Tyler Coleman has functioned as an independent game developer over the past 8 years. This includes work as a designer, programmer, producer, business manager, and more. His recent success was with the game Merchant, reaching over a million downloads on iOS, Android, and Steam. He's spoken at multiple events, including Game Developers Conference (GDC), PAX Dev, and more. His passions include procedural generation, rapid prototyping, algorithmic art, simulation, and education.