Profile: Rodger B. MacGowan

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Rodger B. MacGowan

Editor-in-Chief & Art Director, C3i Magazine

Vice-President and Art Director, GMT Games LLC

President, RBM Design Studio

Founder

  • Fire & Movement Magazine,1976
  • C3i Magazine,1992
  • Charles S. Roberts Awards,1986

RBM Awards & Hobby Honors

  • Rodger B. MacGowan inducted into Origins/GAMA Hall of Fame, 2004
  • Rodger B. MacGowan received the Blomgren-Hamilton Award for
    Lifetime Achievement at ConsimWorld Expo, 2004
  • Fire & Movement Magazine winner of the Charles S. Roberts Award for Best Professional Magazine six-times Ð 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
  • Fire & Movement Magazine inducted into Origins/GAMA Hall of Fame, 1999

RBM GAME DEVELOPER

  • The Rise of the Luftwaffe, Eighth Air Force, DiF-C3i Squadron Pack Fighters, DiF-C3i Squadron Pack Bombers

RBM SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS EDITOR

  • SPQR-C3i PlayerÕs Guide, SimpleGBoH-C3i Battle Manual, Paths of Glory Player’s Guide

RBM COUNTER ART & GRAPHIC DESIGN LIST

  • Across the Rappahannock
  • Africanus
  • Alesia
  • Arctic Storm
  • Austerlitz 1805
  • Barbarossa: Army Group North
  • Barbarossa: Army Group South
  • Barbarossa: Army Group Center
  • Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov
  • Battles of Waterloo
  • Borodino 1812
  • Brandywine
  • Britain Stands Alone
  • Caesar in Alexandria,
  • Caesar: Conquest of Gaul
  • Carthage
  • Cataphract and Justinian
  • Commands & Colors Ancients
  • Commands & Colors Ancients Greece Exp Nr1
  • Commands & Colors Ancients Civil War
  • Commands & Colors Ancients The Barbarians
  • Conquerors Alexander the Great
  • Consul for Rome
  • Corsairs & Hellcats
  • Crisis: Korea 1995
  • Devil’s Horsemen
  • Diadochoi
  • Dictator
  • Down in Flames Squadron Pack
  • 8th Air Force
  • For the People
  • Glory
  • Glory III
  • Great Battles of Alexander
  • Great Battles of Alexander – Deluxe Ed.
  • Gringo!
  • Great Battles of Julius Caesar
  • Guilford
  • Here I Stand
  • Hornet Leader
  • Juggernaut
  • Jugurtha
  • Lion of the North
  • Mamluk
  • Monmouth
  • Onward Christian Soldiers
  • Pax Romana
  • Phalanx
  • Pyrrhic Victory
  • RAN
  • Rise of the Luftwaffe
  • Rise of the Roman Republic
  • Red Badge of Courage
  • River of Death
  • ROME
  • Samurai
  • Saratoga: The Turning Point 1777
  • Savannah
  • Successors
  • SimpleGBoH Battle Manual
  • SPQR
  • SPQR Deluxe Edition
  • SPQR Player’s Guide
  • Sword of Rome
  • Three Days of Gettysburg
  • Thunderbolt + Apache Leader
  • Triumph & Glory
  • Typhoon!
  • Victory in the West
  • War Elephant
  • War Galley
  • Wellington
  • Zero!

RBM PACKAGE DESIGN & COVER ART LIST

GMT Games LLC, Hanford, CA

(AD = Art Director; pkg = package design; ctr = counter design; map design; card design; * = Award Winner)

