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Any developers from Japan here?

05-18-2011, 12:08 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Posts: 281
Any developers from Japan here?

Hi there
Are there any Japanese developers on here?
Where are you based?
What are you working on now?
What is your experience developing and submitting apps?
What are your feelings on the difference between east and west with regard to games and development?
And if you're in Kansai region, let's get a beer and talk tech

Game source code for PC, Mac, Linux and iOS here.
05-23-2011, 09:41 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: The Land of The Rising Sun
Posts: 146
I am not Japanese, but I am based in Tokyo. I work at Tonchidot, the makers of Sekai Camera. As for the other questions, I don't really experience any difference developing or submitting apps than in other countries, I think.

I suppose that I notice some differences in game design between East and West. I might say something like Japanese games tend to have more of a set path and Western games tend to favor free-exploration. But that is kind of a stereotype of which there are many exceptions. In all honesty, I don't really buy many of the supposed differences between "East" and "West," I guess.

I am not in Kansai, but maybe I can look you up when I head down there. I love Kyoto.

Developer of Petri. Available now on the iTunes Store.

These days I work with Tonchidot on Sekai Camera.
05-24-2011, 02:47 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Posts: 281
Hi there
Yeah, if you come to Kyoto give us a shout.
What are you working on now?

Game source code for PC, Mac, Linux and iOS here.
05-24-2011, 10:09 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: The Land of The Rising Sun
Posts: 146
Now, a new project, but in the earliest stages of development, so not much talk about...

Developer of Petri. Available now on the iTunes Store.

These days I work with Tonchidot on Sekai Camera.