RPG Company List: D20

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0one Roleplaying Games
Via Morghen 92, 80129, Naples (Italy)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") adventures. Founded by Mario Barbati in 2000.
12 to Midnight, Inc.
Texas (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D and D20 Modern as well as Savage Worlds. Founded in the spring of 2003 by three Texans: Jerry Blakemore, Mark Ramsey, and Ed Wetterman.
3am Games
PO Box 3665, Greenville, SC 29608 (USA)
Small-press makers of the board game "Monkey Arena" and the card game "Robot Rampage" as well as role-playing supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including two adventures set in the town of Westbrook.
4 Winds Fantasy Gaming
Great Falls, MT (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for Pathfinder / D20 as well as CJ Ruby's Exploding Aces RPG coming in 2011. Founded in March 2009 by co-owners Connie and Robert Thomson. Robert's previous experience in the RPG industry includes co-authoring Western Seeds I and Western Seeds II for Expeditious Retreat Press in 2006. From 2002 to 2003 Robert was an assistant web master for the now-defunct Valar Project. In 2002 Robert was a website editor for legendary RPG artist Larry Elmore.
Adamant Entertainment
(USA)
Small-press makers of Mars: A Roleplaying Game of Planetary Romance, along with various supplements for D20 Modern, Mutants & Masterminds, and Savage Worlds, including the Thrilling Tales d20 pulp series. They also produce PDF support for several RPG lines from other publishers, including Freeport from Green Ronin, Northern Crown from Atlas Games, and d20 versions of Pulp Hero products from Hero Games. Owned and operated by Gareth-Michael Skarka.
Airweaver Games
6 Crescent Place, Melrose, MA 02176 (USA)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") adventures. Staff include author Heywood Finnegan, artist Mark F. Hudson, and producer James Hazeltine.
Alternate Realities Publications
(USA)
Small-press company, makers of The World of Barador RPG, and the supplement "Big Bang: The Mostly Illustrated RPG Guide to Firearms" for various RPG systems, as well as various D20 products, paper miniatures, and an upcoming new Cyberpunk genre RPG. Founded in 1995 for producing the Barador RPG, published in 1998.
Amarillo Design Bureau
Amarillo, TX (USA)
Publishers of the science fiction wargame Star Fleet Battles and related games, including later editions of the role-playing game Prime Directive for the GURPS and D20 systems. Founded by Steve and Leanna Cole in 1981, with partner Steve Petrick.
Ambient, Inc.
Vankleek Hill, Ontario (Canada)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") supplements, published electronically through rpgnow.com or in print through Mystic Eye Games. Founded by M. Jason Parent and Denise Robinson, along with artist Tony Monorchio.
Anubium
18419 Carriage Lane, Lansing, IL 60438 (USA)
Small-press makers of adventures and supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Staff include J. Lloyd.
Archangel Studios, LLC
PO Box 9156, North Hollywood, CA 91609 (USA)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") supplements.
Asterion Press
(Italy)
Small-press makers of the dark fantasy / horror RPG Nephandum (2005) and the fantasy RPG Empyrea (2006) (both using the D20 system), along with the post-apocalyptic horror RPG Sine Requie (2006).
Auran d20 Adventures
PO Box 1026, New Farm 4005, QLD (Australia)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") adventures. An Australian computer games and 3D technology company.
Avalanche Press
(USA)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") supplements in various historical / mythical settings, along with various wargames which form their primary lines.
Bad Axe Games
PO Box 9222, Lombard, IL 60148 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), as well as the new Trailblazers OGL game. Founded in March 2002 by Benjamin Durbin, Andrew Hale (artist), Bob Iliff, Brad Kelley (graphic designer), and Keith Pogue.
Bard's Productions, LLC
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the location-generating supplement "Common Ground". Founded by Jeff Colledge (President and Game Designer) with Bob Greenwald (Webmaster) and Vivian Elam (Web Designer).
Bards & Sages Publishing
New Jersey (USA)
Small-press makers of speculative fiction as well as The Karma Roleplaying System (2008) and electronically-published supplements for the 3.5th edition D&D (aka D20/OGL) including the Nemesis Series, Adventure Havens Series, and Mythos Series. Founded in 2002 by author Julie Ann Dawson. Other principles include Faith Carroll as Editorial Director, Cassie Ganzak as Project Coordinator, and Michael DeGroat as Lead Playtester.
