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Rahul Sehgal is a game designer and the founder of Roach Interactive Pvt.Ltd.

A graduate of VFS (Vancouver Film School)’s Game Design program, Rahul has performed the roles of QA Intern, Level Designer, Game Designer, Producer and Creative Director.

He interned at Piranha Games in Vancouver before relocating to Hyderabad to take up a Game Designer’s position in Gameloft in 2010. He left Gameloft in 2011 to establish Roach Interactive.

Rahul is also involved in education for Interactive Media since 2010, mentoring and instructing B.Tech, B.FA and diploma students in Concept creation, Design, Project management and Marketing.

He used to live on a Boat. True story.


Member Blogs

Posted by rahul sehgal on Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:48:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Art
Having a sound career strategy is essential for video game-makers to be able to do meaningful work as well as earn a decent living. In this article I chart out the broad contours of the actions one should take to prepare for the future

Posted by rahul sehgal on Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:29:00 EDT in Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie
From the trenches of Indie game development, an analysis of why I do what I do.

How we may have just saved our game from possible oblivion by launching on PC instead of mobile

Posted by rahul sehgal on Wed, 17 Feb 2016 02:08:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Art, Serious, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Our experience of deep-rooted gender bias in the game industry, realized by casting a female protagonist in an Adventure game.

Posted by rahul sehgal on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 01:11:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Our motivation behind; and journey of, creating an action game with a female protagonist and without violence, working mindfully and what the project means to us.

Posted by rahul sehgal on Tue, 22 Dec 2015 02:00:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
A path finding introduction for individuals looking to break into the game industry, or just make games on their own.

rahul sehgal's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/04/2019 - 10:32]

Great article Chirag, I learnt ...

Great article Chirag, I learnt a lot Keep them coming :

Comment In: [Blog - 10/14/2016 - 09:29]

Thank you, I hope it ...

Thank you, I hope it helps

Comment In: [Blog - 03/29/2016 - 08:39]

Hey Johan, r n r ...

Hey Johan, r n r nThank for reading and commenting. That 's very well put the game should be the main focus. It turns out that our understanding of the appropriate platform was wrong, and we have hopefully corrected that

Comment In: [Blog - 03/17/2016 - 08:12]

Nicholas, thank you for the ...

Nicholas, thank you for the very well written article detailing your experience. I 'd say that considering this was your first game, you hit it out of the park. r n r nCreating a full, complete game, finding a publisher, making promotional material and releasing it is a massively difficult ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/17/2016 - 02:08]

Max, r n r nThank ...

Max, r n r nThank you for reading and sharing your thoughts. Yes, I agree that it 's ideal to allow players to choose characters, but our goal was different altogether it was to allow players to discover that it really doesn 't hurt to play as a little girl.

Comment In: [Blog - 02/04/2016 - 01:29]

It 's pretty terrifying to ...

It 's pretty terrifying to market a mobile game these days. We 've spent a year and a half creating Bird of Light, and now that it 's time to get the game out there we are realizing the magnitude of the discoverability problem. What makes it harder is that ...