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Overview (3)

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Birth NameBritney Kelly Brimhall
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Britney Brimhall was born on August 24, 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Britney Kelly Brimhall. She is known for her work on King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown (2001), King's Quest II: Romancing the Stones (2002) and Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine (2006).

Trivia (36)

She makes all her workers go through an initiation process. She once took a team of workers to the Grand Canyon, where she forced them to walk from the South Rim to the Colorado River and back in merely a day against the advice of park rangers. They were accosted by a large, potentially predatory beast on the trail and it was nearly midnight by the time they finished their hike. Her motivating nature, coupled with Christopher T. Warren's leadership abilities, is credited for getting the team out alive.
She sold her first piece of artwork to the Board of Education and had dreams of working as an animator for Disney.
Was a member of P.A.C.T., a program for gifted students, at Sequoya Elementary and Cocopah Middle School. She went on to compete in the Academic Decathalon at Chaparral High School, making it to the State Championships.
Was an avid athlete as a child, setting the school record for the relay race by creating a finely tuned racing team. By the sixth grade, she was asked to join the high school track team.
She co-founded AGD Interactive, LLC, a nonprofit game company, which aided in the revival of the adventure gaming genre. AGD stands for Anonymous Game Developers, as she didn't want to receive credit for her massive amounts of work. Vivendi Universal commended the team's efforts. She additionally co-founded Himalaya Studios, LLC, with Christopher T. Warren, which further aided the dying genre.
She is the youngest child of an all female family, although she grew up a tom boy.
She used to play the flute and plays the piano by ear, although she has never had a single lesson.
She used to volunteer, and eventually work, in wildlife rehabilitation, rescuing wildlife native to Arizona. After seeing pigeons turned away for being non-native, she turned her apartment into a pigeon rehab center. She raised injured, baby pigeons to maturity. One of her favorite recovered birds still lives directly outside her home after being released.
She used to rescue rats and mice from the pet store to keep them safe from snakes, and hide them in her closet so her mother wouldn't find them. One time, one of these rats escaped, and a price was put on its head by her mother.
Created the Africa Fund as a child and saved several thousand dollars to go on a self created foreign exchange program to East Africa. After saving the money, her mom denied her the chance to go. Upon turning eighteen, she made one of several trips to Africa.
Her great grandpa was the President of Brigham Young University. The Brimhall building at the school is named after him.
Her grandpa, uncle, and cousin were commemorated as the first family to have three subsequent generations graduate from the Stanford School of Business.
She once had the job of demo girl for Pop Pup dog bones, a Nylabone like product which could be microwaved like popcorn. No dogs would eat them.
Attendeded German classes with Vanderbilt University graduate, Shane Snyder.
She got into a heated debate with the Shell organization. She boycotted the Shell gas station for several years after an incident with an employee involving discrimination against Americans while living abroad in Australia. Peaceful relations resumed once said employee was fired.
Her favorite ice cream flavors are mint chip, chocolate peanut butter, and cookies n' cream. She believes that a person's ice cream preferences tell a lot about their personality.
Her family owns the Castles n Coasters and Golf n Stuff amusement parks, arcades and mini golf courses in California and Arizona. One of their parks was featured in the date scene from the Karate Kid. As a child, she was featured in commercials advertising the Arizona park.
Her father was roommates with Doug Seus, the owner of Bart the Bear and stunt devil of Brad Pitt from Legends of the Fall.
She was the recipient of the 2005 Game Developers Conference Scholarship Award. She was also awarded the opportunity to hand out trophies at the Game Developers Choice Awards and Independent Games Festival, earning her the title of "Trophy Girl". Before the show, she unknowingly stiffed the entire development team of Rockstar games, developers of Grand Theft Auto.
She was credited in her yearbook as being "the girl least likely to call you back". She was asked by hundreds of students to sign their yearbooks with an original drawing, which could one day be sold upon her becoming famous. She gladly obliged and hundreds of these drawings still exist today.
As a child, she created a German club even though she knew not a single word of German nor anyone who spoke the language. Later in life, she created the Occidental German Club and became the treasurer of the Arizona State University Cycling team, the German Club, and a religious group she was not even a member of. She was the President of the International Game Developers Association at Arizona State University.
She bred birds and feeder guppies as her first entrepreneurial venture. She grew so attached to her product, that she sold merely one.
She traveled across Africa by bike with Christopher T. Warren, and was invited by a local of the tiny, mountain top village of Mnolo into a hut for dinner. Was warned of being beheaded and turned into a head ornament. She went on a safari shortly thereafter, and had to push the vehicle after it bottomed out in close proximity to a herd of elephants.
She enjoys running in marathons and riding in century bike rides.
Her father died of cancer on December 3, 1989 while she was merely 10 years old.
Is a spokesperson for Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and created the most comprehensive website in the world related to the disorder.
Speaks German. She also has conversational abilities in Japanese and Swahili.
She was a power lifter in high school and won first place in her first competition. She qualified for the Junior Olympics, but declined, deciding to spend the summer as an exchange student in Japan instead.
She lived abroad in Germany, Australia, and Japan.
She is a fan of giant breeds of dogs. She owns a Great Dane named Hank the Hammer, named after both the main character of the book Hank the Cowdog and the character Hank the Hammer from World of Warcraft. She previously owned a Fila Brasileiro and co-owned an American Bulldog.
Has climbed two of the world's Seven Summits (Mount Kosciuszko in Australia and Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania).
Received a full ride scholarship to Arizona State University without even applying to the school, as well as the National Dean's List Award, awarded to the top 0.5% of college and university students.
At the age of 7, she heard that meat was taken from animals. Being highly empathetic and not wanting to steal from them, she became a vegetarian. Not knowing what encompassed a meatless diet, she soon became a meat eater again. At 10, after hearing animals were killed for meat, she refused to eat meat altogether and has been a vegetarian ever since.
Was classmates with Rider Strong at Occidental College. She dropped out of the Biochemistry program to pursue a career in computer game development. She returned to college at Arizona State University--alma matter of Lori Cole, her all time favorite computer game developer. She graduated with honors with a BA in German.
Classmates with Busy Philipps at both Cocopah Middle School and Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona.
She was scouted out by modeling agents from Next and BodyGlove but declined the opportunities. Eventually performed modeling work as a favor for Vintage Blooms.

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