Gamechangers

Nathalie Verweij, Hannah Beuger and Anna Richter grew up as nerdy girls, playing tons of games but not really finding their place in the world. They felt like outcasts, until they realized that making games is actually a job. And that they were good at it. They formed a bond at the university of Breda in Netherlands. Their friendship is still strong, as all three have found a creative home at Coffee Stain Studios in Sweden.

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