Manuel Kerssemakers

Tech Lead and Co-founder

Manuel Kerssemakers (He/Him) is co-founder and tech-lead at Abbey Games. He started his adventures in the game industry using GameMaker, participating in numerous game jams. After studying Artificial Intelligence, and finally learning some proper programming languages he grouped up with the other abbots to co-found Abbey Games in 2012. He has worked on all aspects of game development to ship Reus, Renowned Explorers and Godhood in a wild decade of independent gamedev. His focus is on rapid prototyping of new mechanics to support Abbey’s quest of creating original management games.

Games that Manuel worked on: Reus, Renowned Explorers, Godhood




How Saves Save The World – Building Management Games in Unity
October 6, 2022
Splashtop Stage
11:30  -  12:10