Robert Abbott (game designer)
Robert Abbott ( born March 2, 1933) is an American game designer.
Robert Abbott invented since the age of 14 games. While studying at the University of Colorado in 1956, he invented the card game Eleusis, which was known in 1959 through an article in Martin Gardner's Mathematical Games column in the June edition 1959 of the American science magazine Scientific American. In 1963 Abbott's book " Abbott's New Card Games" where he introduced seven other new card games next to Eleusis. Abbott worked in New York as a computer programmer; Since his retirement, he lives in Florida. He invents puzzles, some of which can be found on his website.