Rebecca Strang has hosted 17 episodes.
Rebecca works in the youth services department at a public library and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Library & Information Science degree. Her long-term goal is to create educational gaming programs at libraries, which she has already started doing at her current library. Her website, To Play Is Human, houses her writing on games and gaming culture. She currently has an ongoing series titled “DIY Crafty Gamers” which features gamers and the projects they make for their games. Rebecca also moderates World of Women, which is an international community of gamers.
Rebecca and her husband, Greg, host a gaming group that gets together on Saturdays for themed game days and Tuesdays for legacy/campaign games. In addition to games, Rebecca and Greg also love to collect books, playing cards, and dice! Both love crafting, too: paper crafts, chainmaille, and they are learning to use their new laser cutter. They are owned by 5 cats.
Rebecca's Top Five Games:
Dead of Winter
Thurn & Taxis
Find Rebecca on BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/user/RNGcurator
Lauren Woolsey has hosted 19 episodes.
Lauren is an assistant professor at Grand Rapids Community College, where she teaches courses in physics and astronomy. Along with this outlet of sharing her passion for science with others, she has also designed two science-themed games: Stars, Inc. is a board game focused on stellar evolution and Amino is a card game based on chemistry of the primordial Earth.
Besides being a huge science nerd, Lauren plays regularly with a weekly group that plays mainly Euro games and when she has time, she attends Grand Rapids Unpublished Boardgame Society (GRUBS) meetings. She has designed another game, Match Quilt, which is being published with Dice Hate Me / Greater Than Games in late 2018. She and her husband founded their company CGS Unit (Crafts, Games, and Science!) as an umbrella for their various gaming and crafting projects. They live with two cats, a bearded dragon, and the executive director of US Quidditch.
Lauren's Top Five Games:
Race for the Galaxy
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Between Two Cities
Sushi Go Party
Find Lauren on BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/user/solar42