Enrico Nardini – Editor-in-Chief

Enrico Nardini – Play Unplugged – Editor-in-Chief

Enrico Nardini – Play Unplugged – Editor in Chief

Position: Editor-in-Chief, Full-time Staff
Age: 36
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
Orientation: Polygamerous

Enrico Nardini is tabletop gaming’s ambassador of awesome. He is a die-hard supporter of the industry and a distinguished educator. Enrico understands the importance of face-to-face play in the development of social skills, logic, and analytical thinking, as well as the benefits of gamification to success in learning tasks.

Enrico founded Play Unplugged in 2011, after realizing that his passion always drew him back to hobby gaming throughout both academic and career milestones. The experience and reputation he developed in the world of tabletop games through Play Unplugged lead him to accept a part-time position as Associate Editor of the popular gaming publication Ravage Magazine US.

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Academic Background:

  • BA Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh (certificate- Conceptual Foundations of Medicine)
  • MS Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh
  • MS Ed. Education (Early Childhood/Elementary), Duquesne University

Professional Writing Experience:

Game Industry Experience:

  • 20+ years of player experience
  • Marketing and Development – Goalsystem Delves
  • Convention Demonstration GM
  • Play-tester- Goalsystem Delves, Chaos in Carpathia, Super System, Galactic War I
  • Game Store Clerk/Event Planner
  • Freelance Miniature Painter (Independent Commissions, SuperFigs, Skirmisher Publishing)

Favorite Games:

  • Board & Card Games- A Few Acres of Snow, Mage Wars, Ascension, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Castle Ravenloft
  • CCGs- Magic the Gathering (EDH/Commander & Tiny Leaders Variants), On the Edge
  • RPGs- Changeling 2nd Edition, 13th Age, BASH, Pathfinder, Dark Heresy, Savage Worlds (Realms of Cthulhu)
  • TTMGs- Gladiator, Warmachine/Hordes, Strange Aeons, The Hobbit/LotR, Chaos in Carpathia, BattleSworn

5 Favorite Albums:

  • Iron Maiden- Piece of Mind
  • Clutch- Clutch
  • David Bowie- Best of Bowie Vol. 1&2
  • Tool- AEnima
  • Quicksand- Slip

5 Favorite Movies:

  • Phantasm
  • The Thing
  • Turbo Kid
  • The Hustler
  • Fantastic Planet

5 Favorite Books:

  • The Shadow Out of Time, H.P. Lovecraft
  • The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Berenice, Edgar Allen Poe
  • The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells
  • Braddock at the Monongahela, Paul E. Kopperman