Jessie Yaternick

Jessie Yaternick is a game designer and writer from Ottawa. She is the proud recipient of the Metatopia 2017 Sponsorship and a member of the Indie Game Developer Network. She is driven to promote diversity within the gaming industry; highlighting local talent and advocating for disadvantaged minorities.

Jessie is the creator of many innovative games, including Quarantine Heroes, Carnies, The Capo, Warriors of Valhalla, and Elderman. She has been featured as a game designer for tabletop games, a panelist for women in the gaming industry, and as a creator in various game-making workshops. Maiden Voyage Murder, is a murder mystery adventure that captivates players with intriguing characters and descriptive books for advanced role-play.