About Brian

Lead game designer, writer, and escape room consultant, Brian Freyermuth, has designed games for 25 years, working on hit titles such as Fallout, Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Tales from the Borderlands, and Minecraft: Story Mode. He is currently designing a game that teaches students how to code in Python and JavaScript in classrooms, at CodeCombat in San Francisco, California.  His goal is to use his extensive knowledge to help companies make engaging, narrative-based games, whether they are video games or escape rooms.

He published the supernatural murder mystery novel, “Demon Dance” and co-authored the sequel “Mind of the Beast” with his wife, Juliet. They are writing book 3 in the series and a spin-off short story about one of their favorite characters, Cate.

The Sundancer Mysteries are available on Amazon.: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CA9IAOW

Brian is a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America and the Horror Writer’s Association. He has a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Irvine.

Game design/writing credits: 

  • Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role-playing game (Quest and story designer \ Writer)
  • Starfleet Academy & Starfleet Academy: Chekov’s Lost Missions (Mission designer \ Writer)
  • Run Like Hell for PS2 and Xbox (Lead writer \ Lead designer)
  • Vagrant Lands: A Fallout Adventure (unreleased) (Lead writer \ Lead designer)
  • The Suffering 2: Ties That Bind (Mission designer)
  • Spongebob: Globs of Doom (Level designer)
  • WWE All Stars (Match designer)
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power of 2 (WGA 2012 Video Game Writing Award Nominee) (Lead writer \ Lead story designer)
  • Lichdom: Battlemage (Lead writer \ Lead story designer)
  • Tales from the Borderlands, Episode 3 (Lead designer)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode Season 1, Episode 4 (Lead designer)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode Season 1, Episodes 6 – 8 (Lead designer)
  • Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Season lead designer)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 (Season lead designer)Minecraft: Story Mode for Netflix (Lead designer)
  • Ozaria (Lead writer/Senior game design manager)

In the Media:

The Penmen Review

http://penmenreview.com/spotlight/author-brian-freyermuth-on-the-game-of-writing/

Finding Oswald’s Voice

http://www.polygon.com/2013/1/17/3882754/oswald-epic-mickey-disney

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