Editor-in-Chief & Art Director, C3i Magazine

Vice-President and Art Director, GMT Games LLC

President, RBM Design Studio Founder

Founder of

  • Fire & Movement Magazine,1976
  • C3i Magazine,1992
  • Charles S. Roberts Awards,1986

RBM Awards & Hobby Honors

  • Rodger B. MacGowan inducted into Origins/GAMA Hall of Fame, 2004
  • Rodger B. MacGowan received the Blomgren-Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement at ConsimWorld Expo, 2004
  • Fire & Movement Magazine winner of the Charles S. Roberts Award for Best Professional Magazine six-times Ð 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
  • Fire & Movement Magazine inducted into Origins/GAMA Hall of Fame, 1999

RBM Game Developer

  • The Rise of the Luftwaffe, Eighth Air Force, DiF-C3i Squadron Pack Fighters, DiF-C3i Squadron Pack Bombers

RBM Special Publications Editor

  • SPQR-C3i Player’s Guide, SimpleGBoH-C3i Battle Manual, Paths of Glory Player’s Guide

RBM Counter Art & Graphic Design List

  • Across the Rappahannock
  • Africanus
  • Alesia
  • Arctic Storm
  • Austerlitz 1805
  • Barbarossa: Army Group North
  • Barbarossa: Army Group South
  • Barbarossa: Army Group Center
  • Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov
  • Battles of Waterloo
  • Borodino 1812
  • Brandywine
  • Britain Stands Alone
  • Caesar in Alexandria,
  • Caesar: Conquest of Gaul
  • Carthage
  • Cataphract and Justinian
  • Commands & Colors Ancients
  • Commands & Colors Ancients Greece Exp Nr1
  • Commands & Colors Ancients Civil War
  • Commands & Colors Ancients The Barbarians
  • Conquerors Alexander the Great
  • Consul for Rome
  • Corsairs & Hellcats
  • Crisis: Korea 1995
  • Devil’s Horsemen
  • Diadochoi
  • Dictator
  • Down in Flames Squadron Pack
  • 8th Air Force
  • For the People
  • Glory
  • Glory III
  • Great Battles of Alexander
  • Great Battles of Alexander – Deluxe Ed.
  • Gringo!
  • Great Battles of Julius Caesar
  • Guilford
  • Here I Stand
  • Hornet Leader
  • Juggernaut
  • Jugurtha
  • Lion of the North
  • Mamluk
  • Monmouth
  • Onward Christian Soldiers
  • Pax Romana
  • Phalanx
  • Pyrrhic Victory
  • RAN
  • Rise of the Luftwaffe
  • Rise of the Roman Republic
  • Red Badge of Courage
  • River of Death
  • ROME
  • Samurai
  • Saratoga: The Turning Point 1777
  • Savannah
  • Successors
  • SimpleGBoH Battle Manual
  • SPQR
  • SPQR Deluxe Edition
  • SPQR Player’s Guide
  • Sword of Rome
  • Three Days of Gettysburg
  • Thunderbolt + Apache Leader
  • Triumph & Glory
  • Typhoon!
  • Victory in the West
  • War Elephant
  • War Galley
  • Wellington
  • Zero!

RBM Package Design & Cover Art List

GMT Games LLC, Hanford, CA

(AD = Art Director; pkg = package design; ctr = counter design; map design; card design; * = Award Winner)

1- A World At War (AD, pkg)

2- Across the Rappahannock (AD, ctr, pkg)

3- Africanus (AD, ctr, pkg)

4- *AirBridge to Victory (AD, ctr, map, pkg)

5- Alesia (ctr, pkg)

6- *Ardennes ’44 (AD, pkg)

7- *Arctic Storm (AD, ctr, pkg)

8- *Asia Engulfed (pkg) 2007

9- Austerlitz 1805 (AD, ctr, pkg)

10- Barbarossa: Army Group North (AD, ctr, pkg)

11- *Barbarossa: Army Group South (AD, ctr, pkg)

12- Barbarossa: Army Group Center (AD, ctr, pkg)

13- Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov (2008)

14- * Battle for North Africa (AD, pkg)

15- Battle Line (AD, card, pkg)

16- *Battles of Waterloo (AD, ctr, pkg)

17- Blackbeard (pkg) 2008

18- Blue vs. Gray Deluxe Edition (AD, pkg)

19- Borodino 1812 (ctr, pkg) 2004

20-*Brandywine (AD, ctr, pkg)

21-*Britain Stands Alone (AD, ctr, pkg)

22- Burning Blue (pkg) 2005

23- Caesar in Alexandria (AD, ctr, pkg)

24- Caesar: Conquest of Gaul (AD, ctr, pkg)

25- Carthage (ctr, pkg)

26- Cataphract and Justinian (AD, ctr, pkg)

27- Clash of Giants (AD, pkg)

28- Clash of Giants II (pkg)

29- Clash of Monarchs (pkg)

30- Commands & Colors Ancients (ctr, cards, pkg)

31- Commands & Colors Ancients Exp. Greece (ctr, cards, pkg)

32- Commands & Colors Ancients Civil War (ctr, cards, pkg)

