Kenneth Hite

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Multiple Origins, Golden Geek, and ENnie Award winner Kenneth Hite has designed, written, or co-authored more than 80 roleplaying games and supplements, including the Star Trek Roleplaying Game, Mage: The Sorcerers’ Crusade, GURPS Horror, Call of Cthulhu d20, The Dresden Files RPG, Qelong, The Day After Ragnarok, and the Deadlands Noir Companion. His work for Pelgrane Press includes the Trail Of Cthulhu and Night's Black Agents RPGs, the Ken Writes About Stuff series of PDFs, Bookhounds of London, and The Dracula Dossier. He was the lead designer of the 5th Edition of Vampire the Masquerade for White Wolf.

Outside adventure gaming, his works include Tour de Lovecraft: the Tales, Cthulhu 101, The Nazi Occult, and The Cthulhu Wars for Osprey Publishing, and a series of Lovecraftian children's books. He has several published Cthulhu Mythos short stories, and writes the "Lost in Lovecraft" column for Weird Tales and a regular column for Sweden's Fenix magazine. He wrote the script for The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History and for the historical comic included in the game Secret Hitler. An artistic associate at Chicago's WildClaw Theatre, he served as dramaturg for their recent stage production of The Shadow Over Innsmouth. Half the podcasting team behind Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff, he lives in Chicago with a Lovecraftian cat and his non-Lovecraftian wife, Sheila.