Clinton R. Nixon

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Clinton R. Nixon is a designer and publisher of indie role-playing games.


He is the designer and publisher of games like The Shadow of Yesterday, Donjon,[1] Paladin, and others.

He co-administered the Forge with Ron Edwards,[1] after they resurrected the site in early 2001 at, and together they made the site successful over the next six years.[2] Nixon and is a proponent of independent publishing in general and independent game publishing in particular.

Nixon has also worked in software development, including programming for startup companies such as Lulu and directing a team of developers for the web consulting firm Viget, and started his own web development company in 2011.[3]


  1. ^ a b Snow, Cason (2008). "Dragons in the stacks: an introduction to role-playing games and their value to libraries", Collection Building 27 (2): 63.
  2. ^ Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. p. 406. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7. 
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