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Ian Livingstone

Ian Livingstone

Sir Ian Livingstone CBE co-founded Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe and Warhammer. In 1982, he wrote The Warlock of Firetop Mountain with Steve Jackson, the first Fighting Fantasy gamebook in the series which has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.

He has written 17 Fighting Fantasy gamebooks and designed several board games including Judge Dredd, Battlecars, Legend of Zagor, and Boom Town. He is also the author of DICE MEN: The Origin Story of Games Workshop. He moved into video games in the 1990s as Executive Chairman of Eidos plc, launching Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Hitman and Deus Ex. In the 2000s he became an angel investor in video games studios and served as Chairman of Sumo Group plc until 2022.

He is currently a General Partner of Hiro Capital, a venture capital fund investing in video games studios and technologies His hobbies include board games, sailing and playing blues harmonica.



Sir Ian Livingstone: the story of the GW

With Sir Ian Livingstone, Andrea Angiolino. Sir Ian Livingstone tells the story of his company in the new book 'Dice Men: The Origin Story of Games Workshop', published in Italian by Raven Distribution.

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Life is a Game: a MasterClass by Ian Livingstone

With Sir Ian Livingstone, Michele Bonelli of Salci. From the origins of Games Workshop to the foundation of the renowned Livingstone Academy. The meeting, with strictly limited numbers, will be enriched by a presentation created by the author himself and his willingness to engage with the audience.