Gil Hova designs and publishes board games. His games offer challenging and interesting decisions, offset by approachable and usually humorous designs. He started designing board games in 2000. His first game, the word game Prolix, was released by Z-Man Games in 2010. He is a dedicated podcaster, co-hosting Ludology with Game Center faculty Geoff Engelstein, as well as co-founding the popular show Breaking Into Board Games.