Cheekynauts Entertainment is a Canadian studio on a mission to create games that immerse players in engaging worlds of inclusion and environmental stewardship.

We strive to build our games on accommodating, eco-friendly practices and reduce carbon in the atmosphere with this green website and regular contributions to environmental impact initiatives like Ecologi.


CRABBY SAM | @goawayimcrabby

Project Lead/Artist for Moonshell Island

Founder Crabby Sam is a pixel artist based in coastal British Columbia. Nostalgia for the 90s, the games and cartoons of the time, and her own island upbringing is the magic Sam aims to cultivate in the worlds she has a hand in creating. Having learned more about her ADHD since starting this game dev journey, Sam knows the importance of approachable communication, finding the path of least resistance, leaning into one’s strengths, and most of all having fun!


Artist for Moonshell Island

Specializing in character and prop design, Ain’s ability to work within an extensive range of styles and mediums makes her a versatile and effective team member. As a lifelong stan for RPGs, the fantasy genre, and colourful cartoons, Ain’s passion is reflected in her delightfully imaginative creations.

ANNA E. | @QueerGermanGirl

Composer for Moonshell Island and Elephant Music

Anna is an LA-based composer and music producer. Born in the southern German town Bamberg, she became interested in music production and songwriting at a young age. She landed her first video game composing gig in 2011. Since then, her music has been featured in numerous short films, commercials, documentaries, TV shows, high profile trailer campaigns and, of course, video games. In 2019 she won the 4th Sample Hero Scoring Competition. In 2021 she was awarded Composer of The Year by Protege.

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