Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Jackson, Steve [2]

Working name of US writer Steven Gary Jackson (1953-    ), author of three gamebooks in the Fighting Fantasy sequence created by the UK Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone, being #8: Scorpion Swamp (1984), #19: Demons of the Deep (1986) and #22: Robot Commando (1986). Ties are Battle Road * (1986) and, with Creede Lambard and Sharleen Lambard, Fuel's Gold * (1986); both books are associated with the Car Wars Game. SJ is of more note as an inventor and entrepreneur of role-playing Games; his company, Steve Jackson Games, is a world leader. [JC]

Steven Gary Jackson

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This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.