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Founder’s Profile

Hello, I’m Tammylie Romanors, the founder of Gear Up Play On. I’m thrilled to share my journey with you and explain the vision behind our platform. Gear Up Play On is my labor of love, created to be your ultimate source for gaming news, industry insights, and expert strategies.

Early Life and Education

My passion for gaming and technology began at an early age. Growing up in a tech-savvy household, I was introduced to video games by my father, who was a software engineer. This early exposure ignited my interest in gaming and technology, leading me to pursue a degree in Computer Science from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). During my time at MIT, I honed my skills in programming and game design, which laid the foundation for my future career.

Career Beginnings

After graduating from MIT, I embarked on my professional journey in the gaming industry. I started as a game developer at a leading gaming company, where I worked on several high-profile projects. My innovative approach and dedication quickly earned me a reputation as a talented developer and a rising star in the industry.

Founding Gear Up Play On

In 2015, I decided to take my passion for gaming to the next level by founding Gear Up Play On. I recognized a gap in the market for a comprehensive, reliable source of gaming news and industry insights. With my extensive knowledge and industry connections, I set out to create a platform that would serve as the ultimate resource for gamers.

Vision and Mission

Under my leadership, Gear Up Play On has grown into a trusted source for gaming enthusiasts around the world. My vision is to empower gamers by providing them with the latest information, expert strategies, and in-depth reviews. I believe in the importance of community and strive to foster a supportive and inclusive environment for all gamers.

Achievements and Recognition

Throughout my career, I’ve received numerous accolades for my contributions to the gaming industry. I’ve been featured in several prestigious publications, including Forbes and Wired, and have been invited to speak at major industry events such as the Game Developers Conference (GDC) and E3. My expertise and insights are highly sought after, and I continue to influence the industry through my work at Gear Up Play On.

Personal Life

Despite my busy professional life, I remain an avid gamer. I enjoy playing a wide variety of games, from first-person shooters to strategy games, and often stream my gameplay on social media platforms. In my free time, I also love exploring new technologies and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the tech world.


I am deeply committed to giving back to the community. As an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the gaming industry, I support several initiatives aimed at encouraging young women to pursue careers in tech and gaming. Through Gear Up Play On, I’ve launched several scholarship programs and mentorship opportunities for aspiring game developers.

Looking Ahead

As Gear Up Play On continues to grow, I remain dedicated to my mission of providing gamers with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed. I am constantly exploring new ways to innovate and expand the platform, ensuring that Gear Up Play On remains at the forefront of the gaming industry.

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