Tim Hutchings is a game designer (Spaceteam, A Crow Funeral), academic, and artist living in Portland, Oregon. Tim is also the director of the Play Generated Map and Document Archive, and participates in game studies academia. His work has been written about in Wired, Art in America, and the New York Times. Dear Leader is the first tabletop game Tim has Kickstarted, and he's as excited as all get out.
Michael Jaecks is an illustrator and artist living in Minneapolis, Minnosota. He has a lengthy resume of illustration and concept art clients, including Paizo, Legendary Games, Uhrwerk Verlag, and Ulisses-Spiele.
Ben Kaser is acting as project manager, keeping the budget and schedule on track. When not playing RPGs, he's working in Portland as a lawyer or managing projects in Boston for the Harvard Kennedy School.
Games to Gather in Portland, Oregon was an incubator for Dear Leader. G2G is a positive action gaming community full of amazing people making and playing incredible games.