Bastion Press
PO Box 46753, Seattle, WA 98146 (USA)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") adventures and supplements. Founded in 2001 by President Jim Butler (a veteran TSR author) along with designer Greg Dent and art director Todd Morasch.
Battlefield Press
627 Macarthur St, Bossier City, LA 71111 (USA)
Small-press makers of the Luftwaffe 1946 RPG, Eric Flint's 1632 Resource Guide and Role Playing Game, and the superhero rules system Beyond Mortal Men (by Christopher Helton). All three are based on Gold Rush Games Action! system. In addition, they publish a number of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") adventures and supplements, including "Cityscape" (2002) and the upcoming "Sherwood" and "Pulp Fantasy". Founded in 2001 by editor Jonathan M. Thompson with authors B.L. Sisemore and Adam R. Thompson.
BC Products
Madison, Alabama (USA)
Small-press makers of the "Tact-Tiles" accessories for tactical RPGs, for D20 games in particular.
Behemoth3
New York, NY (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D, including the "Masters & Minions" series.
Big Finger Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of electronically-published supplements for 3rd edition D&D and other D20 games. Founded in 2004 by owner Michael Todd along with contributing authors Jeremy Forbing and David Phillips.
Bizzaro Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of the upcoming SpirosBlaak setting for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by president Christina Stiles with writer Steven "Conan" Trustrum.
Blue Devil Games
Florida (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D and other D20 games, including the science-fiction campaign setting "Dawning Star" (built on d20 Modern and powered by d20 Future). Founded by Justin D. Jacobson and Michael W. Ruiz.
Chainmail Bikini Games
Concord, NC (USA)
Former small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by owners James and Heather Garr.
Children of the Grave Press
Selden, NY (USA)
Small-press makers of upcoming supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") in the "Children of the Grave" fantasy setting. Founded in 2001 by Robert J. Romano with authors Bret Boyd, Jim Lai, Gary Liu, and Gary Parrish.
Citizen Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of upcoming supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and other games. Staff includes President Michael J. Eckert, senior editor Scott Bagley, d20 brand manager W. Jason Peck, Sidewinder line developer Geoff Spakes, d20 Line editor Ross Watson and creative director Rob Stone.
Columbia Games
PO Box 3457, Blaine, WA 98231 (USA)
Makers of the Harnmaster RPG and numerous Harn products detailing the in-depth fantasy world, including works compatible with third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Originally founded in 1972 as a wargames company.
Comstar Media, LLC
Salem, OR (USA)
A publishing company with a gaming division, "Comstar Games". Makers of the anthropomorphic animal game, Kevin & Kell Roleplaying Game (2005), Combat!: A Military Action Game (2005), and the mecha anime game Mecha Aces (2006). The publishing house was founded in 2004 by William and Jennifer Andersen and Jack R. Reynolds.
Corsair Publishing
PO Box 259836, Madison, WI 53725 (USA)
Small-press publishers of the comic book RPG Sketch, and former publishers of first edition Sovereign Stone RPG in cooperation with Sovereign Press. They also make the "Pulp Dungeons" and "Pulp Horror" lines of generic adventures, and were former publishers of the gaming-related comic series "Dork Tower".
Creative Mountain Games
Chicago, IL (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D and other D20 games, including a series of commercial SRD 3.4 PDFs.
Crunchy Frog Enterprises / Nightshift Games
889 Mowry Ave, St#105, Fremont, CA (USA)
Small-press makers of Vampire Hunter$ and other RPGs, including supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by Paul Arden Lidberg.
Cryptosnark Games
636 Hall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55107 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") along with live-action and tactical games, including the d20 supers game Deeds Not Words. These are published electonically in PDF format. Founded in 2002 by the propietor Scott Lynch with the help of Jenny Hermey.
Darkfuries Publishing
PO Box 2232, El Cajon, CA (USA)
Small-press publishers of D20 System RPG sourcebooks and accessories, founded in 2001 by Brian Moseley, including the "Masterwork Maps" series and a floor plans series.
