Freelance game & web developer, hobbyist musician
|Platform||Android & iOS|
|Roles||Director of Development|
Lost Tides: The Voyage Home is a companion app for people who are going through physical therapy. It puts the player at the helm of a ship that has been blown across the world by a mysterious maelstrom; only by consistently doing your at-home treatment can you bring yourself and your crew back to home port.
Lost Tides was developed in a 3-month period during the Techstars program for MetLife. We worked with MetLife in 2018 to pilot the app with a group of people on MetLife's disability insurance. While there were signs that the app did indeed help people stay more mindful of their at-home treatment, MetLife ultimately did not move forward with deploying the app to its full population.
Lost Tides was developed in a short 3-month timeframe. Although it was built on the codebase of The Outbreak, it required many new features to service the new target population (people recovering from disabilities). These included: