Jonathan Blow

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Birthday
3, 1971
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
California

About

Video game designer and programmer known for creating the indie games Braid and The Witness. He also helped found the investment company Indie Fund, which focuses on independent video games.

Before Fame

He attended the University of California, Berkley, but left before graduating. He then founded the design company Bolt-Action, which later folded in 2000.

Trivia

He was featured in Indie Game: The Movie. He also spent time writing for Game Developer Magazine.

Family Life

He grew up in a devoutly religious household, with an older sister who was disowned for being a lesbian.

Associated With

He and Mike Hommel are both known for their contributions to the indie gaming.