Dark Nebulae Games
244 Fifth Avenue Suite 2923 New York, NY 10001-7604 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D, (aka "D20") including the "Shadow Council Archives" line. Founded by Guy Le Breton, Eugene Zee, and Mark Mazella in 2000.
Dark Portal Games
205 E. Dimond Blvd, Suite 459, Anchorage, Alaska 99515 (USA)
Small-press makers of electronically-published supplements for 3rd edition D&D, (aka "D20") including the "Lands of Arekoz" campaign setting. Founded by Tony Bounds, Darrin Drader, and Michael Picagli in 2000.
Dark Quest, LLC
23 Alec Dr, Howell, NJ 07731 (USA)
Small-press makers of "City Guide" supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Formed in the late 1990s as a means to promote the explorations of medieval re-enactment through silversmithing, leatherworking, and other medieval crafts. In 2001 expanded into lines which promotes medieval and other forms of roleplaying games.
Darwin's World
(USA)
Small-press makers of "Darwin's World" post-apocalyptic sourcebook for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded in 2001 by Dominic Covey with illustrator V. Shane and contributor Chris Davis.
Different Worlds Publications
(USA)
Former publishers of the "Different Worlds" gaming magazine, along with supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20") including "The Eight Kings" adventure by Robert J. Kuntz, and the "World of Valus" sourcebook and adventures by Ryan Smalley. It was founded in 1987 by editor Tadashi Ehara, formerly of Chaosium, to take over the venerable Different Worlds magazine. Aided by Alan Grohe who acts as project manager, editor, and developer.
Dog Soul Publishing
FL (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the Rassiya setting and Kitsunemori, Fox Forest. This is a division of Emerald Press, founded in 2005 by Sean C. Frolich and Deborah Balsam, two writers and gamers from Southern Florida.
Dreaming Merchant Press
Sacramento, CA (USA)
Small-press makers of the fantasy RPG Tomb Reavers as well as supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20").
Dunham Studios, Ltd
(USA)
Small-press makers of the upcoming "Elemental Lands" sourcebook for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by C. K. Dunham in 2001.
Earth 1066 LLC
PO Box 76066, Washington, DC 20013 (USA)
Small-press makers of an upcoming fantasy setting, "Earth 1066", for use with the 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") system. Founded by Faustus von Goethe in 2001.
Eden Studios
Albany, NY (USA)
Makers of the zombie RPG All Flesh Must Be Eaten. Current makers of Conspiracy X (originally released by New Millenium Entertainment), along with the Witchcraft and Armageddon RPGs (originally released by Myrmidon Press). Founded in 1997 by George Vasilakos, former art director for NME, M. Alexander Jurkat, and Ed Healy. In November 2000 they announced the Oddessey studio branch which will be creating D&D compatible adventures.
Emerald Press
(Canada)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and D20 Modern, including the Campaign Options and Modern Campaign Options series. Founded by owner Shane Garvey in 2003, and currently (2005) operated by Todd Crapper (Staff Writer and "Head Honcho"). Other staff include Clayton Bunce (Lead Cartographer), Sean C. Frolich (Art Director), Deborah Balsam (Writer/Graphic Artist), Duane Nutley (Editor), George Mitchel (Editor/Layout), and William Blackburn (Layout).
Expeditious Retreat Press
Dallas, TX (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and D20 Modern, including the "Monster Geographica" series, the "Seeds" series, and the "NPC Files" series. Founded in 2001 by Suzi Yee and Joseph Browning.
Fantages Studios
c/o Scott Broadbent, 33 Sunset Drive, Smith Falls, ON, K7A 4S5 (Canada)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and D20 Modern, including the Wrestle supplement. Founded in 2002 by Creative Director and Chief Editor Scott Broadbent.
Fantasy Flight Games
2021 West Country Rd, Roseville, MN 55113 (USA)
Publishers of the 2nd edition Blue Planet hard sci-fi RPG, which was acquired from Biohazard Games, as well as various board and card games including "Diskwars". Founded by Christian T. Petersen.
