Curious about what life is like after graduating from the Game Center? Carol Mertz (MFA ’19) is returning for an evening discussion about her career in tabletop game design and development! Carol is an award-winning Senior Game Designer at Exploding Kittens, and founder of independent game studio Insatiable Cycle. Having worked for over a decade in interactive arts and media, her portfolio of work centers around creating and supporting multidisciplinary projects that expand our perspective, help us learn about ourselves and each other, and challenge the typical boundaries of play. Her recent projects include “Exploding Kittens: Good vs. Evil,” “Anarchy Pancakes,” “Without Fail,” “Hand-to-Hand Wombat,” IGF-nominated “HELLCOUCH,” Indiecade-award winning board game “Kroma,” Incubator ’19 game “We should talk,” and many more.