Jed was born in 1986 and has been gaming since only a few years old. His first gaming memories involve titles such as Space Invaders on his family's Radio Shack TRS-80 Model III, Pitfall on their Atari 2600, and Super Mario Bros. on the NES. He continued gaming primarily on PC and Nintendo console's until the release of the Xbox, where he dedicated over 200 hours of time to Halo: Combat Evolved in both campaign and LAN multiplayer. Jed's earliest memories of board games include The aMAZEing Labyrinth, Monopoly, and Mouse Trap. In 2009, Jed discovered the world of hobby board games through such titles as The Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Carcassonne and now spends more time on tabletop miniatures games and board games than video games. Jed is one of the owners of The Village Geek in McPherson, Kansas and is a proud husband of 8 years and father of two.