Real Dudes Ep. 52 Pocket Sized Bomber Mechs

This week we have the President of Video Games, Andrew Reiner, on who gives us a chilling story of his visit to West Virginia and the Chef himself Phil joins us to chat about his visit to the beautiful state of West Virginia as well. Karrington and Cody discuss Vox Machinae and Donovan reviews Bomber Crew! After we chat briefly about some news we go into a discussion topic which Karrington brought up "Fallout 76 is said to have servers online "forever" are there any games you wish still had servers today and why?"

Time Stamps:

Vox Machinae 16:21

Bomber Crew 26:08

News 42:12

Off Topic 45:34

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Mini: Interview with Illustartor & Artist Joe Corroney

This week Donovan and Karrington travel to a galaxy far far away just to talk to the artist Joe Corroney! Joe is an artist that they met at the Cincinnati Comic Expo. Joe has been illustrating official Star Wars artwork for books, games, trading cards, comic books, posters, prints and magazines since 1997. They talk about Joe's journey from Apprentice to Jedi Master!

Joe's Website

Joe's Facebook

Joe's Twitter

Joe's Instagram

Real Mini: WVGDE 2018

Here's a bonus episode for you guys and gals! This past weekend Kyle and Karrington went to the 2018 West Virginia Game Developer Expo located at Mountwest Community & Technical College in Huntington, WV. We got to listen to an awesome keynote but the VFX Artist Brad Kalinoski. After the keynote we set up our booth and interviewed a few of the local developers which included Connor Rush of Fyre Games, Steve and Jay of Wraith Games, a few students of the MU Gamers Guild, and Jack Daniels of Lasso Games. We had a blast and can not wait till next year. Check out the Devs websites below to see what awesome games are getting made in the tri-state

WV Game Dev Expo

Fyre Games

Wraith Games

Lasso Games

Marshall University Game Design Guild Twitter

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Thank you everyone for you continued support! 

Real Dudes Ep. 51 Time Stamp!

This weeks discussion starts out with Karrington chatting about going to see Mystery Science Theater 3000 live and then we briefly discuss West Virginia Game Developers Expo (Stay tuned for this week because we've got a special episode we will be releasing about WVGDE) After our intro discussion Cody discusses a game by The Voxel Agens called The Gardens Between. For a guy that does not enjoy puzzle games, he had a lot of good things to say about The Gardens Between. Things take a shift after when Karrington goes into his review of Super Hyper Active Ninja which recently released on the Switch. Listen to see what his final verdict was of the game! After we discuss a little news special guest Jordan Dean goes into his dark hole of why he hates Fortnite and he leaves the floor open to anyone that would like to come on and counter his argument!

The Gardens Between

Super Hyper Active Ninja

 

Time Stamps:

10:37 - The Gardens Between

18:07 - Super Hyper Active Ninja

32:52 - News

39:32 - Fortnite: The Most Overrated Game

1:06:00 - TIME STAMP!


Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Thank you everyone for you continued support! 

Real Mini: Interview with Scott McMahon (Scoot)

This week we have another interview lined up and you do NOT want to miss this! Karrington and Donovan had the opportunity to sit down with Scott McMahon, also know as Scoot! They met him at the Cincinatti Comic Expo this past year and they were excited by his art style, the way he draws and some of the comics he has been able to produce. They discuss his time with Aw Yeah Comics, how he got started, what he loves about the Cincinnati Comic Expo and the convention circuit in general! Don't forget to check out some of his work such as "Sami the Samurai Squirrel"! Buckle in and be prepared for this weeks interview!

Aw Yeah Comics

Scoot Comics


Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Mini: Interview with Max Striebel of Team Maniax

We have got a special guest! This week Kyle sits with Max Striebel to chat about Team Maniax and the creation of ReTimed which was discussed in our most recent episode. He explains how the game came to be and how it was inspired by famous movie The Matrix. While discussing ReTimed we also talk about his time spent at cons and watching other peoples reactions while playing ReTimed. Make sure you pick up ReTimed available now on the Nintendo Switch and soon to come on Steam!

 

Team Maniax

 

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Dudes Ep. 50 ReTimed and 49 Episodes of Pure Chaos

This week Kyle, Karrington, and Donovan are joined Garret! A long time personal friend of theirs. While he jumps into the conversation, Kyle reviews ReTimed. This fun fast paced battle arena game by Team Maniax left him wanting more from them. What did he rate it? What more did he want from it? Stay tuned for later this week when we will be dropping a bonus interview with Max Striebel from Team Maniax. After a brief break and some news the guys discuss the "Classic Console". Why is this a good strategy? Do we think the PS Classic will be successful? You've gotta listen to find out!

