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What We Do

Brain and Nerd is a game development studio based within NI game studio accelerator The Pixel Mill. We are a tiny studio that makes big games, specialising in procedural generation and solid mechanics.

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We create games that we want to play

As longtime gamers and bloggers, the Brain and Nerd directorate is well-placed to spot emerging industry trends and create games that gamers actually want to play.

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We actively engage with our customers

We believe that customer-led development is the key to successful indie game development. We adapt our design and mechanics to suit our playerbase.

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We support others in pursuing this career

Brain and Nerd has two STEM Ambassadors in-house and often hosts work experience and placements for NI young people. We also give advice to local studios.

Our Published Work

Our first title, Predestination, is a turn-based 4X strategy game for PC that's now available on Steam.

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Rich, customisable races

Choose your civilisation from our in-built races or add your own!

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Unique 3D Ship Designer

Our ship designer allows you to have a custom fleet, your way.

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Planetary colonisation

Build industrial and residential hubs for your civilisation.

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Turn-based hex combat

The ultimate in strategic space combat awaits in Predestination!

Recent Developments and Studio Updates

Get updated about what the Brain and Nerd gang is currently working on

23rd May 2019 No Comments

Now Hiring: Programmer (Contract/FT)

Start Date: July 2019Contract Duration: 3 MONTHS (June-August 2019), with a view to extending into a non-contract position come September We are looking for a programmer to join a tight-knit team of game developers working on an exciting series of rapid prototypes for PC and console. This is a full-time contractor role that is ideal […]