Writing, design, layout, & illustration




Sarah Doombringer (she/her) is the author of the tabletop role playing game Velvet Glove and co-author of Bluebeard’s Bride. She has been designing role playing games with Magpie Games since 2016, and has done freelance work for several role playing games, such as Kids On Bikes, The Baby Bestiary 1 & 2, and Kult: Divinity Lost. She got her start in the role playing game industry doing illustration and layout.

Sarah has been a guest instructor at Washington University in St. Louis, a guest lecturer at the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality as well as at DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media, and assisted at simulations for the Harvard Business School. Her artwork has been exhibited in the United States, Australia and Ireland.

Sarah has a degree in Visual Communication from Washington University in St. Louis, and currently lives in St. Louis with her husband, son, and cranky elder cat, Phooka. She can be found at various gaming conventions every year.

Awards include:

  • Indiecade Grand Jury Award for Bluebeard’s Bride

  • Indie Groundbreakers Game of the Year for Bluebeard’s Bride

  • Indie Groundbreakers Best Art for Bluebeard’s Bride

  • First Metatopia scholarship from the Indie Games Developer Network

  • Gold ENnie for her work on the ConTessa blog





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