Nick Cummings

Writer & Game Designer

- Portland, Oregon -

Silicon Sasquatch

Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief

An independent blog chronicling the increasing diversification and social significance of video games.


Built with Unity, GameMaker, Twine & more

A collection of my recent games.

Personal Blog

Design, Creativity & Anxiety

A journal of ideas, media criticism and cautionary tales.



A summary of my professional skills and experience.

work samples

- game development -

Skeal – art, code, design & production – featured on Rock, Paper, Shotgun

End Transmission – art, code, design & production

Roundabout – QA & build-breaking

Arroyo – print design & production

- writing & editing -

"Steam Goes Social"Silicon Sasquatch

"Capturing the Void: A Game Jam Postmortem"Gamasutra

"The End of Our Honeymoon with Kickstarter"Silicon Sasquatch

"Interview with Steve Gaynor of The Fullbright Company"Silicon Sasquatch

Silicon Sasquatch: The First Year or SoA Silicon Sasquatch book (.pdf)

- web development -

Silicon Sasquatch – design, custom PHP, backend & maintenance

Videogame Franchise Annualizer – code & design

This Website – visual design, HTML & CSS