Onion Games‘ new sandbox RPG, which was very first declared in December 2020, will start in 2023, director and activity designer Yoshiro Kimura said in a new “Ask Kimura” section sent out to “The Solution Onion Cellar” e-newsletter subscribers.
As for the theme of the RPG, Kimura could not share a definitive respond to, but mentioned, “What I can say is that this time, I have been thinking a great deal about ‘children.’ That is the primary issue I have been wondering about.”
Onion Video games RPGs are regarded for getting a particular concept. moon, for example, was about love, when Chulip was about kissing.
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#01. When will the new video game be released?
Thank you for this important dilemma!
The solution is “next year”… but that is all we can say suitable now!
At this point, we are not in a spot exactly where we can announce a firm release day.
What we can say is that our initial transfer will be to incorporate a Steam website page with an undetermined release date…
…I feel, in any case.
And even then, it will almost certainly be one more six months prior to launch on any platform…
…I consider, anyway.
In get to announce a launch day, we have to be at a place in advancement wherever we know we can certainly preserve that date…
…and we’re not there nevertheless.
#02. What general concept is your new recreation going for, like how moon was about love, and Chulip was about kissing?
Thank you extremely considerably.
I have been obtaining lots of queries like this in English for quite some time, but I haven’t but experienced many possibilities to respond to them. I will attempt to solution them more typically from now on.
What is the theme of the match? That is in fact the problem.
I just can’t give you a definitive solution, mainly because I have been trying to thoroughly comprehend that as I make the game…
What I can say is that this time, I have been thinking a large amount about “children.” That is the principal factor I have been thinking about.
This is Kimura-san, your indie-videogame-earning Uncle. As you know, I’m at this time hard at do the job establishing a new RPG. These days, I want to converse about this “Rose-Tinted Globe.”
It looks that quantity of Japanese builders creating indie online games is likely up substantially. And now, very last month noticed the debut of a Tv drama termed Atom’s Past Shot, about a solo, auteur, indie activity making genius.
What an incredible time we stay in! I just can’t imagine there’s a Tv show like this in Japan! …But it is variety of odd. It is honestly not tremendous intriguing. Possibly simply because there is no “drudgery” in it?
In the true planet of indie video games, there are a lot of more frustrated developers than thriving ones. What you thought was going to be a bright, rose-tinted potential turns out to actually be stained crimson with blood!
In actuality, the earth of indie game titles is a lot more about obtaining tossed into a muddy, bloody battlefield.
Probably it is just that this show does not portray that bloody exhaustion that quite a few indie activity developers have.
Through the advancement of a match, you are constantly bleeding out your possess residing expenditures and other labor costs, and you in no way know if the upcoming transfusion will display up in time for the video game to make it to launch.
Even then—and even if you make an outrageously exciting game—there is no guarantee that it will see massive profits.
And even however we know that in progress, we video game developers have to retain performing to optimize our productivity. We have to preserve pushing ahead.
Indie recreation developers are mainly strange creatures that are continually functioning, laughing, and actively playing chess, all when bleeding profusely.
In any case, we’re heading to hold operating tough to full the new RPG!
I’m very absolutely sure that we’ll be wholly drained dry by the time it is finished, so when that time will come, please do have a glance at the activity (and perhaps purchase it if you can)!
November 24, 2022
Your Indie Game Earning Uncle