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Bernie De Koven
Born Bernard Louis De Koven
(1941-10-15)October 15, 1941
Appleton, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died March 24, 2018(2018-03-24) (aged 76)
Pen name Major Fun, General Fun
Occupation Game designer, writer, humorist, fun theorist
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Alma mater Villanova University
Period 1967-2018
Notable works The Well Played Game
Notable awards 1967 Rockefeller Fellowship (playwriting)
2006 Iffil-Raynolds award
Spouse
Rosanne "Rocky" Friedlander (m. 1966)
Children Shael, Elyon Avram Micah

Bernard Louis De Koven or DeKoven (October 15, 1941 – March 24, 2018) was an American game designer, author, lecturer and fun theorist. He was most notable for his book The Well Played Game, for his works to the New Games Foundation, his work in computer game design, and for his long-running web site, deepFUN.com.

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