Richard Baker is the New York Times bestelling author of Swordmage, the Last Mythal trilogy, and Condemnation. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech. He served as a deck officer on board the USS Tortuga and qualified as a surface warfare officer before becoming a game designer in 1991. Rich has designed, written, or contributed to over 70 game products during his career, including Dungeons & Dragons (3rd and 4th Edition), Alternity, Axis & Allies Miniatures, Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures: War at Sea, and numerous Dungeons & Dragons adventures and sourcebooks. In 1995 he won an Origins award for Best New Role-Playing Supplement for the Birthright game setting.
Rich now lives in Pacific, Washington, with his wife Kim, his daughters Alex and Hannah, a golden retriever, and a pair of cats. He's a fan of Golden Age SF, military history, wargaming, and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Wizards of the Coast novels and short stories by Richard Baker: