For the American and Canadian football player of the same name see Keith Baker (football player).
|Born|| July 7, 1969|
|Genres||role-playing games, fantasy|
Keith Baker is a freelance writer of Dungeons & Dragons material and is best known for his setting, Eberron, which won the Wizards of the Coast Fantasy Setting Search in 2002. In addition to working with Wizards of the Coast on Eberron material, he has also contributed material for Atlas Games, Goodman Games, Paizo Publishing and Green Ronin Games. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife Ellen. He has a tattoo of the Greater Mark of Making on his right arm. Prior to working in the role-playing game industry, he worked in the video game industry.
Baker has won an Origins Award twice, first in 2004 for Best Roleplaying Game Supplement as part of the team for the Eberron Campaign Setting, then alone in 2005 for Traditional Card Game of the Year for Gloom, by Atlas Games.
Selected Game CreditsEdit
- Eberron Campaign Setting, w/ Bill Slavicsek and James Wyatt (June 2004, ISBN 0-7869-3276-7)
- Sharn: City of Towers, w/ James Wyatt (November 2004, ISBN 0-7869-3434-4)
- Races of Eberron, w/ Jesse Decker, Matthew Sernett, and Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel (April 2005, ISBN 0-7869-3658-4)
- Player's Guide to Eberron, w/ James Wyatt, Luke Johnson, and Stan! (January 2006, ISBN 0-7869-3912-5)
- Secrets of Xen'drik, w/ Jason Buhlman and Amber Scott (July 2006, ISBN 0-7869-3916-8)
- Dragonmarked, w/ Michelle Lyons and C.A. Suleiman (November 2006, ISBN 0-7869-3933-8)
- Secrets of Sarlona, w/ Scott Fitzgerald Gray, Glenn McDonald, and Chris Sims (February 2007, ISBN 0-7869-4037-9)
- Dragons of Eberron w/ Scott Fitzgerald Gray, Nicolas Logue, and Amber Scott (October 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4154-4)
- City of Stormreach w/ Nicolas Logue, James "Grim"' Desborough, and C.A. Suleiman (February 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4803-1)
- Shadows of the Last War (July 2004, ISBN 0-7869-3276-7).
Other Game CreditsEdit
- The Complete Guide to Wererats (March 2003, ISBN 978-0-9712-7678-9)
- The Complete Guide to Beholders, w/ Thomas Denmark and Michael Ericksen (June 2003, ISBN 978-0-9726-2418-3)
- The Complete Guide to Doppelgangers (February 2007, ISBN 978-0-9712-7677-2)
- The Creatures of Freeport, w/ Graeme Davis (May 2004, ISBN 978-1-9324-4219-9)
- Crime & Punishment: The Player's Sourcebook of the Law (March 2003, ISBN 1-58978-039-6)
- The Ebon Mirror, a D20 System adventure (January 2002, ISBN 1-58978-010-8)
- Friends of the Dragon, w/ Will Hindmarch (2004, ISBN 1-58978-054-X)
Eberron Fiction CreditsEdit
The Dreaming Dark TrilogyEdit
- The City of Towers (Keith Baker, February 2005, ISBN 0-7869-3584-7)
- The Shattered Land (Keith Baker, February 2006, ISBN 0-7869-3821-8)
- The Gates of Night (Keith Baker, November 2006, ISBN 0-7869-4013-1)
Thorn of Breland TrilogyEdit
- The Queen of Stone (Keith Baker, November 2008, ISBN 0-7869-5009-6)
- Son of Khyber (Keith Baker, forthcoming Fall 2009)
- Death at Whitehearth, in Tales of the Last War (April 2006, ISBN 0-7869-3986-9)
- Principles of Fire, in Dragons: Worlds Afire (June 2006, ISBN 0-7869-4166-9)
- Shadows of Stormreach, online serial story.
- Eberron: Eye of the Wolf (Artist: Chris Lie, June 2006)
Interviews with Keith BakerEdit
- Fantasy Setting Search Closes in on Finalists, Wizards of the Coast, December 2002.
- Interview with Keith Baker, GameSpy, August 20, 2004.
- An Interview with Keith Baker, Jhonen Olain's Eberron Journal, undated.
- Interview with Keith Baker, Dungeons and Dragons Vault at IGN.com, undated.
- Interview with Keith Baker and James Wyatt (AUDIO), Fist Full of Comics and Games, August 26, 2007.