mango goes to mewsic school
Winner of the Diversity in Video Games Competition at the Congressional Black Caucus' 2023 Legislative Conference, sponsored by the Entertainment Software Association.
Mango Goes to Mewsic School is a rhythm-based RPG, developed in a semester with co-developer Cecil Kong. Play as Mango, a cat who dreams of going to music school, and learn the principles of four diverse genres—K-Pop, Afrobeats, Classical, and Jazz—to become the best possible applicant.
Role(s): Developer, Programmer, Designer
As one of two people developing this game, I was intensively involved in the game design, including map design, narrative and mechanics. As a programmer, I also implemented countless gameplay systems, including but not limited to:
Beat-synced obstacles, decor, and UI
Tile-based movement and collision detection using raycasting
Rhythm game sequence/progression
Dialogue implementation using Yarnspinner
Player health and damage