Introducing Kore: The Mysteries

Based on the myth of Persephone (Kore) and Demeter, Kore: The Mysteries takes the player through a series of trials inspired by the ancient Eleusinian mysteries. The artwork will come later, but for now I’m finding free images online, like this one of the game’s guide / mentor Ekati (Hecate — the ancient goddess of the crossroads, also known as the “bitch goddess”). I’ve started to build out wireframes to test the idea (for the first level) and I will be seeking playtesters soon. As can be expected, the wireframes are very crude — but I’m having a blast putting … Keep goin’

Ingredient #2: Activism

You, you, you. You! Or me? In the past few years, I’ve noticed something about New Year’s resolutions.  They are usually focused in one direction, and one direction only: self-improvement. While there’s nothing wrong with shedding some cookie-induced superfluous poundage, or vowing to work less and live more, it seems odd that, supplementing this, there are very few resolutions outside of the self. What about helping someone else? Too freaking vague, perhaps.  Or maybe you don’t know what you care about yet.  In any case, it’s high time to figure it out. According to both the “Blue Zone” study, which … Keep goin’