Cam Banks

A native of New Zealand, Cam lives with his family in St Paul, Minnesota. Since 2013 he’s worked for Atlas Games as RPG director, producing games such as Feng Shui 2 and Unknown Armies 3. Prior to this he oversaw game development and design at Margaret Weis Productions, where he led the development of many games based on the Cortex and Cortex Plus systems: Smallville, Leverage, Marvel Heroic Roleplaying, and others. Cam contributed extensively to the Dragonlance campaign setting during its d20 years, first as a designer and later as a developer and product manager.

Recently, Cam and his new company Magic Vacuum Design Studio licensed the rights to the Cortex system in all of its iterations on order to create Cortex Prime. After a successful Kickstarter in 2017, the Cortex Prime Game Handbook is scheduled for a release in early 2018