J.C. Cawley

Editor-in-Chief, Halifax NS

A writing instructor and editor for the past 10 years, J.C. received an MA in postcolonial literature and pursued a PhD in culture studies & postmodern critical theory before accepting a position in college communications. He has been gaming ever since his father introduced him to a local mall’s Ms. Pac-Man machine.

Brian Johnson

Associate Editor, Fort Worth TX

Brian is an accounting and finance professional with an MBA and a BSc. with a specialization in accounting, and is also a CPA. He is an avid reader and writer who has been writing fiction for over 20 years. His first console was an Atari 2600, and he has played, watched, and read about games ever since.


Ryan McLaren

Associate Editor, Vancouver BC

Weaned on Dig Dug sessions with his parents, Ryan began doodling as soon as he could hold a pencil, culminating in an education in fine arts & graphic design. He is fascinated with the human drive to create and the pursuit of bringing concept to reality. He feels lucky to live in a hotbed of indie development and a last bastion in Canada for pinball & arcade games.

Jörn Oehlerking

Associate Editor, Bremen DE

Jörn had his first encounter with video games during the golden age of the Commodore 64, spent years with pen-and-paper RPGs, and played every tabletop game that came into his vicinity. Over the years, his interest in games and their design and effects only increased. He also loves movies.

Clay Anderson

Contributing Editor, Atlanta GA

Clay plays games and likes to think about what makes them tick. In light of that, he pursued a BS in computer science. When not on the academic grind or playing games, he keeps a steady eye on the college gridiron. Failing all else, he can always be found somewhere ready to share an opinion.

Darren Grey

Senior Contributor, London UK

Darren loves board games, roguelikes, and writing. He hosts the Roguelike Radio podcast and experiments with procedural design in the games he develops. His writing has most recently appeared in the official Elite: Tales from the Frontier anthology and the popular roguelike Tales of Maj’Eyal.


Erik Krueger

Senior Contributor, Minneapolis MN

Erik has a BA in Psychology and a Masters in Teaching. He got hooked on Nintendo playing games on his dad’s NES. His favorite games include Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, Star Fox 64, and Mario Kart 8. He also follows Minnesota’s professional & university sports teams, and has visited every Disney resort in the world except for the new one in Shanghai!