Japanese visual novels are set in Japan with Japanese characters...because they're made by Japanese studios in Japan for Japanese people.
Then I actually see how they intend to go about this and it strikes me as a plan that doesn't take into account the full breadth and depth of the medium as it stands. That they're coming into the development process with a very narrow per-conceived notion of what a visual novel is and does and has. Sometimes, I see a Kickstarter description that makes me wonder if the developer has ever actually played a visual novel before deciding to make one.
Innovation in a medium is great. It infuses new blood and keeps things nice and spicy. But what does that actually look like in an effective way
This week’s theme: Yaoijam+ entries. Yaoijam is an annual visual novel game jam focusing on games that feature mlm or bxb relationships. This years's Yaoijam+ was a way for developers to finish games they had already started.
This week’s theme: More games from the Bundle for Racial Equality. Even though it's no longer on sale there were just SO MANY I wanted to play, I had to come back to it.
This week’s theme: Games about and featuring dads!
This week’s theme: Breaking into the Bundle for Racial Justice.
So you have a kickin' idea, a real cracker of a project. Something you're going to need to hire people on for or gather collaborators. But maybe you're a little new to this whole….producer/director/creator thing. Where do you start? Let's look at a quick rundown of how you can get your project off to a… Continue reading Project Management 101: Surviving Your First Production