RPG Company List: I

Ianus Publications
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 R Talsorian 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.
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, LodlanD (2003).
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").
Immanion Press
Stafford (UK)
Small-press makers of the post-apocalyptic science fantasy RPG, Wraeththu (2005). Founded in 2003 by Storm Constantine and Gabriel Strange originally to publish Constantine's back catalogue novels.
Imperium Games
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.
Incarnadine Press
Pennsylvania (USA)
Small-press makers of the narrative superhero game, With Great Power by Michael S. Miller (2005).
Inciteful Entertainment
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 include Blue Devil Games, Galileo Games, and 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).
Infinite Realities
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.
Infinity Games
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 eNIGMA (2004).
Inkarbon Games
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 Genesis (1986,1990). 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.
Inklings Press
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.
InMediaRes Productions
Lake Stevens, WA (USA)
Small-press parent company developing the Classic Battletech and Shadowrun lines, licensed from Wizkids LLC. 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 Chris Clark.
Insomnium Games
Missouri (USA)
Small press makers of the dark modern fantasy game Abeo and the upcoming epic fantasy game Anointed. Founded in February 2005 by game developer Jennifer Reynolds along with Chuck Lauer and Dana Brandt.
Inspired Device
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 Editing).
Interactivities, Ink
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.
InterStrike, Inc.
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 (Art Direction).
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 science fiction.
Iron Spine Games
Tampere (Finland)
A Finnish company, publishers of the Finnish-language sci-fi "space noir" game, Heimot (2006) 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.
Irony Games
2081 Lakeville Rd Avon, NY 14414 (USA)
Small-press makers of fantasy mapping software, and host of play-by-email services.
Issaries, Inc.
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) in 1998.
Ivanhoe Unbound
Hyattsville, Maryland (USA)
Small-press makers of the narrative game Unsung (2005). This is the RPG imprint of author Kirt Dankmyer.

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Last modified: Mon Jul 2 09:16:03 2018