About Us

Our Story

Critter Cards started out as a way for us to pass time during the Ontario covid lockdowns of 2020. After playing every game, watching almost every movie, and painting every wall, we eventually ran out of things to keep us occupied. One simple idea led to a 2-year long journey. We funded on Kickstarter, got our game into a few stores, and started working on the next thing. We are excited for the future and can't wait to expand our hobby into something big!

Meet the Team!

Michael Carson


Michael is the Creator and Designer of Critter Cards. He creates all supporting creative content including the website, social media, packaging, and card design. He teaches for the Creative Industries Department at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Michael loves playing with his children which inspired the Critter Card Realm, collecting toys and doing Jiu Jitsu.

Alex Fleming


Alex is the Lead Artist and creative force behind all Critter Card illustrations. Having studied illustration and concept art from a young age, he has a passion and dedication to the arts which is evident in his work. Alex is an accomplished artist with a diverse portfolio in the Creative industry and holds an Advanced Graphic Design Diploma. In addition to Critter Cards, he has taught for the Dundas Valley School of Art. Alex also enjoys cooking and baking when he’s not illustrating.


Jaclyn Carson


As the Writer and Editor of Critter Cards, Jaclyn is responsible for creating the social media and web copy as well as editing all game rules, packaging, and promotional materials. She gained a passion for English literature and communications completing her English BA at Brock University. When Jaclyn isn’t writing, she can be found walking her giant Pyrador puppy, dancing, dabbling in photography or playing with her children in the beautiful waterfall capital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 

Isabelle Carson


Isabelle is a Play Tester and one of the inspirations for Critter Cards. She loves all things Spider-Gwen, space, practicing Karate and doing Jiu Jitsu. She is in grade 1 and wants to be an Astrophysicist when she grows up.

Atticus Carson


Atticus is a Play Tester and one of the inspirations for Critter Cards. He loves reading, Minecraft, swimming, and Super Mario. He is in Senior Kindergarten and wants to be a Dad when he grows up.

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