KIDD, Paul. Australian, b. 1963. Genres: Cartoons, Science fiction/Fantasy. Career: Melbourne House/Beam, Melbourne, Australia, senior designer of computer games, 1985-92; freelance scriptwriter for computer games, 1994-. Publications: How to Play "Lord of the Rings", 1987; Princess Karanam (comic book), 1993; Mus of Kerbridge (novel), 1995; Council of Blades (fantasy novel), 1996. Author of comic book series, including Tank Vixens, 1994-95, Fangs of K'aath, Cyberkitties, and Hive, all 1996-. Author of the interactive movie scripts Diskworld, Perfect Ten, 1995; and Cyberswine, Sega Australia, 1995. Designer and producer of computer games. Creator of paper games and board games. Contributor to periodicals. Address: P.O. Box 965, Eltham, VIC 3095, Australia.