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Philippe Keyaerts


Philippe Keyaerts is a Belgian game designer and math teacher from Brussels. He has a master's degree in mathematics.

Abridged List of Notable Games


1999 Vinci
2001 Evo
2009 Small World
2011 Olympos




Sebagai designer di boardgame

Small World Underground  [2011]

"This world's not big enough for all of us, so it's time you step aside to make room for me."

That's the spirit of Philippe Keyaerts' award-winning Small World, and the 2011 release Small World Underground is a standalone game that keeps tha...

Olympos  [2011]

Philippe Keyaerts scored gold with Small World, a new version of his Vinci that was released by Days of Wonder in 2009 to great acclaim and numerous awards. With Olympos, coming from French publisher Ystari Games, Keyaerts has another go at the simpl...

Small World: Be Not Afraid...  [2010]

In Small World, players vie for conquest and control of a world that is simply too small to accommodate them all. Small World: Be Not Afraid... adds five new races to this game – Barbarians, Homunculi, Pixies, Pygmies, and Leprechauns – along wit...

Small World: Tales and Legends  [2010]

Will you end up drinking the Philter of Forgetfulness, be flung from the Great Catapult, or even have a chance to seduce the White Queen?

Thanks to this new expansion for Small World, the wise veterans of the game now have a chance to re-wri...

Small World: Cursed!  [2009]

Cursed! is a Small World board game expansion. Cursed! includes 2 new Small World Races - Kobolds and Goblins; along with 5 new Special Power Badges - Cursed; Hordes of; Marauding; Ransacking; and Were-. The Cursed! expansion was created as part of ...

Small World: Grand Dames of Small World  [2009]

The Grand Dames of Small World is the first expansion for Days of Wonder's Small World board game released in 2009. The Grand Dames includes 3 new powerful female race banners - Gypsies, Priestesses and the ghostly White Ladies. It also includes 2 ne...

Small World  [2009]

In Small World, players vie for conquest and control of a world that is simply too small to accommodate them all.

Designed by Philippe Keyaerts as a fantasy follow-up to his award-winning Vinci, Small World is inhabited by a zany cast of cha...