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. SkarkaBy saying flat-out that they're halting expansion,GenCon is essentially saying if law remains as-is, they're moving when contract expires.,
  • Gareth M. SkarkaThis is pretty big. does the right thing: ,
  • Gareth M. SkarkaDe La Soul is kickstarting a new album, where all the samples will be from jam sessions they recorded themselves: ,

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