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Brett Pennings

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Design

Brett Pennings is a full-time Indie Game Designer/Developer and Co-founder of Bowlcut Studios. He obtained a Bachelors of Science in Electric Engineering from Calvin College, has 5 years of experience as an aerospace software engineer, 5 as a Web Development Consultant, and is currently developing his studio's first game, an award-winning 10-player arena brawler called MageQuit. Brett has exhibited MageQuit at dozens of conventions, ranging from LTUX to PAX West. Giving talks on exhibiting and game design at various Michigan meetups, Brett is passionate about sharing his experience with others and helping them realize their dreams and potential.