The authorized biography of pioneering video games developer to be available in English for the first time with new bonus material
Saint-Denis, France – October 26, 2015 – Eric Chahi, the pioneering game developer behind Another World (aka, Out of this World) and From Dust, is offering a rare look into his career that helped shape the gaming industry as we know it today. Previously only available in French, The Digital Lounge is currently seeking Kickstarter crowdfunding support for the English-language version of the hardback book Eric Chahi – Journey of a French Video Game Creator.
Written by Daniel Ichbiah and published by Pix’n Love Editions, Eric Chahi – Journey of a French Video Game Creator provides a rare insight into the creative process and development of Another World, Heart of Darkness, Future Wars – Adventures in Time, Infernal Runner and From Dust. Spanning Chahi’s 30-year career, the new edition planned for release during June 2016 will also include extra, never-seen-before bonus material.
Abrial Da Costa, of The Digital Lounge said:
“Eric Chahi’s talent is matched only by his immense modesty. He nonetheless was willing to tell us his incredible story in a fascinating testimonial. This tale, full of magic, superpowers and daydreams, is sprinkled with exclusive visuals: concept art, sketches, artwork and storyboards. These are used to highlight the words of a decidedly unusual creator.”
Here is the announcement video:
The original French language version of Eric Chahi – Journey of a French Video Game Creator is currently available here.
The English language version is planned for release during June 2016 and is currently seeking crowdfunding support via Kickstarter.
Source: Press Release