Erik Arneson is a tabletop game enthusiast and former newspaper reporter who has written more than 200 articles about games for such publications as The Spruce, Knucklebones, Counter, and The Opinionated Gamers. He has been a featured speaker on the topic of board game publicity at the American International Toy Fair in New York City and is regularly quoted as a board game expert. His personal game collection topped out at more than 1,000, and he has hosted and taken part in countless game nights. The author of 17 Games You Can Play Right Now!, Erik also writes crime fiction and hosts the Title 18: Word Crimes podcast.
By day, Erik is Executive Director of the Office of Open Records in Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he worked in the Pennsylvania Senate for 18 years. He and his wife Elizabeth, who are both part-owners of the greatest franchise in all of professional sports: The Green Bay Packers, live near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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