The Cardboard Sword Team

Aidan Howe

Producer

LinkedIn

14 years experience over 5 companies across QA, Design and Production. Production Manager on LittleBigPlanet PS Vita before co-founding Cardboard Sword.


Chris Wilson

Designer

LinkedIn | Twitter

Designer on Forza Horizon 1, 2 and 3 at Playground Games, and across several other studios and titles in his 11 year career. Resident car enthusiast.


Ed Duke-Cox

Artist

LinkedIn

Skilled 2D and 3D artist with over 16 years’ experience, gained across Frontier Developments, Epic Games and more.

Edward Seager

Animator

Vimeo

An animated character & animator of our characters. 11 years moving models for TV, video and games. Took to sprite animation like a pixel duck to a noise-mapped plane.


James Clark

Designer

LinkedIn | Twitter

A forte in stealth from his roles on Hitman 1 & 2 form a major part of James’s 15 year career in design at Pitbull, Midway, Frontier and Sumo Digital.


Jon Dadley

Technical Designer

LinkedIn | Twitter

Worked at Frontier, Travelers Tales and Cloud Imperium provided much of Jon’s 13 years’ experience, as well as running Seagreen Games making VR game Stage Presence.

Keith Duke-Cox

Artist

LinkedIn | Twitter

Skilled 2D and 3D artist with over 12 years’ experience, gained across Frontier Developments and more.

Olly Bennett

CEO | PR

LinkedIn | Twitter | Email

14 years of games industry experience from QA to Production, Biz Dev and Management, with some Design and a spot of Teaching thrown in. Also runs Game Bridge.

REX HANCOX

Coder

Twitter

Previously ran code outsourcer Jet Stone Studios, now utilises his almost 10 years experience as master of Unreal and our programming guru.

Hired Swords

Brendan Ratliff

MUSIC | TECHNICAL AUDIO

Twitter | Soundcloud

Freelance composer, performer and developer. A.K.A. Echolevel / Syphus. Well known for his chiptune and demoscene work. Professionally performs violin and composes scores for the BBC.


Joe Wintergreen

OUTSOURCE CODE

Website | Twitter

Hailing from ‘down under’, Joe runs Impromptu Games, his independent label for creating games (such as InFlux), building game-making tools, and providing outsource coding services.


Talespinners

Writing

Website | Twitter

Talespinners specialises in writing story for games, supporting development teams with a story they want to tell, but not the skills or resources available to tell it.

Swords for Hire

Forza Horizon 3

In Forza Horizon 3 you explore Australia, along with more than 350 of the world’s greatest vehicles. We provided contract level design.


Esper 1 & 2

Coatsink’s titles showing off the Samsung Gear VR (powered by Oculus). We provided QA across the title and design feedback on all puzzles.


Not a Hero

Roll7’s excellent stylish 2.5D side-scrolling shooter. We provided gameplay balancing and support services, and QA across the title.

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Cardboard Sword is a part of the Game Bridge games development community, in the North East of the UK.

Cardboard Sword is part of the Refresh Teesside digital and creative business community, in the North East of the UK.