Dennis Detwiller (born July 12, 1972 (1972-07-12) (age 46)[1]) is a computer game designer for Hothead Games as well as a role-playing game developer and artist. He was born in New York City[citation needed] , but now resides in the Vancouver, Canada area.[1]

Detwiller was raised in New York with a childhood often described as "stranger than fiction".[citation needed] He began work as an inker for Marvel Comics in the 1990s, and attended School of Visual Arts on Scholarship. He worked for many years as a freelance artist, often using the University Village, Starbucks in Seattle as his studio.

Detwiller was a founding member of Pagan Publishing with John Tynes as art director where he co-created the Origins Award winning Delta Green in 1997 with Tynes and Adam Scott Glancy.[2][3] and illustrated the also Origins Award winning The Hills Rise Wild!.

He is known for his work in the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, to which he was a regular contributor. He also participated in many other projects at Wizards of the Coast and was a shareholder.

In 2000 he left Pagan Publishing for Hobgoblynn Press with which he created Godlike: Superhero Roleplaying in a World on Fire, 1936-1946, published in 2001. After the release of Godlike in 2002 Detwiller founded Arc Dream Publishing with Shane Ivey[4]. He has since worked on Godlike's follow up Wild Talents and the free horror setting game NEMESIS since then.[3]

In 2002 he left Seattle for Vancouver to work with Radical Entertainment[1] where he helped develop The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, Scarface: The World is Yours and Prototype [5][6]. In early 2009, he left Radical Entertainment for Hothead Games.


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