Interview with Rachel Gray

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Today we interviewed the writer of the book under review few days ago, What to Do When You Meet Cthulhu.

Rachel Gray is a pen name for the actual author of What to Do When You Meet Cthulhu, so biography is a little light since Rachel Gray is a pseudonym and she keeps her details very private. Fortunately, Elder Signs Press helped us to prepare a short interview with her. Leer más “Interview with Rachel Gray”

Interview with Sandy Petersen

dad and naomiCarl Sanford Joslyn Petersen better known as Sandy Petersen is one of the most famous American game designers of role-playing games. He is regarded as the main designer for Call of Cthulhu role-playing game in 80’s in Chaosium, Inc. At Chaosium he co-authored the second edition of RuneQuest and a number of other Gloranthan supplements. Furthermore, he authored some RuneQuest supplements for Avalon Hill and Games Workshop. Lately He worked as designer of video games doing levels for Doom, Doom II, Quake or several of the Age of Empire games. Petersen was the Executive Producer for the movie The Whisperer in Darkness. 2013 Petersen had an enormous successful Kickstarter campaign by his company, Green Eye Games, to produce the Cthulhu Wars boardgame and others famous games. It just was announced that Petersen and had returned to Chaosium Inc a months ago. Leer más “Interview with Sandy Petersen”

Interview with Coleman Charlton

ColemanColeman Charlton is one of the most famous American game designers of role-playing games. He was one of the founders of Iron Crown Enterprises and is regarded as the main designer for the Rolemaster and Middle-Earth role-playing game systems in 80’s and the Middle-earth Collectible Card Game years later in 90’s. At Iron Crown Enterprises he served as the Editing and Development Manager where he designed and developed a variety of games winning awards for the Lonely Mountain board game and the Middle-earth Collectible Card Game. In the late 90’s, Coleman Charlton and Pete Fenlon, his long-time colleague from ICE, joined the Mayfair Game’s Studio that is very famous for a long list of boardgames and an own war-game of the Civil War called Clash of Wills. Coleman has also done freelance writing and design for a wide variety of projects like an online mystery game as a promotion for Steven Spielberg’s Artificial Intelligence film and Catan Online for Castle Hill Studios and Microsoft. Coleman Charlton is a big expert about Middle Earth of Tolkien and one of the biggest in role-playing games. Leer más “Interview with Coleman Charlton”

Interview with Francesco Nepitello

FrancescoNepitelloFrancesco Nepitello is an Italian game designer. He is very well-known as one of the three designers of the amazing War of the Ring strategy game, currently published by Ares Games in more than six languages. Furthermore he is the lead designer of The One Ring roleplaying game, published jointly by Sophisticated Games and Cubicle 7, and licensed to various foreign publishers (Devir among them). Although he took part in creating the Age of Conan strategy game, The Battle of Five Armies, Hobbit Tales, Marvel Heroes, X-Bugs, Venetia and else… Francesco Nepitello is an erudite connoisseur about Middle-earth, the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien and one of the biggest names in role-playing and board games. Leer más “Interview with Francesco Nepitello”

Interview with Steve Jackson

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Steve Jackson is one of the most famous game designers. He founded Steve Jackson Games in 1980 and is well-known for his role-playing games like GURPS and In Nomine, live role-playing game Killer, and famous boardgames like Ogre, Car Wars, Illuminati, Chez Geek and Munchkin. Steve Jackson is one of the hugest geeks in role-playing and boardgames. Leer más “Interview with Steve Jackson”