RPG Company List: I
A small-press company, makers of the
Star Riders "wild space opera comedy" RPG (1993) and former
parent company of
Dream Pod 9.
It was founded in 1987 as the publishers of a Robotech TV series fanzine.
It produced several supplements for
games. In December 1995 it officially split into "Dream Pod 9"
and "Protoculture Addicts".
- PO Box 11627, Cincinnati, OH 45211 (USA)
Small-press makers of
Shades of Fantasy RPG system, by Steven Bode.
IGS Games LLC
Small-press makers of the electronically-published RPG
"The Human Interface for Fantasy Roleplaying".
Founded by Martin Melhus and John Sasso.
Image 3033 Verlag und Werbeagentur GmbH
- Schierholzstrasse 33, 30655 Hannover (Germany)
Small-press makers of the German-language post-apocalyptic RPG,
Imagine Role Playing Inc.
- 8725 Roswell Road PMB O-140, Dunwoody, GA 30350 (USA)
Small-press makers of the
Imagine Role Playing System.
Founded in 1997. Representatives John Boyes, Ginevra Boyes,
Chris Dodson, David Maples, and Michael Tenery.
Imagineering Design Inc
- 406, 629 Royal Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2S 0G2 (Canada)
Small-press makers of the "Edge City" cyberpunk card/board game
(advertised as a "tabletop RPG").
- Stafford (UK)
Small-press makers of the post-apocalyptic science fantasy RPG,
Founded in 2003 by Storm Constantine and Gabriel Strange
originally to publish Constantine's back catalogue novels.
- 9461 Charleville #307, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (USA)
Former makers of
Marc Miller's Traveller (i.e. 4th edition). They got the
license to produce Traveller from Marc Miller after the
rights reverted when GDW collapsed.
Started in 1995 with Ken Whitman (who later left in 1996).
Traveller is currently being produced by
Far Future Enterprises which is
run by original author Marc Miller himself.
- Pennsylvania (USA)
Small-press makers of the narrative superhero game,
With Great Power by Michael S. Miller (2005).
Small-press makers of the alternate-reality crime genre game,
Perfect (2006). The imprint of author Joe McDonald.
Indie press Revolution
A cooperative project involving the direct sales of indie RPGs,
along with t-shirts and other merchandise. Members of the cooperative
Blue Devil Games,
Open World Press.
Infernal Funhouse Productions
- PO Box 8591, Greenville, NC 27835-8591 (USA)
Small-press makers of the anime RPG
RandomAnime (2002), by Brian J. Perry.
Founded in 2002 by Brian Perry (Owner and President), Matt Duncan
(Manager and Copyeditor), Robbie Proseus (Editor and Writer).
Small-press makers of electronically-published adventures for
the Action! System, from
Gold Rush Games.
The adventures are set in two settings: "Insomnia", a covert ops /
paramilitary setting; and "Shukuen", a semi-historical feudal
Japanese setting. Founded by Aaron Newlands and Jeff Alberts.
- 512 N. 980 W. Orem, UT 84057 (USA)
Former makers of the hard science-fiction RPG
Journeyman (1994), by Frederick Goff.
- Pinelopis Delta 2, Neo Psyhiko, Athens (Greece)
Makers of the Greek-language RPG
- Euclid, OH (USA)
Small-press makers of the upcoming RPG, Delphian Tides -- described as
"a game about beings born to cause armageddon by blaze of havoc.
Instead these godly celestial beings choose to defend it, embracing
their chains to the world they were born to destroy." by Jason Petrasko.
An imprint of
Better Mouse Games.
Inkeptum Ultra Visio
- Calgary (Canada)
Small-press former makers of the science fiction RPG
The First version was produced in 1986 and sold only 200 copies
mostly around Calgary. The Second version was mass produced in
1990 and sold all 2000 copies. The Third unreleased version has
sat on shelves / in boxes / in a garage for the past 13 years.
- Madison, WI (USA)
Small-press makers of the upcoming (in 2004)
"Dark Knowledge" RPG of horror and the supernatural, which
is slated to use the "Action! System" from Gold Rush Games.
Founded by Dan Norder.
- Lake Stevens, WA (USA)
Small-press parent company developing the Classic Battletech
and Shadowrun lines, licensed from
They publish fiction in the Battletech and Shadowrun universes
under the brands BattleCorps and Holostreets, respectively.
Also developing gaming material under the publishing division,
Catalyst Game Labs.
