Allen Stroud

Allen Stroud

Allen Stroud is a university lecturer and Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer from Bedfordshire, England. He worked on the computer game Elite: Dangerous with David Braben and Frontier Developments as both a concept writer and official author, publishing Elite: Lave Revolution in 2014.


He then worked with Julian Gollop and Snapshot Games on Chaos Reborn, devising the world of the game and publishing The Loremaster’s Guide and Dreams of Chaos in 2016. He is now working on their new game, Phoenix Point, to be published in 2018.

Allen is also working with World of Darkness creator, Mark Rein-Hagen and his company Make Believe Games, on the roleplaying game, Xenofactor.

Allen is a PhD student at the University of Winchester and Course Leader of the BA (Hons) Film and TV Production and the new BA (Hons) Creative Writing for Publication degrees at Buckinghamshire New University in High Wycombe.  He writes reviews for The British Fantasy Society, and and is the editor of the British Fantasy Society Journal.  He has also written for Total Film and SFX Magazine.

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