I recently sat down with Mike Lasch, creator of Paragon and Paragon Infinite, to get a good idea of the solo-Indie development landscape and see where his individual path has taken him. Warm and jovial, he is easy going and deeply dedicated to making gamers happy through his creations. It is somewhat difficult to find genuine concern for the player and the love of creating, but Mike has this quality.
His story is not an unusual one but that does not depreciate its importance: a man setting out into the world to program and code as his whims take him. He has participated in game jams such as Ludum Dare, fundraising events such as A Bundle of Love for Brandon, and works diligently to integrate into the wide community of game dev.
Let's see where our conversation takes us.Read More