Matt Forbeck is an award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author and game designer. He has designed board games, collectible card games, roleplaying games, miniatures games, and interactive toys and has written comic books, video games, mobile games, alternate reality games, magazine articles, novels, nonfiction, screenplays, and short fiction. His work has been published in over 15 languages. He has more than thirty novels and countless games published to date. His latest work includes the Star Wars: Rogue One junior novel, Dungeonology, Halo: New Blood, the Magic: The Gathering comics, the 2014 edition of The Marvel Encyclopedia, the Monster Academy YA fantasy novels, and the brand-new Shotguns & Sorcery roleplaying game based on his novels. His projects have been nominated for 28 Origins Awards and won 17. They have also won five ENnies and a Scribe Award. He is a proud member of the Alliterates writers' group, the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, the International Thriller Writers, and the International Game Developers Association. He lives in Beloit, Wisconsin, with his wife Ann and their children: Marty, Pat, Nick, Ken, and Helen. Those last four are quadruplets, but that's a whole 'nother story. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck.com.