Hi, I'm Nicky! I make shtuff for curious & playful folks.

Wanna know when I make new shtuff? Well, the algorithms would rather show you mental-health-eroding clickbait, so let's get around 'em with...

my infrequent newsletter! or better yet, let's do RSS!
max 1 update per month · see full archive p.s: ugh, fine, i do have a twitter, but i almost only use it for direct messages & once-a-month project updates.

SHTUFF YOU CAN PLAY

adventures with anxiety – an interactive story about anxiety, where you are the anxiety
explorable explanations – a hub for learning through play
the evolution of trust – an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other
we become what we behold – a game about news cycles, vicious cycles, infinite cycles
(see all projects)

SHTUFF YOU CAN READ

mental health tips ft. anxiety wolf – my mental health journey, some science & practical tips
lizard person – a tiny story in a tiny diner
protecting lives & liberty – how contact tracing apps can foil both COVID-19 & Big Brother
make plushie patterns with play-doh & paper towels – a craftsy tutorial
(see my blog)

SHTUFF YOU CAN WATCH

human brains are awesome, human brains suck – my GDC 2019 microtalk
learning & games: a confession – my NYU Games Center 2019 talk
the femboy hooters jingle – a musical animation i made mid-pandemic coz i'm so lonely