HIGH Wide-open levels offering lots of room to play with momentum.
LOW The most absurd difficulty spike I’ve seen in ages.
WTF Inexplicably dashing straight down into hazards.
Based out of Colorado, Serenity Forge is an indie developer-turned-publisher. The company developers its own games but also publishers the indie games of other studios, including the recent Four Sided Fantasy, a puzzle-platformer centered around screen-wrap and locking the game camera in order to overcome environmental challenges.
Founder and CEO of Serenity Forge, Zhenghua Yang, or Z, as he prefers to be called, was onsite at IndieCade 2016 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in order to help promote the recent launch of Four Sided Fantasy.
I talked with him about Serenity Forge and the state of indie development and publishing today.
HIGH Piloting a blob firing projectiles and swinging swords in all directions
LOW Playing chicken against bullet-pattern reload periods
WTF Enemies can be picked up, but bosses can't