Character Design · Masked Kingdoms

Huntsman and Snow White Character Designs

Welcome to my first post about the Masked Kingdoms! To kick things off, here are two character designs I made. That’s right, one aspect of Echo Fortuna that still stuck around is the whole “retelling fairy tales with a twist” thing. I like fairy tales!!

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Masked Kingdoms

The Rebirth of Echo Fortuna: The Masked Kingdoms

Once upon a time I was a strapping youth who set out to make passion projects abound. For anyone that knew me for at least a couple of years, they might have remembered that one such project was a little sumthin’ sumthin’ called Echo Fortuna. The little indie experiment ran for about 4 years and I had the immense pleasure of working with some of the most swell, hardworking people that I am fortunate enough to consider my friends to this day (a full bodied round of applause is at the bottom of the post).

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Though life got in the way of fully realizing Echo Fortuna as a game, in the last year the essence of the project has morphed and manifested itself into a full narrative, now known as The Masked Kingdoms.

Fun fact! The project originally started off as a comic named Ariadne! Back in those days, Ari[adne] had big poofy fro and Hadley was just a minor character in a flash back. Oh how times have changed~

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Seeing old artwork is not a painful activity.

So funny enough, Ari and Hadley’s journey is actually circling right back to their roots to linear storytelling. They’ll be moving forward now as a series of animatics and webcomics, respectively titled “The Masked Kingdoms: Book 1” and “The Masked Kingdoms: The Lost Tales”. I’ve got a lot cooking up my sleeve and I’m excited to share all their upcoming adventures with you all. Thanks! 🙂

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Another thank you to all the team members that contributed to Echo Fortuna. You guys are so talented and amazing! >o</

Programming Julia Blackwood, Jim Walsh, Zach Sherin

Art Yudi Chen, Ena Kim, Anita Tung

Graphic Design, UI/UX Olivia Luo

Marketing/Business Elle Jacobson

Game Design Greg Kusumi

Audio Design Richard Gould

Production Sharon Wang