Larry Harris (game designer)

Larry Harris (game designer)

Larry Harris, Jr., is a game designer most famous for creating the board game "Axis & Allies", as well as all of its sequels.cite journal|title=25 Years of Axis & Allies|last=Whitehall| first=Bruce| journal= Knucklebones|month=March| year=2008|volume=3|issue=2| pages=22–24| publisher=Jones Publishing] His other significant games include "Conquest of the Empire", "Broadsides and Boarding Parties", "LionHeart" and more. He has also assisted in the further development of "Trivial Pursuit" and "Risk". Larry is also the inventor of "Thin Ice".

Four of his "Axis & Allies" games won Origins Awards, including the induction of the original game into the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design's Hall of Fame in 1996. [cite web|url=|title = Origins Award Winners (1995)| publisher=Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design| accessdate=2008-01-12]

He is the son of Lawrence (Larry) Harris, Sr., who was a U.S. infantryman in the Pacific Theatre, participating in assaults in the Solomon Islands, New Guinea and the Philippines.


External links

* [ Personal web site ]
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