Ten Questions With… Sim Yih Chun (Nerdook Productions)
A while back we took a look at Vertical Drop Heroes HD, a full blown remake of the original Flash title. The game not only retained all the addictive elements of the original release, but added tons of new features and plenty of polished. What makes it even more impressive is that it is the work of just one person, Sim Yih Chun. Fortunately for us Sim was able to spare some time to answer our questions.
Can you give our readers a quick introduction of yourself and the studio?
How did the idea for Vertical Drop Heroes HD come about?
What are the games that influenced you and how?
What features of Vertical Drop Heroes HD are you the most proud of?
What was the biggest challenge while creating Vertical Drop Heroes HD?
What aspect of creating the game was the most fun?
Do you have any advice for other developers that want to go the Indie route?
What are the future plans for Vertical Drop Heroes/Nerdook?
What is the most unusual thing on your desk right now?
Anything else you would like to add?
Our thanks to Sim for putting up with our questions and for delivering such an addictive gaming experience. If you are not yet familiar with Vertical Drop Heroes HD you can check out our review HERE and then head over to Steam or GOG to buy a copy. You can also check out the original Flash game over at Kongregate to see where it all began.