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Brandon Boyer

Brandon Boyer

Brandon‘s wild, pure, simple life has seen him acting as artist, programmer, and indie record label head, as well as writer, columnist and editor for outlets like Edge magazine, Gamasutra, Offworld and Boing Boing. He currently serves as Chairman of the Independent Games Festival, the world’s largest and most influential yearly showcase of indie games, and is founder and editor of Venus Patrol, a website created to celebrate the intersection of art, music, and videogame culture.

Adam Saltsman

Adam Saltsman

Adam 'Atomic' Saltsman is an independent game maker and one of the co-founders of Semi Secret Software and the Juegos Rancheros. Adam made Canabalt, The Hunger Games: Girl on Fire, Capsule, Fathom, and Press Any Key, as well as the popular Flash game library Flixel, used in games like GIRP, Lone Survivor, Super Crate Box iOS, and ZiGGURAT. Adam currently resides here in Austin, TX with his wife Bekah, his son Kingsley, and two idiot pug dogs.

Wiley Wiggins

Wiley Wiggins

Wiley Wiggins is co-founder of Juegos Rancheros -- Austin's independent game collective -- alongside Adam Saltsman and Brandon Boyer. An indie film fixture (Dazed and Confused, Waking Life), multimedia artist (The Octopus Project's multi-projector show Hexadecagon) and designer at his studio Karakasa Games, Wiggins has served as a grand prize juror in the Independent Games Festival and writes about games and film at http://wileywiggins.com.