Author: Amanda Tien

Amanda Tien enjoys video games that make her cry, laugh, punch bad guys, low-key fall in love, and pet dogs. She joined The Punished Backlog in December 2020 with a salty essay about Cyberpunk 2077. Since then, she has been much happier writing about detective games, indies, and strong femme protagonists like Commander Shepard. Her writing, art, and freelance graphic design work can be viewed at