Interview with Maxence Devoghelaere by Peter Ward
What is your first gaming experience?
My first personal gaming experience was IDEO, an heroic fantasy webgame which I created with friends during my studies.
And in my company 3DDUO, my first experience was LEELH, a survival 3D MMO playable in the browsers.
What got you into programming games?
I’m not programmer 😉 I’m game manager at 3DDUO, a kind of project manager.
What development tools or coding did you use?
At 3DDUO, Developers are using Unity 3D.
What hurdles did you have making your current game?
The gameplay of Epic Loon is based on physics engine so the main difficulty was to calibrate correctly it to have weird behaviours of the character but keeping playability; complex equation…
After the completion of the game what game will you make?
We don’t know. For the moment we focus on it. We’ve imagined Epic Loon to be able to evolve if it’s a success so maybe then we’ll work on content updates on this game 😉
What other games have you made you made?
I have took the time to count and since the creation of 3DDUO, we’ve developed 126 games.
Our pride :
– Code Lyoko Social Game
– Rushin’ Paris
– Save the Dodos
– Fort Boyard Run
My favourite computer was my Amiga and console the Megadrive do you have a favourite?
The first pentium of my dad is a great memory because it permitted me to discover the Lucas Arts collection of Point & Click. The launch of the game on DOS was the first riddle of each game 😉
Concerning consoles, I loved Super Nintendo. In fact when I was young, I played a lot with my brother on Super Nintendo and Megadrive. One day, we were quareling on Street of Rage and we wera doing a lot of noise. My dad climbed the stairs, came into the room, disconnected the consoles, opened the window and threw them in the garden.
The Super Nintendo survived ! 🙂
What is your favourite retro game?
Without hesitation : Day of the Tentacles
Whats the worst game you have ever played?
Superman on Nintendo 64 !
Finally what game or feature would you like to see on Retrogamesmaster in the future?
Indie Games which have a retro look or reviews of modern remakes of retro games