Werner Fuchs (publisher)
Werner Fuchs (born August 17, 1949 Hüttlingen -Sulzdorf near Aalen ) is a German publisher , author , editor and role-playing pioneer.
Fuchs studied economics in Bochum and English and German in Düsseldorf .
Fuchs has been working in science fiction and fantasy since 1971 . He was co-editor of the SF series Fischer Orbit from 1972 to 1974 and editor of Knaur Science Fiction from 1980 to 1987 . In between he worked as an editor of the SF magazine Comet and publisher of various SF anthologies , was a bookseller, literary agent (for George RR Martin and Sam Feuerbach, among others ) and translator .
In 1977, together with the daily newspaper editor Bernd Holzrichter , he founded the Fantastic Shop in Düsseldorf , the first store for adventure games in Germany. As this business was good, founded in 1983 with Fuchs Ulrich Kiesow and Hans Joachim Alpers the publishing house Fantasy Productions . This company brought out one of the first German-language pen & paper role-playing games , Swords and Demons , and developed Das Schwarze Auge .
Fuchs was also responsible for the first German trading card game Dark Force , which was published by Schmidt Spiele in 1994 .
In addition, Fuchs works as a lexicographer and editor of anthologies in the field of science fiction and fantasy , often working with Hans Joachim Alpers. For the Lexicon of Science Fiction Literature , he received the Kurd-Laßwitz Prize in 1981 together with Hans Joachim Alpers, Ronald M. Hahn and Wolfgang Jeschke . Many of his secondary literary works on fantasy appeared in the yearbook Das Science Fiction Jahr .
Werner Fuchs is married and has two daughters.
- 1981: Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis with Hans Joachim Alpers, Ronald M. Hahn and Wolfgang Jeschke for the lexicon of science fiction literature
- 1983: Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis with Hans Joachim Alpers and Ronald M. Hahn for Reclam's Science Fiction Guide
- 2015: German RPG Award
- Documentation of science fiction from 1926 in words and pictures (1978, with Hans Joachim Alpers and Ronald M. Hahn)
- Lexicon of Science Fiction Literature (1980 and 1987, with Hans Joachim Alpers, Ronald M. Hahn and Wolfgang Jeschke)
- Reclam's Science Fiction Guide (1982, with Hans Joachim Alpers and Ronald M. Hahn)
- Lexicon of Horror Literature (1999, with Hans Joachim Alpers and Ronald M. Hahn)
- Lexicon of Fantasy Literature (2005, with Hans Joachim Alpers, Ronald M. Hahn, Jörg Martin Munsonius and H. Urbanek)
- Titan 17 (1981, with Ronald M. Hahn and Wolfgang Jeschke)
- The 1950s I (1981, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- New Science Fiction Stories (1982, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- Visa for Eternity (1982)
- Light of day, light of death (1982)
- Grotto of the Dancing Wilds (1982)
- The 1950s II (1982, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- Street of the Snakes (1983)
- The Forties I (1982, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- The Forties II (1983, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- The Sixties I (1983, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- The Feast of Saint Dionysus (1984)
- The Sixties II (1984, with Hans Joachim Alpers)
- The Whispering Mirror (1985)
- Light and Shadow Years (1986)
- The Brazen Sword (1985)
- In the Wirtshaus zum Schwarzen Keiler (1984)
- The Forest of No Return (1984)
- Through the Gate of the Worlds (1984)
- The Secret of the Cyclops (1984)
- Lost in Al'Anfa (1985)
- Star Tail (1994)
- Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs, Ronald M. Hahn: Reclam's science fiction guide. Reclam, Stuttgart 1982, ISBN 3-15-010312-6 , p. 163.
- Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs, Ronald M. Hahn, Wolfgang Jeschke : Lexicon of Science Fiction Literature. Heyne, Munich 1991, ISBN 3-453-02453-2 , p. 461 f.
- Werner Fuchs in the Internet Speculative Fiction Database (English)
- Phantastik-News.de, interview with Werner Fuchs
- Werner Fuchs in the Luding games database
- Werner Fuchs in the game database BoardGameGeek (English)
- Werner Fuchs on sarna.net (accessed on February 20, 2018)
- ↑ Gero Pappe: P&P role play. The collective access to utopian world designs and individual fantasy constructs. Dissertation at Justus Liebig University Giessen. Logos Verlag, Berlin 2011, ISBN 978-3-8325-2777-8 , p. 231, digitizedhttp: //vorlage_digitalisat.test/1%3D~GB%3D4Lmy-wWmPJAC~IA%3D~MDZ%3D%0A~SZ%3DPA231~ double-sided%3D~LT%3D~PUR%3D .
- ↑ Werner Fuchs: How I brought the role play to Germany (interview). Escapodcast, January 8, 2017, accessed July 3, 2017 .
- ↑ Credits from Darkforce at darkforceweb
- ↑ Utoprop Library Agency / Publishing Service
- ^ Website of the German Role Playing Award
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German publisher, author, editor and role-playing pioneer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||17th August 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bask|