Denis Loubet is an artist who has worked on several pen-and-paper role-playing games and video games, including the MMORPG Ashen Empires.


Loubet designed a set of miniatures called Cardboard Heroes (1980), featuring full-color cardboard figures intended for use with fantasy roleplaying games, published by Steve Jackson Games.[1]: 102  Loubet, Jennell Jaquays[a], and Jeff Dee produced several more Cardboard Heroes sets.[1]: 103  Richard Garriott commissioned Loubet to paint the cover of Ultima I (1980), and Loubet painted many other covers for games by Garriott thereafter.[1]: 104 


Loubet is an active member of the Atheist Community of Austin and has appeared regularly on the live internet radio show The Non-Prophets.[2]


Origin Systems

Cover art, documentation illustrations, tile graphics, 3D sprite and model animations, 3D cinematic animations, etc.

Pixelmine Games

Co-owner: Promotional and In-Game art and animation

Pen & Paper RPGs

Cover art, interior art.

Blade of the Avatar series of novels

Interior art


  1. ^ Credited as Paul Jaquays.


  1. ^ a b c Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7.
  2. ^ "Home".
  3. ^ "Ultima and Lord British". Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  4. ^ a b c Schick, Lawrence (1991). Heroic Worlds: A History and Guide to Role-Playing Games. Prometheus Books. ISBN 0-87975-653-5.
  5. ^ "The Sword of Midras". 20 May 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2018.