33- Commands & Colors Ancients The Barbarians (ctr, cards, pkg)

34- Combat Commander Europe (cards, pkg)

35- Combat Commander Mediterranean (cards, pkg)

36- Combat Commander Paratroopers (pkg)

37- Combat Commander Pacific (cards, pkg)

38- Combat Commander Staingrad (pkg)

39- Conquerors Alexander the Great (ctr, pkg)

40- Consul for Rome (AD, ctr, pkg)

41- Conquest of Paradise (pkg)

42- Corsairs & Hellcats (AD, ctr, card, pkg)

43- * Crisis: Korea 1995 (AD, ctr, pkg)

44- Crisis: Sinai 1973 (AD, pkg)

45- Devil’s Horsemen (ctr, pkg)

46- Diadochoi (AD, ctr, pkg)

47- Dictator (AD, ctr, pkg)

48- Down in Flames Squadron Pack (ctr, card, pkg)

49- Downtown (Pkg)

50- 8th Air Force (AD, ctr, card, pkg)

51- 1863 (AD, pkg)

52- *Empire of the Sun (pkg)

53- Flying Colors (pkg)

54- Formula Motor Racing (AD, card, pkg)

55- *For the People (AD, ctr, pkg)

56- Galaxy: The Dark Ages (AD, pkg)

57- * Glory (AD, ctr, pkg)

58- Glory III (ctr, pkg) 2007

59- Grand Illusion (pkg) 2004

60- Great Battles of Alexander (AD, ctr, pkg)

61- Great Battles of Alexander – Deluxe Ed. (AD, ctr, pkg)

62- Great War in Europe Deluxe (pkg)

63- Gringo! (ctr, pkg)

64- Great Battles of Julius Caesar (AD, ctr, pkg)

65- Guilford (AD, ctr, pkg)

66- Gustav Adolf the Great (pkg)

67- *Here I Stand (ctr, pkg)

68- *Hornet Leader (GMT) 1991 (AD, ctr, card, map, pkg)

69- Invasion: Norway (GMT) 1995 (AD, pkg)

70- *Invasion: Sicily 1943 (AD, pkg)

71- Ivanhoe: The Age of Chivalry (AD, pkg)

72- Juggernaut (AD, ctr, pkg)

73- Jugurtha (AD, ctr, pkg)

74- June 6 D-Day, 1944 (AD, pkg)

75- Kasserine (AD, pkg)

76- Kutuzov (pkg)

77- *Lion of the North (GMT) 1993 (AD, ctr, pkg)

78- Lost Victory (AD, pkg)

79- Mamluk (ctr, pkg)

80- Manifest Destiny (pkg)

81- Manoeuvre (pkg)

82- Medieval (AD, pkg)

83- Men of Iron (ctr, pkg)

84- Monmouth (ctr, pkg)

85- *Napoleonic Wars, The (AD, pkg)

86- *1914 Twilight in the East (pkg)

87- Onward Christian Soldiers (ctr, pkg)

88- Operation Mercury (GMT) (AD, pkg)

89- *Operation Shoestring (AD, ctr, map, pkg)

90- *Paths of Glory (AD, pkg)

91- Pax Romana (ctr, pkg)

92- Phalanx (AD, ctr, pkg)

93- Prussia’s Glory (AD, pkg)

94- Prussia’s Glory II (pkg)

95- Pursuit of Glory (pkg)

96- Pyrrhic Victory (AD, ctr, pkg)

97- RAN (ctr, pkg)

98- Reds! (AD, pkg)

99- Rise of the Luftwaffe (AD, ctr, card, pkg)

100- Rise of the Roman Republic (AD, ctr, pkg)

101- Risorgimento 1859 (AD, pkg)

102- Red Badge of Courage (AD, ctr, pkg)

103- *River of Death (AD, ctr, pkg)

104- Roads to Leningrad (pkg)

105- ROME (AD, card, ctr, pkg)

106- Samurai (AD, ctr, pkg)

107- Santa Fe Rails (AD, pkg)

108- *Saratoga: The Turning Point 1777 (AD, ctr, pkg)

109- Savannah (ctr, pkg)

110- Successors (ctr, pkg)

111- Sweden Fights On (AD, pkg)

112- *Silver Bayonet (AD, map, pkg)

113- SimpleGBoH Battle Manual (ctr, pkg, pub)

114- *SPQR (AD, ctr, pkg)

115- SPQR Deluxe Edition (AD, ctr, pkg)

116- SPQR-C3i Player’s Guide (AD, ctr, pkg, editor)

117- *Sword of Rome (ctr, pkg)

118- The Bulge (pkg) 2008

119- *Three Days of Gettysburg (AD, ctr, pkg)

120- *Thirty Years War (AD, pkg)

121- *This Accursed Civil War (AD, pkg)

122- Tigers in the Mist (AD, pkg)

123- *Thunderbolt + Apache Leader (AD, map, ctr, card, pkg)

124- Triumph & Glory (AD, ctr, pkg)

125- *Twilight Struggle (pkg)

126- *Typhoon! (GMT) 1995 (AD, ctr, pkg)

