Trade: Game Developer/Writer
Phoebe Shalloway (they/she) is a game developer and writer from the United States. They are especially interested in experimental narrative forms, interdisciplinary media, and media that deal with issues of environmental catastrophe and capitalism. Their most notable game is Even in Arcadia, which was created as their senior thesis project at Vassar College, Class of 2018. The project aims to explore the relationship between humans, the built environment, and “nature” under capitalism, and was also influenced by immersive theater, media theory, and the theories of the activist/artist group the Situationist International. Phoebe has also created several other small and strange solo games, which can be played at https://girldebord.itch.io/. They currently work as an engineer for Whitethorn Digital, an independent game studio based in Erie, Pennsylvania. You can follow what they’re working on next on twitter @girl_debord.
Button Punch Games
Trade: Game Designer
BPG is a multiplayer-focused game studio based in Columbus, Ohio. They are big fans of social gaming and want to create experiences that bring people together.