Presenter: Kathleen Mercury

Kathleen Mercury is a tabletop game designer, whose upcoming titles include Crash Course and Dirty Dragons.


In addition, Kathleen has taught game design to children of all levels for the previous ten years, and collaborates worldwide with educators through the game design resources she shares on her website,


Kathleen cohosts the podcast Games in Schools and Libraries. She has presented on teaching game design at education conferences for teachers of the gifted as well as technology, and presents at GenCon’s Trade Day to educators about game design.


She has a degree in Sociology from the University of Missouri and two Masters degrees from Webster University in St. Louis in Teaching and Educational Technology.