Lynnvander Studios Inc. is a Canadian based company enhancing existing and developing new creative properties for clients worldwide. Founded in July of 2015 by Thomas M. Gofton and Josh Derksen, Lynnvander is responsible for the inception of several game initiatives in board game, tabletop and roleplaying game design.
Lynnvander is responsible for “The Chronicle System” as well as projects in board game design including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Galaxy Quest, The Legacy Line, Cowboy Bebop: Board Game Boogie, Dragon Ball Z: The Board Game Saga, Star Trek Attack Wing: The Alliance System, Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance, Super Camelot, Shadowrun, Reanimator, Red Sonja, Captain Canuck and many more. They are currently designing games for some of the most remarkable intellectual properties in the world including Mega Man, Army of Darkness, Evil Dead 2, Tarzan, Naruto Shippuden and Dark Stalkers. Lynnvander works with countless publishers around the world including Funko, Wizkids, IDW, Topps Entertainment, River Horse Entertainment, Jasco Games, Catalyst Game Labs, Norse Foundry Publishing, Japanime Games and Dynamite Entertainment.
Lynnvander is prominent for their successes on Kickstarter having successfully run over 20 campaigns and raising over two million in revenue since 2015. Lynnvander is also been well-noted for their presence at hobby show and comic-con conventions in the US, Canada and the EU, especially for their reputable panels at Reed Pop’s, PAX convention circuit.
When Thomas is not running his chain of board game cafés, “The Round Table”, his video game bar “The Mana Bar”, his series of Escape Adventure rooms “Trials of Camelot”, his Magic the Gathering retail store “The Trading Post“, as well as his wizard themed waffle and yogurt breakfast cafe “Lumus & Nox: Breakfast House and Chamber of Spirits” in Canada, he spends his time traveling the world hosting screenings, game design sessions, panels and workshops to creators, filmmakers and fans.