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Jackets Off: Hotline Miami Making-Of Docu Gets Personal

Watch 'em up

Ah man, this one's pretty good. A while back the producers at ComplexTV flew out to London to interview the reclusive developers of Hotline Miami [official site]. You can watch the results below: A just-about 30 minute-long documentary telling the tale of how two Swedish hipsters created one of the greatest indie games of all time. One of the guys cries in it, so you know it's good.

Well, no, to be honest the whole thing is pretty horrifying. Both of the developers had a hell of a time through the making of Hotline Miami. Designer Jonatan Soderstrom had run out of cash and borrowing from his dad. Artist Dennis Wedin had gone through a bad breakup and was institutionalised briefly with depression. It's an incredibly naked look into the creative process of people who are already struggling to keep it together.

Anyway, watch it:

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