Fast Forward Entertainment
6302 First Avenue, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") as well as the upcoming 2nd edition of Metamorphosis Alpha and the English version of the German fantasy RPG, Das Schwarze Auge, "The Dark Eye". Publishers of "Games Unplugged" and "Campaign" magazines. Founded by Timothy Brown, James Ward, Lester Smith, John Danovich, and Sean Everette in 2001.
Fat Dragon Games
Dayton, OH (USA)
Small-press producers of 2D and 3D card stock terrain for RPGs and wargames, including the E-Z DUNGEONS and E-Z TILES series as well as supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). President Tom Tullis, with writers Kevin Stephens, Chris Stephens, et al.
Fiend Games
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), publishing an early adventure entitled "Galal's Grave".
Fiery Dragon Productions
115 Front St. East, Suite 411, Toronto, ON, M5A 4S6 (Canada)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Three products were distributed as their own brand, but as of May 2001 they distribute under White Wolf's "Sword & Sorcery" brand. Founded in 2000 by authors Jason Kempton, James Bell and Todd Secord with Mike Johnstone as editor.
The Forge Studios
(Poland)
A small-press Polish game company, makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including sets of artwork, battle tiles, and maps. Founded by authors Maciej Zagorski and Pawel Dobosz, with "support members" Aśka, Daniel, Krysiek, Iwona, and Przemek.
Frog God Games
(USA)
Small-press company producing supplements and adventures for third edition D&D (aka "D20"), intended to be reminiscent of classic 1st Edition AD&D. Founded by CEO Bill Webb. In 2010, they merged with Mythmere Games.
The Game Mechanics
PO Box 1125 Renton, WA 98057 (USA)
Makers of the supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), founded by veteran D&D designers JD Wiker, Rich Redman, and Stan! -- together with former Wizards of the Coast web manager, Marc Schmalz.
Gaslight Press
PO Box 2411, Redmond, WA 98073-2411 (USA)
Small-press makers of the supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") including the campaign series "Sun & Scale". Also publish the "collector's edition" of the Earth & Sky modern urban fantasy RPG and are developing the upcoming second edition of Everway.
Gold Rush Games
PO Box 2531, Elk Grove, CA 95759-2531 (USA)
Small-press makers of Sengoku and Usagi Yojimbo RPGs (using the Fuzion system), as well as supplements for Champions and other games. Founded by Mark Arsenault in 1992 as M.T.A. Graphics, producing "The Gamer's Connection" (TGC) magazine. In 1997 they signed licensing agreements with Propaganda Publishing and Black Gate Publishing. In 2002, they adopted The Action! System as their house system, makings its content open, and encouraged other companies to build setting-specific games and supplements using the system. In July 2006, president Mark Arsenault announced that GRG had been "relegated to a part-time venture." In September 2007, their website closed down.
Goodman Games
672 Woodland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Dinosaur Planet: Broncosaurus Rex" line, the "Complete Guide" series, and the "Adventure Guide" series. Founded in 2001 by Joseph Goodman.
Green Ronin Publishing
PO Box 1723, Renton, WA 98057-1723 (USA)
Small-press makers of 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") adventures, as well as the parody RPG ORK!, the swashbuckling sci-fi RPG Spaceship Zero, the d20-based superhero RPG Mutants & Masterminds, the d20-based romantic fantasy RPG Blue Rose, and others. Founded in 1999 by Chris Pramas -- designer of the "Dragon Fist" RPG.
Guildhouse Games, LLC
Columbia, MO (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded in 2001. Staff include Neil and Holli Carr (Distributor Liaison), Casey Clark (President), James Herring (Treasurer), Brian Holt (Secretary), Gabe Ivan (Senior Writer), Rodney Rossow (Writer), and Thom Thurman (Artist).
Hammerdog Games
1315 Huestis Ave, Fort Wayne, IN, 46807 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), along with the upcoming 2nd edition Nearside Project (2003). Founded by Danny O'Neill (President/Designer), Danny Magyar, and Jenelle Risser (Sales Promotion/Design). Contributors include Allan Whincup (artist), Ralph Horsley (artist), Stephen Herron (designer), Jack Palur (writer), and Andrew Hind (writer).
Hamster Prophet Productions
(USA)
The imprint of author Nathan Paoletta, independent makers of the Timestream: A Role-Playing Game (2005), carry. a game about war. (2006) and Annalise: Stories of pain, hunger, and redemption (2008).
