Desolus creator Mark Mayers talks sci-fi, art, and unity engine

The developer of Desolus shares the inspirations behind his physics inspired puzzler


Greg Burke caught up with Mark Mayers, the sole creator and developer of Desolus, a first person puzzle game where players will find themselves jumping between dimensions. In the interview below, Mayers speaks about how his love for sci-fi, physics, and the idea of alternate realities inspired him to create Desolus. He even reveals that he recently quit his job as a computer scientist to work full time on Desolus. Talk about dedication!

Desolus is set to release on PC with VR compatibility in the early months of 2020. If this game seems up your alley, keep up with its development by following Mayers on twitter @Desolusdev or visit his website at Keep your eyes on the official Shacknews and GamerHubTV YouTube channels for more exclusive interviews!

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Donovan is a young journalist from Maryland, who likes to game. His oldest gaming memory is playing Pajama Sam on his mom's desktop during weekends. Pokémon Emerald, Halo 2, and the original Star Wars Battlefront 2 were some of the most influential titles in awakening his love for video games. After interning for Shacknews throughout college, Donovan graduated from Bowie State University in 2020 with a major in broadcast journalism and joined the team full-time. He is a huge Star Wars nerd and film fanatic that will talk with you about movies and games all day. You can follow him on twitter @Donimals_

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