Teddy Dief

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Teddy Dief
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
💼 Occupation
Game Designer
We Are OFK, Hyper Light Drifter

Teddy Dief (born 1987 in Illinois) is an independent writer/director and game designer, currently director and co-writer of We Are OFK, a musical and interactive series set to launch in the spring of 2021.[1][2]


Dief started their career as a game designer at Disney in 2010.[3][4] Dief co-designed the award-winning RPG Hyper Light Drifter across Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox, Apple and PC platforms.[5][6] Dief was a game narrative researcher at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and was hired by Square Enix Montreal as a creative director after the release of their indie RPG in 2016, and later in 2018 Dief parted ways.[7][8][9] Dief co-founded LA game collective Glitch City and the Square Bowl charity.[10][11]


  • Din
  • Jumpkick Justice
  • Alphabeats
  • Kyoto Wild
  • Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Online
  • Hulk <3 Fabio
  • The Moonlighters
  • Zodiac Mall Ball
  • Shove Pro
  • Fitz Packerton
  • Hyper Light Drifter[12]


  1. Carpenter, Nicole (2020-12-10). "The Game Awards 2020: the biggest announcements". Polygon. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  2. "We Are OFK is an episodic game series about a virtual band". Rock Paper Shotgun. 2020-12-11. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  3. "What is the best game engine: is GameMaker right for you?". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  4. "ENTER NOW: We're Giving Away Passes To Pixelatl 2017". Cartoon Brew. 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  5. "Take A Memorable Trip In 'Fitz Packerton'". www.vice.com. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  6. "'Hyper Light Drifter' co-designer returns with indie-pop series 'We are OFK'". Engadget. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  7. Horti, Samuel (2018-01-30). "Hyper Light Drifter designer Teddy Dief leaves Square Enix Montreal after studio cancels his next game". PC Gamer. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  8. "Co-designer of Hyper Light Drifter teases new game, Palmtree Project". Nintendo Wire. 2020-05-05. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  9. "Square Enix Montreal Creative Director Teddy Dief Announces Departure; Returning to Indie Development". Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  10. "Square Enix Montreal cancels game led by Hyper Light Drifter's Teddy Dief". Destructoid. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  11. "When We Made... Hyper Light Drifter". MCV/DEVELOP. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2021-01-29.
  12. Carpenter, Nicole (2020-12-10). "Hyper Light Drifter designer announces 'making-of-the-band' interactive series". Polygon. Retrieved 2021-01-29.

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