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Sergio Rosa's Blog


Founder and "Somewhat-Creative Director" of The Domaginarium, an independent game development studio. Just released story-driven adventure/"empathy game" titled Enola, on Steam.

He is also addicted to screenwriting and storytelling in general.

You can follow Sergio on Twitter at @magnolia_fan and you can also visit his blog.


Member Blogs

Posted by Sergio Rosa on Mon, 10 Aug 2015 02:31:00 EDT in Design, Art, Console/PC, Indie
Enola was a challenging game to make. Not because it was hard to program, but because it was about sensitive subjects (and way too many subplots). Maybe it wasn’t the best option for a “first” game, but we're happy with the game we made.

Posted by Sergio Rosa on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:44:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
It’d be interesting to see games with “stupid choices” where outcomes are not clear at all. Logical convention says players should know how their choices affect the world around them, but I see no reason why we need to lay out everything in front of them.

Posted by Sergio Rosa on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 EDT in
This "so-ultra-violent" 'Hatred' videogame is doing exactly the same thing other games have done in the past, but for some reason a lot of people react like they just realized evil exists in the world.

Posted by Sergio Rosa on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:11:00 EDT in Indie
So, gamers are offended that a videogame female character says she doesn't trust men (calling her feminist), but they don't care that she said that because she was a rape victim and actually fears men? That's totally OK because... reasons... right?

Posted by Sergio Rosa on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:46:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Indie
I began working on this game with the idea of making a "scary horror game" but the more I worked on it the more it became a nice but bittersweet love story between two girls. Logical convention says this was completely wrong... (but was I really wrong?)

Posted by Sergio Rosa on Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:00 EDT in Design, Indie
I don’t really know when the “rape" idea came up. I do know it took me a while to really decide if that was the path to go, not because I was worried about the event itself but because “rape” has become such a bad word in the gaming industry

Sergio Rosa's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/23/2015 - 12:25]

Quick questions, Microsoft 's ID@XBOX ...

Quick questions, Microsoft 's ID@XBOX program still takes a long time to get kits delivered, right I don 't know if I missed it, but Nintendo or Microsoft giving Unity away for free works only for platform exclusives, or does it also work for cross platform titles like I went ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/17/2014 - 03:44]

Yeah, that 's true. It ...

Yeah, that 's true. It 'd require a lot of thought when incorporating alternate paths so, regardless your choice you can still overcome whatever obstacle you find in the future even if you use a different method using the tools you have at your disposal. r n r nSo it ...

Comment In: [Blog - 10/15/2014 - 02:02]

Interest reading. If anything, I ...

Interest reading. If anything, I do have to question the whole don 't fight back mantra that surrounds most horror games these days. Like how your examples of Resident Evil turn the whole horror simulator into something else because they become about shooting. r n r nSo, for example I ...

Comment In: [News - 10/01/2014 - 04:26]

Correct me if I 'm ...

Correct me if I 'm wrong, but doesn 't The Yogscast already ask a percentage of the revenue from developers to play their games and make videos about them This sounds like The Yogscast making some sort of invitation to devs saying Hey, help us help you. We can play ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/30/2014 - 01:46]

Well that 's a good ...

Well that 's a good question and one I had to deal a lot. According to the story, there 's one character that builds a lot of death traps so a lot of danger comes from the environment. I don 't have any kind of health bar nor sanity meter, ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/30/2014 - 02:31]

Well it was online at ...

Well it was online at some point but it was too NSFW so I took it down. Basically the story is about a man who molested his daughter... I think that upset some people in my country, maybe because they don 't like to see in movies something that actually ...