Joel Rosenberg (May 1, 1954 - June 2, 2011) was a Canadian American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his long-running "Guardians of the Flame" series.
Designer - Dragon Magazine
Author of the "Guardians of the Flame" series of fantasy adventure novels. The novels are about a group of college students who were playing a fantasy-based RPG. They find themselves magically transported into the game world and transformed into their characters.