Sergio Rosa's Member Blogs
I began working on this game with the idea of making a "scary horror game" but the more I worked on it the more it became a nice but bittersweet love story between two girls. Logical convention says this was completely wrong... (but was I really wrong?)
I don’t really know when the “rape" idea came up. I do know it took me a while to really decide if that was the path to go, not because I was worried about the event itself but because “rape” has become such a bad word in the gaming industry
So the "female characters" guy is at it again. I could write a 10 paragraph post about the subject, but I'm just going to ask the question and let you answer.
This is a stupid question (as a Latin American, I don't understand the inner workings of your gaming industry): Why are there so many industry-related-people talking about wanting more female leads in games, but yet so few making games with a female lead
Rezzed was an amazing event and I met a lot of very nice people. Also, people were mostly surprised we had gone from the other side of the world just to present the game at the event, all the way from El Salvador.
At the end of the day I wonder when games can make a change, and when they are just a piece of entertainment.
Gone Home offered the level of exploration I would have expected from Dear Esther. However, in the future please stay away from adventure-ish game elements unless you really need them.
It is not my intention to provide an answer because I don't have any. I just question why I nobody complains when the male appears shirtless and shows "too much abs."
At the end of the day what’s the point in making tools available and open up platforms if, at some point, indies will have problems publishing their titles because they face “obstacles regarding legal issues and paperwork.”
Making games takes time, so based on last week’s events I have to ask “if games already take a lot of time, do you need to make development even more complicated by making it extremely ambitious?”
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