The name Karmic Lizard is taken from a monster with magical properties from the Rogue-like game Ancient Domains Of Mystery by Thomas Biskup.

The company Karmic Lizard Miniature Painting consists solely of long-time hobbyist Klas Lundqvist from Sweden. He has painted miniatures since age 8 and still plays several different miniature wargames, including Warhammer 40000 and Blood Bowl.