Delaware game designer Matt Sharp, founder of Momiji Studios, started working on his latest game about five years ago. The resulting Video Game Fables is his humorous take on replaying old games, set in a ’90s-style 8-bit world.
On March 26 through 28, he’ll show that game publicly for the first time at Makers Play, a virtual indie game and makerspace showcase put on by the Baltimore-based Indie Maker Syndicate.
“It’s about characters who live in a game world and they kind of know it’s a game world,” said Sharp. The characters haven’t been played in years, and when you, the player, return, things go awry. “They haven’t had anyone use the game for a while, so it’s kind of rusty. The whole script goes completely off the rails [and] you have to get things back to normal.”
The game can currently be wishlisted on Steam, but if you want to try it out, you’ll have to…