Welcome to Ask An Indie where we interview local independent game developers to learn how they make, do and create.
The Indie: Lane Davis, Game Designer/Programmer, Escape Industries
What inspired you to start making games?
Munchkin. You know, the board game. If that hack Steve Jackson can make millions with half-rate dreck, anyone can do it.
Seriously though, it’s something that goes back to the very start. My parents saved the earliest papers I wrote for first grade, and they all read like I’m describing new dungeons in A Link to the Past, complete with diagrams and drawings of enemies.
It’s an obsession. It’s something I can’t NOT do. It’s cut into classes as long as I was in school and into work forever after. It’s like a (very fun) mental disorder.
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