– Do you have any advice for designers that would love to follow in your footsteps?
– I would say not to follow in my footsteps. Create your own path so you can add something unique to the industry.
From a design perspective, it’s useful to understand what audiences exist for games; and how diverse the form actually is. And while success can be achieved by catering to the aesthetic of a particular audience, games that break the mold are often the most interesting. Still, it is worth contemplating what pleasures gamers draw from the games they play, and why they enjoy them.