Alex West


Alex is a serial entrepreneur with multiple start-ups in the gaming space.  He has designed several products from the ground up, while also consulting with other game companies including Magic: the Gathering’s makers, Wizards of the Coast.

Dan Burdick

Vision Officer & Game Design Lead

Dan has spent the last 10 years designing games. This includes multiple freelance projects, 2 years as manager of Magic: the Gathering’s play experience/balance team, & extended work with Dire Wolf studio’s digital CCG offerings.

John Tigue

Technology Officer

John is a serial software start-up technical entrepreneur. Open source and standards have been a passion of his career since his involvement with Apache and W3C/IETF efforts as XML and SOAP in the 1990s.


Dan Clegg


Dan is a retired high stakes poker player & was one of the strongest players of Limited in the early years of Magic: the Gathering’s pro tournament scene. Dan is adept at gathering info, synthesizing it, and making strong decisions on the fly.


Mike Chen

Concept & 3D Artist

Mike’s addiction with video games began in the 80’s. His 1st game console was the Sega Genesis. The countless hours spent playing Revenge of Shinobi, Virtua Fighter, Tekken and Street Fighter ultimately led him to creating game art. He has worked on multiple game titles on PlayStation, PSP, PC and mobile. He also has a cat that likes to chronically vomit around his work area.

Anders Hanson

Graphic Design

Anders is a graphic designer with 10 years of experience specializing in web design and motion graphics, both 2D and 3D. He is always striving to learn new techniques in order to keep his work fresh and innovative.


Zac Elsik

Zac has 10+ yrs of experience developing for and supporting online communities through coding, database, and analytics work.  He also comes w/ experience working on Magic: the Gathering as a designer at Wizards of the Coast.

Reid Flamm



Lead Writer

Eleanore is a life long gamer, playing or running tabletop RPGs for over 25 years. She is internationally recognized by the SCA with the Order of the Laurel for her scholarship and craftsmanship of 12th century French garments.

Michael Trapp




Jody earned his M.A. in English from the University of Tennessee. After leaving academia, he turned his talents to creating thrilling narratives in hospitality as a Beverage Director, but has returned to his true passion-- creative writing-- for the worlds of Verses.


Scot Anderson




Social Media & Community Manager

Andy is a competitive TCG grinder, a published poet, and a marketing strategist specializing in direct response copy. He wrote copy as a freelancer for over 10 years. Now he creates marketing and writes copy for Verses. Writing copy for a card game is a match made in heaven, he says.

Meet the Narrative Team

Hear from the full-time writers devoted to writing Verses' stories.