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:
- Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 4:"Credits"