Douglas H. Cole has been roleplaying since 1981, and playing GURPS since 1988. He has been an active playtester for both Third Edition and Fourth Edition_, and acted as lead playtester for GURPS High Tech, GURPS Tactical Shooting, and *_GURPS Loadouts: Low-Tech Armor. He enjoys watching movies, target shooting, postponing woodworking and home improvement projects, and blogs about roleplaying and other geekery at Gaming Ballistic. Douglas has earned two doctorates – a real one from Northwestern University in materials science and engineering, and a cool one in _GURPS*_ Ballistics from Illumiati Online University. He is an R&D manager for a major hard disc-drive company.