Inner Circle Games
- 779 McKinley Street, Hazleton, PA 18201 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20")
as well as miniature and boardgame supplements, including the
"Violet Dawn: The Time of the Unravelling" campaign setting.
Founded in 2001 by Jeff Visgaitis, C.D. Bennett, Rob Dorneman,
Jason Rosenstock, Bob Gallagher, and Mike Mumich.
Inner City Game Designs
- PO Box 345, Grayslake, IL 60030-0345 (USA)
Small press makers of the tactical game "Fuzzy Heroes" (not
really an RPG) and fantasy game accessories. Founded in 1982 by
- Missouri (USA)
Small press makers of the dark modern fantasy game
Abeo and the upcoming epic fantasy game
Founded in February 2005 by game developer Jennifer Reynolds
along with Chuck Lauer and Dana Brandt.
Small-press makers of supplements in English and Italian for
Dungeons & Dragons, along with
Super - Il Gioco di ruolo dei supereroi (2008),
an Italian-language adaptation of
BASH! Basic Action Super Heroes.
Founded in 2005 by Danilo Moretti (Creative direction),
Stefano Cocciardi (Editing), Davide Quatrini (Game Design),
Ciro Alessandro Sacco (Editing), Michele Zanellino (Translations
and Game Design), and Jennifer Schoonover (proofreading and
- 1639 Irvin St., Vienna, VA 22182 (USA)
Small press makers of various live-action RPGs, including
Rules To Live By and
The Book of LARP.
- PO Box 600271, Jacksonville, FL 32260 (USA)
Small press makers of the 2nd edition
Shards of the Stone RPG.
Ionian Games Studio
- c/o Matthew Webster, 935 Metropolitan Avenue #3L, Brooklyn NY 11211 (USA)
Small-press makers of the hard sci-fi RPG
The Xro Dinn Chronicles.
Iron Crown Enterprises
- 112 Goodman Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 (USA)
Makers of the
Rolemaster RPG system,
Space Master, and
Run Out the Guns.
Former makers of the
Cyberspace RPG and
Middle Earth Role-playing.
Founded in 1980, originally publishing
Rolemaster system as add-on sets of rules for combat, magic,
etc. that could be used with
AD&D. In various forms the RM system was adapted for
Middle Earth and science fiction settings, along with many
numerous sourcebooks. In early 200 they dropped the Middle Earth
line. In October 2000 they filed for bankruptcy
and began the steps towards dissolution. The cause was various
financial troubles including hassles from Tolkien Enterprises
(i.e. a company which acquired right to LotR and the Hobbit from
the Tolkien estate). In December of 2001, ICE was purchased by
Aurigas Aldebaron LLC, an intellectual property ownership company
backed by several wealthy individuals. Aurigas immediately replaced
the former ICE management with part of the management team from ICE
and its own senior representative. In addition, some of the former
employees were recruited, and ICE has since recruited new employees.
Current staff (as of May 2003) include Heike A. Kubasch (President),
Bruce Neidlinger (CEO), Monica L. Wilson (Web Development &
Marketing), Tim Dugger (Rolemaster System Editor), and Jeff Laubenstien
Iron Golem Games
Small-press makers of "Everstone: Blood Legacy", a campaign
setting for the Big Eyes Small Mouth (BESM) d20 rules variant
set in fantasy world of swashbuckling fantasy mixed with
Iron Spine Games
- Tampere (Finland)
A Finnish company, publishers of the Finnish-language sci-fi
"space noir" game,
by Miska Fredman. Founded in 2006 by the author.
Ironwood Omnimedia Company, LLC
- Orlando, FL (USA)
Small-press makers of the upcoming E-RPG system.
Founded by Ruel Knudson (Creative Manager) and Willie Santana (Operations
Manager) in 2006. It is a privately owned Florida Limited Liability
Company based in Orlando, Florida.
- 2081 Lakeville Rd Avon, NY 14414 (USA)
Small-press makers of fantasy mapping software, and host of
- 900 Murmansk St, Suite 5 Oakland, CA 94607 (USA)
Small-press makers of the new
Hero Wars RPG set in Glorantha (the world of
Runequest). Founded by Greg Stafford (original RQ author)
- Hyattsville, Maryland (USA)
Small-press makers of the narrative game
Unsung (2005). This is the RPG imprint of author Kirt Dankmyer.
John H. Kim <jhkim-at-darkshire-dot-net>
Last modified: Mon Jul 2 09:16:03 2018