Marigold is a game inspired by Mexican folklore, the biggest example for us being the Day of the Dead. It is a celebration to remember the ones you’ve lost.
To take such a sad subject, but celebrating it in a colorful and almost cheerful way, that strong contrast gave us a lot of ideas to experiment with.
Our team wanted to make a 3D platformer/adventure game, in the style of Psychonauts and the Rayman games. Meaning an interesting world to explore with fun characters and gameplay.
wanted to apply this contrast to our main characters, we already had an idea