Boyer began a record label, KittyBoo Records, out of Denton, Texas in 1995. KittyBoo released 3 records: the debut 7" from Poopiehead, a Bunnygrunt / Tullycraft split 7", and the 7" soundtrack to J. Otto Seibold's Free Lunch children's book, with narration and instruments by singer, songwriter, Blue Man Group and They Might Be Giants collaborator and film-strip artist Brian Dewan.
Boyer was a contributor to both the print magazine and website of multi-format computer and video game magazine Edge from 2004 to 2006, and served as news editor for Gamasutra, an internationally recognized and Webby Award winning online community for video game developers which is owned and operated by Think Services (formerly CMP Media). In November 2008 he helped found Offworld, a video game blog owned by Boing Boing, where he served as editor through October 2009.
In 2011, Brandon Boyer successfully ran a Kickstarter-campaign for an Offworld-successor called Venus Patrol. In the Kickstarter, exclusive rewards of amongst others Keita Takahashi, Adam Saltsman, Vlambeer and Superbrothers were offered to prospective subscribers. Venus Patrol launched on September 10, 2012. Boyer was diagnosed with cancer.
Boyer currently resides in Austin.
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- Dallas - Music - Free KittyBoo. Dallas Observer (Aug 27, 1998)
- Boing Boing launches game blog Offworld. CNET (Nov 17, 2008)
- Boing Boing: The World's Greatest Neurozine! Boing Boing (Oct 06, 2009)
- May 12, 2010 Independent Games Festival Names Boyer As Chairman. IGF (May 12, 2010)
- Sinclair, Brendan (July 31, 2015). "Kelly Wallick appointed IGF Chair". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved September 12, 2015.
- Venus Patrol
- Strom, Steven (Mar 13, 2014). "Help stop Brandon Boyer’s cancer by buying great games". GameZebo. Retrieved September 12, 2015.
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