Horrible Guild is an Italian board game publisher. Known as Horrible Games until late 2019, the company has been founded in 2014 by Lorenzo Silva. Our goal is to design, develop and produce cool and innovative games capable of bringing fun to everyone: we try to make our games stand out from the crowd, both for visual style and gameplay mechanics.
THE HORRIBLE TEAM
CEO, Game Designer, Art Director
Author of Horse Fever (2009), Dungeon Fighter (2011), Potion Explosion (2015), Railroad Ink (2018), The King’s Dilemma (2019), and loads of other stuff. Founder & CEO of Horrible Guild. Punk lover. Pathologically impatient.
Game Designer, R&D
Musician, composer and game designer. He discovered board games in 2015: it was love at first sight. His most beloved offsprings are: Photosynthesis (2016), Railroad Ink (2018), The King’s Dilemma (2019) and Similo: The Card Game (2019). Claims to have lived more than 100 different lives.
Can’t stay away from the sea for too long. Sax and EWI player. Amateur photographer. Free software enthusiast. Nintendo Addict.
Pietro Righi Riva
Digital Game Designer & Project Manager
Pietro Righi Riva is an Italian game designer, artist, and academic. At Horrible Games, Pietro oversees production of the digital games.
She is an old soul and a bookworm. She loves everything retro-styled, cute things, purple and punching out components from new games.
Production Manager, Game Developer
He loves whisky, liquorice and games in all their forms. He gets in touch with the chemist in him by homebrewing beers.
Renato “Renè” Sasdelli
Hates air conditioner and cold. Among other things, loves the sun, open airs, samba, caipirinha, football (soccer) and, of course, boardgames.
A simple guy. He loves red, winning and Diplomacy. Infamous turncoat: do not ally with him in any game, he will betray you.
She can eat everything and sleep anywhere, Never question her will to ask… if anything, she asks too many questions. Curious, cat lover. She loves cinema and playing for fun.
Federico “Toy” D.
Assembled in 1984. Hutt and Ghostbuster, gelatinous cube lover. Protonic batteries included (expected lifespan: more than 5000 years). Keep away from microphones. Worst toy ever!
Matteo “MaC” Carioni
A heart of screaming black metal lined with fine Victorian fabrics. Always willing to play, especially if miniatures are involved. World-class tableflip athlete.
Federico Corbetta Caci
Head of Entertainment
The only things he loves more than his horses are red wine and sludge metal. By contract, he has to yell “character arc!” at least twice a day. Thinks life is a roguelike, but no one really cares.