Greg Costikyan

Game designer

1959 –

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Who is Greg Costikyan?

Greg Costikyan, sometimes known under the pseudonym "Designer X", is an American game designer and science fiction writer. Costikyan's career spans nearly all extant genres of gaming, including hex-based wargames, role-playing games, boardgames, card games, computer games, online games and mobile games. Several of his games have won Origins Awards. He co-founded Manifesto Games, now out of business, with Johnny Wilson in 2005.

Costikyan lives in New York City near his three daughters and is a 1982 graduate of Brown University. He is a frequent speaker at game industry events including the Game Developers Conference and E³.

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Born
Jul 22, 1959
United States of America
Also known as
  • Gregory John Costikyan
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Brown University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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