Highmoon Media Productions
PO Box 414536, Miami Beach, FL 33141 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D and D20 Modern, including "Bardic Lore", "Terra Mythica", and "DaVinci Labs". Founded in September 2004 by freelance writer Daniel M. Perez.
Holistic Design Inc.
5295 Hwy 78, D-337, Stone Mountain, GA 30097 (USA)
Makers of Fading Suns and various miniature and computer games. Founded by Bill Bridges and Andrew Greenberg, former developers for White Wolf. They were joined by Ken Lightner and Chris Wiese (miniature game co-designers) along with illustrators and programmers.
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.
Iron Golem Games
(USA)
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 science fiction.
Judges Guild
1737 N. Walnut Grove Ave, Decatur, IL 62526 (USA)
Former makers of many adventures for use with AD&D, Traveller, and other systems. Also, former makers of the Field Guide to Encounters and Super-Sentinels RPGs. The company was started in 1976 as a fan organization by Bob Bledsaw and Bill Owen. At that point, they had a license to produce official AD&D adventures. The license was not renewed in 1981 and they went out of business. In 1999 it restarted on a small scale selling reprints via the web.
Kenzer and Company
830 W. Main St., PMB 114, Lake Zurich, IL 60047 (USA)
Small-press makers of the Hackmaster RPG, along with the "The Kingdoms of Kalamar" fantasy campaign setting, the "Knights of the Dinner Table" comic book, and the "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" collectible card game. Founded by David S. Kenzer for publishing the KoDT comic.
Legion Publishing
(UK)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including Critical Hits and Wondrous Lands line of ebooks. They also acquired a license to create products for the Savage Worlds game system, and are creating supplements to the games Deadlands, Hell on Earth, Lost Colony and Weird Wars. Founded in 2002.
Limestone Publishing, LLC
11511 80th Street Northeast, Albertville, MN 55301 (USA)
Small-press makers of Chain of Being: The Fantasy Roleplaying Game of Epic Absurdity. This is available as a standalone game using the "Higher Arc" system and as a supplement for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded in 1999 in a suburb of Minneapolis by Justin Williams, Cory Katzenmeyer, and Dan Geyer.
Living Imagination Inc.
64 Cobblestone Dr, Hamden, CT 06518 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Twin Crowns, Age of Exploration Fantasy" world line based on an ongoing live-action game based in southern New England, "LIONE Rampant". Founded by Steve Novella along with John Faugno, Evan Bernstein, Harald Henning, Celeste DeAngelis, Inger Henning, and Joe Unfried.
Malhavoc Press
(USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by 3rd edition D&D author Monte Cook.
Editions du Matagot
9 rue Lakanal 75015 Paris (France)
Makers of the French-language historical RPG, Te Deum Pour un Massacre (2005) by Jean-Philippe Jaworski; as well as the post-apocalyptic RPG Cendres (2002) by Stephan Chapuis. They also publish supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Pestilence" fantasy setting.
Mind Forge Games
Visalia, California (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including "Artifacts of Legend". The imprint of author Robert Wheater.
Mongoose Publishing
PO Box 1018, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 1DG (UK)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Slayers Guide" series, the "Encyclopedia Arcane" series, the "Traveller's Tales" series, and the Collector's series, along with the Judge Dredd RPG (2002); the Celtic fantasy RPG Sláine (2002); the fantasy RPG Conan (2003); the Armageddon 2089 RPG (2003); the Babylon 5 RPG (2003); the "XP" edition of Paranoia (2004); the post-apocalyptic RPG Jeremiah (2005), and others.
Monkey God Enterprises
36 The Arcade, 65 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02917 (USA)
Small-press makers of adventures and supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by David Hurd and Lawrence Whalen.
Morrigan Press
New Brunswick (Canada)
Small-press publishers of the post-apocalyptic Jeremiah Roleplaying Game, the Organized Crime line of sourcebooks for the d20 Modern system, the High Medieval RPG, and the upcoming Atlantis: The Second Age. In 2005, it published a revised edition of The Seventh Seal: Roleplaying Game of Prophetic Revelations, taking over from Creative Illusions, Inc.. It also published a revised 4th edition of the Talislanta RPG, taking over from Shooting Iron Design. Founded in 2004 by Scott Agnew with Jim Andrews (author), Aaron Dembski-Bowden (author), Vern Stewart (illustrator), and more.
