David Barnes

Senior Game Designer

David Barnes has been designing board, war, and miniatures games for over 45 years. His first experience with gaming was at the age of 12 with titles such as Strategy, Risk, and Monopoly. His first design experience was a title called RiskOpoly (a blend of Risk and Monopoly).  Dave has been professionally designing games since 1997 and collaborated with Todd Porter on Knights of Legend and Ultima VI.

Dave was also one of the team playing the earliest versions of D&D; Chainmail by Gary Gygax and also Dawn Patrol by Mike Carr. Dave was a play-tester for over 15 years with Avalon Hill and his name is in many credits.