A small indie game company formed by two very determined digital artists. Our goal is to bring LGBTQ+ content into different genres of visual novels through compelling stories and beautiful artwork. Welcome to our team's website!
Determined, Hard Working, Dedicated, Inspired
Chaz G. (Kinghime) - Co-Founder, Creative Director, Animator, Artist
King is a full time independent contractor that offers freelance illustration and merchandise services inspired by anime. They graduated with a BFA in Animation from SCAD where they managed large short-film teams. Animation is a passion they now explore within visual novels. With skills in character design, illustration, and visual story-telling, they excel in creating character driven content.
Kinghime Website - Twitter
Logan K. (Asphy) - Co-Founder, Creative Director, Writer, Artist
Asphy is a digital artist who has many years of managing his freelance business under his belt. After studying at CCAD for illustration and game design, he began honing his art and story-telling skills. Through running his solo business, he has gained an affinity for product merchandising, collaboration ventures, and teaming up with other artists to bring visions to life. With a particular interest in story telling and character design, he brings a whole new perspective to the collaboration that is the KingAsphy team.
Asphy Art Website - Twitter
For our games, we hire other freelance contract artists, programmers, and creatives for each individual project. You can find non Kingasphy affiliated team members on each current project's page.
night/shade: you're the drug
Currently Developing, ETA is Q4 2021
The visual novel, NIGHT/SHADE, is a story about facing and overcoming the toxicity within interpersonal relationships as well as within oneself. This character driven plot explores the complexities of love and loss in the form of a romantic thriller. With the colorful aesthetic of synth-wave and the nightlife of a near futuristic city, NIGHT/SHADE will take you on a turbulent, passionate experience unlike any other.
Website - Twitter - Instagram - Facebook - itch.io - Steam
Our current 2022 Convention Schedule listed below:
FWA, Atlanta GA - May 5 - 8, 2022
Anime Central, Chicago IL- May 20-22, 2022 (Pending)
Youmacon, Detroit MI - Nov, 2022
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Fan creation policy
We at KingAsphy LLP believe strongly in a respect for small creators and indie studios alike. Regarding that respect, we ask that our friends and fans please take a moment to read over our studio policies regarding fan made content involving our copyrighted properties, both intellectual and tangible. We have broken this policy down into questions that you may have for an easier read!
Can I create fanart of any KingAsphy production?
Yes! You may make fanart, fanfiction, and any other fan-made content of any of our works, including NIGHT/SHADE © and Evil Like Me ©, as long as the fan made content abides by our core values and is not racist, homophobic, transphobic, bigoted, or otherwise hateful and harmful.
PLEASE NOTE: The character, Ada, in NIGHT/SHADE ©, is trans masculine. If you are going to draw fanart of him, please be courteous and cautious when it comes to “gender-bending”. Gender-bending a trans masculine character may come off as insensitive to some, so please exercise consideration when creating fan works of Ada. This is a direct note from his creator, a trans man.
Can I sell the fanart that I make of any KingAsphy production?
We ask that people please do NOT sell any merchandise of any KingAsphy works, including NIGHT/SHADE © and Evil Like Me © at this time. We are a very, very small studio, and while we love to see fan creations, purchasing merchandise through our official studio store is a great way to support us!
Will you have a KingAsphy store open so that we can purchase merchandise?
Yes, we have a store that you can purchase merchandise from, here!
Are you open to partnerships?
We are definitely leaning into this idea, yes! Currently we have nothing official just yet, but may be aiming to work with other artists and studios who may want to collaborate and partner for official merchandise runs and limited time items. If you’re interested in this partnership, please contact [email protected]
If you have any further questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact us!
Dealing and artist alley
We are game developers, artists, and business owners. We are often are found in Artist Alleys and the Dealer's room at the conventions we usually attend. We sell a variety of merchandise such as:
Stickers (If the con allows)