Mystic Eye Games
1779 Wells Branch Pkwy #110b-141, Austin, TX 78728 (USA)
Small-press makers of adventures for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") as well as the skirmish game "Giant Monster Rampage" by Kenny Lewis.
Mythic Dreams Studios LLC
22107 5th Dr SE, Bothell, WA 9802 (USA)
Small-press makers of setting books for the D20 Modern system from Wizards of the Coast , including the mythic horror setting "Dark Inheritance". Founded by Chad Justice in 2002.
Mythmere Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of the "retro-clone" of the original D&D, Swords & Wizardry (2009) along with providing support for two other free systems: OSRIC and Labyrinth Lord.
Namsco
Small-press makers of adventures for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), set in the Eastern-flavored fantasy setting "Namsco".
Natural 20
(USA)
Small-press makers of adventures and supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Headed by Ryan 'RangerWickett' Nock and Russell 'Morrus' Morrissey.
Necromancer Games
Las Vegas, NV (USA)
Small-press company producing supplements and adventures for third edition D&D (aka "D20"), intended to be reminiscent of classic 1st Edition AD&D. Founded by Clark Peterson and Bill Webb. Other authors include Casey Christopherson and Bob Sarvas. Bill Webb later left to form Frog God Games.
Old Kingdom Games
(UK)
Small PDF/PoD publishers of supplement material for the d20 System and selected RPGs, including the Campaign Gems series of quick-start campaign settings.
Open World Press
PO Box 1006, New York, NY 10156 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") set in the "World of Whitethorn". Founded by author Ed Cha.
The Other Gaming Company
Aachen (Germany)
Small-press makers of electronically-published supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including spell and monster cards as well as a combined RPG and boardgame, "Dungeon Bash". Founded in Aachen, Germany, by Stefan Pietraszak. Staff include Stefan Pietraszak (Design and Layout), Sascha Baumanns (Playtesting), Rene Ganser (Playtesting), Steffi Jordans (Editing and playtesting), and Oliver Breuer (Art).
Otherverse Games
Corpus Christi, TX (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for D20 Modern including "Black Tokyo" and the upcoming "D20 Decade: The 1980s". Founded in early 2008 by author Chris Field -- who had previously done work for LPJ Designs, Skortched Urf Studios, Tabletop Adventures, and others.
OtherWorld Creations, Inc.
1424 12th St, Suite #B, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (USA)
358 High Tee, Cleveland, OH 44095 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") set in the "World of Diomin". Founded by R. Hyrum Savage in 2000, along with Chad Cunningham, Derek Stevens, Christopher T. Miller, William Perdomo, and Bobby Hitt.
Paizo Publishing
Bellevue, WA (USA)
Former publishers of Dragon and Dungeon magazines, along with various supplements for 3rd edition D&D including the Pathfinder series. This was later adapted into the independent Pathfinder RPG (2009). They also published board games including Kill Doctor Lucky and Yetisburg, along with fantasy/sci-fi novels. Founded in 2002 by CEO Lisa Stevens along with Erik Mona and James Jacobs.
Pandahead Productions
1645 South Ridge Dr., Marietta, GA 30066 (USA)
Small-press makers of Meddling Kids: An Introductory Role-Playing Experience (2004) as well as supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including "XCrawl: Adventures in the Xtreme Dungeon Crawl League". It is the brainchild of Brett Brooks (writer) and Allyson Brooks (graphic artist).
Paradigm Concepts
Melbourne, FL 32940 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and the swashbuckling horror RPG, Witch Hunter: the Invisible World (2007). Founded in 2001 by President Henry Lopez, VP Nelson Rodriguez, art director Eric Wiener, and Pedro Barramechea.
PDabble Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") published as PDF files: the "Amberdale" adventures. Founded in 2001 by Paul Dabkowski with Randall Dederick, Ross Sullivan-Wiley, and Tina Horan.
Perpetrated Press
PO Box 175, Redmond, WA 98073 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including "Arsenal" and "Factory". Founded by Erik Kjerland.
