Loren Wiseman

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Wiseman in the 1990s

Loren Wiseman (1951 – February 15, 2017) was an American wargame and role-playing game designer, game developer and editor. He was born in Bloomington, Illinois. Wiseman co-founded Game Designers' Workshop with Frank Chadwick, Rich Banner, and Marc Miller on June 22, 1973.[1]

Wiseman received the Origins Award for Best Role-Playing Adventure for Twilight: 2000 Going Home. He was inducted into the Origins Hall of Fame in 2003. He was honored as a "famous game designer" by being featured as the king of clubs in Flying Buffalo's 2010 Famous Game Designers Playing Card Deck.[2]

Wiseman died on February 15, 2017 in Normal, Illinois from heart failure at the age of 65.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7.
  2. "Poker Deck". Flying Buffalo. Retrieved February 11, 2014.
  3. Jackson, Steve (February 16, 2017). "Daily Illuminator: Loren Wiseman". www.sjgames.com. Retrieved 2017-02-17.