2009 in games

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List of years in games

This page lists board and card games, wargames, miniatures games, and tabletop role-playing games published in 2009. For video games, see 2009 in video gaming.

Games released or invented in 2009[edit]

Game awards given in 2009[edit]

Significant games-related events in 2009[edit]

  • Mattel, Inc. purchases Sekkoia SAS, makers of Blokus, Blokus Trigon, Blokus 3D, Blokus Duo, and Blokus Giant for an undisclosed sum.[1]


Date Name Age Notability
March 13 Keith Herber 60 RPG designer
April 7 Dave Arneson 61 co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons
September 6 David J. Ritchie 58 RPG designer
October 14 Wilf K. Backhaus 62 RPG designer, co-creator of Chivalry & Sorcery

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mattel buys Sekkoia SAS for undisclosed sum", International Herald Tribune, 2009-01-16