Posted by Leticia Lago, Developer Marketing
Another month, another reason to celebrate the trailblazers behind some of the most innovative apps and games. From an equestrian training platform in Sweden to a frozen fishing game in the Republic of Korea, let’s take a look at some of the fun #WeArePlay stories of founders and their creations.
Ingrid is a huge fan of horse riding and has always loved the social aspect of the sport. But when she wanted to take her passion online, she was surprised that she couldn’t find sports platforms specifically for equestrians. So Ingrid and her partners Tota and Erika combined their combined experiences in marketing, programming and economics to take matters into their own hands to create Ridely: a platform that aims to democratize access to coaches and content about riding. Since then, they’ve teamed up with the US Equestrian Federation to “constantly look for new innovations and ways to grow the app and improve the riding experience of our members” — in fact, they’re currently creating professional programs. Adding monthly riding challenges and a social feed to spark conversation and build community.
Then Yang-gon from the Republic of Korea. An old hand in the industry, Young-gon has been involved in games for over two decades. However, it was in 2017 that he decided to open his own studio, Nexlon, with the aim of reaching overseas audiences. In the famous title of Fishing life“he wanted to create a calming, uncomplicated game to play and an underwater world that showcases the tranquil nature of angling with scenes of gently lapping waves and tranquil lakes and mountains. And he’s continuing this theme of tranquility with the upcoming release – where players must restore the polluted land to other An eco-sci game where you explore the planets resources.
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