Episode 14 – Conversation with game developer Kira @Stylish_Kira

In this episode I speak with Kira, developer and founder at Kira, developer of Spooky’s Jump Scare Mansion, Lost in Vivo, and contributor to the DreadXP series and maker of Uktena 64!

00:00 – 1:30 – Introduction

1:30 – 9:00 – We talk about what made Kira land on the horror genre and why they feel it is easy to them, what they enjoy about the genre, what they think makes a good horror game/movie

9:00 -14:30 – We talk about what got Kira into making games and advice they might give to those based on their experiences.

14:30 – 15:30 – We talk about Kira’s favorite childhood game(s), and what it was about them that they enjoyed.

15:30 – 20:15 – We talk about what makes games enjoyable now

20:15 – 26:30 – We talk about horror games and how they view the genre as a whole currently.

26:30 – 30:00 – We talk about current favorite and enjoyed games

30:00 – 31:45 – We continue the discussion about tactics games

31:45 – 34:00 – We talk about popular games that just didn’t really click for them

34:00 – 36:15 – We talk about other games that Kira will typically be able to enjoy no matter how many times they’ve played it

36:15 – 45:00 – We talk about a game they feel might not have been given as much credit as it deserves as well as Metroid/Igavania games, branching into difficult games.

45:00 – 47:45 – We talk about gaming trends they have been enjoying

47:45 – 50:00 – We talk Resident Evil

50:00 – 58:30 – I turn the floor over to Kira and we wrap things up

58:30 – End – Closing

Find out more about what Kira does at https://www.kira-llc.com

Check out their Twitter to keep up to date on what they do https://twitter.com/Stylish_Kira