Matthew (He/Him) is a Writer, Programmer, Teacher, and Game Designer based in Melbourne.

He completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science at Swinburne University of Technology in 2021. Matthew previously worked at Firemonkeys as a Game Designer, working on Need For Speed: No Limits. He is now one-half of the indie game studio Toot Games (funded by VicScreen).

Matthew has worked with the City of Melbourne to produce Design Your Own Indie Game - a series of free workshops teaching beginners the fundamentals of hobby game development. In 2024 Matthew completed a games commision contract making an educational game for Swinburne’s Journalism & PR degrees. In 2022 he completed a residency at The Arcade Melbourne, working independently as a part of their South Melbourne Residency Tenure program.

Matthew respectfully acknowledges that he works, makes, and learns on land that belongs to the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.

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Web GL Demo <- PLAY HERE (you need 2 people to play)

Play as a blob that has lead a myriad life of proffesions and adventures, and still feels unfulfilled. And also play as that blobs tricksy shadow that is trying to run and hide from this hapless blob. 

This online 2-player game of blob/shadow hide and seek was made in 48 hours for Global Game Jam 2022. Play with a friend or (for the lonely or curious) by yourself in two browser windows...

Art by Dale Anderson, Music by Broni Lisle, and Writing by Vidya Rajan!