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.


  • Gareth M. Skarka 🌹Spending Sunday afternoon watching Star Trek: The Animated Series. Haven't seen these in decades. ,
  • Gareth M. Skarka 🌹Based on social media pics, I fear that crucial msg of is being lost, in favor of smug "I'm smarter than you" nerd-jokes.,
  • Gareth M. Skarka 🌹I'm having an extraordinarily shitty day today.,

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