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Jakarta Post

Indonesian game developers endure trolls, tough parents

  • Mohammad Fahmi


Tangerang   /   Wed, March 3 2021   /  01:00 am
A capture of Toge Production's 'Coffee Talk' video game (Coffee Talk/Courtesy of Toge Production)

Indonesians who dream of working in the video game industry face a number of challenges, including dealing with people who don't consider it a promising career. But some local video game developers have found success and have made Indonesia a force to be reckoned with in the global video game landscape, all while battling the doubts of family members. "Find a real job" Syahroni "Roni" Musthofa is an indie game developer who works two jobs, one as a game programmer for Alegrium—a Jakarta studio known for its Icon Pop Quiz series – and the other as an independent developer of his own games. "During my school days, I programmed games mostly as a hobby or in competition for prizes," Roni said. Then, he read an article about Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds, a role-playing game in the Japanese style developed by Indonesian studio...