Kojima’s ideas on “alloy equipment” and “death stranded” will be published

Shimao Xiufu, the creator of alloy equipment and dead stranded, is writing a book called the creative gene, which will be published in autumn 2021, focusing on exploring the artistic influence and creative inspiration of the island, according to ign.

Creative gene is a collection of articles written by the island, which introduces the influence and Inspiration of his works in detail. It also involves his critical analysis of his favorite works.

Kojima's ideas on

Old fans of small island games will learn from this book the impact of classic action movies on the work of game developers. Early work on the island focused on entering the film production field and then turning to game development. The first version of MSX alloy equipment was greatly influenced by the 1963 American film “big escape”, encouraging players to use stealth to avoid conflicts rather than to fight guns

The protagonist of alloy equipment, shushushu, solid sneck, is also considered as a tribute to snake plissken, the protagonist of 1981 American film “New York big escape”. Even in the works of the island, there are many other metaphors. The island even gives itself a nickname “Iroquois plissken”.