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Emerson Matsuuchi
Courses taught:
- Introduction to Game Design

Emerson Matsuuchi, formerly a software developer and architect of 15 years, is now an award-winning game designer.  Most well known for the Century Series of games from Plan B, his most recent title, Foundations of Rome, has raised more than $2 million on Kickstarter.  He has worked with many established publishers in the industry such as Plaid Hat Games, Plan B, Next Move, Arcane Wonders, HeidelBAER, IDW, Pandasaurus, Underdog, and Trick or Treat Studios with several licensed products coming out in the near future such as Halloween (1978) The Board Game, Persona 5 Royal Card Game, and Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game.

He also hosts game design workshops at nearby conventions, as well as teach game design courses here at NYU.