Lead Designer, Buried Signal
Jason Roberts is an independent game developer living in Berkeley, California. He was a software engineer who dabbled in visual art before leaving his job in 2012 to pursue creative ambitions. The award-winning Gorogoa is his first game.
Learn more about Buried Signal and Gorogoa at gorogoa.com.
This talk will look closely at how visual design and puzzle design in Gorogoa are not only entangled; they are one and the same. This merging of art and mechanics is what makes the game compelling, but it also made production an intense challenge.