Your job will be to provide high quality sprites and tiles that can be used throughout the game. Visual fidelity is an extremely important aspect of Pokémon: Phoenix Rising so a flair for pixel art and an adaptable style is crucial.
As a programmer, you will be in charge of ensuring systems work efficiently, as well as adding new features to the game. This ranges from UI, to gameplay systems, to small engine related changes that will improve user experience. Knowledge of the “Pokémon Essentials Starter Kit”, RGSS and Ruby are essential.
Events that occur during the game between important plot points must be engaging. This is an important aspect of making a game fun to play, as well as making the story feel more meaningful. As a gameplay writer it will be your duty to help decide on how the game plays out, writing events that transpire between the plot points and deciding on how to make the progression of the storyline more engaging. A good knowledge of how gameplay and story progression work are essential. Good knowledge of RMXP and/or the “Pokémon Essentials Starter Kit” is also necessary.
If you think that you have something you can offer Pokémon: Phoenix Rising, please feel free to contact me! There are many talents out there that could certainly aid production and I’d love to hear from you if you would enjoy being on a team of developers trying their best to create a great user experience!
Our new sub-reddit is where we hope to hold most of our discussion and updates. Very often we will interact with the community and get opinions on what you would like to see, and also get feedback on any new updates or announcements. Reddit will be a great place to sit down and chat about the development of the game and contribute your views, opinions, or work if you so wish to!
Here Gav will be updating most screenshots, occasional development journals, maps, and more. It’s a great place to find and contact Gav, as well as keep an eye on development!
Occasionally there will be exclusive development images and events put up on the Twitter page. You can get into contact with the team easily, and also give us feedback on any updates we add! Give us a follow if you want immediate updates when there’s any announcements.