Jeff Briggs
Dr. Jeffery L. Briggs (born March 10, 1957, in Florence, Alabama) is founder and former President and CEO of Firaxis Games, a video game developer based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, United States. He was...
Andrea Phillips
Andrea Phillips (born 20 July 1974) is an American transmedia game designer and writer. She has been active in the genres of transmedia storytelling and alternate reality games (ARGs), in a variety of...
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Chris Avellone
Chris Avellone is an American video game designer and comic book writer who previously worked for Interplay and currently works at Obsidian Entertainment.
He is an alumnus of the Thomas Jefferson ...
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Raph Koster
Raphael "Raph" Koster (born September 7, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, game designer, and author of A Theory of Fun for Game Design. Koster is widely recognized for his work as the lead designer ...
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Skip Williams
Ralph Williams, almost always referred to as Skip Williams, is an American game designer. He is married to Penny Williams, who is also involved with the games industry. He is best known as co-creator ...
Erol Otus
Erol Otus is an American artist and game designer, known internationally for his contributions to the fantasy RPG genre, especially early in the Dungeons & Dragons franchise. Called "legendary" by...
Anne Abbott
Anne Wales Abbott or, Abbot (April 10, 1808 – June 1, 1908) was a game designer, magazine editor, literary reviewer, and author.
Abbott was born 10 April 1808, the daughter of Reverend Abiel...
Albert Nofi
Albert A. Nofi (born January 6, 1944), is an American military historian, defense analyst, and designer of board and computer wargaming systems.
A native of Brooklyn, he attended New York City pub...
Chris Crawford (game designer)
Christopher Crawford (born 1950) is a computer game designer and writer. He designed and programmed several important computer games in the 1980s, including Eastern Front (1941) and Balance of Power. ...
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Edwin S. Lowe
Edwin S. Lowe (E. S. Lowe) (1911 – February 23, 1986) was a U.S. toymaker and game entrepreneur whose promotion of a game he renamed "Bingo" made it popular as a national pastime and fu...
Skaff Elias
Skaff Elias is a game designer.
Skaff Elias was at Wizards of the Coast working on Magic: The Gathering since the early days of the company. He was one of the designers for various Magic sets, inc...
Gary Gygax
Ernest Gary Gygax (/ˈɡaɪɡæks/ GY-gaks; July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008) was an American writer and game designer best known for co-creating the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (...
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Milton Bradley
Milton Bradley (November 8, 1836 – May 30, 1911) was an American game pioneer, credited by many with launching the board game industry in North America with Milton Bradley Company.In 2004, he was post...
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Elizabeth Carpenter
Elizabeth Carpenter is an award-winning American writer, designer and game developer. She lives in New York City where she operates her own business, Mazeology LLP.
Elizabeth Carpenter grew up in ...
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Leonard Boyarsky
Leonard Boyarsky is an American computer game designer and visual artist best known for being one of the key designers of the video games Fallout and Diablo III.
After he earned a Bachelor's Degre...
John D. Carmack
John D. Carmack (born August 20, 1970) is an American game programmer and the co-founder of Id Software. Carmack was the lead programmer of the Id video games Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Qua...
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Justin Gary
Justin Gary is an American Magic: The Gathering player. His most notable Pro Tour finish is his win at Pro Tour Houston 2002. Rob Dougherty and Darwin Kastle who both tested with Gary finished second ...
Richard Garfield
Richard Channing Garfield (born June 26, 1963, Philadelphia) is an American game designer and mathematician. Garfield created Magic: The Gathering, which is considered to be the the first modern colle...
Aaron S. Rosenberg
Aaron S. Rosenberg (born October 13, 1969) is an American novelist and game designer.
Rosenberg has written novels for Star Trek, StarCraft, Warcraft, Exalted, Stargate Atlantis, and Warhammer. He...