Frank Chadwick is a game designer who co-founded the company GDW Games in 1973. He is the co-author of the Volley & Bayonet rules system and has contributed to other miniature rule systems such as the Command Decision series. Chadwick has also done consulting work in the defense industry. He has said that, "All historical-based games are role-playing games." He has more than 60 published games to his credit.