Writer, game designer, and cad, Richard Dansky was named one of the Top 20 videogame writers in the world in 2009 by Gamasutra. His work includes bestselling games such as Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Far Cry, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 3, and Outland. Richard’s writing has appeared in magazines ranging from The Escapist to Lovecraft Studies, as well as numerous anthologies. His most recent novel, Vaporware, is available from JournalStone, and he was a major contributor to White Wolf’s World of Darkness. Richard lives in North Carolina with his wife, statistician and blogger Melinda Thielbar, and their amorphously large collections of books and single malt whiskeys.