1- A World At War (AD, pkg)
2- Across the Rappahannock (AD, ctr, pkg)
3- Africanus (AD, ctr, pkg)
4- *AirBridge to Victory (AD, ctr, map, pkg)
5- Alesia (ctr, pkg)
6- *Ardennes ’44 (AD, pkg)
7- *Arctic Storm (AD, ctr, pkg)
8- *Asia Engulfed (pkg) 2007
9- Austerlitz 1805 (AD, ctr, pkg)
10- Barbarossa: Army Group North (AD, ctr, pkg)
11- *Barbarossa: Army Group South (AD, ctr, pkg)
12- Barbarossa: Army Group Center (AD, ctr, pkg)
13- Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov (2008)
14- * Battle for North Africa (AD, pkg)
15- Battle Line (AD, card, pkg)
16- *Battles of Waterloo (AD, ctr, pkg)
17- Blackbeard (pkg) 2008
18- Blue vs. Gray Deluxe Edition (AD, pkg)
19- Borodino 1812 (ctr, pkg) 2004
20-*Brandywine (AD, ctr, pkg)
21-*Britain Stands Alone (AD, ctr, pkg)
22- Burning Blue (pkg) 2005
23- Caesar in Alexandria (AD, ctr, pkg)
24- Caesar: Conquest of Gaul (AD, ctr, pkg)
25- Carthage (ctr, pkg)
26- Cataphract and Justinian (AD, ctr, pkg)
27- Clash of Giants (AD, pkg)
28- Clash of Giants II (pkg)
29- Clash of Monarchs (pkg)
30- Commands & Colors Ancients (ctr, cards, pkg)
31- Commands & Colors Ancients Exp. Greece (ctr, cards, pkg)
32- Commands & Colors Ancients Civil War (ctr, cards, pkg)
33- Commands & Colors Ancients The Barbarians (ctr, cards, pkg)
34- Combat Commander Europe (cards, pkg)
35- Combat Commander Mediterranean (cards, pkg)
36- Combat Commander Paratroopers (pkg)
37- Combat Commander Pacific (cards, pkg)
38- Combat Commander Staingrad (pkg)
39- Conquerors Alexander the Great (ctr, pkg)
40- Consul for Rome (AD, ctr, pkg)
41- Conquest of Paradise (pkg)
42- Corsairs & Hellcats (AD, ctr, card, pkg)
43- * Crisis: Korea 1995 (AD, ctr, pkg)
44- Crisis: Sinai 1973 (AD, pkg)
45- Devil’s Horsemen (ctr, pkg)
46- Diadochoi (AD, ctr, pkg)
47- Dictator (AD, ctr, pkg)
48- Down in Flames Squadron Pack (ctr, card, pkg)
49- Downtown (Pkg)
50- 8th Air Force (AD, ctr, card, pkg)
51- 1863 (AD, pkg)
52- *Empire of the Sun (pkg)
53- Flying Colors (pkg)
54- Formula Motor Racing (AD, card, pkg)
55- *For the People (AD, ctr, pkg)
56- Galaxy: The Dark Ages (AD, pkg)
57- * Glory (AD, ctr, pkg)
58- Glory III (ctr, pkg) 2007
59- Grand Illusion (pkg) 2004
60- Great Battles of Alexander (AD, ctr, pkg)
61- Great Battles of Alexander – Deluxe Ed. (AD, ctr, pkg)
62- Great War in Europe Deluxe (pkg)
63- Gringo! (ctr, pkg)
64- Great Battles of Julius Caesar (AD, ctr, pkg)
65- Guilford (AD, ctr, pkg)
66- Gustav Adolf the Great (pkg)
