François Alain is one of the lead designer for Castle Story and is a co-owner of Sauropod Studio. François Alain and Germain Couët studied game design in a university. After graduating, they thought they could make a living out of making independent games. They hold the hope that with Castle Story they will be able to work full time doing what they love doing. Making games are their passion and neither François Alain nor [Germain Couet|Germain Couët]] could see themselves doing anything else with their lives. François Alain is one of the sole creators of Castle Story. He is also the brother to Benoit Alain, who is the newest addition to the Sauropod Studio development team for Castle Story.