Matt Forbeck


USA flag (b.1968)

Matt Forbeck has worked full-time as a writer and game designer since 1989 with many top companies, including Angry Robot, Atari, Boom! Studios, Games Workshop, High Voltage Software, IDW, Image Comics, Mattel, Penguin, Playmates Toys, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Ubisoft, and Wizards of the Coast. He has designed board games, collectible card games, roleplaying games, and miniatures games and has written comic books,computer games, magazines,novels, nonfiction, screenplays, and short fiction. His work has been published in over 10 languages.

His projects have been nominated for 24 Origins Awards and won 13. He has also won five ENnies. He is a proud member of the Alliterates writers' group, the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, the International Thriller Writers, and the International Game Developers Association. He lives in Beloit, Wisconsin, with his wife Ann and their children: Marty, Pat, Nick, Ken, and Helen. Visit Forbeck.com for more details about him and his work.

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy
 
Series contributed to
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Forgotten Realms (with Eric L Boyd, James Jacobs and Sean K Reynolds)
Races of Faerun (2003)
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World of Darkness (with Rick Chillot and Geoff Grabowski)
Book of Spirits (2005)
 
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HALO Collections (with Tobias S Buckell, Troy Denning, Kelly Gay, Christie Golden, Kevin Grace, Morgan Lockhart, John Jackson Miller, Frank O'Connor, Bob Reed, Brian Reed, Joseph Staten and James Swallow)
Fractures (2016)
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Non fiction
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Matt Forbeck recommends
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Gate Crashers (2018)
Patrick S Tomlinson
"Tomlinson's well-plotted tale of first contact pinballs between hard science-fiction and hilarity, delivering a thrilling yarn that'll have you both laughing and biting your nails, often at the same time. Most of all, though, it's damn fun!"

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