Interviews

Indie Interview – James Dearden on Technobabylon

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Technobabylon is the upcoming point and click adventure game that is going to be released tomorrow, May 21st, developed by Technocrat Games. It was originally started back in 2010 as a freeware project, but along the way Wadjet Eye Games came into the picture, and under the lead of Dave Gilbert, decided to publish it as an updated commercial product. ... Read More »

Indie Interview: Corey and Lori Cole on Hero-U

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I had the opportunity yesterday to speak with Corey and Lori Cole of Transolar Games on their current project Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption, currently on Kickstarter, with just under half of its requested $100 000 reached. Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption, like the old Quest for Glory games they made at Sierra, is an adventure-rpg hybrid taking the tools of each and combining ... Read More »

Indie Interview – Nick Robalik on Sombrero

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Nick Robalik is an indie video game developer and owner of PixelMetal. His game Sombrero is a competitive local multiplayer game with a Spaghetti Western theme and is currently in development. TechRaptor: How long have you been in the video game business and when did you start PixelMetal? Nick Robalik: I wouldn’t say I’ve ever really been in “the business.” ... Read More »

Indie Interview – John Choi from Little Devil Inside

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In this round of interviews with indie developers, TechRaptor speaks with John Choi, one of the developers behind a new project to hit KickStarter called Little Devil Inside which is a new take on the RPG genre. TechRaptor: Tell us a little about yourself and your game Little Devil Inside. John: Neostream originated back in 1998 as a multimedia company producing various ... Read More »

An Interview With the Man Rebuilding Powerslave

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Powerslave has always been a game I’ve wanted to cover for First Person Saturday, but I’ve never quite got around to it. Which is quite a shame, considering that Powerslave is an excellent FPS game, and Samuel ‘Kaiser’ Villarreal seems to agree with me. He’s an experienced level designer who is rebuilding Powerslave from the ground up, and I got a chance to contact ... Read More »

Women in eSports – An Interview with Milktea

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As part of my series of interviews on women in gaming, I have been lucky enough to talk to Lilian Chen, a.k.a Milktea, former competitive Super Smash Bros Melee player on her experience on the eSports scene, how she felt as a woman in gaming and the projects she’s working on now. TechRaptor: Tell us a little bit about yourself and ... Read More »

Indie Interview – Daniel Hindes from Wildfire

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Today TechRaptor had the chance to talk with Daniel Hindes, the head of Sneaky Bastards, who are developing the new stealth-based platformer Wildfire. TechRaptor: Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your game Wildfire? Daniel Hindes: I’ve always found stealth games and first-person immersive sims to be the most captivating and absorbing types of games that I’ve ever played. So ... Read More »

Art and This War of Mine – An Interview with 11 bit Studios

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It seems this year that Christmas has come very, very early as TechRaptor was lucky enough to get in contact with 11 bit studios, the developers behind the ground breaking title This War of Mine, which among others picked up the audience award at the IGF as well as being nominated for The Game Awards and Games for Change Awards. We talked the ... Read More »

Indie Interview – Alex Poysky of Pixel Piracy developer Quadro Delta

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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 »