Robert Stoop is a Swiss Board Game Designer with a PhD in Chemistry. His first game was published in 2008 ("Zoff am Herd") by NSV, a year later, in 2009, HUCH! published "Der reimende Sprechdachs". Stoop is also known for his interest in games in general. For example, he gives presentations and workshops on games. In 2017, he directed a workshop at the Deutsche Spieleautorentagung with the title "Analyse zum Buch 'Besser als die Wirklichkeit' von Jane McGonigal". In addition, he organizes a monthly game club (Das Spielfeld in Uster) and he is a member of the Spieleautorentreffen Winterthur, organized by the Swiss Board Game Designers Daniel Fehr and Monika Wilhelm.