Robert J. Schwalb

Robert J. Schwalb

Game designer and developer, Robert J. Schwalb hit the ground running in the roleplaying games industry nearly 20 years ago and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. With over 200 game books, magazine articles, digital articles, and a novel to his name, his design can be found in three editions of Dungeons & Dragons, Dark HeresyWarhammer Fantasy RoleplayA Song of Ice and Fire RPGStar Wars Saga Edition RPGWitch Hunter: The Invisible WorldNumenera, The Strange, and in numerous other RPG products.

Robert spent much of his early career as a freelance writer and game designer, helping to produce Fantasy Flight’s Grimm, Green Ronin Publishing’s Book of Fiends and The Black Company Campaign Setting, along with several other popular game books. Robert soon after became a designer and developer at Green Ronin Publishing, where he worked d20 products, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, and designed A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying.

In addition to his work at Green Ronin, Robert also produced game design and story work for Paradigm Concepts, for Witch Hunter: The Invisible World, and later began work for Wizards of the Coast, contributing to several 3rd Edition D&D sourcebooks such as Tome of MagicFiendish Codex 2, and Player’s Handbook 2, as well as sourcebooks for Star Wars Saga Edition.

Robert worked as contractor for Wizards of the Coast starting in 2008 and has spent his time there working on 4th Edition D&D products such as the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, D&D Gamma World: Famine in Far-Go,and the Book of Vile Darkness. During his last three years with Wizards, Robert was a member of the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons design team and his work can be found in the Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual, and the Dungeon Master’s Guide, as well as in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes, and the Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica.

In 2014, Robert launched his own imprint, Schwalb Entertainment, to produce roleplaying games, card games, and more. After a successful Kickstarter, he released Shadow of the Demon Lord, a tabletop RPG, in 2015. Since, with the help of three successful Kickstarter campaigns he’s supported his flagship game with nearly 200 sourcebooks, short supplements, adventures, and more. In addition, Schwalb has also release several 5th edition compatible game material, under the Max Press banner. Since, he’s released PunkApocalyptic: The RPG and is hard at work bringing his newest fantasy game, Shadow of the Weird Wizard, into your hands. You can find out more of his goings on right here at

About Schwalb Entertainment, LLC

Schwalb Entertainment, LLC was founded in 2014 by Robert J. Schwalb and is headquartered in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Questions? Contact Schwalb Entertainment at