Name: Jonathan Cooperson
Company: Legacy Interactive
Profession: Producer / Game Designer
Favorite Classic Game: Galaga
Quote: “A game is a series of interesting choices.” –Sid Meier
Bio/Current Event: Currently working on the Disaster Hero project in conjunction with ACEP, DHS and FEMA. It is very interesting to work on such a project. This is the first time for me to work so closely with a government agency and it feels great to be able to work on a project with such good educational intentions behind it. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy working on projects that are purely entertainment but there is a special satisfaction that comes with trying to spread focused practical knowledge in an entertaining way. I think the power of gaming as an educational tool is tremendously under-used and underestimated.