Break the Circle

Maximilian Pichler

"I can see that you are lost… Don't worry, lost one. I am here for you."

BREAK THE CIRCLE is an atmospheric horror game which explores the subject of abusive relationships. Maximilian Pichler encourages players to wander through the deepest areas of their thoughts and revisit how they got there.

Maximilian Pichler

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?

Art Director on Bioshock 25 here i come

What is a good design for you?

When we are talking about Characters, then that they give a feeling of existence in the world they are portrayed in.

What was the most challenging experience during your studies?

Writing my Bachelor Thesis. Eventhough I see it as very important, I am more into practical work.

Who or what inspires you?

To know that there is always better. Learning never stopps and knowing that motivates me! I find that something I made is cool? Well next time I'll do something similar it will be even cooler.

How do you approach a new project?

"Where is my sketchbook?"

What advice would you give to students who just started studying in your programme?

Go further than what is taught in class, be curious and try out new stuff!

Have you changed during your studies? How?

Got more mature, learned what real Teamwork is, got even more curious

Why did you choose to study in your programme?

I had a Goal, so I went for it.

What are you not going to miss in your studies?

Writings papers

How are you going to celebrate your graduation?


Say hi!

Janina Wesnigk