Meet the Moonlight Kids
Updated: Jun 6, 2019
Ahoy, there! We're the Moonlight Kids: a collaborative team of game developers in Portland, Oregon and Atlanta, Georgia. Moonlight Kids is a partnership of the indie game folks behind SleepNinja Games and Crystal Fish Games. Our goal is to create outstanding games while nurturing positive growth, collaboration, and opportunities in the games community. We've worked on a few projects together in the past so we decided to put a ring on it for our first game together, The Wild at Heart. We're actually not kids, nay; we're all either close to or well into our 30s. But we once were kids and now we're kids plus, like, 20. And we think that's better, probably. Anywho, meet the team!
Justin dislikes writing bios about himself, it gives him anxiety. Writing in third person also freaks him out. Justin does art-y arts, animation, and overall creative direction. He started making games in his teens; most sucked but hey, most things teenagers make do. Sorry teens, you horrible almost-people, you. He also is sorta-kinda-super into Lego.
Favorite Games: Super Metroid, Bloodborne, Super Mario World, Wind Waker, RE4
Alex is a writer and game dev living in balmy Atlanta, GA. He writes fantasy, horror, and is pretty excited about his first book coming out soon. He’s also written a few games as a co-founder of SleepNinja Games, namely Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake. He's left handed, can't burp good, and is high-key ticked that Waluigi isn't in Smash.
Favorite Games: Dark Souls, Zelda, Silent Hill
Chris spends most of his time programming and game designer-ing, but also does a bunch of boring things like scheduling, budgeting and contracts. As a kid he wanted to be a writer or filmmaker, but fell surprise in love with code and discovered a new way to tell stories. When not at his computer he can probs be found in the woods with his wife and dog.
Favorite Games: Hollow Knight, Majora’s Mask, Dark Souls, Ori and the Blind Forest, Smash Bros Melee, Final Fantasy IX
The bad boy of the group. Ankit is a 1s and 0s kinda guy, both in and out of work. This binary view on things sometimes makes him seem like a villain. For example, he roots for Thanos in the Avengers movies. Currently, he lives in Atlanta, GA. He co-founded Crystal Fish with Chris. Ankit’s known to have farted once, and isn’t ashamed to admit it anymore. He, too, is high-key ticked Waluigi isn't in Smash.
Favorite Games: Resident Evil 2, Smash Bros. (all except Brawl), Hitman: Contracts, Majora’s Mask, Super Mario Bros. 3, Pokemon: Leaf Green