The blinds are closed, the lights are on and the air conditioning is pumping into the second floor of a rented five-bedroom home in suburban Phoenix. Anime posters and an Assassin’s Creed 3” flag adorn yellow walls. Five guys in their 20s sit at white folding tables, bathed in blue light, staring at their computer screens and talking to each other intermittently, their voices calm over frantic clicks on their keyboards and mice.
“Insisting that DDLC must be experienced in one specific way would be a very elitist and pretentious mindset for us to have.” – Behind the scenes of Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!
We talk to Dan Salvato and Serenity Forge about the challenges of releasing a premium version of a free game, and the introduction of content warnings to Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!