Owen K.C. Stephens

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Born Owen K.C. Stephens
Occupation Game designer
Nationality United States
Genre Role-playing games
Spouse Lj Stephens

Owen K.C. Stephens (born October 28, 1970)[1] is a game designer who has worked on a number of products for the Pathfinder and Star Wars Roleplaying Game and other games.


In 2000, Wizards of the Coast brought Owen K.C. Stephens on as a designer for the launch of the Star Wars Roleplaying Game. He was laid off with numerous other designers in 2001, and became a freelance designer.[2]

After OtherWorld Creations began updating their d20 books to the Pathfinder rules system in 2009, they brought on Stephens as a Pathfinder line manager.[3]

Stephens has done design work for the Star Wars Roleplaying Game (Wizards of the Coast), Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, EverQuest Role-Playing Game, The Black Company Roleplaying Game, The Wheel of Time Roleplaying Game, Gamma World Sixth Edition, as well as Dungeons & Dragons material appearing in Dragon magazine and NeoExodus: A House Divided.

He is currently a Developer for Paizo Publishing and Green Ronin Publishing, and the owner and Publisher for Rogue Genius Games. He is also the Master of Ceremonies for Paizo's annual talent context, RPG Superstar.[4]

Media mentions[edit]

Owen K.C. Stephens has appeared in the following newspaper and magazine articles, websites and podcasts.


  • Demiplane of Gaming:[5] Owen was one of the two hosts of the RPG-oriented Demiplane of Gaming, which ran from 2012 to 2014.
  • RPG Countdown:[6] Owen appeared on these episodes: 18 December 2009[7] (The Genius Guide to the Dragonrider); 29 January 2010[8] (The Genius Guide to Feats of Spellcasting); 26 February 2010[9] (The Genius Guide to the War Master).


  • Robot Viking[10] Owen appeared in this interview: Owen K.C. Stephens: RPG Super Genius [11]
  • Rite Publishing[12] Owen appeared in this interview: Fridays & Functions 10 Questions with Owen K.C. Stephens [13]
  • The Encounter Table[14] Owen appeared in this interview: Owen K. C. Stephens.[2]