Hi, I'm

Shayne Hayes

Game Developer
& Educator


2021 Hour of Code: Timecraft

I helped develop this hour-long Minecraft lesson that teachers all over the world are using as an intro to coding!

Minecraft Marketplace Content

Under the pseudonym "Cold Fusion," I've developed several original DLC packs for Minecraft. See the full catalogue here!

UNESCO Peace With Nature Challenge

I was the lead developer of this Minecraft world which challenges students to engage with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Environmental Game Design Playbook

I was a contributing author to this detailed guidebook for game developers looking to integrate climate action into their games.

Indie Games & Jam Entries

I've published a few small, scrappy indie titles on the itch.io storefront - mainly as learning exercises.


Zefeir was my senior capstone project, developed by a small team of students in Unity. I was the producer and vfx lead.

Diversity Series

I was a gameplay designer for the "Diversity" Minecraft map series, which achieved a Guinness Record as well as a Minecon panel!

Contact Me

I'd love to hear from you!

Email: mail@shaynehayes.net