Time Stamps:

ReTimed 6:02

News 20:49

Off Topic 38:23

 

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Thank you everyone for you continued support! 

Real Mini: Interview with JB Kalagayan of MeSseD Comics

This week Kyle and Karrington chat with JB Kalagayan of MeSsed Comics to talk about how he was able to turn his vision of MeSseD into an amazing story! Where did he find his inspiration for MeSsed? How did JB and Dylan get in contact with each other? What wise words does JB have for aspiring comic book writers? We had such a fun time and learned alot for this incredible man, after you listen make sure to follow MeSsed on Twitter and Instagram and check out their website below to get your copy of MeSsed!

 

MeSsed Comics

 

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Thank you everyone for you continued support! 

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Patreon - Patreon

Real Dudes Ep. 49 The VideoKid, Heroki, & Cincinnati Comic Expo

We have a huge special treat with us today! Karrington, Kyle, Cody and Andrew are joined by Donovan! Donovan created the Star Wars audio drama that we shared with you some months ago and is here live to share his thoughts with everyone! The RDP crew cover 2 games this week starting with The VideoKid 80s Edition. This game from PixelTrip Studios certainly hits all the right nostalgia buttons when it comes to references. The real question is, does it hit that nostalgia button for the Real Dudes? Then we have a port on the Switch from Picomy studios who assist in the making of Sonic Mania with the game Heroki. Heroki is about a helicopter kid who has to save his village and the world but can he save the crew and come out on top with a hit? After some news the guy then cover their experience at Cincinnati Comic Expo 2018. What did they enjoy? Did they meet any celebrities? More importantly did they dress up when they went to the expo? Listen in and find out all this and more!

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Dudes Ep. 48 Overcooked Cells with Phil the Chef

Phil the Chef joins the crew this week as they discuss Dead Cells and Overcooked 2. With Phils background in Chefology he lets us know the similarities between the game and the actual kitchen itself. What did he rate this game? What did the crew initially think of this fast paced multiplayer cooking frenzy. Following Overcooked 2 Karrington and Phil discuss Dead Cells. A roguelike game metroidvania style game that will be sure to kick you right where it counts! It's brutal and rewarding! Make sure to listen through to see what the guys rated Dead Cells. After discussing games the guys go in to a short news segment and then discuss the ultimate questions sent in by Relentless Rex! Video Game 1 v 1s! Loser never existed! This week its a fight between Batman and Spiderman? Who won the debate? Gotta listen to find out!

Time Stamps:

Overcooked 2: 3:14

Dead Cells: 16:50

News: 29:37

Off Topic: 47:17

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Dudes Ep. 47 Nindie's and an Interview with Adam Jeffcoat

 

This week we decide to discuss the incredible Nintendo Direct on Nindies that was presented last week. What are we most excited for? Is Nintendo the leading company for indie studios? You got to listen to find out! After our brief discussion on Nindies we talk with the Director over at Pixel Trip Studios, the master mind behind The VideoKid 80s Edition! Mr. Adam Jeffcoat! We pick at his brain about the developments of The VideoKid and find out his background with playing video games! Who was his inspiration, and what wise words does he have for future developers! All that and more on this weeks episode of Real Dudes Podcast!

Time Stamps:

2:10 Nintendo Direct

21:02 Interview with Adam Jeffcoat of Pixel Trip Studio

Pixel Trip Studios

Real Dudes Ep. 45 There's No Way To Sleep!

This week Karrington reviews and discusses The Way Remasted on Nintendo Switch. This game brings up the questions of the meaning of life and what happens when we die. Did this game find the way into Karrington's heart or will it find itself a way out the door? Following that Cody dives into the tower defense game Sleep Tight by We Are Fuzzy. Is this the next sleeper hit for fans? or did Cody fall asleep while playing it? Find out how these games did and if you should check them out! After a brief break we try our best to answer the question "What is the most accurate gamer stereotype?" and this is a difficult one to answer. Especially since Cody and Karrington go way off topic and start talking D&D. How do the two topics intertwine? Let us know on twitter or facebook if you have the answer!

Times Stamp:

5:53 - The Way Remastered

13:07 - Sleep Tight

25:14 - What is the most accurate gamer stereotype

Real Mini: Interview with Author Patrick Hickey Jr.

