Interviews

Indie Interview – Alex Poysky of Pixel Piracy developer Quadro Delta

Indie Interview Alex Poysky

TechRaptor recently reached out to Alex Poysky of Quadro Delta, developers of Pixel Piracy and the upcoming Pixel Privateers, who was gracious enough to spend time answering our questions. In the interview below we asked Alex about game development, addressing criticism, his thoughts on Early Access and Quadro Delta’s upcoming games. TR: Please tell us about yourself, your experience in ... Read More »

Indie Interview – Nils Ryborg of Stairs

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A lot of great stuff is coming out of the indie gaming scene at the moment and Stairs is no exception. The atmospheric, horror title is on KickStarter currently and promises to put a scare in  the players step without relying completely on jumpscare. TechRaptor reached out to Nils Ryborg of GreyLight Entertainment to talk about his latest game. TechRaptor: ... Read More »

Indie Interview – David Mulder of Eron

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In the brief periods between me writing about or playing games, you can often find me scouring sites such as KickStarter or Greenlight  for anything that takes my fancy. So after finishing The Firefly Diary with many squeals of delight, I was intrigued to come across Eron, a 2D platformer where the player has to switch between 2 different stages mid-level.  ... Read More »

Indie Interview – Broken Minds

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Today I interview Nathan Sundy, an indie dev whose team is currently working on a survival horror game Broken Minds. The game is still in its early stages of development, but Nathan and his team are dedicated to bringing it to completion. I’ll be talking to him about the game he’s working on, and about his experience as an indie ... Read More »

Jonathan “Skippy” Schwarz Interview – Game Designer and Serial Prankster

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Disclosure: I previously did some writing for skippyslist.com under my gaming handle “Ihmhi”. I was not compensated for my writing in any way. Jonathan “Skippy” Schwarz is a man of many hats. He’s served in the United States Army during NATO’s Intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina and written about some of his more interesting experiences at his personal blog skippyslist.com. ... Read More »

Indie Interview: Slade Villena aka Roguestar on FleetCOMM

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Over the past week, TechRaptor has had the chance to interview a game developer many of you know for other reasons. Lost sometimes in his involvement in GamerGate, Slade Villena, aka Roguestar, is an indie dev working on a game called FleetCOMM which is currently on Kickstarter seeking funding for a PS4 port. We took the chance to talk with him ... Read More »

From Disney to Indie – An Interview with Jesse Schell

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After discovering their new game Orion Trail on KickStarter I was delighted to discover it was being developed by Schell Games and was lucky enough to snag an interview with the CEO Jesse Schell. Schell has been in the industry a long time starting off working on theme park rides as part of the Disney Imagineers before starting his own indie company. ... Read More »

Indie Interview – Dave Bennett of Orion Trail

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After seeing that there was a KickStarter aimed at recreating the 70s classic American school pastime Oregon Trail - IN SPACE, I had to get in touch with the people behind the project. Here I talk with the lead developer behind the project Orion Trail, Dave Bennett, on what we can hope to see in this interstellar remake. Techraptor: Tell us about Schell Games ... Read More »

Interview with Adrian Chmielarz, Co-owner of The Astronauts

Indie Interview Adrian Chmielarz

TechRaptor recently reached out to Adrian Chmielarz, the Co-owner/Creative Director at The Astronauts, developers of the TechRaptor approved The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, who was gracious enough to spend time answering our questions. In the interview below we asked Adrian about game development, traditional gaming media and #GamerGate, as well as other gaming industry related topics.   TR: Please tell ... Read More »

Indie Interview – The Floor is Made of Lava

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After discovering their game, The Floor is Made of Lava, an indie 2D platformer on Kickstarter, I reached out to Salvadora Studios to talk to founder Jacob Salverda about their game and what it’s like to reach out in the industry as a indie group. TechRaptor: First off, tell us about yourself and your game The Floor is Made of Lava. Jacob: ... Read More »