Mark H. Walker is a retired Naval Officer and Explosive Ordnance Disposal diver. He has written professionally since 1990, and during that time has composed hundreds magazine articles on computer technology, computer gaming, and auto racing for major publications such as Autoweek, Alaska Airlines Magazine, The Armchair General, Playboy, Computer Games Strategy Plus, Sierra Interaction, Computer Gaming World, The Science Fiction Weekly, Civil War, and popular Websites such as Gamecenter, The Daily Radar, Incite Games, and Gamepower. Additionally, he has authored 28 books, user manuals and corporate studies including How to Use the Internet, and gaming strategy guides on Descent: Freespace, M.A.X. 2, Nascar Racing 2, SODA Off-Road Racing, ABC Sports Indy Racing, Warcraft II, Magic: the Gathering —Battlemage, Heavy Gear 2 and Diablo: Battle.net.
In 2003 Mark designed Lock ‘n Load: Forgotten Heroes, and three years later, in 2006, he founded Lock ‘n Load Publishing. The company has grown by leaps and bounds, focusing on playable, fun games that feature conflict, be it historical—such as Lock ‘n Load: Band of Heroes, non-historical—such as World at War, or fantasy, such as All Things Zombie.
Mark has also penned three novels: A Craving for Blood, World at War: Revelation, and Everyone Dies in the End.
He lives in Virginia with his wife, Janice, three daughters (when they aren’t at college), four dogs, and two cats.