Cold Furnace SITREP

Veteran Author, Designer and Project Manager to Produce Atrocity: Field of Hands

Cold Furnace Studios debut game in development, Atrocity: Field of Hands
Cold Furnace Studios debut game in development, Atrocity: Field of Hands


Don Perrin, Cold Furnace Studios producer for our debut game, Atrocity: Field of Hands, is a veteran writer, IT professional and former Canadian Army Officer. Don wrote a series of fantasy/scifi novels in the Mag Force 7 series and also contributed to the Dragonlance novel series. He has three successful collectible game designs to his credit, including Star of the Guardians Collectible Trading Card Game and Star Trek® Original Series Collectible Trading Card Game. He also co-designed the Sovereign Stone RPG, based on the concept by Larry Elmore, and the Dragonlance Campaign Setting.

Don has extensive project management experience with companies including and Allegiant Travel. He served in the Canadian Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, retiring after 10 years service as a Captain, where he started working in the area of information technology. He is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

Acting as a producer for Cold Furnace combines Don’s passions for gaming, working with veterans and software development.

“I wanted to work with Cold Furnace because it bridges my two loves – the military and software game development. These people get me, and I feel like I’ve found a home. Atrocity: Field of Hands is our first title at Cold Furnace. What an honor to be involved in such a landmark property from a very cool game studio!”

A full description of Don’s experience can be found at

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