Gavin Thorpe is a game designer who has worked primarily on board games.
Gav Thorpe has been designing and developing products for Games Workshop since 1994. His credits include the Inquisitor skirmish game, as well as work on several editions of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000, and supplements for both game systems. He also designed the board game Gobbo's Banquet, and has written more than half a dozen novels for the Black Library. He also wrote the script for the Mark of Chaos computer game.
Thorpe lives in Nottingham, England.
In reviewing the Warhammer novel The Blades of Chaos (2003), critic Don D'Ammassa wrote that it is "better written than most similar novels", although it has "little to offer readers who aren't fond of this subgenre." D'Ammassa also reviewed The Heart of Chaos (2004), stating that "Thorpe always does a competent job and this one has a rousing finish."
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