Category Archives: About

Alex Generous

Alex Generous is a student at Mayo Graduate School, part of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is working on his PhD thesis with a focus on measles virus. He started gaming with Settlers of Catan & Risk, and has been hooked ever since. His foray into RPGs is relatively new but he is currently in Fifth Edition D&D and 13th Age campaigns. His collection is a large array of gateway games as he is constantly evangelizing his social groups to the hobby.  Age:…

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Jason Duncan

Jason is an Elementary School Teacher most weekdays and has always had an interest in Fantasy and Science Fiction. While he was growing up, the best game in the world was Monopoly, a game that still holds a special place in his heart. Like most people nowadays, Settlers of Catan and Ticket to Ride were his introduction to Euro-games and the larger world of Hobby Gaming.  He hooked up with his current motley bunch last year and has struggled ever since, enjoying most minutes of…

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Josh Rasey

Josh started gaming as many did with the Dungeons & Dragons Red Box back when he was a wee lad in Elementary Schooll. Unfortunately, by the time he was in Junior High, the D&D ‘Satanic Panic’ was in full swing in Arizona and quite a few of his friends were not allowed to play the game that taught children to worship Satan, summon demons and shoot fireballs through their fingertips.  Sadly this game taught him none of those things (he looked), but one of his…

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Jon Smejkal

It all started with a board game. There were many before it, but this one was Dark Tower. Jon enjoyed Dark Tower quite a bit, so much so, that when his parents were visiting Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, his mother stopped by a little shop named TSR Hobbies. There, she saw display cases filled with little lead figurines painted in bright colors and just happened to pick out four of them to replace the four Dark Tower warrior pawns. Jon was ecstatic to play Dark Tower with the…

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Marty Burnham

Marty Burnham is a suburbanite moonlighting as a city dweller.  While he dips his toes into the great city that is Chicago, he often turns tail at the first signs of “trouble”, retreating to the safe confines of his townhome, which he shares with his two cats and his wife and their collection of boardgames. An avid gamer, Marty has been playing games since he was a small boy, a time when elves and trolls seemed fairly ridiculous and far away.  Growing up he longed…

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David Morton

David Morton’s geek cred dates back to 1979 when he played his first games of D&D, Space Invaders and Asteroids. “By Night”, for over 25 years, he has been a play tester for both analog and video games . He loves the social aspects of hanging out with a group of friends enjoying the relaxed pace of card, board and miniature games as well as slinging “Trash Talk” while handing you your butt in console and computer games. “By Day”, he has worked as a cinematographer…

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