127- *Ukraine ’43 (AD, pkg)

128- Under the Lily Banners (pkg) 2005

129- Victory in the West (AD, ctr, pkg)

130- Von Manstein’s Backhand Blow (AD, pkg)

131- War Elephant (AD, ctr, pkg)

132- War Galley (AD, ctr, pkg)

133- Wellington (ctr, pkg)

134- *Wilderness War (AD, pkg)

135- Winds of Plunder (ctr, cards, pkg)

136- *World War 2: Barbarossa to Berlin (AD, card, pkg)

137- Zero! (AD, ctr, card, pkg)

The Avalon Hill Game Company, Baltimore, MD
  • Advanced Squad Leader
  • Anzio
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Civilization
  • Crescendo of Doom
  • Cross of Iron
  • Flattop
  • Fortress Europa
  • Frederick the Great
  • Fury in the West
  • G.I.: Anvil of Victory
  • Guns of August
  • The Longest Day
  • Midway Campaign (computer game)
  • Panzer Armee Afrika
  • Panzer Gruppe Guderian
  • Panzer Krieg
  • The Russian Campaign
  • Sinai Front (unpublished game)
  • Squad Leader
  • Storm Over Arnhem
  • Struggle of Nations
  • TAC (computer game)
Hobby Japan, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
  • Air War
  • Assault
  • Assault on Leningrad
  • Basic3 [Bulge, Leningrad & ChineseFarm]
  • Battle for Stalingrad
  • Bitter End
  • Blue Max
  • Carrier Strike (computer)
  • Case White
  • Decision at Kasserine
  • The Fall of France
  • Fire in the East
  • Frederick the Great
  • Iron Bottom Sound
  • Malaya/Burma
  • Mediterranean Campaign
  • Narvik
  • Norway 1940
  • Operation Market Garden
  • Red Army
  • Road to the Rhine
  • Sniper!
  • Their Finest Hour
  • To the Far Seas
  • Western Desert/Near East
Yaquinto Publications, Inc., Dallas, TX
  • Apache
  • Armor
  • Beachhead
  • Civil War (unpublished)
  • ’88’
  • Fall of South Vietnam
  • The French Foreign Legion
  • Mythology
  • Panzer
  • Swashbuckler
  • WorldWar III (unpublished)
3W Game Company, United Kingdom & California
  • Army of the Potomac
  • Army of the Tennessee
  • Dark Crusade
  • Hellfire Pass
  • Kirovograd
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Modern Naval Battles (card design)
  • Modern Naval Battles II (card design)
  • Modern Naval Battles III (card design)
  • O’Connor’s Offensive
  • Rommel at Bay
  • Scratch One Flattop!
  • Tarawa
  • The War to End Wars
Wargamer Magazine, United Kingdom & California
  • Clash of Empires [map design]
  • Custer’s Luck
  • Duel in the Desert [map design]
  • Fallen Eagle [map design]
  • Fight on the Beaches
  • Lodz
  • Napoleon at Lutzen
  • Okinawa [map design]
  • Race to the Meuse
  • Red Baron
  • Struggle for Stalingrad
Strategy & Tactics Magazine, Cambria, CA
  • The Far Seas [map design]
  • Fortress Stalingrad [map design]
  • Horse Soldiers [map design]
  • Kanev [map design]
  • Manchu [map design]
  • Nicaragua [map design]
  • North German Plain
  • Patton Goes to War [map design]
  • Pegasus Bridge [map design]
Game Designers’ Workshop, Normal, IL
  • Battle of Midway
  • Burma
  • Citadel
  • Coral Sea
  • Desert Victory (unpublished game)
  • 1815: The Waterloo Campaign
  • The Fall of France
  • Fire & Steel
  • Manassas
  • Mayday
  • Operation Crusader
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Red Army
  • Red Star/White Eagle
  • Suez’73
  • Traveller
  • Verdun
  • White Death
Simulations Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Assault on Tobruk
  • Dark Stars
  • Divine Wind
  • IJN
  • I Will Fight No More Forever
  • Inchon
  • Jihad!
  • Kriegsmarine
  • Le Grand Empire
  • Torpedo
  • Warring States
Peoples War Games, Oakland, CA
  • Black Sea Black Death
  • Cossacks Are Coming
  • Kanev
  • Korsun Pocket
Quarterdeck Games, Cambria, CA
  • Incredible Victory
  • Norway, 1940 (counter art)
  • Rommel’s War
  • Royal Navy
Australian Design Group
  • Days of Decision
  • World in Flames
Operational Studies Group, New York, NY
  • Panzer Krieg
  • Rommel & Tunisia, 1943
  • Napoleon at Bay (OSG) 1997
  • 1806
Moments in History
  • Iron Bottom Sound II
  • East Wall
  • White Ensign/Rising Sun
Other Publishers
  • Carriersat War (SSG computer game)
  • Drive on Frankfurt (PacRim-Counterattack [map design])
  • Heroes of Olympus (TFG)
  • Panzer Pranks (Chaosium)
  • Samurai Sunset (XTR-Command Magazine)