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.
SAMANTHA RAMSAY | @goawayimcrabby
Project Lead/Artist for Moonshell Island, Portrait Artist for Santria
Founder Samantha Ramsay (aka Sam) is a pixel artist & eLearning developer based in coastal British Columbia.
Sam’s experience in eLearning development and involvement in game projects at Melcher Studios (2016-present) lends well to her roles in game development. Though Sam currently oversees most areas of Moonshell Island’s development, she looks forward to devoting more time to doing what she does best as the lead artist for the project. In 2020, Sam’s Moonshell Island submission was awarded the Massive Sacks of Cash grant ($500/month for that year) by Massive Corporation Game Studios. In 2022, Sam was accepted into the Baby Ghosts concept grant and peer accelerator program by Weird Ghosts and Gamma Space.
ANNA EICHENAUER | @QueerGermanGirl
Composer for Moonshell Island and Elephant Music
Anna Eichenauer 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.