Michael O’Brien aka MOB is the vice president of Chaosium Inc, the publisher of award winning games and books that was founded by visionary game designer Greg Stafford in 1975. His role encompasses creative development in Chaosium’s various game and fiction lines, community engagement, licensing, and MGF (‘maximum game fun’). He also serves on the company board.
Recent creative projects include rules development for the Khan of Khans and Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection board games, and art direction for the Gold ENnie award-winning Call of Cthulhu the Colouring Book, cover art direction for the Gold ENnie award-winning RuneQuest Quickstart Rules, art direction for 13th Age Glorantha, and cartography direction for a new edition of Terror Australis for Call of Cthulhu. MOB currently resides in Melbourne, Australia, after a decade abroad.
Michael is appearing in the “Secrets of Chaosium and Wizards of the Coast” panel 2:00 PM Saturday.