Peryton Publishing
Cleveland, MN (USA)
Small-press makers of OGL D20-based Peryton Fantasy RPG (2006) and the minimalist TAG (Tom's Adventure Gaming) system included with genre books RuinCrawl (2007), Spacers (2007), and WHAP Pulp Adventure System (2008). They also publish original fiction and supplements for other games. Members include authors Christina Lea, Tom K. Loney, and others.
Pinwheel Games
PO Box 1657, Kenosha, WI 53140 (USA)
Small-press makers of unofficial expansions for the boardgame "Star Fleet Battles" as well as supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20").
Pisces All Media
(Australia)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the space fantasy sourcebook "Beyond the Farthest Star" and the hero pulp sourcebook "Golden". Owned and operated by author Jonathan Nolan.
Privateer Press LLC
4323 Evanston Ave. N. #202, Seattle WA 98103 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), with the "Witchfire" trilogy of adventures set in the "Iron Kingdoms" fantasy setting.
PT Games, Inc.
11160-C1 South Lakes Drive #706, Reston, VA 20191 (USA)
Small-press makers of adventures and settings for third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by Peter Donis and Tim Plum.
Reality Deviants Publications
Garland, TX (USA)
Small-press publishers of PDF supplements for third edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the Blood Throne Campaign Setting as well as feat books and others. Founded by David Jarvis.
Red Spire Press
Calgary, AB (Canada)
Small-press publishers of the Dark Legacies campaign setting for third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded in the summer of 2001 by Yuval Kordov. Though Yuval remains the core of the company, it has since expanded with the involvement of others from the gaming, art and new media industries.
Roc Games
Greensboro, NC (USA)
Former small-press makers of the "Mythica" RPG, which was in beta release in Autumn 2000, along with adventures for third edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded in 1997 in Greensboro, North Carolina. They distributed through another small-press company, Deep 7.
Ronin Arts
Austin, TX (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), as well as an electronic edition of the horror RPG Whispering Vault (2002). Founded by author Philip J. Reed and artist Christopher Shy in 2002. This was a spinoff of Studio Ronin, an artist-owned freelance studio created by Christopher Shy in 1994.
RPG Objects
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "GM Mastery" series and the D20 starship adventure sourcebook "Blood and Space". Founded by Chris Davis et al.
Sabledrake Enterprises
PO Box 30751, Seattle, WA 98113 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including "Magelore" and "ElfLore" books along with "Naughty & Dice: An Adult Gamer's Guide to Sexual Situations" (2003). This is the imprint of author Christine Morgan.
Scarab Games, LLC
PO Box 23185, Lexington, KY 40523 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by former partners from Mind Ventures Games.
Scrollworks Press
PO Box 983, San Jacinto, CA 92581 (USA)
Small-press publishers of the RPG zine "Scrollworks". Founded by Christian Walker.
Sean K. Reynolds Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). An imprint of former WotC author Sean K. Reynolds.
Second World Simulations
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), in the "Second World" setting -- a mix of the modern-day world and a high fantasy world. Founded by author Steven Palmer Peterson.
Skeleton Key Games
Albion, WA (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), along with "Adventure Tiles" -- magnetic terrain tiles for use with any role playing game. An imprint of artist and designer Edward Bourelle.
Sword & Sorcery Studio
(USA)
An affiliation of design studios producing fantasy roleplaying supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). The studios include: Sword & Sorcery Studio (Scarred Lands), Necromancer Games, Arthaus (Ravenloft), Fiery Dragon Productions, EverQuest RPG, and Malhavoc Press.
Tabletop Adventures, LLC
3240 Potter Street Lincoln, NE 68503 (USA)
Small-press makers of the modern horror RPG Against the Darkness (2006) along with supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Bits of Darkness" series -- a series of short descriptions for dungeons and caverns; along with the similar "Bits of the Wilderness" and "Bits of the Boulevard". Founded in 2004 by President is Daniel M. Brakhage, along with staff including Editorial Minion Vicki Potter. Writers have included Deborah Balsam, Christopher A. Field, Steve Honeywell, K.H. Keeler, Rodney Lucas, Darren Pearce, Martin Ralya, John walksh, and Christopher Welsh.
