Writer and game designer Robin D. Laws is the author of seven novels, most recently The Worldwound Gambit from Paizo. Past novels include Pierced Heart, The Rough and the Smooth, Honour of the Grave and Freedom Phalanx. His best known roleplaying game designs are Feng Shui, The Dying Earth, Heroquest and the various GUMSHOE games, including The Esoterrorists and Mutant City Blues. He was co-designer of the Shadowfist collectible card game and a contributor to the King of Dragon Pass computer game. For Robin's much-praised works of gaming history and analysis, see Hamlet's Hit Points, Robin's Laws of Game Mastering and 40 Years of Gen Con. He is also responsible for a shelf-groaning oodle of other game products. His potato salad is even better than your mother's. Just ask anyone who's tasted it.