By now we’ve been exposed to a type of mixed media game referred to as “visual novels”. They are interactive games that became popular in Japan in the early 1990s. They are like “Choose Your Own Adventure” novels with digital gaming components which mostly focus on romance and adult scenarios. Recently, there has been a rise in popularity in America and video game developers are experimenting with they types of stories visual novels can explore.
We caught up with the innovative founders of Jetstreame’s, Godric Johnson, and creator of Patchwork Villain’s, Derek Scott, to talk about their upcoming indie visual novel game Cyberpunk Casanova.