Hi there and welcome to the very first episode of the Game Savvy Podcast. For this episode, I sat down with SkyPyre studios to discuss their journey from Game Students to Game Studio with their newest game, Halen: Ballad Of The Blade Thief, a third-person, sci-fi shooter that you can download at Skypyre.com
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2:00 – 7:00 – Matt and Nick discuss their favourite games of all time, what they’re currently playing and what games they’re looking forward to later this year.
7:30 – Matt and Nick discuss the early stages of the project and how SkyPyre and Halen cam about.
14:00 – Matt and Nick discuss the hardest part about making a game like Halen: Ballad Of The Blade Thief and touch on project scope, project management and animation.
19:00 – Matt and Nick discuss their favourite parts about making games.
21:10 – We discuss what makes Halen: Ballad Of The Blade Thief so attractive.
22:00 – Matt and Nick discuss the most unexpected thing they came across when making their game.
26:10 – Big shout out to Jillian Mood and the Capital Gaming Expo and Matt and Nic explain what Halen is about and how you can download it for free
30:26 – Matt and Nick discuss the importance of creating a personality to their game and dive in-depth into how the voice acting behind their game.
37:15 – Matt and Nick discuss the reception for Halen both online and at the CGX.
42:02 – Matt and Nick discuss what’s next for Halen and what’s next for SpyPyre studios.
I hope you enjoy the Podcast!