Ragnar Schwefel was born in 1965. He was a contributor to Das Schwarze Auge from the early 1990s to 2010. He published the fanzine Thorwal Standard and wrote articles for Aventurischer Bote. In 2010, he stopped his contributions as a reaction to Ulisses Spiele no longer working with freelancer Mark Wachholz.
Ragnar Schwefel is married to Michelle Schwefel.