Rod is the founder and lead developer of the studio Prop Group, www.prop.gr. Rod's journey in physics and games started way back with an Apple ][ writing games in Basic. These days Rod enjoys helping others get started on their paths to making games. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Rod lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two sons. Rod is the author of Learning Cocos2D: A Hands-On Guide to Building iPhone and iPad Games with Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk.