Born in the Pacific Northwest of the US, Jason Durall first started gaming in the form of the original D&D back in 1978 or so.
He has been a sign painter, a boiler operator, a night auditor at a hotel, an English teacher in Japan, a desktop publisher, a web developer, and other odd jobs before joining the computer games industry as a worldbuilder, designer, writer, and later as a creative design lead.
He's worked on half a dozen MMOs while simultaneously freelancing in the tabletop industry in various roles, writing for fanzines and professional game magazines. Titles he has had writing credits with include Amber Diceless Roleplaying, Dragon Lord of Melnibone, Silver Age Sentinels, A Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, Serenity, Conan the Roleplaying Game, Battlestar Galactica, The Laundry, Magic World, Lords of Gossamer & Shadow, World War Cthulhu, Achtung! Cthulhu, Robert E. Howard's Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of*, and *RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha*, among others.
He is currently the line editor for *RuneQuest*,* Conan*, and *Dark Conspiracy*.
2018 - Gold - Best Free Product - RuneQuest; Quickstart Rules & Adventure (editor/co-author)
2018 - Silver - Best Aid/Accessory - Conan GM Screen (editor/co-author)
2011 - Silver - Best New Game - The Laundry (contributor)
2006 - Silver - Best Game - A Game of Thrones (contributor)
2006 - Silver - Best d20/OGL Product - A Game of Thrones (contributor)
2018 - Judges Award - Best Role-Playing Game - Robert E. Howard's Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of (editor, co-author)
2009 - Best RPG Supplement - Big Damn Heroes Handbook (contributor)
List of Appearances
2020 - CarcosaCon (guest of honor)
2020 - Pyrkon (guest of honor)
2019 - Dragonmeet (panelist)
2019 - The Kraken (guest of honor)
2019 - Gen Con (panelist)
2019 - CarcosaCon (guest of honor)
2019 - HeinzCon (guest of honor)
2018 - Dragonmeet (panelist)
2018 - The Kraken (guest of honor)
2018 - Gen Con (panelist)
2018 - UK Games Expo (panelist)
2018 - HeinzCon (guest of honor)
2017 - Dragonmeet (panelist)
2017 - The Kraken (guest of honor)
2017 - NordCon (guest of honor)
2017 - The Eternal Convention
2016 - Dragonmeet (panelist)
2016 - The Kraken (guest of honor)
2015 - The Kraken (guest of honor)
2014 - The Kraken (guest of honor)