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 The Shadow of Yesterday,[1] Donjon,[2] Paladin, and others.

He co-administered the Forge with Ron Edwards,[2] after they resurrected the site in early 2001 at, and over the next six years they made the site successful.[3] Nixon is a proponent of independent publishing in general and independent game publishing in particular.

Nixon has worked in software development, including programming for startup companies such as Lulu and directing a team of developers for the web consulting firm Viget. He started his own web development company in 2011.[4]


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  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. p. 406. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 

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