Stephen’s been gaming since 1981, Grade 11, when he learned about Dungeons and Dragons from his English teacher, Mrs. Sullivan. When he had chickenpox his dad bought him the original Dungeons and Dragons box set. Over the years he’s played Dungeons and Dragons (Original*, Advanced*, Version 3.5, and 4th Edition), Champions*, Beyond The Supernatural*, RIFTS*, Robotech RPG, Palladium Fantasy RPG*, Ninjas and Superspies, Shadowrun (FASA, 3rd Ed*, 4th Ed), White Wolf’s World of Darkness including Vampire: The Masquerade*, Werewolf: The Apocalypse*, Mage: The Ascension*, Highlander: The Gathering*, Monte Cook’s World of Darkness*, Exhalted, D20 Modern, Star Wars Roleplaying Game (ver 3.5) and D20 Call of Cthulhu*. Stephen wants to play in or run a Serenity RPG, loving the Firefly universe and TV shows. Stephen also has GM’ed a number of games over the years as indicated by the (*) above.
In 2009 he was introduced to miniature wargaming and now has an Umbrella Corporation themed Space Marine army for Warhammer 40,000, a Beastman army for Warhammer, and an Isengard army for War of the Ring. He also has an Umbrella Corporation themed Imperial Fleet for Battlefleet Gothic and is working on completing an AVP themed set of Kill Team units for Warhammer’s 40K’s Kill Team Scenario found in Battle Missions. So far he’s completed a set of Predators, and Colonial Marines. Finally, Stephen’s also started a Kill Team of T101 Terminators using Necrons and Imperial Guard for the Kill Team Scenario.
Stephen enjoy’s writing fiction and wants to write stories for the horror genre and is contemplating penning a Beastman novel for Warhammer Fantasy. Stephen’s real-world pre-occupations include stone circles, the paranormal and the occult, government and corporate conspiracies, cryptozoology and many more outre topics which find their way into the myriad games he’s GM’ed over the years.
Stephen is currently working for Games Workshop in the Bayshore Shopping Centre in Ottawa as a Hobby Specialist (viva the Red Shirts!) and enjoys providing friendly and outrageous customer service and running Academy sessions.