Module 9: Interactive Fiction/Twine Workshop

9.9 Maker Spotlight: Kaitlin Tremblay

Maker spotlight

The Maker Spotlight in this module features Kaitlin Tremblay, a game designer from Toronto. Kaitlin has worked in both and indie game development and is currently the lead narrative designer at Capybara (Capy) Games.

Content Warning: Please note this video touches on eating disorders, abusive relationships, and death from violence

The transcript of Kaitlin’s video can be read at this link:

The transcript of Kaitlin’s video with visual description can be read at this link:

After the interview, answer the following questions:

  • What is Kaitlin’s relationship with digital media?
  • How does Kaitlin use game design to explore trauma, abuse, and grief?
  • What advice does Kaitlin offer for marginalized people who are interested in getting into game design?
  • What did you learn from the interview?
  • What do you want to learn more about from this interview? What made you curious?
  • Did any of Kaitlin’s insights resonate with your own experiences?


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