|2013 - 2023
|Rob Dougherty grew up in upstate NY. He joined the US Army at age 17, completed Airborne training, and served with the 1st infantry division. He then attended Northeastern University studying electrical engineering. In 1994 Rob dropped out of college to pursue his life long passion: games. He opened the iconic Your Move Games stores, and led the store's legendary professional team which created a slew of Hall of Fame Magic players. Rob went on to run events in New England for Wizards of the Coast and to create his own games. Rob was inducted into the Magic Pro Tour Hall of Fame in 2006. Rob has over 25 years of industry experience spanning nearly every aspect of hobby gaming: • Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour Champion and Hall of Famer. • Game Designer • Wise Wizard Games CEO • Designer and Co-Creator of Epic Card Game. • Co-Creator of the Star Realms Deckbuilding game. • Co-Creator of the Hero Realms Deckbuilding game. • Co-Founder/Co-Designer of the Ascension Deckbuilding Game. • Gary Games Inc. COO • EpicTCG CEO • Your Move Games Inc. Co-CEO • Stoneblade Entertainment Organized Play Director • Game Store Owner • Premier Tournament Organizer • Tournament Judge (Level 3 Magic Judge) • Organized Play Designer/Consultant. Rob has founded or co-founded multiple game companies and successfully published dozens of games and gaming accessories.