Mike Nystul

Mike Nystul
Occupation Developer

Mike Nystul (born March 22, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois) wrote numerous role-playing game products in the 1990's, also serving as one of the main product developers for BattleTech during the FASA era.

Outside of Battletech, Nystul wrote several products for FASA's Shadowrun line and created the Whispering Vault role-playing game. Nystul also holds the unusual distinction of having an official Dungeons & Dragons spell named after his real name rather than a character.

Mike Nystul now lives and works in the vicinity of Austin, Texas as a multimedia artist, going by the name Alex Gray and works as "Citizen Gray".

He is credited for contributing to the following BattleTech products:


  1. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 3:"Development"
  2. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 4:"Credits"