Jon is a rocekt scientist by day, game designer by night, residing in the Seattle area. Jon sold his first game at age 7. This was followed by several decades of strategic war gaming and house ruling. Jon emerged onto the design scene at Gencon 2015 with Shires. This was followed by Emergency Dispatch, a Cardboard Edison Design Contest finalist. Jon has a portfolio of games ready for publishing. He can frequently be found collaborating and conspiring with the fine folks at Black Straw Games.