“I am very thankful and blessed to be surrounded by such talented and
passionate people.“ - RUKE

The Game Nation Team has designed, built and run mega companies like Disney, Universal Studios and Lucas Films. The confirmation we’ve received from the foremost leaders in the themed entertainment and video game industry is astounding. We have worked very hard to build a world class group of experts that have done this many times before.




Daniel T. Ruke (RUKE)

Creator, Creative Development, Branding and Marketing
RUKE has created, worked on and marketed entertainment and attractions for over 15 years. As a cultural brand expert, he knows how to reconcile the balance of creative and business.



Robert L. Ward

Theme Park & Resort Destination Development, Strategic Planning and Creative
Started with Disney and has 40 years in the theme park industry. Bob is the co-Founder of Universal Creative and former Senior Vice President of International Business Development, Universal Parks & Resorts.


Charles J. Weber

Charles J. Weber

Financing, Negotiations, Production, Licensing and Merchandising
For 30 years, Charlie has been a key executive in the Entertainment and Communications Industries including President and CEO of LucasFilm, Ltd.; overseeing all aspects of the company’s operations, financing, negotiations, production, licensing, merchandising, Industrial Light and Magic, and THX.



Cole Peacock

Investor & Governmental Relations, Corporate Program Funding and International Retail Development
15 years of building governmental relationships and securing government monies that have allowed private corporations to succeed.



Marc Mencher

Licensing and Sponsor Relations, Business Development and Strategic Planning
Being one of the most trusted names in the video game industry for 25 years, Marc has been an icon for over 25 years. Being a published author and speaker on everything video games, he is widely recognized as the go-to guy.