Background[edit | edit source]
Pickens met Gary Gygax as a teenager in 1968, and the latter introduced the former to gaming conventions.
Education[edit | edit source]
Pickens received his bachelor's degree in English and Economics from Valparaiso University in 1976.
Career[edit | edit source]
After college, Pickens wrote articles for Dragon magazine before eventually applying for a job at TSR. He was hired as an editor. During his time with TSR, he contributed to a large number of Dungeons & Dragons sourcebooks and assisted many other authors on their research for gaming products.
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