Talisman Studios
(USA)
Former small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") and Savage Worlds, including their fantasy setting "Shaintar".
Technomancer Press
Seattle, WA (USA)
Small-press publishers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), as well as the upcoming print volume, Game Chef 2006, Vol. 1. Founded by Tony Hellmann and Matthew L. Baldridge in 2005, joined by veteran designer Sandy Antunes when they bought his company.
Terra Ferrax Innovations
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). These include a free guide to the fantasy world ("Terra Ferax") along with a Hamlet, and numerous name tables. Founded by author Mark G. West in 2002.
Third World Games
PO Box 667, Westminster, CA, 92687-0667 (USA)
Small-press makers of the sci-fi card game "Firestorm" along with the upcoming Firestorm RPG (slated in Feb 2003 for release in "Fall 2003"), done as a supplement for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20").
Throwing Dice Games
(USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), published electonically only. Self-described as "A Vanity Imprint for a Few Veteran Gamers". Founded by Joe Mucchiello in August 2002.
Thunderhead Games
311 Sand Ridge Dr, Valrico, FL 33594 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded by Hal Greenberg with Jim Govreau, V. Shane, Warren "MageStrike" Bailey, Rebecca Glenn, Curtis Bennett, Andrew Troman, Jeffrey Quinn, Matthew "Saphirahn" Mosher, Eric Downton, and Spencer Cooley.
Tricky Owlbear Publishing, Inc.
260 North 4th St, Hamburg, PA 19526 (USA)
Small-press makers of electronic mini-supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Behind the Monsters" series and the "Behind the Spells" series. Founded in 2007 by brothers Bret and Scot Boyd.
Troll in the Corner
(USA)
Small-press makers of sock-puppet RPG, Argyle & Crew (2011), along with various supplements to Pathfinder and other D20 games. Founded by lead author Benjamin Gerber, along with others including editors Jonathan J. Reinhart and Brent P. Newhall.
Tronen Games
Staffordshire (UK)
Small-press makers of adventures for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"). Founded in March 2001 by "Gez" and "Martin".
Twin Rose Software
7953 Ne Pegasus Lane, Kingston, WA B 98346 (USA)
Small-press makers of the "Campaign Suite" RPG Management software for use with 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20").
Tyranny Games
804 Robertson Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53213 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including a d20 adaptation of the Biblical apocalyptic RPG The End and the "Sack Armies" wargame. Founded in 2001 by President Joe Tierney with designer Jeff Konkol and Martin Tierney.
United Playtest, Inc.
9965 Miramar Parkway, Suite 132, Miramar, FL 33025 (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including "Gaming Frontiers" -- a d20 publisher's digest.
Vengeance Games
Memphis, TN (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), including the "Friday Night Six Pack" accessory of pre-generated character packs.
Viking Games
Bellingham, WA (USA)
Small-press makers of supplements for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20"), some in agreement with 0one Games. Founded in autumn 2001 as the brainchild of Western Washington University alumni Richard A. deMorris.
White Silver Publishing, Inc.
Mississippi (USA)
Small-press publishers of the medieval fantasy RPG The Chronicles of Ramlar (2006) by Tony Lee. Founded by President John Prescott, CEO Wayne Sykes, and CFO Rajiv Patel for publishing the Sovereign Stone campaign setting for 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") along with other supplements.
White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
1554 Litton Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083 (USA)
Makers of the World of Darkness line of "Storyteller" RPGs: Vampire: The Masquerade (1991), Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Mage: The Ascension, Changeling: The Dreaming, and Wraith: The Oblivion (along with their historical variant games) as well as the sci-fi superhero games Trinity and Aberrant, and the oriental fantasy RPG Exalted. The company was founded as an independent gaming fanzine originally called "Arcanum" that appeared in 1986. The magazine was shortly renamed "White Wolf". Later they published "Vampire: The Masquerade" which kicked off a highly successful line of RPGs. The magazine continued publication for a time, and was retitled "Inphobia" briefly before folding in 1995 or so. The company includes several subsidiaries, including the Sword & Sorcery brand which publishes 3rd edition D&D (aka "D20") supplements, and the ArtHaus brand which publishes one-off game lines.

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