About Us

MERCS began over some pizza, a few sketches from college, and some big ideas. 
3 years and many pizzas later, MERCS is a reality. 

Someday we'll tell you the long version... 


BRIAN SHOTTON

VITAL STATS:
NAME: Brian
CLASS: Gamesmith
HEIGHT: 178 cm
WEIGHT: 82 kg

Brian has played table-top miniature games for over 20 years. In between gaming sessions, he found time to become a proud member of the U.S. Army, gain a Master's degree in literature, fool a beautiful woman into marriage (Donna), have two awesome kids (Orion and Meris), work full time at BradyGames as a project manager, and design the MERCS game. 



KEITH LOWE

VITAL STATS:
NAME: Keith
CLASS: Illustrator
HEIGHT: 180 cm
WEIGHT: 72 kg

Keith has a passion for illustration and comic art. By day he works as a graphic designer for Brady Games. By night Keith returns to his first love of drawing and painting. MERCS is Keith's first major project in the miniatures industry. 
 



TOM MASON

VITAL STATS:
NAME: Tom
CLASS: Sculptor
HEIGHT: 188 cm
WEIGHT: 108 kg

Tom has collected miniatures since his 13th birthday when he got his first Space Marine Terminator. Years later he decided to try sculpting miniatures instead of just painting them. Since then, Tom has gone on to build a broad portfolio, sculpting for several companies including Reaper and WizKids.