Brie Code and her company Tru Luv Media are making a series of video games co-designed with people who don’t like video games. Brie built her career on blockbuster, action-oriented games, leading programming teams at Ubisoft Montreal on Assassin’s Creed III, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, and Assassin’s Creed II, as well as writing code at Relic Entertainment for the RTS games Company of Heroes and Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War. Becoming frustrated with working on games she was no longer interested in playing while simultaneously being in love with games as an entertainment medium, she then finished her time at Ubisoft Montreal by launching their diversity initiative and leading the programming team on the softer, more ethereal game Child of Light. Brie thinks diverse teams make less boring games. Brie’s favourite game as a child was The Colonel’s Bequest.
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