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







Blogs and Photos

Wood Stork

Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Origin: Tropical North and South America Sighted at: Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, FL I spent the night in Naples with the intention of visiting the Shy Wolf Sanctuary and then... READ MORE

Lubber Grasshopper

Lubber Grasshopper (Romalea guttata) Origin: Southeastern United States Sighted at: Big Cypress Bend, Florida As I drove west across Florida’s southern bend after leaving the Everglades, I drove through Big Cypress, a forest preserve home... READ MORE


Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) Origin: Atlantic and Gulf coasts Sighted at: Everglades National Park, Florida Anhingas are a common enough sight in the Keys, but Anhinga Trail in the Everglades necessarily has a HUGE number of... READ MORE

Black-headed Gull

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) Origin: Northern Atlantic and Eurasian coastlines Sighted at: Higgs Beach, Key West, FL No trip to Key West would be complete without a trip to feed the seagulls at the... READ MORE

Northern Curly-tailed Lizard

Northern Curly-tailed Lizard (Leiocephalus carinatus) Origin: Caribbean Islands Sighted at: The Botanical Garden, Key West, FL Once I arrived in Key West, I spent a whole day with my father, seeing the sights around... READ MORE

Sand Fiddler Crab

Sand fiddler Crab (Uca pugilator) Origin: Eastern and Gulf Coast United States coasts Sighted at: Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, St Augustine, FL I stopped in St Augustine to visit my sister... READ MORE

Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) Origin: North and Central America Sighted at: INFINITY Science Center in Pearlington, Mississippi I’ve just returned from a big long roadtrip back to Florida, and I had the pleasure of... READ MORE

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