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What is Playdate?

Playdate is a tiny handheld game system from Panic, the publishers of Untitled Goose Game and Firewatch. When preorders opened, it sold through the first 20,000 units in under 20 minutes. Shipments are planned to go out before the end of 2021.

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Executive Golf DX

Executive Golf DX is a game developed by Dave for the Playdate’s first season of games. Details on this project are still a secret until the console releases!

Executive Golf DX

Robot Fishing Village

Dave is currently developing a second game for the Playdate where you play fishing minigames in a village of cute robots.


On Executive Golf DX and Robot Fishing Village, Dave was responsible for:

  • Game Design
  • Programming in LUA
  • Art
  • Music/Sound Design

Hi, I'm Dave.

I've got ten years experience in games and have worked on over a dozen shipped titles.

My work has included game design, game development, UI/UX design, graphic design, illustration, animation, and music for games.

My mission is to create joyful, accessible, and inclusive experiences.

If you'd like to work together on something, please don't hesitate to reach out over email!

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