About

Dev Team

Joseph Abraham

My name is Joseph Abraham. I was born in 1983 in Maui, where I grew up. I also lived in San Diego for about 15 years. I am both a web developer and a game developer. I discovered game development in the third quarter of 2019 and started working on Familia almost immediately.

I am currently a part-time teacher for an organization called STEMworks. While interacting with my middle-school students, I saw them play games they liked. The games were simple and could be achieved with a relatively obtainable budget.

Familia is a solo developed title. This means that the vast majority of the work to make the game comes from an individual. A solo dev can be differentiated from an indie dev because sometimes indie developers can have teams numbering in the hundreds.

Sjoerd Provoost

Prov is a young artist from the Netherlands. He is interested in making art for games specifically. Prov created the magnificent portrait art featured in and beyond Familia. Joseph found Prov on the discord server of his favorite streamer, after scouring the internet for artists.

The Young Wild

The game features an original song used with permission from The Young Wild. Listen to more of their music on Spotify. The Young Wild frontman and songwriter has been a close friend with Joseph since Bryan was in middle school, and Joseph was in high school. They have both performed together and collaborated on dozens of creative projects.

Kanoa Kukaua

Kanoa and Joseph have been friends since Joseph was a child together. They played for several years together in a popular local band called Gomega. Joseph played drums and Kanoa sang and played guitar. Recently Kanoa has been working on music production. Though Kanoa has worked with hundreds of artists in both performance and production, Familia is Kanoa’s video game music debut.

A Special Thank You

Donators and Testers

CZGaming10, ZecilG, Drunk Breakfast Gaming, HawkZombie, Erik Garriot, Darlene Lacno De Mello, Zach Muir, Naim Ferguson, VEtheGoth, Vethegoth, and everyone else who has helped with the project.

Plugins and Code

Yanfly, Hime, Galv, SRD, Orangeworks, Eshleman, Nikkikaji, Damien, and more.

Assets

Vibrato, FSM pack, and more.

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