DDRKirby(ISQ) (he/she/him/her) is an independent game developer and "9-bit" chiptune music artist. He is most well-known for his music, which blends traditional video game instrumentation with modern production techniques.



DDRKirby(ISQ) has been producing music since 2004 and has released over 1,000 songs on his Bandcamp page. Some of his most well-known works are rearrangements of video game tracks -- in particular, his remix of "Lonely Rolling Star" from Katamari Damacy and his remix of the Bowser theme from Super Mario 64. A large part of his music production comes from weekly "One Hour Compo" events, where participants are tasked with creating a song from scratch in just one hour.


DDRKirby(ISQ) has created dozens of small indie games since ~2011. Most of these games are entries from "Ludum Dare" game jam events, where participants are tasked with creating a game from scratch in the span of a single weekend. Some of his most well-known works include the music games "Ripple Runner", "Melody Muncher", and "Samurai Shaver", which took 1st place overall in Ludum Dare 40. DDRKirby(ISQ) makes up one half of "Cocoa Moss", a team that strives to make heartwarming games to share with others. More recently his focus has been turned toward "Rhythm Quest" a full-scale rhythm game.



Rhythm QuestYouTube

Love Everlasting [Lonely Rolling Star]YouTube

Welcome to My Kastle [Super Mario 64 - Koopa's Road]YouTube

Ripple RunnerYouTube

Samurai ShaverYouTube