67- *Here I Stand (ctr, pkg)
68- *Hornet Leader (GMT) 1991 (AD, ctr, card, map, pkg)
69- Invasion: Norway (GMT) 1995 (AD, pkg)
70- *Invasion: Sicily 1943 (AD, pkg)
71- Ivanhoe: The Age of Chivalry (AD, pkg)
72- Juggernaut (AD, ctr, pkg)
73- Jugurtha (AD, ctr, pkg)
74- June 6  D-Day, 1944 (AD, pkg)
75- Kasserine (AD, pkg)
76- Kutuzov (pkg)
77- *Lion of the North (GMT) 1993 (AD, ctr, pkg)
78- Lost Victory (AD, pkg)
79- Mamluk (ctr, pkg)
80- Manifest Destiny (pkg)
81- Manoeuvre (pkg)
82- Medieval (AD, pkg)
83- Men of Iron (ctr, pkg)
84- Monmouth (ctr, pkg)
85- *Napoleonic Wars, The (AD, pkg)
86- *1914 Twilight in the East (pkg)
87- Onward Christian Soldiers (ctr, pkg)
88- Operation Mercury (GMT) (AD, pkg)
89- *Operation Shoestring (AD, ctr, map, pkg)
90- *Paths of Glory (AD, pkg)
91- Pax Romana (ctr, pkg)
92- Phalanx (AD, ctr, pkg)
93- Prussia’s Glory (AD, pkg)
94- Prussia’s Glory II (pkg)
95- Pursuit of Glory (pkg)
96- Pyrrhic Victory (AD, ctr, pkg)
97- RAN (ctr, pkg)
98- Reds! (AD, pkg)
99- Rise of the Luftwaffe (AD, ctr, card, pkg)
100- Rise of the Roman Republic (AD, ctr, pkg)
101- Risorgimento 1859 (AD, pkg)
102- Red Badge of Courage (AD, ctr, pkg)
103- *River of Death (AD, ctr, pkg)
104- Roads to Leningrad (pkg)
105- ROME (AD, card, ctr, pkg)
106- Samurai (AD, ctr, pkg)
107- Santa Fe Rails (AD, pkg)
108- *Saratoga: The Turning Point 1777 (AD, ctr, pkg)
109- Savannah (ctr, pkg)
110- Successors (ctr, pkg)
111- Sweden Fights On (AD, pkg)
112- *Silver Bayonet (AD, map, pkg)
113- SimpleGBoH Battle Manual (ctr, pkg, pub)
114- *SPQR (AD, ctr, pkg)
115- SPQR Deluxe Edition (AD, ctr, pkg)
116- SPQR-C3i Player’s Guide (AD, ctr, pkg, editor)
117- *Sword of Rome (ctr, pkg)
118- The Bulge (pkg) 2008
119- *Three Days of Gettysburg (AD, ctr, pkg)
120- *Thirty Years War (AD, pkg)
121- *This Accursed Civil War (AD, pkg)
122- Tigers in the Mist (AD, pkg)
123- *Thunderbolt + Apache Leader (AD, map, ctr, card, pkg)
124- Triumph & Glory (AD, ctr, pkg)
125- *Twilight Struggle (pkg)
126- *Typhoon! (GMT) 1995 (AD, ctr, pkg)
127- *Ukraine ’43 (AD, pkg)
128- Under the Lily Banners (pkg) 2005
129- Victory in the West (AD, ctr, pkg)
130- Von Manstein’s Backhand Blow (AD, pkg)
131- War Elephant (AD, ctr, pkg)
132- War Galley (AD, ctr, pkg)
133- Wellington (ctr, pkg)
134- *Wilderness War (AD, pkg)
135- Winds of Plunder (ctr, cards, pkg)
136- *World War 2: Barbarossa to Berlin (AD, card, pkg)
137- Zero! (AD, ctr, card, pkg)

