Tim Stevens is a freelance writer focusing on the divergent fields of software engineering and electronic entertainment. His writing career began in 1996 with regular game reviews for Games Domain, and he has since written for numerous outlets covering topics such as Java internationalization, gaming press events, and industry personalities. When he's not writing, Tim Stevens is a Senior Software Engineer at LexisNexis. There and elsewhere he has developed everything from handheld games written in assembly to GUI's using Java Swing. He is an avid gamer, motorsport fan, snowboarder, and kayaker. A graduate of Hartwick College, Tim currently lives in Upstate NY.