About Mark Chen is a researcher of gaming culture and spare-time game designer. He was recently a postdoc at UW College of Ed, working with the Center for Game Science on evaluating science and math games such as Foldit. He was also part of Educurious, integrating games and gameplay into the redesign of high school biology and English. He has a new book out based on learning in online games, Leet Noobs: The Life and Death of an Expert Player Group in World of Warcraft. Currently, Mark is into experimental and artistic games to promote exploration of moral dilemmas and human nature, researching the communication practices of BoardGameGeek users, and writing reviews for free game-making tools.