Justin Blaske (born in 1982) is a game designer and founder of Five24 Labs from Lincoln, Nebraska. His most well-known project is Mint Works, an introduction to worker placement game that fits in a breath mint tin.
Starting out with an interest in Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons, he has a creative streak that has led him to board game design. His focus is bringing games to the table to help people connect and have fun. Justin also fuels his imagination with the work of Michael Sullivan, Patrick Rothfuss, Brandon Sanderson, Kevin Hearne, Jim Butcher, John Scalzi, Orson Scott Card & his ultimate fav: Ernest Cline (Ready Player One).
He and his wife, Rachael, have four kids and he hangs on to his day job as software engineer while she handles the day to day operations of Five24.
Notable games include: