Mario J. Lucero (born June 8, 1988) is the cofounder of Heaven Sent Gaming alongside his then girlfriend, now wife, Isabel Ruiz Lucero. He is the Chief Executive Officer for Heaven Sent Gaming and the designer for their publications and fictional universe.
Mario J. Lucero was born Mario Julian Lucero in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Harcio Pargas and Cathleen Lucero. He was the only son of Cathleen, alongside two sisters. His parents divorced while he was young, and he continued to live with his mother. From the time when he was a pre-teen he was raised by his grandparents, Joe M. Lucero and Antonia "Toni" Lucero. Mario began to date Isabel Ruiz on October 24, 2004, while they attended high school together at Sandia View Academy in Corrales, a rural village near Albuquerque. She attended college at Collins College, and was part of a college game design team, called Our Own Little Coup, with Mario and Drew Cass. Isabel and Mario were married on their tenth anniversary on October, 24, 2014.