An Exploration of Morality in The Industrial Revolution
Design Lead | Team Lead | Lead Writer | Programmer
Development Period: 3 months across 2021
Rise Up is a text-based story game based around the 2nd Industrial Revolution. Playing as a Steel Mill worker, players must navigate the moral quandaries found in running a worker's strike. The goal of Rise Up is to help assess players' moral perceptions of themselves versus the reality of their actions.
Led team of 2 others (artists and contributing writers) to complete project milestones within time budgets to meet development milestones, reflecting on the progress and adjusting goals as needed
Headed the design of the project, dictating theme and the kinds of scenarios to throw at players
Wrote the entire story (editing done by teammates)
Programmed moral calculation and all text based variables in HTML and creating responses explaining the kinds of decisions players make