Michael comes from a large family of 13. When he was young he developed a passion for games and the performer arts. The latter he developed all through his academic years, the former during his free time.
He graduated with Honors from Scottsdale Community College with an Associates of Applied Science for Motion Picture and Television Production. His acting credits include screen time with Chris Pratt, Kate Mara, Gregory Smith and other notable actors.
Michael began designing and publishing tabletop games in 2011, funding them through Kickstarter. In only a few years he has successfully funded over 10 Kickstarter projects for a collective sum of over $2M. His most notable publications are in the award winning series of small box games by designer Scott Almes called "Tiny Epic", the series is consistently among the most backed board game projects in Kickstarter history.
His deep passion for games is evident in his work, continually raising the bar for himself and remaining true to the craft. And in his Twin Galaxies World Champion title for The Legend of Zelda on the NES!
He and his wife, Brittany, live with their daughter Jolene in Queen Creek, AZ. where they own and operate Gamelyn Games and hope to continue publishing games for the foreseeable future.
Check out Gamelyn Games here: http://www.gamelyngames.com
Check out Michael's IMDB page here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1534848