Mafia Wars, Castleville, Bubble Safari, Cafe World . . ever played any of these video games? We’re sure you have or atleast know someone who has. So who are these super human beings behind these addictive video games and how do they do it? Well, we just found out that someone sitting next to you could have played a role in the creations! Meet Rongsen Jamir, a game designer working in Zynga – a game designing company that has produced some of the most popular games like Farmville, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars amongst others. Originally from Dimapur Nagaland , he is now based out of Bangalore.
“I got introduced to video games pretty early when the whole idea was still relatively new – back home in Nagaland. Games used to intrigue me so much that I would start thinking about playing my own creations. I feel lucky to have had this opportunity (creating games at Zynga).I take inspiration from genius game designers like Will Wright, Todd Howard and Hideo Kojima”
By now we are convinced that gaming is a huge part of his life. But it doesn’t stop there. He is also into mountain biking, cinematography, photography and music! He combines his interests by making videos about mountain biking in the wilderness in Nagaland and sharing them on his Youtube channel.He is also a track marshall for the TNB (The Naga Blog) Cycling club so you will a lot of interesting videos on track exploration and biking adventures. Sharing one of our favorites videos shot in the beautiful Dzükou valley in Nagaland – it is mindblowing!
WANT TO REACH OUT TO RONGSEN? CONTACT HERE
- “Refining my art with a fineliner is like fixing real-life issues. It’s truly therapeutic.” – Chat with Student and Artist Alexa Hojai from Haflong, Assam - September 18, 2023
- “I am What I Believe Myself to Be” – An Artist’s Perspective with Ajanbeni from Small Town Wokha, Nagaland - June 25, 2023
- “I Pen My Experiences of Joy and Pain, Victory and Defeat, for Inspiration in My Lowest Moments” – Chat with 16-Year-Old Divinia from Shillong - June 17, 2023