About the Hivemind

Hillary Fotino

Hillary Fotino is the head of the company, handling the financials, paperwork, design, and writing. It started when she wanted to run a game, and asked her players what they wanted to play. After two tumultuous years, it finalized the game into the first product we presented; Nightshade Academy. Hillary has her degree in Interactive Media and Game Design from Worcester Polytechnical Institute.

Amanda Sieracki

Amanda Sieracki is the lead artist, main editor, public relations, advertising, general keeper of all things calendar-related, and more. Joining in Hillary's multiple-era spanning game during Age of Steam's alpha run, they quickly began doing art of the characters. This continued through the rest of the alpha, and into beta. Amanda also dabbles in writing and web design.