Marcus Montgomery

Marcus Montgomery

lead game designer

about me

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I ama game designer.a salsa dancer.a founder.a wrestler.a hard worker.a mentor.a comic book reader.a coach.a leader.a collaborator.

I am a Lead Game Designer who believes rapid prototyping, clear process, and respected people make the best games. I love exploring new ideas and empowering others to make their visions come to life.

I am also the founder of We Are Game Devs, a website dedicated to celebrating diversity with in the game industry.

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SKILLS

LEADERSHIP

Leadership doesn’t always mean you have be in charge, but it does mean taking charge of the areas you can control.  I setup a design processes to encourage creativity and initiative from all team members.

CREATIVE DIRECTION

Guiding a project and the people working on is extremely rewarding.  I like working with a team to define and refine concepts.

GAME MECHANICS

I love to create game mechanics from player abilities to enemy behavior and skills.  This is the meat of the game and I love to find some hook to entice players.

SYSTEM BALANCE

Once the game has all its moving parts, I love to start tuning the game.  This is where the rubber meets the road of game design.

FUN FACTS

10 SHIPPED TITLES

$66,700,000+ IN SALES ACROSS ALL TITLES

354 LINKEDIN ENDORSEMENTS

232 AVG SONGS PLAYED PER PROJECT

WHY SLEEPY GENIUS?

Have you ever been about to fall asleep with your mind spinning from the challenges of the day, and as you start to drift off all of a sudden you sit up in bed and exclaim, “I’ve got it!”  You’ve just had a moment of Sleepy Genius.  When you are clearing the cobwebs in your mind from a long night’s rest and a perfect moment of clarity, hits you solving a long standing problem… Sleepy Genius.  We’ve all experienced it, and sometimes it contains our best ideas.