We’re thrilled to announce a brand new Magpie is becoming a member of the staff at Magpie Video games HQ right here in Albuquerque, NM.

Sarah “Sam” Saltiel is a author, artist, and sport designer who just lately graduated from the College of Chicago. Her artwork focuses on gender, psychological sickness, queerness, and the way in which these spheres work together with one another. She’s been designing video games for a number of years now, working freelance on tasks akin to Pelgrane Press’s Bestiary for The King in Yellow.

Sam interned for us final summer season, helping with administrative duties and receiving mentorship on inventive tasks. She has continued working with us ever since to develop her ashcan, Passing—a sport about form shifting aliens within the 1950’s making an attempt to move as human. Passing delves into the erasure and intersections of otherness. We’ve liked collaborating together with her over the previous yr, so we’re thrilled to say that she has just lately adopted a brand new function: Director of Advertising and Gross sales!

Right here at Magpie Video games, Sam will probably be serving to us out with conventions, distribution, advertising methods, and all the opposite issues that put books within the fingers of our clients. We’re grateful to have her on board and are excited to welcome her to the workplace.

Sam has hit the bottom operating and we’re already working together with her to advertise our numerous inventive endeavors. She says, “I strongly consider within the affect RPGs can have as an immersive and collaborative artwork type. I’m so excited to have the ability to be a part of Magpie Video games and to have the power to assist us succeed with the form of video games that we’re making.”

Within the coming years, we anticipate that Sam’s function will develop into more and more essential to us as an organization. “As Magpie Video games has grown over the previous few years, we’ve been increasing our attain to new conventions, new gross sales channels, and new distributors,” Mark Diaz Truman, co-founder and CEO of Magpie Video games. “We’re thrilled so as to add Sam to the staff, and actually excited to have somebody right here at Magpie Video games completely devoted to this type of gross sales and advertising work.”

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