Ardens: present active participle of ardeo, to burn.

Hamish has been playing, designing and tweaking games since he discovered Fighting Fantasy gamebooks in the mid-80s. Most of that designing and tweaking has involved tabletop roleplaying games and miniatures wargames, but a few free-form larps and multiplayer team strategy games have snuck into the mix along the way. He is part of the creative team at Cheeky Mountain Parrot Games.

You can hear him discuss things in these places:

He has been drinking craft beer for significantly fewer years than that, but is still pretty enthusiastic about it. He occasionally contributes to Beer of Tomorrow.

When not gaming, but sometimes when beering, he can be found in an over-caffineated state, talking or writing about ancient history.