Tami Sigmund

Former Studio Director @ThePlayforge, Producer of iOS games like Zombie Farm. Lead Editor of @theborderhouse, freelance writer, feminist, lover of San Diego.


I’m a thinker, not a doer


I’ve determined that I have so much an obsession with “doing” that I end up not doing anything. It’s a problem.

I’m a product of internet culture. I spend much of my days and evenings reading the web. I have a staple set of 10 or so websites that I check multiple times throughout the day. I follow RSS feeds and aggregate sites, combing over Hacker…


Games = Free?


There’s a cute little corner store a block down from my house. It’s family-owned by a pair of brothers, and it’s my ‘go to’ place if I’m looking for a snack or a cold beverage of…


Why should anyone hire you? Tell them why.


One of my favorite recent personal enrichment exercises has been creating for myself a document titled “10 Reasons Why You Should Hire Me”. In…


Follow what makes you happy, until you can’t?


I don’t have a lot of life mantras, but one rule that has always driven my professional and personal existence has been that if you want something, you should go and get it. Identify the things that can enrich your daily life and add them to your routine. If unhappy, determine what it is that can make you happy and go after it and get it. I…

Publications edited by Tami Sigmund

All things video games.

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Games = Free?

Thinking about games as they relate to intersectionality: including queer gaming, depictions of people of color, inclusive character design, sexism & misogyny in games and the industry, and  narrative that doesn’t alienate an audience.

Discussions about those games on iOS and Android platforms.


Why I Decided to Learn Programming


I’m no stranger to technology. I’m an early adopter of web, desktop, and mobile technologies, I created my first couple of websites in HTML and CSS when I…


Why Candy Crush Saga is taking over the world


It’s been over a year since a casual game has released on iOS and Facebook that just about everyone is playing — the last was OMGPOP/Zynga’s…


I’m a thinker, not a doer


I’ve determined that I have so much an obsession with “doing” that I end up not doing anything. It’s a problem.

I’m a product of internet culture. I spend much of my days and evenings reading the web. I have a staple set of 10 or so websites that I check multiple times throughout the day. I follow RSS feeds and aggregate sites, combing over Hacker…


The day I thought I won thousands of dollars, but didn’t.


I’m a sucker for those scratch-off lottery tickets. You know, the ones about crossword puzzles and bingo and slot machines…


Persona 4: Marry Me?


I’m one of those people who completely missed the memo about these so-called Persona games. Apparently Persona 4 has always been a good game — so good that it was remade…