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JD Wiker

JD Wiker
JD Wiker is an Indianapolis native who has been professionally designing games since 1995. He joined the game industry in 1994 as a Customer Service representative for Wizards of the Coast, where he acted as Wizards' official company netrep on America Online. At the same time, JD designed material for the Ars Magica Roleplaying Game and Vampire: Dark Ages. His experience led to a change in jobs in 1998, when, after Wizards of the Coast had acquired TSR, Inc., the roleplaying game team at Wizards hired JD to write for the fledgling Alternity line, including the Dark*Matter Campaign Setting.

In late 1999, JD began work on Wizards of the Coast's Star Wars Roleplaying Game, and he became the primary Star Wars RPG designer until he left Wizards of the Coast in 2002. A few short weeks later, JD began making plans with Rich Redman, Stan!, and Marc Schmalz to create The Game Mechanics.

Personal Website

http://www.jdwiker.com/

Game Credits

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This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of writing credits. More information may be available on JD's personal website.

New Releases


Temple Quarter Quarter (PDF)
d20 Future
Artifacts of the Ages: Rings (Print)
d20 Menace Manual
Designer (PDF)
Co-Designer
Co-Designer
Co-Designer (Print)
Developer (PDF)

d20 Star Wars


Star Wars Roleplaying Game original rulebook (out of print), Wizards of the Coast Secrets of Naboo, Wizards of the Coast Secrets of Tatooine, Wizards of the Coast The Dark Side Sourcebook, Wizards of the Coast The Rebellion Era Sourcebook, Wizards of the Coast
Co-Designer Co-Designer Designer Co-Designer Contributor
The New Jedi Order Sourcebook, Wizards of the Coast Star Wars Roleplaying Game revised rulebook, Wizards of the Coast The Power of the Jedi Sourcebook, Wizards of the Coast
Co-Designer Co-Designer Developer

d20 Modern


d20 Menace Manual Modern GM Screen with Come for the Reaping
Developer Screen Developer

Alternity


Mindwalking: The Guide to Psionics, Wizards of the Coast Alien Compendium II original cover, Wizards of the Coast Dark*Matter: Arms & Equipment Guide, Wizards of the Coast Dark*Matter: Xenoforms, Wizards of the Coast Dark*Matter: The Final Church, Wizards of the Coast
Designer Co-Designer Co-Designer Co-Designer Co-Designer

Fantasy d20


Diablo II: Diablerie, Wizards of the Coast Swords of Our Fathers Cromagh's Guide to Goblinoids Artifacts of the Ages
Designer Designer Designer Co-Designer OGL Contributor
Thieves' Quarter (Print) Thieves' Quarter (PDF) Artifacts of the Ages: Rings (Print) Temple Quarter (PDF)
Co-Designer (Print) Co-Designer (PDF) Co-Designer Co-Designer (Print) Designer (PDF)

Vampire: Dark Ages


The Book of Storyteller Secrets, White Wolf Publishing
Co-Designer

Ars Magica


Return of the Stormrider, Atlas Games Return of the Stormrider, Atlas Games
Co-Designer
as Alan Smithee
Designer

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