This week we talk to the one, the only, the truly amazing Patrick Hickey Jr. Patrick is known for his book "The Minds Behind The Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers". He also has written for various outlets including NBC. Patrick is also the Editor in Chief of ReviewFix.com. Our interview with Patrick was incredible, we discussed his history in gaming. The massive collection of games he's obtained over the years. Patrick then discusses with us the process of how he was able to interview so many developers and how his book came about to be. We close off things with how he got into voice acting and how his relationship with Relentless Rex began. You can check out Patricks Book, Website, and Twitter account below!

Patrick Hickey Jr. Website

Review Fix

Patricks Twitter

Thank you everyone for you continued support! 

Real Mini: Mick Waites talks Miles & Kilo

With the launch of Miles & Kilo on the Nintendo Switch being right around the corner Mick stops by to have a chat with us. He talks about the process of porting Miles & Kilo to the Switch and the differences between it and Kid Tripp. Plus lets our listeners know what they can expect from this retro styled platformer. If you're a fan of Mario or Sonic you won't want to miss out on this incredible indie title! Pick it up on Nintendo EShop on July the 5th 2018! Be sure to check out the game and the twitter accounts associated with it below.

Miles & Kilo

Michael Burns Twitter

Four Horses Games Twitter

Mick Waites Twitter

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Mini: JonJon with Floor Kids

This week we chat with JonJon the man behind the animation of the hit rythym game Floor Kids. We discuss his history with video games. How he got involved with animation. Also he talks about how it was working with Kid Koala and how the entire process of creating Floor Kids was an organic experience! This interview was truly special to us and we are very greatful that he took the time to come onto the podcast. Be sure to check out the link for Floor Kids below and JonJons twitter page as well!

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Mini: Matt Bitner & Kayla Dowdy Creators of A Robot Named Fight

We sat down and had a chance to pick at the minds of Matt Bitner and Kayla Dowdy about the creation and marketing of A Robot Named Fight. This MetroidVania style game left us excited and happy on a previous episode, so much so that we needed to talk to the man behind it. We dive into their gaming history growing up. Talk about the ups and downs of creating a game, and the challenges of being a developer. We also talk to Kayla about how she got involved with market managing and how it benefits A Robot Named Fight. Be sure to check out the links below to get more info on the game and Matt!

A Robot Named Fight

Twitter - A Robot Named Fights

 

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Thank you everyone for you continued support! 

Real Mini: Kyle Hilliard from Game Informer

The Kung Fu High Impact World Champ Kyle Hilliard from Game Informer joins us to discuss his history with video games. From writing reviews for other sites to changing his major in college he discusses with us how her got into journalism and how he got involved with Game Informer. After we learn a little bit about his history in gaming we ask him about being a dad and introducing games to his daughter. We had alot of fun chatting with Kyle and you can check out his twitter page and some of his work below in the links.

Kyle's Twitter

Kung Fu High Impact Replay

The History of Game Freak

Intro / Outro: Music by Gitaruman

Real Mini: Jan Serra from Scarecrow Studios

Welcome All! To another great interview! This week we have Jan Serra from the indie studio Scarecrow Studios. They are currently working on their first game "3 minutes to midnight". Here all about Jan's journey to creating his own indie studio and his very first game! Jan and Karrington talk a lot about what we can expect from Scarecrow Studios! Dont believe us? This is what their website has to say, "independent multidisciplinary video game company specialized in creation of Point-and-Click 2D Adventure Games. The soul of our projects is a passionate team of dreamers and doers that do what they love and love what they do, and we think you will love it, too! And that’s not even a half of it. We are not a team because we work in the same company, we are a team because we respect, trust, and care for each other. Our view is that in order to succeed with this kind of games, technical and artistic creativity is the key." Listen in on this very exciting interview!

Scarecrow Studios:

Website- https://scarecrow-studio.com/

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/scarecrowgamestudio/

Twitter- https://twitter.com/scaringcrows

Youtube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8pPIKMKYl9e7jIaQaOV_Mg

Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/scarecrowgamestudio/

Real Dudes Ep. 40 Sea Hero Cooking Quests with Phil!

On the latest RDP we have the infamous Chef Phil Hoff join us for a interesting discussion about a game created by Glitchers called Sea Hero Quest. By us playing this game we were able to contribute to multiple hours of dementia research! You can do the same by searching for this game in your iOS or Android app store now! (Sea Hero Quest) After a short break we go into gaming news and then chat with Phil about what he does and how it relates to Overcooked. Phil ends the show by reversing the interview on us and talks to us a bit about the last 2 years of RDP and our personal favorite games! You won't want to miss this episode!

Time Stamp:

Sea Hero Quest: 6:31

Gaming News: 34:50

Phil and Overcooked:44:50

Reverse Interview: 57:09