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

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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

protecting lives & liberty – how contact tracing apps can foil both COVID-19 & Big Brother
mental health tips ft. anxiety wolf – my mental health journey, some science & practical tips
lizard person – a short story in a small diner
lone wolf – a short story about a werewolf who just wants to make some dang coffee
(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