Timeline

2018

Sep 📢 Ritual Play: Witchcraft, Self-care and Queerness in Games @ Queerness and Games Conference
Jul 🎈 Insane Robots released on Steam, Xbox One & PS4
Apr 📐 Began work on UK National Rail project
Jan 🚆 Began work on Metrowitch

2017

Dec 🚆 Began design work on a farming/crafts game with AC Kod & Konst
Jun 🍭 Lyst Summit: BDSMSDB
May 📢 Owning Our Place @ Creative Coast Festival
Apr 📢 Know Your Worth: The Money Panel @ AMaze Berlin
💼 Joined STING Game Hub
Mar 📢 Indie Soapbox: Owning Your Place @ GDC
Feb 🍭 Train Jam: Metro Mori
Jan 🍭 Global Game Jam: Daliphantus

2016

Dec 💼 Kaludoscope AB founded
Nov 📢 The Cosmos at Play @ SpaceUp Sweden
Oct 🎓 Began a year of teaching on the Game Development programme (years 1&2) at Södertörns Högskola
🎮 Dragon Queens shown at GameCity Festival
🎓 The Whys and Hows of Inclusivity in Games @ Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan
Sep 🏅 Insane Robots and Anomaly X shortlisted at TIGA Awards
Jul 📢 Letting More People Play Your Game & moderator for Safety Instructions @ Castle Game Jam
Jun 🏅 Anomaly X granted silver honours at Serious Play Awards
🍭 Lyst Summit: Click [app.]
🎩 Conférencière @ Lyst Summit
🎓 Enrolled in Framtidén programme at Gothia Science Park/Sweden Game Arena
May 🎩 Juror @ Gotland GAME Conference
📢 The Past and Future of Video Games @ Gotland GAME
📢 The Art of Letting More People Play Your Game @ Nordic Game
Apr 🚆 Began design work on Dragon Queens as Box Kaleidoscope (later Kaludoscope AB)
Mar 📢 Ripple Effect: How Women-in-Games Initiatives Make a Difference @ GDC
Feb 🍭 Splash Jam: Ardo
Jan 🍭 Global Game Jam: Gemma Hat

2015

Nov 🌈 TjejHack Turné, a nationwide tour of game dev. workshops for girls and women
Oct 📢 Diversi Podcast launched
🍭 King Game Jam (co-organiser): Planetary Caretaker [VR]
Aug 📢 VideoBrains at Nine Worlds Geekfest: Green Hill Zones 1, 2 & 3
📢 Nine Worlds Geekfest: Video Games & LGBTQ+ RepresentationIntro to Interactive Fiction
Jun 🍭 Lyst Summit: Noah’s Arks
Jan 🎈 Antholojam: A Planet Wakes released for browsers

2014

Nov 🚆 Began design & writing work on Antholojam: A Planet Wakes
Oct 🎮 Mimic shown at GameCity Festival
🍭 Ran LadyCADE showcase (+Guardian interview) at GameCity 8
🌈 Diversi launched; I joined the board
🍭 SETI-Jam (co-organiser): The Space Herring
Sep 🍭 Dreamhackathon: Oddballs
🌈 TjejHack launched
Aug 📢 72nd World Science Fiction Worldcon: From Indie to AAA;
LGBTQ GamingIndustry Friendly Games DevelopmentThe Politics of the Culture
🍭 72nd World Science Fiction Worldcon: Making Azad (mentor)
📢 Nine Worlds Geekfest: Failing FasterSex in Video Games
Jun 🎮 Mimic shown at Radius Festival
🍭 Lyst Summit: Play-tex [app.]
Mar 📢 IGC Conference for Game Developers: How to Survive Indie Life
Feb 🚆 Began design work on Anomaly X with Playniac
💡 Contributor to Beyond ‘brain trust’
Jan 🍭 Global Game Jam: Mimic

2013

Nov 💼 Left Playniac; went freelance
Oct 🎮 Insane Robot Battle shown at GameCity Festival
Aug 🍭 Boob Jam
📢 Nine Worlds Geekfest: Games for Us: The Rise of LGBT and Feminist Gaming; Getting into the Industry
Jun 🌈 LadyCADE founded
🚆 Began design work on Insane Robots (as Insane Robot Battle) with Playniac
May 🎈 International Racing Squirrels released on iOS
Mar 🍭 Cancer Research GameJam: GenePets
🚆 Began design work on educational games (Maths and English) with Playniac
Feb 🎮 International Racing Squirrels featured at IndieCade East

Pre-2013

Nov ’12 🚆 Began design work on an unreleased strategy game with Playniac
Oct ’12 🍭 XX Game Jam: Donkey Kog Country (prize-winner)
🎮 International Racing Squirrels shown at GameCity Festival
Jul ’12 💼 Joined Playniac as an intern; later Junior Designer
Jun ’12 📢 Nine Worlds Geekfest: Games for Us: The Rise of LGBT and Feminist Gaming; Getting into the Industry
Jun ’09 🎓 Graduated BA (hons) Computer Game Design from University of Huddersfield
Nov ’07 🚆 Co-founded The Independent State of Extropia (Second Life)
Jun ’05 🎓 Earned A-levels in ComputingGraphic Design and Media Studies from Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke