By Brian W. Shea


About Me

I'm a software architect, art instructor, indy game creator, gear head, dog musher, retro enthusiast, proud parent... and overall geek. Find me on LinkedIn.


Retro monitor with atari graphics

"Metal... what?" (a classic NES reference) is a name I’ve used in conjunction with various projects over the years; including web design, animation, music, comics, and indy video games. If you’re interested in any past projects, feel free to contact me. is all about jumping into new territories, and celebrating technology as a medium.


Featured Games

Over the years I've created many indy games and homebrews covering a wide variety of genres. My games have always been a labor of love and are completely free - so download and enjoy!

Super Sand Castles Indy Game

Super Sand Castles

Experience the sequel to the homebrew Atari 2600 game "Sand Castles". Jack the Apple is back in an all-new adventure on Sandcastle Island. Jack's arch nemesis, the evil Reaper is back too with tons of new baddies under his command! Best of all, it's free! (Watch a video)

Atari Homebrew Games by

Atari 2600 Games

These are real games that can play on real Atari 2600 systems! They can be ordered on physical cartridge, downloaded for use in emulators, or even played online - right in your web browser. Click the button below to learn more...

Galactic Penguin platformer indy game

Galactic Penguin

Galactic Penguin is an out-of-this-world platformer game for PC. It features a full 8-bit style soundtrack, original characters, and tons of interstellar action. Take a peek at the gameplay in this video.

Galactic penguin sonic speed indy platformer

Rocket Penguin

Join Durango, the rocket penguin on a quest to collect rings, find chaos zirconias, and defeat the bad guys. Download Rocket Penguin for Windows PC, right here... 68k classic Macintosh blog

The 68K Blog

Resources, hacks, and adventures with classic Macintosh computers.


Contact Me

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