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Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering.

Worked at Boeing, Apple, Sierra Online, Digital Pictures, Stormfront Studios, and 3DO.

Independent developer since 2003.

My company is Mousechief Co.

Three time, IGF finalist. Winner of innovation award from the Casual Games Association. IGF honorable mention. Indiecade Finalist. Nominated by the Writer's Guild of America for best game script.

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Posted by Keith Nemitz on Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:51:00 EST in
A musing on intent and interpretation of games with narratives told primarily through gameplay.

Posted by Keith Nemitz on Tue, 19 Jun 2012 03:43:00 EDT in Design, Indie
Indie games with great writing are going unrecognized by the IGF. Writing is a foundational craft of game development, equal to graphics, audio, and technical efforts. The IGF needs a writing award.

Posted by Keith Nemitz on Mon, 20 Feb 2012 02:16:00 EST in Design, Indie
Revisiting Slow video games. A bunch of high quality ones are hitting the app stores, right now. The article discusses their significance and presents one approach to developing them.

Keith Nemitz's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 08/24/2017 - 10:22]

Inkle is on the forefront ...

Inkle is on the forefront of narrative tagging. I 'm still impressed by their GDC talk this year. r n r nOh, and the term icing would be more 'Inkle ' appropriate if changed to Illumination .

Comment In: [News - 08/28/2012 - 03:56]

Please don 't take this ...

Please don 't take this as criticism, but it doesn 't sound like I 'll get kaiju game I 'm dreaming of. I don 't like fighting games, and I disliked the original Godzilla game, but I loved Steel Battalions for its sense of weight and pacing. It wasn 't ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/07/2017 - 09:25]

I 'm a fan of ...

I 'm a fan of the original, actual card game, Condotierre.

Comment In: [News - 03/29/2017 - 04:01]

I 've been in agreement ...

I 've been in agreement since 2014. Here 's my tweet: r n r n

Comment In: [News - 08/22/2016 - 01:36]

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to Steve Jackson 's game, Ogre

Comment In: [News - 08/05/2016 - 09:03]

All of the 'biggies ' ...

All of the 'biggies ' of the IF renaissance companies choiceofgames, inkle, tin man,... are dwarfed by the millions pouring into the iOS 'game ' a platform really Episodes. Looks to me like the Young Adult fiction crowd is where the most money can be found. There 's already a ...