We're making a 13-episode motion web comic as well as a game. The comic will serve as a prelude to the game and will tell the story of Valerie Matthews, a young school teacher who gets in over her head with the family of one of her students. The comic is titled, "Death of a School Teacher: A Dire Dilemma."
I've been working to get design docs ready for our programmers. This is no small task and I've learned a few things about the elements required to make a good one. I'd like to walk you through how I build a puzzle design doc.
Now that the Internet hate hoohah about how "There's a woman in my game!" has cooled off, I think we can begin to take a far more realistic approach to the continual increase in women in game development careers and playing games.
I've just hired a couple of programmers to tackle our puzzles for Chapter 01, and I can't wait to see what they do. Hiring programmers is much easier than I expected. Keeping them is harder.