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MICHAEL GAO

I like to eat noodles. I also like to make apps and games with my wife and friends.

TIGER ROLL

An endless arcade twitch game where you guide Rollie the Tiger through the river, dodging any gators you see. As you travel farther, you come across more dangerous types of gators.

Team Smartypants

Put your brain to the test with Team Smartypants! Unlock multiplayer + stats to play with friends (up to 4) and to see your strongest & weakest points in 5 categories: Calculation, Memory, Reaction, Visual, and Teamwork.

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Random Facts

  • Lives in Los Angeles, CA
  • Grew up in Rockville, MD
  • Graduated from UCLA, Computer Science & Engineering major
  • Currently working at Scopely. More work experience at my LinkedIn
  • Started Chin and Cheeks LLC with wife. We make apps and games that we're passionate about. Read more here
  • Primarily creates apps with Swift and games with Unity
  • Has an Icelandic Sheepdog named Loki
  • Favorite singers include Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) and Sade. Favorite DJ is A-Trak. Favorite rapper is Black Thought
  • Favorite games include Final Fantasy VI, MGS2: Sons of Liberty, Smash: Melee, and Braid
  • Favorite food is ramen. Favorite restaurant is Din Tai Fung
  • Has a noodle blog
  • Owns a Squatty Potty
  • Hair is not naturally curly