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Brian W. Shea

About Me

Who I am

Software architect, art instructor, game designer, gear head, dog musher, retro enthusiast, proud parent... and overall geek.

Metal.. what? (a classic NES reference) is a name I’ve used in conjunction with various projects over the years; including web design, animation, music, comics, and indy video games. If you’re interested in any past projects, feel free to contact me. is all about jumping into new territories, and celebrating technology as a medium.  


Games for Atari 2600

One of my recent projects has been creating new games for the legendary Atari 2600. These are real games that can play on real Atari systems! They can also be played in emulators and even in your web browser! Click the button below to learn more...

Galactic Penguin

Galactic Penguin by

Galactic Penguin is an out-of-this-world platformer game for PC. It features a full 8-bit style soundtrack, original characters, and tons of interstellar action. Take a peek at the gameplay in this video.

Robo Penguin

Robo Penguin is an upcoming side-scrolling adventure with a vast, open overworld. The game is currently in development and should be ready by in 2018. Check back here for updates!


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