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I’m Brendan McLeod, a game designer living in Austin, Texas.

This site serves as my…

  • Professional résumé, charting my career making games!
  • Portfolio, chronicling my experiences as a D&D Dungeon Master on Twitch!
  • Personal blog, where I chatter about my travels and activities!
  • Photography collection, where I archive the animals that I come across!
  • … plus whatever else I’m up to at the moment!

  

My Work

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Blogs and Photos

Fox Squirrel

Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger) Origin: North America Sighted at: Austin, TX We’ve had many a grey morning here in Austin these past couple of weeks. On one such morning, I spotted this friend sitting... READ MORE

Domesticated Swan Goose

Domesticated Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides domesticus) Origin: North America Sighted at: Texas Farmer’s Market at Mueller, Austin, TX Another Sunday, another visit to the market! This time I got to meet one of the... READ MORE

Ring-necked Duck

Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) Origin: North America Sighted at: Texas Farmer’s Market at Mueller, Austin, TX Let’s start off the New Year with a some frosty friends! I spotted these ducks at the farmer’s... READ MORE

2017 in Review

Here’s five things I did in 2017 that I’m proud of: Dark Sun Campaign I wrapped “Dust to Dust,” a 3-year-long D&D campaign that was streamed each week for hundreds of viewers. My... READ MORE

Ruddy Turnstone

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) Origin: Northern Hemisphere (spends summers in Arctic climes, winters in the subtropics) Sighted at: St Johns County Ocean Pier, St Augustine, FL Another shot from my trip to St Augustine.... READ MORE

Boat-tailed Grackle

Common Grackle (Quiscalus major) Origin: Southeastern United States coastlines Sighted at: St Johns County Ocean Pier, St Augustine, FL A new species of grackle that I’d never seen before! These coastal birds can be distinguished... READ MORE

Common Grackle

Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) Origin: North America Sighted at: St Johns County Ocean Pier, St Augustine, FL Grackles are a very common sight here in Austin, but I was amazed and delighted to find them... READ MORE

Gopher Tortoise

Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) Origin: Southeastern United States Sighted at: Anastasia State Park, St Augustine, FL While visiting St Augustine, my father and I went to the nearby state park on Anastasia Island! This park... READ MORE