Pete Nash (game designer)
Pete Nash had worked on Chaosium fanzines.:430 In 2008, Mongoose Publishing tried out two game lines intended to support Wizards of the Coast's fourth edition Dungeons & Dragons, one of which was Wraith Recon by Nash.:400
Nash and Lawrence Whitaker decided to revamp Mongoose's RuneQuest game and thus they released RuneQuest II.:399 Nash's Wraith Recon fantasy warfare setting received new support in RQII.:399 After Mongoose's license to RuneQuest expired, Mongoose kept the game in print under the title Legend. Meanwhile, Whitaker and Nash formed a company, The Design Mechanism, to pick up the RuneQuest license and publish a sixth edition of the game in 2012. That edition remained in print until 2016, when it was retitled Mythras.