3 episodes

Video games are an art form.
And on PixelSmiths, we talk to the independent artists whose creative minds power some of the most innovative titles on the market today.
Developers, designers, visionaries and storytellers. It's their blood, sweat and tears that go into crafting unique experiences for players around the globe.
Finally, they have a platform to celebrate their creativity, their drive and their vision.
Hosted by eSports commentator Clinton "Paperthin" Bader and podcast producer Larry Kilgore III, PixelSmiths will explore the tales that unfolded from concept to release with game creators worldwide. We'll explore the obstacles they had to overcome during production, how the games changed their careers, and what new projects they're working on now.
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PixelSmiths: Stories of the Creative Minds Behind Indie Video Games Larry Kilgore III and Clinton "Paperthin" Bader

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Video games are an art form.
And on PixelSmiths, we talk to the independent artists whose creative minds power some of the most innovative titles on the market today.
Developers, designers, visionaries and storytellers. It's their blood, sweat and tears that go into crafting unique experiences for players around the globe.
Finally, they have a platform to celebrate their creativity, their drive and their vision.
Hosted by eSports commentator Clinton "Paperthin" Bader and podcast producer Larry Kilgore III, PixelSmiths will explore the tales that unfolded from concept to release with game creators worldwide. We'll explore the obstacles they had to overcome during production, how the games changed their careers, and what new projects they're working on now.
Subscribe today on your favorite podcast platform.

    Klang & Klang 2 w/ Tom-Ivar Arntzen

    Klang & Klang 2 w/ Tom-Ivar Arntzen

    On this episode, Larry & Clinton talk with Tom-Ivar Arntzen, the one-man virtuoso behind Tinimations, and creator of Klang & Klang 2. The Klang series is an innovative take on the rhythm game genre, combining the timed button combinations of traditional rhythm games with hack & slash combat.
    In this conversation, they talk about how Norway's culture led to Tom's obsession with video games, his award-winning game development during his upper secondary (high) school years, some of the struggles of working with a publisher, and how music helped him find his ideas.
    This discussion also includes: StepMania, God of War, Bayonetta, Devil May Cry, Dance Dance Revolution, & Guitar Hero.
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    Find Klang on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/412660/Klang/
    Find Klang 2 on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1111600/Klang_2/
    Visit Tom's website: https://tinimations.net/
    Follow Tom on twitter: https://twitter.com/Tinimations
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    • 36 min
    Firegirl w/ Julien Ribassin & Gabriel Miller

    Firegirl w/ Julien Ribassin & Gabriel Miller

    On this episode, Larry & Clinton talk with Julien Ribassin & Gabe Miller, creators of Firegirl: Hack & Splash Rescue, out now on Steam. Firegirl is a 2.5D rogue-like where you take on the role of a new firefighter, fighting fires and monsters as she works to save her city, and grow her fire brigade.
    In this fun conversation, they talk about Gabe's 'claim to fame' working on Strike Vector, Julien's rogue-like curse, drunken times at BitSummit, a driving game with dead fish, and the way their new game evolved from concept to finish.
    Other games that are discussed include: illumine, Disney's Magical Quest, Cuphead, NetHack, Rogue Legacy, Hades, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES), Spelunky, and RemiLore
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    Find Firegirl: Hack & Splash Rescue on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1608550/Firegirl_Hack_n_Splash_Rescue/
    Visit their website: https://dejima.games/
    Follow Julien on twitter: https://twitter.com/DejimaGames
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    • 49 min
    Coming in December - PixelSmiths: Stories of the Creative Minds Behind Indie Video Games

    Coming in December - PixelSmiths: Stories of the Creative Minds Behind Indie Video Games

    Video games are an art form.
    And on PixelSmiths, we talk to the independent artists whose creative minds power some of the most innovative titles on the market today.
    Developers, designers, visionaries and storytellers. It's their blood, sweat and tears that go into crafting unique experiences for players around the globe.
    And finally, they have a platform to celebrate their creativity, their drive and their vision.
    Hosted by esports caster Clinton "Paperthin" Bader and podcast producer Larry Kilgore III, PixelSmiths will explore the tales that unfolded from concept to release with game creators worldwide. We'll explore the obstacles they had to overcome during production, how the games changed their careers, and what new projects they're working on now.
    Subscribe today on your favorite podcast platform. Visit podcampmedia.com/pixelsmiths to learn more.

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    • 1 min

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