Rob Lang is a British programmer with a PhD in Cybernetics who started gaming when he discovered his local game store at the age of 9. In 1990, Rob started roleplaying by writing his own game, Icar, which went online in 1996 and has been free to download ever since. Rob is an admin at the free RPG Community 1KM1KT. In 2009, Rob and 1KM1KT ran a 24 Hour rpg Competition, which was a roaring success. Rob is also collating a Directory of free RPGs.