I'm Brendan McLeod, a game designer living in Austin, Texas. This site serves as my...
  • Professional résumé and portfolio, charting my career making games!
  • 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!

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Blogs and Photos

African Wild Donkey

African Wild Donkey (Equus africanus) Origin: East African deserts Sighted at: Topsey Exotic Ranch, Topsey, TX This weekend, Cat and I took a trip to the distant town of Topsey to go to their drive-thru... READ MORE

Thanksgiving 2016 Trip

This past Thanksgiving holiday, my girlfriend Cat and I took a weekend trip to Dallas and Fort Worth to see some animals! It wound up being an absolutely wonderful weekend, and I wanted... READ MORE

Painted Lady Butterfly

Painted Lady Butterfly (Vanessa cardui) Origin: Worldwide, except for South America and Antarctica Sighted at: My home in Austin, TX   A lovely lady butter-free that I spotted on my car a couple of days ago!... READ MORE

Squash Bee

Squash Bee (Xenoglossa spp) Origin: North and South America. Where the gourds are! Sighted at: My home in Austin, TX   BEES! I love bees. I got in the car this morning and discovered this little... READ MORE

Mediterranean House Gecko

Mediterranean House Gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) Origin: The Mediterranean, although it now lives nearly everywhere Sighted at: My home in Austin, TX Animals! I've seen lizards all over the place in Texas, lately, which has been... READ MORE

Gulf Coast Toad

Gulf Coast Toad (Incilius valliceps) Origin: Mexico and Costa Rica Sighted at: Round Rock, TX   I was over at my friend Fieldy's house early one this weekend and caught myself a little friend! The Gulf... READ MORE

Black Vulture

Black Vulture (Coragryps atratus) Origin: North and South America Sighted at: Walnut Creek, Austin, TX My neighborhood is home to a number of big black vultures, and I've tried to photograph them before, but they're very... READ MORE

Southern Leopard Frog

Southern Leopard Frog (Mimus polyglottos) Origin: Eastern United States Sighted at: Hill Country, Austin, TX I went horseback riding in the Hill Country this weekend, and I got no good photos of a horse! (I... READ MORE