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James Lowder (born January 2, 1963, in Quincy, Massachusetts) is a game designer who has worked extensively on both sides of the editorial blotter. As an editor, he's directed book lines or series for TSR, Green Knight, and CDS Books, and has helmed a dozen critically acclaimed anthologies, including Hobby Games: The 100 Best, Family Games: The 100 Best, and The Book of All Flesh. His writing credits include the bestselling novels Prince of Lies and Knight of the Black Rose, short fiction for various markets, and comic book scripts for DC, Devil's Due, Moonstone, and the city of Boston's First Night celebration. He's written hundreds of feature articles and book, film, and game reviews for such diverse publications as Dragon, Amazing Stories, and Sci-Fi Universe, and published role-playing game material for Dungeons & Dragons, Call of Cthulhu, Marvel Super Heroes, and various other systems.

Awards

  • Five-time Origins award winner
  • A silver ENnie Award
  • Previous finalist for the International Horror Guild Award and the Stoker Award

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