Summary: video-game designer and budding filmmaker who also drew attention for her writings on cultural topics and became a prominent video-game designer in the late 1990's, making sophisticated story-based CD-ROM games for young girls in an underserved population in a business largely aimed at adolescent boys, who along with her longtime companion, digital animator Jeremy Blake, had moved to Los Angeles but recently returned to New York, where she was working on writing and movie projects.
Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by alcohol and drug overdose
Born: October 26, 1966
Died: July 10, 2007
Location: New York City, New York