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F. Wesley Schneider is an American game designer and author known for his work on the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

F. Wesley Schneider
BornUnited States
OccupationGame designer, author
CitizenshipUnited States
GenreFantasy, horror


Schneider joined Paizo Inc. as an assistant editor on Dragon magazine in 2003. With James Jacobs he was one of the architects of the Pathfinder Adventure Path series.[1] He's written numerous adventures and sourcebooks such as Seven Days to the Grave, Book of the Damned: Princes of Darkness, Rule of Fear and others. He was promoted to editor-in-chief in 2012.

Schneider is the author of Pathfinder Tales: Bloodbound and the novella Guilty Blood. His other fiction has appeared in Pathfinder Adventure Path and Eclipse Phase: After the Fall.[2]

In May 2016, Schneider was announced as a Gen Con Industry Insider Featured Presenter.[3]

In July 2016 it was announced that Schneider would be working with Stranger Comics to produce a Vampire Hunter D supplement for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.[4]

As of May 19, 2017, Schneider is no longer working for Paizo Inc.[5]


  1. ^ "A Question of What's Cool: A Conversation with Wesley Schneider". Kobold Press.
  2. ^ "Interview: F. Wesley Schneider (Pathfinder Tales: Bloodbound)". Beneath the Underground.
  3. ^ "Industry Insider Featured Presenters for 2016". Gen Con.
  4. ^ "Vampire Hunter D: Message from Mars". Kickstarter.
  5. ^ "Wes's Last Words". Paizo blog.

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