004:
Major update of the HTML code of this site, see Imprint, Unfortunately I uploaded some intermediate versions in the last 14 days, there this site might have looked somewhat broken. Sorry!

16-May-2004:
Gerd Siemering announces two kinds of tournaments. An ongoing permanent tournament which publishes it's standings on the Munich open Müsterschaft (Mü-o-Mü) Homepage. The other tournament will take place at Saturday the 19th of June in Munich.

21-April-2004:
Updated RSS feed RSS feedRSS subscribe to level 2 and added HTML rendering stylesheet.

17-April-2004:
After I found my 4 years lost password, I could finally switch our nedstat counter from Durch to German. :-)

16-April-2004:
For trademark reasons this site now avoids the english word for German "Gedächtnis" where it could be read as a game name.

13-March-2004:
Antonius reviewed Urland and Ursuppe lately. Links to the reviews: Urland, Ursuppe.

15-February-2004:
Frank's Zoo (aka Zoff im Zoo) licensed for online play at CCG Workshop.

15-February-2004:
Tournament results of the Spielertagen 2004 are online.

12-January-2004:
Something completely different (and unfortunately in German) is our Falkenstern Anagram Website.

12-January-2004:
A late happy new year and we start with a minor change in navigation. The homepage is now here.

09-November-2003:
The Urland microexpansion is shipping now. Get it from your game source.

16-October-2003:
First copies of new edition "Mü & Mehr" arrived today. In a nice handy "Frank's Zoo" box and Mü plus 4 more games to play. They should ship to the shops soon.

13-October-2003:
Igel Ärgern is finally available on GameTableOnline. It is a pay site, but they have free gaming every 13th of a month.

05-September-2003:
Our booth in Essen 2003 is 12-66, we'll have the new Edition of Mü with us and fresh Urland Genes.

22-July-2003:
Igel Ärgern is now available online for beta testing on GameTableOnline.

01-July-2003:
Ursuppe goes University. Ursuppe has been choosen the basis for a programming seminar at Freie University of Berlin. Assignments include TCPIP commnunication, a GUI and an AI. And there is an ai by Frank.

-April-2003:
"Frank's Zoo" now exists in a dutch edition by PS-Games. This is the fourth edition after our own one, the Rio Grande and the (rare) Taiwanese one.

11-April-2003:
"Urland" is again in the Wiener Spielemischung 2002

08-February-2003:
Please find results and pictures of the Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

08-February-2003:
Antonius submits an improved version of the translated Ursuppe rule.

13-January-2003:
The Erlanger Spielertage will take place on January 25./26.with Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament

20-December-2002:
There will be a scheduled downtime of our partner site spieleck.de, therefore external links (and especially Oym-Hunt might temporarily not work on December the 20th. Sorry!

03-November-2002:
Here are a few pictures of our booth in Essen.

03-November-2002:
Here is an Announcement of upcoming Mü and Frank's Zoo tournament, January 2003.

03-November-2002:
François Neville provides an update of his Ursuppe for Windows.

08-October-2002:
You need a partner for Ursuppe? François Neville has hacked one for you. Actually it is an complete Windows-Game. Download it and test it!

25-September-2002:
Currently I'm experimenting with a bit of RSS real simple syndication. Here is the D&F RSS News Channel in case you care.

17-September-2002:
Mark Delano contributes new Urland genes. I know the contest is late, but it will happen!

17-September-2002:
A new online game. See and play the first game Frank ever published on Spieleck.

17-September-2002:
Our Games page redesigned and translated into German.

01-September-2002:
Relaunch of the D&F site, entirely new layout, entirely new navigation but essentially the same content. But I tried to keep all old bookmarks working. Please join the vote and tell us, if you like it!

01-September-2002:
The List of Games with Doris Artwork has been updated.

01-September-2002:
Meet us at booth 12-66 in Essen.

22-August-2002:
A web site I just came accross only recently, Rick Heli's site about games.

05-August-2002:
After Ursuppe now Igel Ärgern has been sold to GameTableOnline. Hope we'll see it there pretty soon.

 

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