Mike Siggins has been playing all sorts of games for 35 years and
writing about them for the last 25. He is probably best known for
publishing and editing Sumo magazine, which pioneered in-depth reviews and analysis of German Games, for The Rules Bank, and his work on The Game Cabinet. He has also written for Perfidious Albion, Games International, G3, Games Magazine, Interactive Fiction and Wargames Illustrated. He served as a member of the editorial board of Games & Puzzles, and on the Daily Telegraph Game of the Year panel. He was a founder member of the IGA jury. He currently writes Gamer’s Notebook, Battlegames, Opinionated Gamers, and, of course, Counter magazine.
Mike works at an English university, and also as a game design
consultant. He has several designs to his credit, and he is also
developing boardgames for a major publisher, specialising in licensed
properties. His main gaming interests are innovative, chaotic and
thematic game systems, sports and historical subjects, and narrative atmosphere. His other interests include collecting books, history, baseball and cycling. Mike was born in 1961 and lives in The Fens, England.