The Avalon Hill Game Company, Baltimore, MD

  • AdvancedSquadLeader
  • Anzio
  • BattleoftheBulge
  • Civilization
  • CrescendoofDoom
  • CrossofIron
  • Flattop
  • FortressEuropa
  • FredericktheGreat
  • FuryintheWest
  • G.I.:AnvilofVictory
  • GunsofAugust
  • TheLongestDay
  • MidwayCampaign(computer game)
  • PanzerArmeeAfrika
  • PanzerGruppeGuderian
  • PanzerKrieg
  • TheRussianCampaign
  • SinaiFront(unpublished game)
  • SquadLeader
  • StormOverArnhem
  • StruggleofNations
  • TAC(computer game),
  • UpFront

Hobby Japan, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

  • AirWar
  • Assault
  • AssaultonLeningrad
  • Basic3[Bulge,Leningrad&ChineseFarm]
  • BattleforStalingrad
  • BitterEnd
  • BlueMax
  • CarrierStrike(computer)
  • CaseWhite
  • DecisionatKasserine
  • TheFallofFrance
  • FireintheEast
  • FredericktheGreat
  • IronBottomSound
  • Malaya/Burma
  • MediterraneanCampaign
  • Narvik
  • Norway1940
  • OperationMarketGarden
  • RedArmy
  • RoadtotheRhine
  • Sniper!
  • TheirFinestHour
  • TotheFarSeas
  • WesternDesert/NearEast

Yaquinto Publications, Inc., Dallas, TX

  • Apache
  • Armor
  • Beachhead
  • CivilWar(unpublished)
  • ’88′
  • FallofSouthVietnam
  • TheFrenchForeignLegion
  • Mythology
  • Panzer
  • Swashbuckler
  • WorldWarIII(unpublished)

3W Game Company, United Kingdom & California

  • ArmyofthePotomac
  • ArmyoftheTennessee
  • DarkCrusade
  • HellfirePass
  • Kirovograd
  • LawrenceofArabia
  • ModernNavalBattles(card design)
  • ModernNavalBattlesII(card design)
  • ModernNavalBattlesIII(card design)
  • O’Connor’sOffensive
  • RommelatBay
  • ScratchOneFlattop!
  • Tarawa
  • TheWartoEndWars

Wargamer Magazine, United Kingdom & California

  • ClashofEmpires[map design]
  • Custer’sLuck
  • DuelintheDesert[map design]
  • FallenEagle[map design]
  • FightontheBeaches
  • Lodz
  • NapoleonatLutzen
  • Okinawa[map design]
  • RacetotheMeuse
  • RedBaron
  • StruggleforStalingrad

Strategy & Tactics Magazine, Cambria, CA

  • TheFarSeas[map design]
  • FortressStalingrad[map design]
  • HorseSoldiers[map design]
  • Kanev[map design]
  • Manchu[map design]
  • Nicaragua[map design]
  • NorthGermanPlain
  • PattonGoestoWar[map design]
  • PegasusBridge[map design]

Game Designers’ Workshop, Normal, IL

  • BattleofMidway
  • Burma
  • Citadel
  • CoralSea
  • DesertVictory(unpublished game)
  • 1815:TheWaterlooCampaign
  • TheFallofFrance
  • Fire&Steel
  • Manassas
  • Mayday
  • OperationCrusader
  • PearlHarbor
  • RedArmy
  • RedStar/WhiteEagle
  • Suez’73
  • Traveller
  • Verdun
  • WhiteDeath

Simulations Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada

  • AssaultonTobruk
  • DarkStars
  • DivineWind
  • IJN
  • IWillFightNoMoreForever
  • Inchon
  • Jihad!
  • Kriegsmarine
  • LeGrandEmpire
  • Torpedo
  • WarringStates

Peoples War Games, Oakland, CA

  • BlackSeaBlackDeath
  • CossacksAreComing
  • Kanev
  • KorsunPocket

Quarterdeck Games, Cambria, CA

  • IncredibleVictory
  • Norway, 1940(counterart)
  • Rommel’sWar
  • RoyalNavy

Australian Design Group

  • DaysofDecision
  • WorldinFlames

Operational Studies Group, New York, NY

  • PanzerKrieg
  • Rommel&Tunisia, 1943
  • Napoleon at Bay (OSG) 1997
  • 1806

Moments in History

  • IronBottomSoundII
  • EastWall
  • WhiteEnsign/RisingSun

Other Publishers

  • CarriersatWar(SSGcomputer game)
  • DriveonFrankfurt(PacRim-Counterattack [map design])
  • HeroesofOlympus(TFG)
  • PanzerPranks(Chaosium)
  • SamuraiSunset(XTR-Command Magazine)