This is the personal website and blog of Gareth-Michael Skarka: Writer, Game Designer, Publisher, Consultant and Adjunct Instructor for Game Design at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Insurgent Creative: one who makes a creative living direct to their audience as a small business, without going through the traditional gatekeeper corporations. Be small, think big, move fast.


That’s been my life since 2003 or so. It’s working out so far.


  • Ghoulish M. Scare-kaA few folks have sent me DMs asking if I'm OK, so to clarify: I'm off Twitter until my late project is complete. Nearly there. Thanks!,
  • Ghoulish M. Scare-kaI needed this today. Anxiety/stress/bad-brain makes work harder. I'm going dark for a while, until the stuff I n… ,
  • Ghoulish M. Scare-kaChrist, can this year get any worse? Smoke pouring from my exhaust. 'Cuz I can afford car trouble. Great.,

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