Tom Russell is the designer of several historical wargames, typically set in the middle ages (Shields & Swords series) and the nineteenth century. He has also designed a handful of train-and-stock games for Winsome (Northern Pacific, Irish Gauge, Trans-Siberian Railroad).
He edited the first seven issues of Yaah! Magazine.
He is now the in-house designer for, and co-owner of, Hollandspiele.