Formula Grand Prix at PAXUnplugged

I got to demo a prototype of my game, Formula Grand Prix during the UnPub event at Pax Unplugged 2019.

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Shawn in the front row of the DevLearn keynote

DevLearn 2019 Video Diary

I went to DevLearn 2019 in Las Vegas. While there I took some time to make a video diary of the experience.Read more


A barrier that blocks the player from exploring further in Tower Hacker

Tower Hacker At DevLearn 2019 DemoFest

I’m going to DevLearn 2019 in Las Vegas to take part in DemoFest. Here’s what I’m showing off there.

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One Page Design Everything

I use one page designs for all of my games. But what are they, and why are they useful?

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Shawn currently lives in Reading, Pennsylvania with his wife. He holds an Associate's Degree in Website Development from Reading Area Community College and a Bachelor's Degree in Technical Leadership from Bloomsburg University. He is currently completing a Master's Degree in Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University.

My Prototype Bits Box

There’s a lot of information out there about what should go into a prototype bits box. Much of it is useful. But not all of that information is right for every designer. This is what I selected for my bits box, and why I made those selections.Read more


Discarded playtesting cards from Outbreak the game.

My First Failure

My first game design was not fun, but moving on from it was the best thing I could have done.Read more