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Summer updates!

Last April, I attended the Different Games Conference, in which I a) ran a game of Coffee: A Misunderstanding, b) spoke as part of “A Perfectly Normal Panel About Awkwardness in Games” with my awesome friends/collaborators, Allison Cole and Jess … Continue reading

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Most Sincere Greetings, Esteemed One

For this year’s Global Game Jam, I teamed up with Jess Marcotte to create a game inspired by the theme of “Ritual”. What we came up with was a two-player physical game about greeting rituals and the awkwardness they sometimes … Continue reading

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Stuff happening this winter!

First off: I now live in Montreal! It is lovely, but cold. Brr! This coming weekend, on January 16, I will be showing Interruption Junction at the Indie Arcade: Coast to Coast event at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Exhibition, or: Squinky’s First Solo Art Show OMG!

A few weeks ago, I had my first solo gallery exhibition of my games at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. It went from October 26 – November 16, and the works featured were Dominique Pamplemousse, Coffee: A Misunderstanding, Interruption Junction, … Continue reading

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My IndieCade 2015 Talk: Why People Matter

Here is the full text of a talk I performed at the IndieCade festival today, as part of the “Why ___ Matters” panel. Accompanying melancholy music is here. I don’t think I would have ever made a game if I … Continue reading

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Name Change Announcement

I am changing the name I go by publicly to Dietrich Squinkifer. (You may, of course, still call me Squinky, and in fact, I encourage you to do so.) Since coming out as genderqueer, I’ve had a complicated relationship with … Continue reading

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Fitzwilliam Darcy’s Dance Challenge (and other updates)

I have released a new game! It is an irritatingly difficult, yet extremely silly, ballroom dancing simulator called Fitzwilliam Darcy’s Dance Challenge, based on the popular leading man from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Grab it on itch.io! Also on … Continue reading

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