Are you an artist or a writer who loves games, but doesn’t know where to start?Join comic artist and Pixelles alumni Kim Hoang and figure it out together!She engaged regularly with fans at first through journal updates on her Deviant Art and then through Tumblr posts.
Dating sims are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
They are also sometimes put under the category of neoromance.
Following a four-year hiatus, she published one more game on her profile — Many fans who grew up with the Pacthesis games wonder where she went.
Her Deviant Art profile’s comments are full of people asking for another game or wishing her well, whatever she may be up to.
(*ﾉ∀｀)ﾟo｡ｱﾋｬｬ I think it’s just the perfect combination between romance and comedy,” wrote a reviewer on Word Press in 2012 about .
It made sense that she found fans among teenage girls. Her age was something she was open about, as it was listed in her profile from the beginning.
And more than that, the name recalls a specific time in these young, female fans’ lives: when they discovered a world of games developed by, and made for, people just like them.
Deviant Art dating sim maker Pacthesis joined the platform in 2007, creating and uploading Flash games to the creative arts-based social network, as well as on game sites like Newgrounds and Kongregate.
There were Deviant Art fan groups dedicated to her.
People drew fan art, and not just of her characters — but of her, based on her own sketched avatar.
No knowledge of coding needed, but you will acquire some general programming logic, should you want to learn more later.