IT TAKES 2,000 HOURS TO TRAIN AN AMATEUR ORGANIZATIONAL WARGAMER

WE HAVE A CENTURY OF EXPERIENCE UNDER OUR BELTS

The Liminal Operations staff has extensive experience in creating, designing, writing, publishing, and executing Immersive Interactive Games. Our team has created numerous award-winning tabletop, live-action, educational, and computer-based games, as well as acted as game masters, referees, and adjudicators for innumerable short and long-term game scenarios, campaigns, and exercises.

We also partner with experienced game designers, artists, educators, and programmers across the world, ensuring your organization receives the best training and testing experience.

WHO WE ARE

James “Pigeon” Fielder, PhD

President

I enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1994 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BA in History, then received an early honorable discharge at the rank of Sergeant to attend the United States Air Force Officer Training School in 1999 …

Sean Patrick Fannon

Vice President

Sean Patrick Fannon (Vice President) has been developing  roleplaying/interactive fiction games (for both tabletop and electronic formats) for more than 30 years. During this time, he’s worked with the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) as an Events Coordinator …

Michael Surbrook

Director

Michael Surbrook (Director)started developing content role-playing games in 1998. With over 50 tabletop RPG products to his name, Michael Surbrook’s 20+ years as a designer and writer make him one of the most prolific content creators on the Liminal Operations team …

Jennifer Shinefeld

Director

Jennifer Shinefeld (Director) is a decades-long member of the local gaming and LARP communities, Jennifer is also one of the leading ballet instructors in the region with over 25 years of experience. Certified by the Royal Academy of Dance in 1998, she went on to obtain …

Cory Williamsen

Director

Cory Williamsen (Director) is not only an expert of many decades in the Live Action Roleplaying (LARP) and tabletop gaming fields, he’s a well-educated and trained Project Manager and Systems Analyst. With a focus on software development and system design implementation …

Drew Miller, PhD, CMA, CFP, CM&AA, DDP

Associate Contractor

Dr. Drew Miller is Managing Director of Advanced Analysis Applications, consulting in M&A negotiations, financial analysis, due diligence, blockchain technology, strategic planning, and business strategy wargames.  A Certified M&A Advisor, Certified Management Accountant …

Michael “Ludes” Martindale, PhD

Associate Contractor

Ludes brings experience in professional games to the Liminal Operations team. In his work for Frontier Technology Inc., Ludes designs logistics and sustainment games for the Department of Defense which merge traditional matrix game technologies with robust …