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Interview Matt Chat 285: Interview with Whalenought Studios, Part Two

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by Infinitron, Apr 6, 2015.

  1. Infinitron I post news Patron

    Jan 28, 2011
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    Tags: Matt Barton; Serpent in the Staglands; Whalenought Studios

    Matt Barton has uploaded the second episode of his interview with Serpent in the Staglands developers Joe & Hannah Williams. In this part, they talk about character creation, the experience of working together as a married couple, the previous games they've developed for mobile platforms, form vs function in UI design, randomization, and more.

    It's interesting that they say that development for mobile platforms has become prohibitive for indie developers due to excessive QA requirements, which is historically what's often been claimed about development for PC.
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  2. Tramboi Cipher

    May 4, 2009
    Paris by night
    "which is historically what's often been claimed about development for PC."
    Is it ? It's mostly a problem for console games (Lotcheck/TRC/TCR), I think.
    Variety of PC hardware is not really an issue anymore since Windows has matured (for games that are not too ambitious technically, bleeding edge is still hard on video drivers)
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  3. Zorba the Hutt Arcane Weasel

    Zorba the Hutt
    Dec 14, 2012
    Was trying to listen to them but Matt kept going back to the fucking 'joke' about the snake... 'Freudian' meaning behind the snake... oh another snake.... FFS. I guess he used up the rat joke in part 1. It's like he has to seize on something he finds faintly amusing and keep beating the shit out of it, complete with awkward silences.


    Will still listen to part 3 as it's pretty interesting to hear how Joe and Hannah have progressed in such a short time.
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  4. ROARRR Learned Possibly Retarded

    Feb 26, 2015
    Well, actually it is a kind of joke I would do myself :D!
    And besides I think he just tried to "ease" the mood.
    Just compare first vid with this one and you will see Joe and Hannah are more relaxed now.
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  5. PotatoElemental Educated

    Jun 15, 2014
    Land of the Rising Potato
    I would have enjoyed this interview quite a bit, but I kept getting distracted by the schnoz.

    I mean the thing's MASSIVE!
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